From Robert Feder's Media Column about Sportsbook Radio Chicago WCKG: Robservations on the media beat: WCKG 1530-AM, the DuPage Radio sports/talk station that’s been calling itself “Fox Sports Radio,” this week is being rebranded as “Sportsbook Radio.” The move capitalizes on the legalization of sports wagering at casinos in Illinois. No word yet on any new … [Read more...] about Sportsbook Radio Chicago
Watch Illinois Turn Red Before Your Eyes Watch #Illinois turn into a #RedState before your eyes in this map mash-up from data compiled from the Chicago Tribune. Notice how much like the country, the #urban areas are #blue while the #rural, #suburban, and #ex-urban areas are turning #Red. Is … [Read more...] about Future Swing State Illinois?
Wheaton resident Ngun Tawng instantly won $50,000 after scratching an Illinois Lottery MS Project ticket, according to an Illinois Lottery news release. “I wanted to try a different ticket. What better than a ticket that supports multiple sclerosis research? It’s a double win," he said when he presented his winning ticket at the Lottery Prize Center in Des Plaines, … [Read more...] about A Wheaton man Wins $50,000 after buying a Lottery Ticket supporting MS
Schools across Illinois are making policy changes to adapt to a new law aimed at decreasing expulsions and suspensions statewide. Districts can no longer institute "zero tolerance" policies requiring suspensions or expulsions, unless otherwise required by federal laws in cases such as bringing a gun into a school, though it could still be an option. Specific criteria … [Read more...] about New Illinois School Policies less Strict on Students
An Illinois State Police trooper found himself on the other side of the law after he was sentenced to a year of court supervision for driving under the influence while on duty. Trooper Paul A. Zurn, 34, pleaded guilty April 11 to the Aug. 22, 2015 incident. Prosecutors say Zurn responded to a call of a minor traffic crash on westbound I-88 near Farnsworth Avenue. Zurn was … [Read more...] about State Trooper gets into trouble while on Duty in THIS Suburban town