ILLINOIS - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/ILLINOIS News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) 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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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 Murray Energy accuses Illinois rival of double-cross http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58165410-79/murray-williamson-energy-coal.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58165410-79/murray-williamson-energy-coal.html.csp">Murray Energy accuses Illinois rival of double-cross</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="2014-07-09T13:09:06.004-06:00">Updated Jul 9, 2014 01:09PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A leading U.S. coal company is suing a rival with which it shared confidential business plans during a deal that later fizzled, saying the competitor used the proprietary details to buy up land in southern Illinois to thwart the accuser’s expansion plans. Murray Energy Corp., a privately held Ohio-based company with operations in Utah, alleges in a lawsuit Saline County, Illinois, that Williamson Energy LLC breached terms of a confidentiality agreement in 2008 when Murray was trying to sell it o...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581654102014-07-09T13:09:06.004-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-09T13:09:06.004-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58165410@www.sltrib.com Wed, 09 Jul 2014 13:09:06 MDT