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    Scandal revisiting ex-Senator Roland Burris

    by  • September 26, 2014 • News

    CHICAGO — According to a report from the Chicago Sun-Times, former U.S. Sen. Roland Burris tried to “shake down” a business for a $250,000 a year job as a financial consultant in return for Burris’ help promoting the business’s products to the U.S. military, court documents in a trial due to to start next...

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    Report shows 12 companies under Rauner went bankrupt

    by  • September 26, 2014 • News

    CHICAGO (AP) — A scathing report has been issued about how Bruce Rauner’s investment firm did business while he was still heading it up. Lee Enterprises reports that at least 12-companies owned by Rauner’s investment firm have filed bankruptcy. More than half of them went under while he was in charge. Rauner served on...

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    Quinn opposes legalizing recreational pot use

    by  • September 26, 2014 • News

    CHICAG0 (AP) — Gov. Pat Quinn isn’t in favor of Illinois following in the footsteps of Washington and Colorado when it comes to marijuana. While Quinn is open to discussing decriminalizing the possession of small amounts of pot statewide, he doesn’t think the next step will be to legalize its recreational use. Chicago police...

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    Obit: William Rohlfing Jr.

    by  • September 26, 2014 • Obituaries

    CENTRALIA — William Rohlfing, Jr., 87, of Centralia, passed away at 5:53 a.m. Friday, September 26, 2014 at St. Mary’s Good Samaritan Hospital in Centralia. He was born on March 10, 1927 in Centralia, the son of William and Jeanette (Dykstra) Rohlfing, Sr. He married Laurita “Rita” Rapp on September 1, 1944 in Morganfield,...

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