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CHAMPAIGN -- Illinois football coach Tim Beckman says he's hired Jim Bridge as offensive line coach.
The Illini have named former North Carolina State assistant Jim Bridge their new offensive line coach, replacing the departed Luke Butkus.
Jim Bridge, an assistant at North Carolina State the last six seasons, has been named offensive line coach at Illinois. His hiring was announced Wednesday by Illini head coach Tim Beckman. Bridge served as offensive line coach the past two seasons at N.C. State after he coached tight ends the previous four years.
Illinois named former North Carolina State assistant Jim Bridge as the new offensive line coach Wednesday.
SPRINGFIELD — Forty years have gone by since the nation’s highest court handed down the landmark Roe v. Wade decision and the number of abortions in Illinois continues to slightly decrease.
FORSYTH — Cooks from eight states took part in the eighth annual Central Illinois Regional Chili and Salsa Cook-Off over the weekend at Hickory Point Mall in Forsyth.
D.J. Richardson scored a career-high 30 points, Brandon Paul added 14 and Illinois ended a three-game losing streak with a 71-51 victory over Nebraska on Tuesday night. Illinois (15-5, 2-4 Big Ten) held Nebraska without a field goal for the last 8:51 of the first half and led 35-23 at the break. The Huskers got no closer than six points the rest of the way. Dylan Talley had 16 points and Brandon ...
Illinois junior golfer Thomas Pieters, the 2012 NCAA individual champion, plans to turn pro after the 2013 spring season, Illini coach Mike Small announced Tuesday. Pieters was Illinois’ top finisher in seven of 12 tournaments in 2012 and was named a first-team All-American and first-team All-Big Ten. He helped the Illini to their fourth consecutive Big Ten title.
LINCOLN, Neb. -- Illinois coach John Groce could notch his 100th career victory Tuesday night when his team faces the Nebraska Cornhuskers in Big Ten action, but the Illini have to pick up their games for Groce to accomplish the feat.
Gov. Pat Quinn says he left a school safety summit with pages of ideas for making Illinois schools safer.
Weekend parties to kick off the festivities featured a corporate and political who's who, and the race to replace ex-Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. dominated cocktail chatter.
Illinois is slashing two-thirds of the staff that issues medical licenses. Health professionals warn it could have a dramatic impact...
(Reuters) — The general obligation bonds will go on sale Jan. 30 in its first deal since a state legislative session ended this month without any resolution to a huge unfunded public pension liability.
Illinois will sell $500 million of general obligation bonds on Jan. 30 in its first deal since a state legislative session ended this month without any resolution to a huge unfunded public pension liability, a state official said on Tuesday.
School administrators, teachers and law enforcement are looking for ways to make Illinois schools safer.
School administrators, teachers and law enforcement will meet today to discuss how to make Illinois schools safer.
Illinois has lost three straight and five of its last seven.
URBANA — Illinois Farm Bureau President Philip Nelson said the farming community must be creative and determined to remain successful despite threats from outside. Speaking at the Champaign County Farm Bureau's annual meeting Monday at the Holiday Inn in Urbana, Nelson warned that lobbyists representing groups outside agriculture are having an oversized impact on agriculture. read more
President Barack Obama’s historic inaugural comments about gay rights could influence everything from an Illinois same-sex marriage bill to kids struggling with their sexual identities, key figures in Illinois’ gay community said Monday. “I don’t think you can underestimate the power that has on a kid who is coming out of the closet or is struggling with who they are, or their family is ...
President Barack Obama’s historic inaugural comments about gay rights could influence everything from an Illinois same-sex marriage bill to kids struggling with their sexual identities, key figures in Illinois’ gay community said Monday. State Rep. Deborah Mell (D-Chicago) was sitting on a sofa at home, watching the inaugural address with her wife, Christin Baker, when Obama put New York’s ...