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Libertarian Party whip is proud of results despite falling short

Libertarian Party whip is proud of results despite falling short

The Illinois Libertarian Party will have to try again for the easier ballot access it hoped to have after this month’s election. One of the issues Democrats and Republicans agree on is restricting ballot access based on how many votes a party gets. Since the Libertarian Party candidates got just 2% and 3% of the…

Streator updates park use rules for groups

Streator updates park use rules for groups

A rule revision in Streator updates what happens when someone requests the use of a city park. Mayor Jimmie Lansford says some groups of 25 or more will be required to have insurance in case someone’s hurt during the event and the city could be held liable. He says the ordinance update doesn’t really change…

More disabled parking coming to downtown Streator

More disabled parking coming to downtown Streator

The city of Streator will designate four more handicap parking spaces downtown. City Engineer Jeremy Palm says they’ll be at the northeast corner of Park and Main, the southwest and northeast corners of Vermilion and Main, and the northeast corner of Sterling and Main. That’ll bring the total to nine in that area. Mayor Jimmie…

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FRIDAY ROUNDUP: Lady Pirates advance to IMSA Tournament championship game

FRIDAY ROUNDUP: Lady Pirates advance to IMSA Tournament championship game

GIRLS BASKETBALL Ottawa 47, Harvard 19 AURORA – Angelique Cowan scored 14 points and Maddie Carroll added 12 points for Ottawa (3-0). The Lady Pirates play Rosary (3-0) for the Hoop Happenings Tournament championship today at 4:30 p.m. Putnam County 33, Streator 29 PRINCETON – The Lady Bulldogs (1-2) will play Midland (1-2) in the…

THURSDAY ROUNDUP: Ottawa rallies for win at I.M.S.A. Tournament

THURSDAY ROUNDUP: Ottawa rallies for win at I.M.S.A. Tournament

GIRLS BASKETBALL Ottawa 38, Timothy Christian 27 AURORA — At the I.M.S.A. Hoop Happenings Tournament, Ottawa (2-0) scored the final 15 points of the game to rally for the victory. Sloan Gayan scored a career-high 21 points for the Lady Pirates. Angelique Cowan scored eight of her 11 points in the fourth quarter. Ottawa plays…

Illinois Sports 11/15/18

Illinois Sports 11/15/18

Here is the latest Illinois sports news from The Associated Press: CHICAGO (AP) — As a senior on a team looking to end a string of losing seasons, Max Strus believes there’s no such thing as an ugly win. He happily celebrated DePaul’s performance—warts and all. CHICAGO (AP) — Tarkus Ferguson scored 25, Godwin Boahen…

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KS governor demands county commissioner resign over ‘master race’ remark

KS governor demands county commissioner resign over ‘master race’ remark

Leavenworth County Board of County Commissioners (TOPEKA, Kan.) — The governor of Kansas is demanding the resignation of a white county commissioner who claimed he was “part of the master race” when talking to an African-American consultant during a public meeting last week.Gov. Jeff Colyer is asking Louis Klemp, chairman of the Leavenworth County Board…

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German Teen Survives Formula Three Crash

German Teen Survives Formula Three Crash

Mark Thompson/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — German Teenager Sophia Floersch survived a high speed crash during a Formula Three race in Macau on Sunday. Floersch was going 167 miles per hour when she lost control of the car and vault up over another race car, before crashing into stands holding race officials and photographers.   マカオグランプリで死亡事故か。当たり方がヒドイ無事を祈る#マカオグランプリ…

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New definition of kilogram ditches old metal object for natural constants

New definition of kilogram ditches old metal object for natural constants

iStock/Thinkstock(PARIS) — Scientists from 60 countries voted in a historic event in Versailles, France on Friday to change the definition of the kilogram, basing it on electric currents rather than a single solid object. The decision, made at the General Conference on Weights and Measurements, will retire the object known as “Le Grand K,” a…

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Mark Zuckerberg, Nancy Pelosi latest to be mocked by ‘SNL’

Mark Zuckerberg, Nancy Pelosi latest to be mocked by ‘SNL’

NBC/Will Heath(NEW YORK) — The last Saturday Night Live episode before Thanksgiving saw the return of Kate McKinnon’s Laura Ingraham — and a number of other targets to be mocked: Jeanine Pirro, Nancy Pelosi and Mark Zuckerberg.In the show’s cold open, a spoof of Fox’s The Ingraham Angle, McKinnon’s Ingraham opened with her “facts,” including “Hispanics all voted twice” and “Latinos can have babies every three months.”…

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Khalid’s “Location,” Chris Stapleton, Imagine Dragons, Beyonce all hailed at Waffle House’s Tunie Awards

Khalid’s “Location,” Chris Stapleton, Imagine Dragons, Beyonce all hailed at Waffle House’s Tunie Awards

ABC/Kelsey McNealWith more than 1,900 restaurants spread across 25 states, it’s safe to say Waffle House is popular — so popular, in fact, that its jukeboxes have spawned their own music awards.That’s right, the first-ever Tunie Awards show happened in Georgia Friday night, and based on the plays from the eateries’ TouchTunes Jukeboxes, Khalid’s “Location” was named the…