Weird Al Yankovic gave Primetime Emmy Awards viewers a laugh on Monday as he took the stage to perform parodies of the themes from nominated shows “Mad Men,” “Scandal,” “Homeland,” “Modern Family” and “Game of Thrones.” He was joined during the comedy song segment by Andy Samberg, who dressed as King Joffrey from “Game of Thrones” for the skit.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention named Illinois as one of 16 recipients in a program called "Prescription Drug Overdoses: Prevention for States."
Blankenhorn says the budget battle hasn’t had much of an impact on the agency yet, as the appropriation for ongoing construction projects was signed by the governor.
National Corn Growers Association attributes positive farming outlook to decent crops and more people entering farming.
Sangamon County Election Office also open Sunday and Labor Day Monday.