The first Dodge Darts to come out of a revitalized Chrysler plant in northern Illinois are being shipped off to dealers.The compact sedan made at the Belvidere assembly plant has received good reviews from automotive analysts so far and will now be judged by consumers.The Rockford Register Star
Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan says it would be unconstitutional to force current state employees to work to age 67 before collecting full retirement benefits.Madigan told The Associated Press Thursday that he will not raise the retirement age as part of package to cut pension costs.
Chicago Bulls fans were understandably saddened when Derek Rose tore his ACL and the Bulls lost their chance at winning the NBA finals this year. So watching the L.A. Lakers' progress in the playoffs has been particularly painful. Just ask comedian Lil Rel, a Bulls fan with very strong feelings about L.A.'s team.
Contributing editor for Wired David Wolman lived a cashless existence for an entire year. While he ran into some stumbling blocks along the way, the experience only helped support his theory that cash is an outdated mode of commerce.