Rodney Davis and Mary Miller ignore the Jan. 6 committee’s findings

URBANA – The next U.S. House select committee hearing on the events of Jan. 6 will be in July, following the June 23 hearing. But two members of Congress competing in next week’s Illinois Republican primary — Rodney Davis and Mary Miller — aren’t paying much attention to the committee’s findings. Dr. John Jackson, a […]

The Jan. 6 committee’s next hearing is Thursday, June 23

The House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection will convene its fifth of seven planned hearings Thursday to focus on the intense pressure Trump put on the Justice Department to help undo the 2020 presidential election. Watch Thursday’s 3 p.m. ET hearing here: The panel is revealing details of its months-long investigation this […]

A Bloodhound from St. Joseph wins at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show

TARRYTOWN, NY – A bloodhound, born and bred in St. Joseph, Illinois, has won the 146th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show. The four-and-a-half-year-old dog, named Trumpet (his official show name is Flessner’s Toot My Own Horn), bested six other finalists on Wednesday night to snare U.S. dogdom’s most coveted Best In Show prize. Trumpet is […]

The effects of bird flu ripple through one Iowa county, the hardest hit in the nation

https://cpa.ds.npr.org/s60/audio/2022/06/0617bvbirdfluweb.mp3 Nearly 5.5 million chickens and turkeys have died or had to be destroyed in Buena Vista County, Iowa, during the latest bird flu outbreak — more than in any other county in the nation. That’s impacted producers, as well as workers and their families. Colin Johnson has been around turkeys for nearly seven decades. […]