University of Illinois at Springfield sports programs brought in $15,447 per athlete in revenue in 2016, meaning its athletes on average generated the 21st highest sports revenue of any school in Illinois that year, according to a Sangamon Sun analysis of U.S. Department of Education data.
Illinois’ rate of population decline between July 1, 2017, and July 1, 2018, was the third highest among the 50 states and Puerto Rico, according to population estimates released this week by the U.S. Census Bureau.
In a list of the 30 most populous counties in Illinois, Sangamon County ranked No. 7 for the rate of abortions performed there in 2017, according to an Illinois Department of Public Health report issued in December, which tracks abortions performed on an annual basis.
Sangamon County accounted for 348 of the 39,329 abortions performed statewide in 2017, according to an Illinois Department of Public Health report issued in December, which tracks abortions performed on an annual basis.
Illinois's outgoing Republican governor saw a few of his vetoes overridden during the Fall Veto Session in Springfield and a few new laws have been passed, a QUAD city area lawmaker said in a summary recap released last week.
Illinois's "other debt disaster" is $73 billion in unfunded state retiree health insurance benefits and more than twice that amount owed over the next four decades, according to a special report issued this week by an online news outlet.
One Illinois university made a list of 20 schools that defied recent trends and posted the smallest decreases in student acceptance rates over the past 12 years, according to a new study by BusinessStudent.com.
The House of Representatives congratulated schoolchildren from Sangamon County for raising more than $18,000 to buy an artifact involving President Abraham Lincoln and donate it to the state of Illinois.
Illinois universities topped a national ranking of prestigious schools whose acceptance rates have declined a collective 37 percent over the past 12 years, according to a new study by BusinessStudent.com.
University of Illinois at Springfied volleyball brought in $16,956 per athlete in revenue in 2016, making it among the highest-grossing volleyball programs in Illinois that year, according to a Sangamon Sun analysis of U.S. Department of Education data.