| 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 5, 2014
About three quarters of the way through last week's Republican gubernatorial debate, moderator Ron Magers of ABC- Ch. 7 turned the attention of the four candidates to the issue of gun control, specifically whether Illinois citizens should be allowed to...
| 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...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 3:30 AM
Reports: Chicago Fed National Activity Index for January
Local earnings: None
Other earnings: Dillard's Inc., Masonite International Corp., Trex Co. and others.
| 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...
| 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...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 6:23 AM
Judging by the number of Quebec license plates on cars at Fort Lauderdale beach, we have a lot of Canadians visiting during high season.
So, our neighbors to the north might be interested in knowing that their very own fashion guru Peter Nygard is in...
| Feb 12, 2014
Given the gravity of the moment, Kirk Dillard was wrong to lead with a joke.
"The original Mayor Daley once said, 'I hear lotsa allegations, but I don't see no alligators,'" Dillard began.
The crowd at Monday evening's Republican gubernatorial...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 10:42 AM
The most intriguing girls basketball regional semifinal on Tuesday has to be four-time defending state champion Dillard at Coconut Creek.
Creek has won two of the teams' three matchups this season, including the district championship at home 69-40 on...
| 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...
| 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...