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The temporary closure of the University of Illinois Ice Arena will likely have a big impact on one local sports team.
The temporary closure of the University of Illinois Ice Arena will likely have a big impact on one local sports team. The university's campus recreation department announced last week that mechanical issues have caused the rink to shut down, likely until mid-September.
"They were people, just like we were. They didn't like Hitler any more than we did."
SEYMOUR — Despite being wounded by a German land mine months earlier, James C. Karr befriended some of the prisoners he guarded in 1945.
"They were people, just like we were," says the 92-year-old retired farmer.
At least 600 companies, trade groups and other organizations spent $500 million on lobbying that included the 2014 farm bill or related legislation. It appeared all that lobbying paid off.
By Robert Holly and Pam Dempsey/Midwest Center for Investigative Reporting
After two years of debate, Congress passed a farm bill this year that replaced direct subsidies to farmers with an ever-increasing multibillion-dollar federal crop-insurance program.
"The problem is that until you have a big flood and you have a foot of water in your basement, you don't worry about it."
Amy Felty knows what Jim Creighton is going through. Although decades separate their direct contact with city hall, the reasons are identical.
If the results eventually are identical too, then Creighton may be able to relax when a heavy rain comes along.