illinois illinois  /ˌɪ lə ˈnɔ ɪ/


  1. (n) a midwestern state in north-central United States
  2. (n) a member of the Algonquian people formerly of Illinois and regions to the west
  3. (n) the Algonquian language of the Illinois and Miami


  1. Illinois senator wants to ban unhealthy food stamp purchases

    DECATUR -- An Illinois lawmaker says people shouldn't get to buy unhealthy food with food stamps. Republican Senator Kyle McCarter filed a resolution asking federal lawmakers to ban non-nutritious food
    on June 28, 2013     Source: WAND TV 17 Decatur

  2. Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary to Offer Vision-Restoring Treatment

    University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System Eye and Ear Infirmary only site in Illinois to offer bionic eye.
    on June 27, 2013     Source: Newswise

  3. Illinois pension woes drive up costs in $1.3 billion bond sale

    CHICAGO (Reuters) - Illinois sold $1.3 billion of general obligation bonds on Wednesday at fatter yields as investors demanded a higher return due to the state's inability to rein in huge public pension costs. Bonds due in 25 years in the Illinois deal yielded 5.65 percent or 160 basis points over Municipal Market Data's triple-A scale compared to a spread of 138 basis points on Tuesday. That ...
    on June 27, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

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  1. "The secretary of the Senate has determined that the new credentials presented today on behalf of Mr. Burris now satisfy Senate Rules and validate his appointment to the vacant Illinois Senate seat," Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said in a...
    on Jan 12, 2009 By: Dick Durbin Source: FOXNews

  2. "I would ask the good people of Illinois to wait for the trial and afford me the presumption of innocence that they would give to all their friends and neighbors," Blagojevich, who was vacationing with his family, said in the statement.
    on Apr 2, 2009 By: Rod Blagojevich Source: CNN

  3. Blagojevich's resignation, followed by an appointment made by a new governor, would "be the most expeditious way for a new senator to be chosen and seated in a manner that would earn the confidence of the people of Illinois and all Americans,"...
    on Dec 10, 2008 By: Harry Reid Source: International Herald Tribune

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