ILLINOIS - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/ILLINOIS News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) South Carolina dad accused in deaths of his 5 kids was ex-con http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58402483-68/jones-illinois-arrested-spree.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58402483-68/jones-illinois-arrested-spree.html.csp">South Carolina dad accused in deaths of his 5 kids was ex-con</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOHN O’CONNOR and EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-11T11:28:07.21-06:00">Updated Sep 11, 2014 11:28AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Springfield, Ill. • The South Carolina man accused of killing his five children and dumping their bodies in Alabama was an ex-convict who went on a crime spree more than a decade ago in Illinois, prison documents and a family member confirmed Thursday. Timothy Jones, now 32, was arrested on a cocaine possession charge March 30, 2001, in Carpentersville, Illinois. Six months later, he was arrested for a crime spree that included stealing a car, burglary and passing forged checks, according to Mic...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584024832014-09-11T11:28:07.21-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-11T11:28:07.21-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58402483@www.sltrib.com Thu, 11 Sep 2014 11:28:07 MDT EPA rules making dirtiest U.S. coal most popular http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58379672-79/coal-illinois-percent-basin.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58379672-79/coal-illinois-percent-basin.html.csp">EPA rules making dirtiest U.S. coal most popular</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Mario Parker</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Bloomberg News</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-05T18:03:01.587-06:00">Updated Sep 5, 2014 06:03PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Chicago • The dirtiest coal in the United States is becoming the most popular, thanks to tightening emission standards forcing power plants to reduce pollutants. Demand for the fuel from the Illinois Basin in President Barack Obama’s home state climbed last year to the highest level since 1990 as sales of nearby Appalachian coal dipped and consumption of the product from Powder River Basin mines in Wyoming grew at a slower pace. Illinois basin coal has greater sulfur content than the other coals...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58379672@www.sltrib.com Fri, 05 Sep 2014 18:03:01 MDT Will: In a stew over inversions http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58303921-82/corporations-government-alabama-durbin.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58303921-82/corporations-government-alabama-durbin.html.csp">Will: In a stew over inversions</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By George F. Will</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-17T01:01:09.318-06:00">Updated Aug 17, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">WASHINGTON • Barack Obama, presiding over an unusually dismal post-recession economy, might make matters worse with a distracting crusade against the minor and sensible business practice called “inversion,” more about which anon. So, consider his credentials as an economic thinker. Obama, who thinks ATMs and airport ticket kiosks cost America jobs, gave a 2013 speech regretting that Maytag workers in Illinois lost their jobs when the plant moved to Mexico, but rejoicing that more Honda cars...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58303921@www.sltrib.com Sun, 17 Aug 2014 01:01:09 MDT From campaign driver to a top aide on Obama break http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58303731-68/obama-breckenridge-president-staff.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58303731-68/obama-breckenridge-president-staff.html.csp">From campaign driver to a top aide on Obama break</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By NEDRA PICKLER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-16T10:58:10.853-06:00">Updated Aug 16, 2014 10:58AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Edgartown, Mass. • One of President Barack Obama’s top-ranking advisers on his vacation is a former political operative who drove the candidate around Illinois during his Senate campaign a decade ago and then served as personal secretary in the White House. Now, as the president’s deputy chief of staff, Anita Decker Breckenridge is responsible for a high-pressure operation that’s a far cry from the early journeys she and Obama shared. Breckenridge has known Obama since 2003. She was a former aid...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58303731@www.sltrib.com Sat, 16 Aug 2014 10:58:10 MDT Illinois company testing market for Asian carp http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58297154-79/carp-fish-illinois-asian.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58297154-79/carp-fish-illinois-asian.html.csp">Illinois company testing market for Asian carp</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JIM SUHR</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-14T11:46:02.34-06:00">Updated Aug 14, 2014 11:46AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Grafton, Ill. • An Illinois company is the latest to test whether private enterprise can help reduce invasive species by turning them into food. American Heartland Fish Products is trying to make money by processing Asian carp into dehydrated animal feed and fish oil. The factory near the tourist town of Grafton, north of St. Louis, opened in April and has been taking in 30 tons of carp a day. The goal is to profit from carp that have migrated up the Mississippi and Illinois rivers and threaten ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582971542014-08-14T11:46:02.34-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-14T11:46:02.34-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58297154@www.sltrib.com Thu, 14 Aug 2014 11:46:02 MDT Utah football: AD Hill says U. wants to figure out USU game, but it’s tricky http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/utahsports/58285570-59/utah-hill-2018-2019.