| Mar 3, 2014
| 1:19 PM
It was the ultimate daring "Oh no! Oh yes!" play from his coach's perspective. In short, it was quintessential Lonnie Swinton.
With his Bruton High Panthers leading by two points early in overtime of the 2A East Region boys basketball semifinals...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 6:38 PM
Preventing and managing chronic diseases has taken center stage with local health systems trying to control costs and improve outcomes for patients.
Bon Secours Mary Immaculate Hospital offers free diabetes management classes on the second and fourth...
| Mar 9, 2014
People love to hate Walmart.
The world's largest retailer often gets kicked around for its nightmare customer service.
A new retail report ranking the best and worst stores confirms it. The American Customer Satisfaction Index surveyed more than 11,...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 3:41 PM
"Watch out for Kapri Doucet taking the ball to the basket off of the dribble from the wing."
It's unlikely Prince Edward County had any such notation about Doucet, a Bruton High senior, in its scouting report before the 2A East Region boys basketball...
| Feb 21, 2014
As Kirk Dillard travels the state campaigning for the Republican governor nomination, he laments the razor-thin defeat in his last primary election fight, offering audiences the message of a politician who could have been a contender if only he'd...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 4:15 PM
Unable to raise the kind of campaign money Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner has collected, state Sen. Kirk Dillard has turned to the checkbook of his running mate.
Since October, state Rep. Jil Tracy and members of her family have provided...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 3:21 PM
At West Orange High outside Orlando, two high-school seniors with Down syndrome have been elected homecoming king and queen by their classmates.
It's the first time anyone in the Orange County School District, the 10th largest in the nation, can...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 12:22 AM
Kristen McQueary and I discuss Dan Rutherford's GOP gubernatorial campaign and Kirk Dillard's endorsement from the Illinois Education Association. We also spend a few minutes in studio with Democratic challenger Tio Hardiman, running a long-shot primary...
| Jan 12, 2014
Lost in all the headline-grabbing fuss last week over the various positions that Republican gubernatorial hopeful Bruce Rauner has taken on the minimum wage — He's for cutting it! He wants to raise it! He doesn't want to raise it! — was this...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 5:14 AM
Republican candidate Bruce Rauner disclosed Monday that he made $53 million in 2012, part of a vast wealth that he is willing to tap in his run for governor — a point he made by dropping another $500,000 of his own money into the race.
| Jan 24, 2014
| 8:32 PM
While Nova held off a fourth-quarter charge by Coconut Creek, defending BCAA Big 8 girls basketball tournament champ Dillard breezed into the finals Friday with a 73-47 win against Cypress Bay.
How dominant was Dillard? The Panthers led the semifinal...