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DePaul senior guard Charlie Moore looks to drive past a Western Illinois defender on Wednesday at Wintrust Arena.

COLUMN: Illinois’ and Loyola Chicago’s success puts more pressure on DePaul to hire right head coach

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor March 21, 2021

The game that everyone in the state of Illinois has been waiting for is ready to go. The Battle for Illinois is set.  A high-major power versus a mid-major power. A one-seed taking on an eight-seed...

Torrential rains spark flash flooding in northern Illinois

Torrential rains spark flash flooding in northern Illinois

Associated Press September 28, 2019

PEOTONE, Ill. (AP) — The National Weather Service says severe thunderstorms that sparked flash flooding over parts of northern Illinois dumped up to 8 inches (20 centimeters) of rain in some areas. The...

DePaul sophomore Devin Gage and Marquette junior Markus Howard fight for a loose ball at Wintrust Arena on Feb. 12.

New contract between DePaul, Northwestern aims to grow Chicago rivalry

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor April 22, 2019

College basketball has become known for its intense rivalries over the years, with most conferences having a marquee rivalries that is must-see tv. Not only do a lot of conferences around the country have...

Illinois' price for power

Illinois’ price for power

Adam Webb, Contributing Writer November 12, 2018

When I was growing up in New Lenox, Illinois, I lived down the street from our mayor. In the scope of the national political machine, being the mayor of the village of New Lenox could be considered insignificant....

Young Illinois residents have been leaving for surrounding states with cheaper public university tuition and lower property taxes in massive numbers. 
(Victoria Williamson | The DePaulia)

Illinois college-aged residents, graduates flee state by thousands

Timothy Duke, Assistant. News Editor April 30, 2018

By the tens of thousands, college-age residents in Illinois are fleeing rising property taxes, underfunded public schools, and desolate job opportunities; they are opting instead to attend out-of-state...

ov. Bruce Rauner delivered the annual budget address on Wednesday. Facing reelection, he proposed that the state no longer cover teacher pensions, instead shifting the burden to school districts.
(Photo courtesy of Chicago Tribune)

Gov. Rauner takes aim at teacher pensions

Jonathan Ballew, Assistant News Editor February 19, 2018

Gov. Bruce Rauner delivered Illinois’ annual budget address Wednesday, saying that Illinois is “in a state of readiness to become the economic powerhouse of the midwest.” Although Rauner seemed to...

(Photo courtesy of BERT KAUFFMAN | FLICKR)

Hundreds of new Illinois laws go into effect in 2018

Benjamin Conboy, News Editor January 8, 2018

With the beginning of a new year comes the inauguration of more than 100 new laws in Illinois. The Statehouse is often out of sight and out of mind for a lot of people, but the laws it signs are of equal...

On Tuesday, Alderman Ameya Pawar announced Cairo Mayor Tyrone Coleman as his running mate for Illinois' gubernatorial election. (Photo courtesy of Facebook)

Pawar announces Cairo mayor as lieutenant governor running mate

Benjamin Conboy August 17, 2017

Democratic Illinois gubernatorial candidate Ameya Pawar announced his running mate as Tyrone Coleman, the mayor of downstate Cairo. The announcement came at a campaign rally on Tuesday in Pawar’s home...

Ald. Ameya Pawar speaks to the DePaul Democrats at their weekly meeting. (Brenden Moore/The DePaulia)

Ald. Pawar casts himself as outsider in governor’s race

Brenden Moore February 27, 2017

Ald. Ameya Pawar (47th Ward) brought his start-up gubernatorial campaign to DePaul last Tuesday night, making a progressive case for the merit of government while jabbing at Gov. Bruce Rauner and his...

Chicago businessman Chris Kennedy, poses for a portrait in his office Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017, in Chicago. Kennedy, the son of the late Sen. Robert F. Kennedy Jr., says he will run for Illinois governor in 2018. His bid brings the instant name recognition of his family's political legacy to what will likely be a sharply contested race to unseat Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Son of Robert F. Kennedy joins Illinois governor’s race

Brenden Moore February 12, 2017

Putting to bed months of speculation, Democratic businessman Chris Kennedy, the son of the late Sen. Robert F. Kennedy, announced last week his candidacy for governor of Illinois. Kennedy enters what’s...

The U.S. Capitol Building a day before inauguration festivities commence. (Brenden Moore/The DePaulia)

Illinois delegation split on attending Trump inauguration

Associated Press January 19, 2017

CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois' elected leaders are split on whether they're attending President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration. Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner and Democratic Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel...

FILE - In this Nov. 16, 2016, file photo, Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner speaks to reporters in Springfield, Ill. Rauner sent two clear signals when he dumped $50 million into his campaign fund: The 2018 race for Illinois governor will be a rough one, and the contest starts now. What's still unknown is which Democrats will try to unseat the multimillionaire former businessman. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman, File)

After 2018 governor’s race begins with $50 million Rauner contribution, a list of potential candidates

Brenden Moore December 30, 2016

It may be only be seven weeks from the last election, but Illinois political observers are already eyeing the 2018 midterms as Gov. Bruce Rauner faces what could be a contentious reelection campaign. Given...

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