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  • Pitbull, Florida Georgia Line, Boston to headline Illinois State Fair

    Pitbull, Florida Georgia Line, Boston to headline Illinois State Fair
    SPRINGFIELD — The 2014 Illinois State Fair will bring several chart-topping entertainment acts to the grandstand stage during its 10-day span from Aug. 7 to 17, featuring rapper Pitbull, country duo Florida Georgia Line and rock legend Boston.
  • Exhibit gives pioneer doctor his due

     Exhibit gives pioneer doctor his due
    Glenview was still part of the Illinois frontier when Dr. John A. Kennicott arrived with his family in 1836. The pioneer physician created the Grove Nursery & Garden, the region's first commercial plant nursery on about 45 acres of land, purchased for...

    O Rauner, where art thou?

     
    From Rick Pearson's story this morning: While comfortable ripping the governor for a “lack of leadership,” Rauner acknowledged he didn’t know enough about the (Archer Daniels Midland) tax break request to say whether he would approve it....

    Dining: Beat brunch bordeom

    Dining: Beat brunch bordeom
    Consider brunch. As far as meals go, it has certainly proved to be a versatile little sucker, a real workhorse, able to adapt to almost anything you can throw at it. It’s been classed up with oysters and Champagne. It ’s been roughed up with...

    A Stop worth listening to

    A Stop worth listening to
    A Michael Jackson song had been on his mind for a while. Tim Stop set up a microphone at his parents’ house in Bettendorf, Iowa, pulled out an acoustic guitar and laid down a smooth, bluesy vibe in one take. Then he sent a track of his version...