Another concert’s being planned in Bloomington for tornado relief, this one featuring Chicago. It’s a free benefit January 29 at U. S. Cellular Coliseum. A show in early December that raised about $300,000 for restoration efforts. That show featured performances by Styx, REO Speedwagon and Richard Marx among others. Starting Tuesday, people will be able to reserve up to four tickets to the Chicago concert. The two dozen twisters that hit Illinois on Nov. 17 are blamed for the deaths of seven people.
Most of the same Illinois organizations that helped consumers sign up for insurance in the first year of the Affordable Care Act will receive additional funding for a second year.
Amid signals that Illinois' pension overhaul could be found unconstitutional, Gov. Pat Quinn argued Friday that it makes no sense to develop a contingency plan.
Not because it almost separated from the United Kingdom through a vote rather than a war, but because of how many voters turned out.
The crash happened around 12:45 Friday afternoon.