Jury Awards $265 Million To Bader Farms In Lawsuit Against Bayer, BASF

UPDATED Saturday at 12:00 p.m. – CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. – A federal jury found in favor of Bader Farms on all counts in a lawsuit against Bayer and BASF. On Friday, the jury awarded $15 million of the requested $20.9 million in damages requested by Bader Farms. On Saturday, the jury also awarded Bader Farms $250 […]

NBA Players Among Those Pushing For Illinois To Approve Student Athlete Sponsorships

SPRINGFIELD – Two professional basketball players said it’s only fair to allow college athletes to seek sponsorships and other lucrative deals if colleges and universities are profiting at the same time. Brothers Shannon and Sterling Brown — both originally from the Chicago suburb of Maywood — joined Illinois lawmakers Friday to advocate for a proposal […]

Fretwell Wilson Discusses New Leadership Post At IGPA

URBANA – The University of Illinois Institute of Government and Public Affairs has a new director. Robin Fretwell Wilson begins her new role leading the U of I system’s public policy research institute in a designate capacity on Feb. 16, and the Board of Trustees will vote on her appointment at its March 12th meeting.