Michael Burns

...on December 16, 1946, in Galesburg, Illinois to John H. and Louise Little from Knox College, Galesburg, Illinois, and obtained his law degree from the...practice of law in Colorado, Missouri, and Illinois.In 1969, Mike met Rebecca Harman in...
End of Boy Scouts' ban on gays prompts elation and alarm

...programs on their own. We just have to see how it all plays out."Eric Hetland, a 25-year-old Eagle Scout from Aurora, Illinois, had no interest in waiting. He was one of many former scouts quickly heeding the call from Scouts for Equality to "rejoin...
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Man possibly linked to missing women had contact with police

...Wanted." Leg parts identified as hers through DNA testing were found three years later off Interstate 55 near Springfield, Illinois, more than 1,600 miles away."Any leads that will come to us, we're going to follow up on," French said, declining...
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Court overturns some Blagojevich Senate-seat convictions

CHICAGO - A federal appeals court Tuesday overturned some of the most sensational convictions that sent former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich off to a lengthy stint in prison, ruling that the Democrat did not break the law when he sought to secure...
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Texas jail where woman died admits breaking rules

...records show Bland had several encounters with police in both Illinois and Texas over the past decade, including repeated count of retail theft of less than $150 in Elmhurst, Illinois. She pleaded guilty and was fined.Authorities expected to...
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Jailed woman talked previous suicide attempt

...weekend incarceration.A second jailer also interviewed Bland, according to the sheriff. The 28-year-old black woman from Illinois said she was not depressed but was upset about her arrest, which occurred following a confrontation with a white officer who...
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Runners find 26-plus miles of fun

...Pryor said. "I like it. For my mental sanity."Chicagoans Richard, 52, and Tia, 50, Harrison left the windy city in Illinois for her 38th state and 42nd marathon."I am just the tag-a-long," Richard said. Saturday was their 25th wedding anniversary...
Sleuths trace fate of 1st black male slave freed by Lincoln

...who was still a young lawyer, won an Illinois Supreme Court case freeing Costley's...son William were from Pekin, a central Illinois community about 130 miles southwest of...Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield, Illinois, and a historical researcher in Minnesota...
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Spieth no Tiger, but that's not a bad thing

...the wall on the famous Road Hole in the fading sun at this, the birthplace of golf.Dead tired after winning yet again in Illinois before flying all night to get here for what could be a defining moment in golf, Spieth was still intent on having a bit of...
Spieth pursues Grand Slam quest

...hype by winning the John Deere Classic in a playoff Sunday for his fourth win of the year.He flew on a charter flight from Illinois with other players at the John Deere Classic, arriving in Scotland about 10:30 a.m. and checking into his house before...


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