Western Illinois University trustees have approved a three percent tuition hike. The cost of room and board at the school in Macomb also will rise starting in the fall. Trustees also have approved a 13 percent increase in student health insurance.
Fund-raiser for the governor Thursday
The Springfield City Council doesn't think it, or other elected officials, should get pay raises.
The planning to alleviate a major freight rail traffic bottleneck is wrapping up.