AOTM - Bruce WaltersBruce Walters started drawing at a young age and has had a lifelong passion for art. Walters has taught at Western Illinois University since 1997. He has also worked as a graphic designer and illustrator for corporations, museums, federal and state institutions, advertising agencies and the media. Walters’ artwork has been displayed in more than 100 solo, invitational and competitive exhibitions − primarily in the Midwest.

 

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Naperville ranked safest large city in the United States

If you’re looking for a large city with low crime, one recent ranking claims you can’t do better than Illinois’ fifth-largest city.

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President Barack Obama and The First Lady in Chicago

Calling it the place where “all the strands of my life came together,” President Barack Obama announced today that the city where he declared his victory in the race to become the 44th president of the United States will also host his presidential library.

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Every state has its fair share of unique town names. Illinois is no different. Whether it’s a differing pronunciation of somewhere famous, or just an outright strange name, Illinois is home to some truly unique town names.

Take a look here at our list of unique Illinois town names.

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