Sean Newgent

Sean Newgent is a senior journalism major at Illinois State University. He's an intern for the GLT newsroom.

The Salvation Army’s bell ringer campaign is well under way, and you may notice a new addition to the red kettles.

To accommodate the piano keyboard, the Western world created 12 intervals as a mathematical compromise.

State Sen. Jason Barickman said he's not sure how a proposal to consolidate municipal fire and police pension fund assets will play out next week in Springfield. The General Assembly convenes Oct. 28-30 for its fall veto session.

Climate change has been a hot-button issue for years, made even hotter by President Trump’s move to pull out of the Paris Climate Agreement and roll back Obama-era policies concerning greenhouse gas emissions and coal.