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Illinois Fighting Illini

Illinois Fighting Illini
The Illinois Fighting Illini are the athletic teams of the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign. The school colors are orange and blue and the teams compete in the Big Ten conference. The university has won two Division I National Championships since 1958 and more than 25 overall. Famous players include Red Grange, George Halas, Dick Butkus, Lou Boudreau, Dike Eddleman, Ray Nitschke and Johnny Kerr.
The Illinois Fighting Illini are the athletic teams of the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign. The school colors are orange and blue and the teams compete in the Big Ten conference. The university has won two Division I National Championships since 1958 and more than 25 overall. Famous players include Red Grange, George Halas, Dick Butkus, Lou Boudreau, Dike Eddleman, Ray Nitschke and Johnny Kerr. « Show less
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  • A little light reading on Election Day

     
    Highlights from FUNDING OUR FUTURE --Reforming Illinois Tax Policy (.pdf), an 84-page report released Friday by the Center for Tax and Budget Accountability: (The) inability of the voting public to connect the taxes they pay to the services they demand......
  • 7 Fingers' balancing act: 'Traces' is a new kind of circus coming to the Broadway Playhouse

     
    "Traces" plays Oct. 26 to Dec. 19 in the Broadway Playhouse, 175 E. Chestnut St.; $50-$71.50 at 800-775-2000 and www.broadwayinchicago.com The history of the traveling circus in America goes back to the late 18th century. And for the next 200......
  • America's Third Largest Domestic Automaker: Honda?

     
    If the Cars.com American-Made Index has done anything, it has raised the level of discussion on what defines an American car. That???s why it comes as only a mild surprise to find out that the third-largest domestic producer of automobiles......
  • 'Slumdog Millionaire' composer A.R. Rahman credits jingle writing with honing his art

     
    Most people in North America first heard of A.R. Rahman because of his arresting soundtrack for “Slumdog Millionaire.” But the Indian composer has been an international star for nearly two decades; by some estimates he has sold more than 150......
  • Anglican Church in North America adds two dioceses

     
    The Anglican Church in North America, formed by churches that split from the Episcopal Church over issues such as gay marriage, added two new dioceses totalling 32 congregations.   The ACNA added the Anglican Diocese of the Great Lakes,...
  • A.R. Rahman postpones* remainder of his North American tour [Updated]

     
    Nobody expected the bottom to drop out on A.R. Rahman’s world tour. A Bollywood megastar and prolific film composer estimated to have sold more than 350 million albums worldwide, he’s revered as a musical demigod across the Indian diaspora. In......
  • GMAC to Become Ally by August

     
    After 91 years, the GMAC brand will disappear completely from auto financing on Aug. 23. The former lending unit will be rebranded Ally Financial in the U.S. and North America. GMAC/Ally is the preferred lender for General Motors, Chrysler, Saab......
  • Oliver Stone–an exclusive interview

     
    Oliver Stone is one of those people in film that you always grab the chance to talk to. Agree or disagree with his politics, the angle of attack of his films, he's a fascinating brain to pick and one of the undisputed masters of his trade. I put him right...
  • On the trail of the Pony Express

    On the trail of the Pony Express
    Reporting from Sacramento, Salt Lake City and St. Joseph, Mo. Bill Gates' career as a Harvard undergrad. Elizabeth Taylor's second, fourth, fifth, seventh and eighth marriages. Sarah Palin's tenure as Alaska governor. Barack Obama's stint as U.S. senator...
  • Phone Support Lines, Smoke-Free Laws, Higher Cigarette Taxes Help Smokers Quit

    One in five Americans still smoke, but whether they are able to quit may depend on where they live. Higher cigarette taxes, smoke-free policies, exposure to aggressive media campaigns and access to cessation programs that include counseling are among the...
  • Workers protest Canada

    Workers protest Canada
    GLENDALE — Kendra Owen was shopping at the Glendale Galleria on Wednesday when Alana Gregos, the assistant manager of the LUSH cosmetics store, briefed her on North America's dependence on fossil fuel. Gregos was one of the more than half-dozen...
  • Town benefits from Volvo; wants to avoid a strike

    Town benefits from Volvo; wants to avoid a strike
    Volvo and union workers at the New River Valley plant have inked a tentative deal. The contract would cover about 1,300 United Auto Worker members for the next five years, according to officials. Negotiators would not comment on specifics. "Can I take...