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Rauner Tries to “Turnaround Illinois”

Governor Bruce Rauner’s administration is touting new legislation centered on his “Turnaround Illinois” agenda as a compromise to help break a stalemate over the state budget. But Democrats in the General Assembly gave no outward indication they will budge on their opposition to ...Read more

Missing Person from Indiana Found

ROCHELLE — An elderly man from Indiana who went missing yesterday morning has been found. Illinois State Police officials say troopers were called out to assist a driver on Interstate 55 south of Pontiac around 11:20 AM yesterday. Officials learned that 81-year old Nathaniel Burns of ...Read more

RSS Country Music News

  • Memorial Day: A Country Playlist
    Country music’s history of honoring those who serve in the armed forces dates back to Ernest Tubb‘s “Soldier’s Last Letter,” which spent four weeks at the top of the country chart in 1944. Those brave men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice for our nation have remained on the minds of country artists throughout... […]
  • Tyler Farr Has No. 1 Single With “A Guy Walks Into a Bar”
    Tyler Farr trots into the winner’s circle on Billboard’s country airplay chart this week with “A Guy Walks Into a Bar.” It’s been a long haul. The song began its upward journey 42 weeks ago. And for the third straight week, the Zac Brown Band’s Jekyll + Hyde is country music’s bestselling album. The highest... […]
  • Jason Aldean’s New Video Takes Him Back to Clock-Punching Days
    Jason Aldean used to be a soft drink delivery guy. Let that image sink in a little before you hear this. His new video for his sexy new single, “Tonight Looks Good on You,” premieres Saturday (May 23) on CMT Hot 20 Countdown. In it, Aldean plays a part — not a starring part, just... […]