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.
A project that's been delayed for years may end up going forward, thanks in part to the city's new Economic Development Commission.
The Service Employees International Union used the State Capitol Rotunda to hold a class they say Governor Bruce Rauner is trying to cut.