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  • U. of I. tuition to go up 6.9 percent this fall

    University of Illinois trustees today approved a 6.9 percent tuition increase for the fall. New students at the Urbana-Champaign campus will pay $11,104 a year in tuition, while UIC students will pay $9,764 and students at the Springfield campus will...
  • Attorney general aide: U. of I. flouting law

    Attorney general aide: U. of I. flouting law
    As a student reporter at the Daily Illini newspaper, Jennifer Wheeler tried to use the state's open records law last May to get the results of class evaluations filled out by students. In six weeks, she will graduate from the Urbana-Champaign campus...
  • Backlogs, leniency on new public records law

    Backlogs, leniency on new public records law
    Attorney General Lisa Madigan has used her broad new authority over public records disputes to whittle at Illinois' long-standing culture of secrecy, but lax enforcement and a suffocating backlog of cases have left many citizens waiting in vain for the...
  • Len Small: Perhaps the dirtiest Illinois governor of them all

    Len Small: Perhaps the dirtiest Illinois governor of them all
    Illinois voters have a weak track record. Or maybe we pick honest people who quickly get corrupted once in power. Or maybe we're just unlucky. The facts are these: Since 1900, we have elected 20 men as the state's chief executive. Six of them —...
  • Polling place privacy -- Quinn says let's discuss

     
    "It's time for a political science discussion," Gov. Pat Quinn said at a Tuesday news conference in which he made the surprise announcement that he acted to change the way Illinois primary elections are held. Great! All this dismal bickering......
  • Years in review

     
    CapitolView -- WSEC-TV Springfield: Ray Long of the Tribune's Springfield bureau joins Charlie Wheeler of the University of Illinois at Springfield's Public Affairs Reporting Program, Illinois Radio Network's Melissa Hahn and moderator Jamey Dunn from...
  • Blagojevich donors get state jobs

    Just three weeks after appointing Chicago attorney Jack Carriglio to a powerful state board that oversees billions of dollars in assets, Gov. Rod Blagojevich received a $25,000 campaign contribution from Carriglio's law firm. Carriglio, who declined to...
  • Inquiry challenges Blagojevich's image

    Just weeks before he is expected to formally announce his re-election bid, Gov. Rod Blagojevich finds himself defending his administration against a deepening federal investigation of corruption in the state's public pension funds. For Blagojevich, the...
  • Governor's wife's deals questioned

    Gov. Rod Blagojevich's wife earned more than $113,000 in real estate commissions this year through a woman who holds a longstanding, no-bid state contract and whose banker husband has business pending before state regulators. The four real estate deals...
  • King's 'towers' rule All-Staters: The 1992-3 Tribune All-State boys basketball first team

    Together they toiled, 7-footers Rashard Griffith and Thomas Hamilton, for three seasons, with high expectations of leading King to a Class AA state basketball title. Griffith already had won one championship, in 1990 when he was a freshman. But...