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/utahsports/58285570-59/utah-hill-2018-2019.html.csp">Utah football: AD Hill says U. wants to figure out USU game, but it’s tricky</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Matthew Piper</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-12T17:49:31.055-06:00">Updated Aug 12, 2014 05:49PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">For agreeing to play a home-and-home against Northern Illinois in 2018 and 2019, Utah will receive ... the opportunity to play Northern Illinois in 2018 and 2019. Utah Athletic Director Chris Hill told The Tribune on Monday afternoon that NIU did not provide Utah any special incentive — financial or otherwise — to visit DeKalb in 2018. Rather, the Huskies provide Utah with the type of respectable-but-beatable opponent that Utah is looking to add each year in addition to an FCS opponent. “This ye...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58285570@www.sltrib.com Tue, 12 Aug 2014 17:49:31 MDT 90 years on, push for Equal Rights Admendment ratification continues http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58281315-68/era-illinois-amendment-ratification.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58281315-68/era-illinois-amendment-ratification.html.csp">90 years on, push for Equal Rights Admendment ratification continues</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DAVID CRARY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-10T11:08:32.549-06:00">Updated Aug 10, 2014 11:08AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Drafted by a suffragette in 1923, the Equal Rights Amendment has been stirring up controversy ever since. Many opponents considered it dead when a 10-year ratification push failed in 1982, yet its backers on Capitol Hill, in the Illinois statehouse and elsewhere are making clear this summer that the fight is far from over. In Washington, congresswomen Jackie Speier, D-Calif., and Carolyn Maloney, D-N.Y., are prime sponsors of two pieces of legislation aimed at getting the amendment ratified. The...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582813152014-08-10T11:08:32.549-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-10T11:08:32.549-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58281315@www.sltrib.com Sun, 10 Aug 2014 11:08:32 MDT Bridges key piece to toting big soybean harvest http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58279024-68/bridges-bridge-county-soybean.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58279024-68/bridges-bridge-county-soybean.html.csp">Bridges key piece to toting big soybean harvest</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DAVID MERCER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-09T11:38:01.884-06:00">Updated Aug 9, 2014 11:38AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Stockland, Ill. • A no-frills concrete bridge on the edge of Stockland, Illinois, represents just the kind of headache the nation’s soybean farmers hope a multimillion-dollar campaign and a little creative thinking will cure. The 50-feet concrete span and hundreds like it in soybean-growing states can’t handle the weight of fully loaded grain trucks that’ll be bringing an expected record harvest to grain elevators this fall. That means those who use the often small, obscure bridges will have to ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58279024@www.sltrib.com Sat, 09 Aug 2014 11:38:01 MDT Utes, Northern Illinois will play home-and-home in 2018-19 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/utahsports/58246965-59/com-state-niu-utah.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/utahsports/58246965-59/com-state-niu-utah.html.csp">Utes, Northern Illinois will play home-and-home in 2018-19</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Matthew Piper</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-01T14:16:11.331-06:00">Updated Aug 1, 2014 02:16PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">&lt;freeform&gt; A day after announcing a home-and-home series against BYU, Northern Illinois generated more Beehive State buzz with a news release detailing a home-and-home series against Utah in 2018-19. The third of four announcements in NIU’s #SchedulePalooza marketing campaign — San Diego State was the other — Utah is the only team thus far from in a Power 5 conference. NIU AD Sean Frazier said the Utes will become the first Pac-12 opponent to ever visit DeKalb. Previously, Northern Illino...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58246965@www.sltrib.com Fri, 01 Aug 2014 14:16:11 MDT BYU football: Cougars to play No. Illinois in 2018, 2020 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/58241697-88/byu-football-illinois-state.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/58241697-88/byu-football-illinois-state.html.csp">BYU football: Cougars to play No. Illinois in 2018, 2020</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jay Drew</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-31T23:18:09.014-06:00">Updated Jul 31, 2014 11:18PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Provo • BYU athletic director Tom Holmoe made a football scheduling announcement on Wednesday, but it was not the one many Cougar fans were hoping for. Holmoe said BYU has agreed to a future football series with Northern Illinois of the Mid-American Conference. The Huskies will travel to Provo on Oct. 27, 2018 and BYU will travel o DeKalb Ill., on Oct. 24, 2020. The 2018 matchup will be the first-ever meeting between the two schools. Northern Illinois played Utah State in the Poinsettia Bowl las...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58241697@www.sltrib.com Thu, 31 Jul 2014 23:18:09 MDT