Since Illinois and Iowa are now in a race to the bottom to see who can give away the most to attract a fertilizer plant (the Illinois location is just south of C-U in Douglas …
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Say what? From today’s Gazoo
Emasculate Move In Ready 1994 Manufactured home 1,216sq ft., 262 Dewey Urbana, IL in Surbana Estates. $42,500.
An April amusement
The more things change, the more they stay the same: a look at some highlights from April 1911, 100 years ago this month.
Champaign County 2010 Census snapshot
Two big census data stories of the past couple days are the 25% drop in population in Detroit since 2000, and the increasing numbers of black folks, particularly younger ones, moving out of northern cities …
It’s still pay-to-play in Illinois
JJ’s donations to Rahm gets notice in NY Times. Rahm returns donations. http://www.nytimes.com/2011/03/13/us/13cnccontributions.html?adxnnl=1&hpw;=&adxnnlx=1300060876-7b4x0qd1AcYWiowsSbcv3Q
Why did C-U oligarchs send big bucks to Rahm?
Lots of cash flowed from local bank accounts to Rahm Emanuel’s campaign coffers, and we want to know why. Prizes for best and correct answers.
Hoosiers invade Urbana
Apparently the Democrats in the Indiana house have fled the state for our little burg to protect workers rights. So drive careful out there. “I’m not sure I can give you a reason for that …
Happy Imbolc Day
Now that snowmaggedon is coming upon us, here’s the good news. Today is Imbolc (or christianized to St. Birgid’s Day), which has something to do with it being halfway between the winter solstice and the …
Support your local retailer
Another reason to buy local. And pay by cash or check please. http://www.facebook.com/pages/Boycott-Amazon-for-Dumping-Wikileaks/174975139187861
Our Nutty Congressman makes the LA Times
Peculiar behavior of Tim Johnson garners attention.