ChicagoTribune.com

Rauner Attempted to Drop Out of Governor's Race

Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner tried to get out of running for re-election this year. In an interview with ABC television in Chicago, Rauner says he knew it would be difficult to win.

Read More

Supreme Court Upholds Defendant's Health Care Privacy

The Illinois Supreme Court is upholding the medical privacy of a defendant in a lawsuit.

Read More

The Education Department Is Canceling $150 Million Of Student Loan Debt

The U.S. Department of Education is sending emails to about 15,000 people across the country telling them: You've got money. These are former students — and some parents of students — who took out loans for colleges that shut down between Nov. 1, 2013, and Dec. 4, 2018. About half attended campuses run by Corinthian Colleges . They will get their money back or have their debt forgiven — an amount estimated at $150 million, all told — under a provision called Automatic Closed School Discharge....

Read More

Traffic

Community Events Calendar

Find out about events across central Illinois with Peoria Public Radio's community events calendar

Updated at 6:20 p.m. ET

President Trump said Friday evening that Mick Mulvaney, his director of the Office of Management and Budget, will be the acting White House chief of staff.

It's unclear how long Mulvaney will serve in the role, succeeding outgoing chief of staff John Kelly. Trump announced on Dec. 8 that Kelly would leave at the end of the year.

Copyright 2018 NPR. To see more, visit https://www.npr.org.

Come 2020, Memorial Day weekend in Washington, D.C., will be a whole lot quieter.

Rolling Thunder, the veterans advocacy group that organizes a massive annual motorcycle ride through the nation's capital, announced this week that the gathering in 2019 will be its last big rally.

The sound of thousands of motorcycles rumbling through the city has been a staple of the holiday weekend for decades.

Create and star in a blockbuster hip-hop musical, and you get to do pretty much anything you want. For Lin-Manuel Miranda, the playwright and composer behind Hamilton and In the Heights, that means starring in the sequel to a hallowed Disney classic.

Copyright 2018 NPR. To see more, visit https://www.npr.org.

Copyright 2018 NPR. To see more, visit https://www.npr.org.

'Tax Liens' Mean Towns Win, Homeowners Lose

1 hour ago

Copyright 2018 NPR. To see more, visit https://www.npr.org.

In Pennsylvania, People Lined Up For Free Naloxone

1 hour ago

David Braithwaite was standing next to his pickup truck Thursday in a parking lot outside the Cumberland County health center in Carlisle, Pa.

He's a chaplain for Carlisle Truck Stop Ministry. His hat even says it.

Braithwaite said he and another chaplain minister to truck drivers, homeless people and anyone else who needs help at the truck stop seven days a week.

Rauner Attempted to Drop Out of Governor's Race

1 hour ago
ChicagoTribune.com

Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner tried to get out of running for re-election this year. In an interview with ABC television in Chicago, Rauner says he knew it would be difficult to win.

Pages