The Spartans (22-5) jumped out to a 16-4 lead and never looked back.
The Peoria Journal Star, in Caterpillar’s hometown, spoke to former prosecutors in general terms, seeking insight into the criminal investigation.
Chicago is doing better than the rest of the state with more and better-quality jobs, but it lags behind other big cities like Boston and New York.
Michel’s brand of politics doesn’t exist much anymore, having given way to a toxic polarization that has plagued Washington for years.
Michel was an affable Illinois congressman who served as leader of the GOP House minority for 14 years.
The decision means the construction-equipment manufacturer will not build a planned new headquarters complex in Peoria, which had been announced.