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  • Blagojevich hit with 14-year prison sentence

    Blagojevich hit with 14-year prison sentence
    A contrite former Gov. Rod Blagojevich was sentenced Wednesday to 14 years in federal prison, capping one of the state's worst political scandals and humbling a controversial and defiant figure who rode into office as a champion of reform. The sentence...
  • Now the state's ultimate insider

    Now the state's ultimate insider
    SPRINGFIELD — Coming after deposed and dysfunctional Rod Blagojevich, Gov. Pat Quinn is hoping to connect with an exhausted public by casting himself as an earnest reformer eager to start righting the ship of state. "Early to bed, early to rise,...
  • PASSINGS: Dan Walker, Norman Simon

    Dan Walker Veteran buried flag burned by protester Dan Walker, 81, an Army veteran who was honored for retrieving and burying a U.S. flag that had been burned in protest during the 1984 Republican National Convention in Dallas, died of prostate cancer...
  • Dylan among Pulitzer honorees

    Dylan among Pulitzer honorees
    The Pulitzer Prize for drama was awarded Monday to Tracy Letts for his brutal and dark comedy, "August: Osage County." Bob Dylan won a special music citation. Junot Diaz, a 40-year-old native of the Dominican Republican who moved to New Jersey as a boy,...
  • Governor Blagojevich, resign

    "I should say if anybody wants to tape my conversations, go right ahead, feel free to do it. ... [W]hatever I say is always lawful ... I don't believe there's any cloud that hangs over me, I think there's nothing but sunshine hanging over me." -- Gov....
  • 'American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House' by John Meacham

    'American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House' by John Meacham
    American Lion Andrew Jackson in the White House Jon Meacham Random House: 488 pp., $30 This engaging new book about Andrew Jackson, our first up-from-nowhere president, takes its place on a crowded shelf in the library of national leadership. Jackson...
  • Dylan wins rock's first Pulitzer

    April 8, 2008 How does it feel to share the limelight with rock legend Bob Dylan? This year's Pulitzer Prizes in honored two musical innovators who tend to reject categorization: A special citation went to singer-songwriter Dylan, and the annual music...
  • Meet the Band: Bravo Romeo Bravo

    Hometown // Reisterstown Current members // Dan Walker, vocals; Dan Ciarrocchi, guitar and backup vocals; Kyle Wesley, guitar and backup vocals; Matt Szalecki, drums; J.W. Sargent, bass Founded in // 2005 Style // indie rock Influenced by // Brand...
  • Which candidate for governor of Illinois once walked the length of the state during his primary bid? a) Richard Ogilvie b) Daniel Walker c) Jim Edgar

    ANSWER: b) Daniel Walker
  • Other Illinois governors in legal trouble since 1901

    William Stratton, Republican governor from 1953 to 1961, was acquitted in 1965 of income tax evasion charges stemming from the way he spent some of his campaign cash. Otto Kerner, Democratic governor from 1961 to 1968, was convicted of bribery,...
  • 2 more names surface for federal judgeships in Chicago

    Two more names have surfaced as candidates for federal judgeships in Chicago: Thomas Durkin and Joshua Berman. Sen. Mark Kirk announced Tuesday that his top choice for the bench was attorney John Tharp, a former federal prosecutor and partner at the...