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This Week in History: 11/29/15

Dave Plier and Dave Schwan talk ‘This Week in History’ including Illinois becoming the 21st state, the legendary Paul Harvey begins his first national broadcast, Rosa Parks is arrested for refusing to move to the back of the bus, Our Lady of the Angels School in Chicago burns, The Cubs release Ernie Banks as a player and sign him as a coach, Harold Washington passes away in 1987 and more. 18 more words

WGN Radio

Illinois students may lose MAP grants

Students at Olivet and across the state may be at risk of losing their Monetary Award Program grant (MAP grant), which provides tuition assistance to Illinois residents who demonstrated financial need, according to a press release from the Office of Illinois State Treasurer. 310 more words



How nice of the State of Illinois to issue those placards to the blind.

World Relief ESL classes

Two weeks ago I walked into the Job class of World Relief’s ESL program and was immediately asked a question. “Hi Jen, we’re listing all the different ways people in our class say good morning in their languages. 444 more words


Illinois State Police Master Sergeants Ratify 4-Year Agreement

Local 700 representatives recently negotiated a new agreement on behalf of the Illinois State Police Master Sergeants, who ratified their contract to protect current benefits and gain a better incentive package overall. 103 more words

Contract Ratifications

Illinois is Now Allowing Muslims to Wear Burqas in Driver License Photos


How can one assimilate into American culture if the state of Illinois is okay with permitting Muslims to wear burqas in their driver license photographs? 401 more words