Showing posts from November 23, 2013

"Outmigration" of Illinois, Compared to Indiana; Guess Which State Has Better Stats?

Accelerating outmigration from Illinois isn’t just a Midwest-to-Sunbelt issue ... Chart shows how Indiana has seen significant improvement since 2009 – in part as outmigration from Illinois has included moves to Indiana [...] Illinois is a Sinkhole State, one of the five worst states in its per-taxpayer burden for the last four years. Outbound moves from Illinois in 2012 were 59.5% of total, reflecting business and citizen concerns about the state's economic health  [...] Eight “Sunshine States,” with better news: Tennessee and Iowa joined Wyoming, North Dakota, Utah, Alaska, Nebraska, and South Dakota Explore accounting data in Illinois [...]

Coal City Firefighter Suing Will County Sheriff's Office, Deputy After False Arrest for Looting Following Nov. 17, 2013 Tornado

A Coal City firefighter, arrested on suspicion of looting following the tornadoes that struck Illinois Sunday November 17, 2013d has filed a lawsuit against the Will County sheriff's deputy who arrested him [...] Michael W. Barrow, 24, of Coal City, is a part-time firefighter for the Coal City Fire Protection District misunderstanding over cigarette packages ... charges were dropped and Will County Sheriff's office isn't returning phone calls to Morris Daily Herald [...]

The Magnificent Mile Lights Festival Parade this Evening

The Magnificent Mile Lights Festival parade steps off at 5:30 p.m., travels east on Oak Street from Rush, and down Michigan Avenue to Wacker, where it turns east [...] Post by ABC 7 Chicago . Come and have fun with the Radio Disney Road Crew at Pioneer Court! — The Magnificent Mile (@TheMagMile) November 23, 2013 Post by ABC 7 Chicago .