Clinton Hallman Sr.

...Hankerson, Fredericksburg, VA and DeRena P. Boose, Aiken; 2 sons, Esquire Clinton (Angela) Hallman Jr., Lake Forest, IL and Dr. K. LeGree Hallman, Cape Charles, VA; 5 grandchildren; and a host of other relatives. Family and friends may call...

Illinois fires football coach Tim Beckman

Illinois abruptly fired coach Tim Beckman one week before the start of the season...investigation would not be completed and publicly released until during the season.Illinois said Beckman will not receive $3.1 million remaining on the final two...

Ramblin' Rhodes: It's a busy time for playwright, actor and musician Cook

...more than 18 years.His original plays have been staged in New York, Texas, Michigan, California, Oregon, Tennessee, Illinois, Florida, Pennsylvania, Canada and Washington, D.C.Augusta-area theater-goers have seen his plays Lobster Man...

Burger King to McDonald's: Let's make a McWhopper

...The New York Times and The Chicago Tribune, the latter of which is based near McDonald's headquarters in Oak Brook, Illinois.Burger King, based in Miami, is owned by Restaurant Brands International, which also owns Tim Hortons.

Tommy Brooks

...Survivors include his wife, Iris Ross Brooks; a son and daughter-in-law, Thomas and Bonnie Schenck, Crystal Lake, Illinois; two grandsons, Nicholas Schenck and Robert Schenck; stepchildren, Deborah (David) Dixon, Shane Harden, Sabrina Desrosiers...

Garrett Alton

...Garrett Wilson "Garry" Alton, 84, husband of 58 years to Mrs. Marcia Mitchell Alton. Mr. Alton was a native of Chicago, IL. He was a member of St. Paul s Episcopal Church. Mr. Alton was a loving and devoted husband, father and grandfather. He...

Deere cuts earnings outlook on weak farm, energy sales

...buying new equipment. Meanwhile, a weak energy sector has been dragging down construction equipment sales.The Moline, Illinois-based company earned $511.6 million, a 37 percent drop from the same period a year earlier. Earnings of $1.53 per...

Ohio State quarterbcks don't want to split time

...a starter to move forward" with preparing for the season. ILLINOIS: Freshman running back Reggie Corbin will miss the season...He becomes the second running back lost for the season for Illinois. Freshman Dre Brown tore an anterior cruciate ligament during...

Georgia coach Mark Richt says he's seen 'no separation' in QB race

...suspended players at this time but might by the week of the opener. He said "it will become obvious as the kickoff occurs." ILLINOIS: Jihad Ward, the team's top defensive player, will miss the start of the season because of a knee injury. UCLA: Wide...

Sears sales soften in 2nd quarter

...and other one-time-items, Sears' adjusted loss for the second quarter was $2.40 per share.The Hoffman Estates, Illinois-based company said Thursday that it has the financial flexibility to continue its turnaround and to fund operations. The...