Recorded May 24, 2019
The first stop on my five week road trip. In this video I visit the Illinois State Capitol, Lincoln Home National Historic Site, the Lincoln Law Office, the Old Capitol Building, Union Station, Lincoln Museum, Lincoln Tomb and the Illinois State Fair Grounds.
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Greising: University of Illinois Tries to Silence Reporters After Being Stung by #MeToo Investigation
The Colonnade sits on the campus of the University of Illinois at Springfield. (Short Tomato/Licensed under Creative Commons 4.0) BGA President David Greising writes every other week for the Chicago ...
Gray Named Master Board Member by Illinois Association of School Boards
Your device does not support the audio. SPRINGFIELD – Ed Gray, Alton School District Board of Education Member, was named a “Master Board Member” by the Illinois Association of School Boards (IASB) ...
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Guest editorial: Pritzker moves to protect the reputation and reality of Illinois gambling. Good
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“What it means for me is to help our community and our state to preserve some of the rich history that is offered in Springfield and to really focus on revitalizing those buildings that we want to be ...
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Advances in medicine have been to ease pain for people who are dying, but an advocate for “medical aid in dying” — an option being considered for Illinois — told a Springfield audience Thursday that ...