WASHINGTON (AP) — State officials say thousands of people with medical problems are in danger of losing coverage as the Obama administration winds down one of the earliest programs in the federal health care overhaul. (more…) Continue Reading →
CHICAGO (AP) — Four country music stars are announcing their support for legislation that would legalize same-sex marriage in Illinois. (more…) Continue Reading →
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Supreme Court says the state health department must list the names of both spouses in a same-sex relationship on a child’s birth certificate. (more…) Continue Reading →
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Another round of heavy rain is saturating the Midwest, creating new flood concerns. (more…) Continue Reading →
THE BURLINGTON BEES WERE BACK HOME IN THE COMMUNITY FIELD “HIVE,” LAST(WED) NITE…BUT WHEN THE WEATHER TURNED, SO DID THEIR FORTUNES…AND THEY LOST TO THE FORT WAYNE TINCAPS 6 TO 5.
THE TWO TEAMS WILL PLAY EACH OTHER AGAIN THIS(THUR) MORNING AT 11:30, AS THE BEES CONTINUE THEIR 9-GAME HOMESTAND…AND THE NEXT GAME TO BE BROADCAST WILL BE TOMORROW(FRI) NITE AT 6:30. SATURDAY, LAKE COUNTY COMES TO TOWN.
IN COLLEGE BASEBALL…
SCC 3, HEARTLAND 1
IN HIGH SCHOOL GOLF…
WINFIELD-MT. UNION BOYS 160, WAPELLO 184
WAPELLO GIRLS 196, WINFIELD-MT. UNION 231 Continue Reading →
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois Senate has approved a refined gambling expansion plan adding five new casinos including one in Chicago. (more…) Continue Reading →
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Senate has approved a measure that would require people convicted of certain aggravated misdemeanors to submit DNA samples for a federal databank. (more…) Continue Reading →
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Syria’s state television says President Bashar Assad has made a rare public appearance, visiting a Damascus power station on May Day the day after a powerful bomb hit the capital. Today’s broadcast showed brief clips of Assad speaking to workers at what it said was the Umayyad Electrical Station in the Tishrin Park district. At least 14 people were killed in the blast. It was the second attack in the heart of the capital, Assad’s seat of power, in two days. The television showed Assad, looking confident and wearing a dark business suit, shaking hands with workers. Continue Reading →
DETROIT (AP) — Chrysler says its sales rose 11 percent last month, a sign that Americans continue to buy cars and trucks despite economic uncertainty. (more…) Continue Reading →
WASHINGTON (AP) — A survey shows U.S. companies added the fewest jobs in seven months, indicating that government spending cuts and higher taxes may be weighing on the economy. (more…) Continue Reading →