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Friday, January 19, 2018
Illinois appears to be heading south in more ways than one, a financial expert said on a Chicago-based radio show recently.
Immigrants account for 14 percent of the Illinois population, but they make up about 22 percent of the state's entrepreneurs -- translating to more than $2 billion in business in 2014 alone.
Opting to step down from civic leadership after two decades of public service, Mt. Vernon Mayor Mary Jane Chesley cautioned local constituents to exercise their utmost discretion and 'choose your next mayor and council wisely.'
President-elect Donald Trump won all but 11 of Illinois' 102 counties in the Nov. 8 election despite losing the popular vote in the state.
The Chicago Tribune Editorial Board made headlines last week when it endorsed Gary Johnson for U.S. president.