The theme tonight is the music of Michael Jackson. Simon dropped the bomb that two of the contestants will be eliminated tomorrow night (eliminating the need to add another week due to the addition of the 13th contestant).
Following unions’ lead, lllinois House Speaker Chris Welch directs $560K to effort to oust Rep. Mary Flowers
Unions have already contributed more than $500,000 to support Rep. Mary Flowers’ opponent, Michael Crawford in the 31st District Illinois House Democratic primary March 19. But now Welch, and the Illinois House Democratic fund he operates, is publicly supporting Crawford with a hefty $560,500 contribution.
A 10-page memo Tuesday offered few new details about Link’s cooperation or crime, but it showed the value of Link’s undercover work to the feds.
Joe Henricksen and Michael O’Brien’s weekly look at Illinois high school basketball.
Fishing through seesawing weather (how many times can you go from unseasonable heat to snow in one week?) leads this sprawling raw-file Midwest Fishing Report.