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Golden Apple announces 2018 scholars

Staff Report CHICAGO – Golden Apple, a leading Illinois nonprofit committed to developing great teachers, proudly announces the induction of the 2018 class of the Golden Apple Scholars of Illinois.  The 2018 scholars include 229 dynamic…

Rauner: Trump should stop splitting families

By The Associated Press SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner says President Donald Trump's administration should stop separating children from parents who cross into the U.S. illegally. The Republican told reporters in…

Trial set for accused Dixon school shooter

By The Associated Press DIXON, Ill. (AP) — An August trial date has been set for the 19-year-old man who has pleaded not guilty to charges he opened fire before graduation practice at Dixon High School last month. Matthew Milby Jr. faces…

IHSA eyes competitive gaming

Video games may soon join scholastic bowl, football, and bass fishing. By Benjamin Yount Illinois News Network SPRINGFIELD -- The organization that manages everything from football and volleyball to bass fishing and scholastic bowl at…