AT&T to test 5G mobile network in Atlanta, Dallas, Waco

DALLAS (UPI) — Two Texas cities — Dallas and Waco — and Atlanta have been selected as the first places in the United States to see AT&T’s mobile 5G network, considered the next generation of wireless network technology. AT&T announced that the first three cities to see its 5G mobile network will be Atlanta, Dallas and More...

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By Jake Leonard On Monday, February 19th, 2018

YMCA planning new gym with commitment to stay in downtown Springfield

SPRINGFIELD (Heartland Newsfeed) — There is much speculation regarding the construction of another new facility for the Springfield YMCA, as the Y and Memorial Medical Center (MMC) have been in ongoing discussions More...

By Jake Leonard On Monday, February 19th, 2018

Guitar company Gibson reportedly facing bankruptcy

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Heartland Newsfeed) — According to a report, Gibson, the iconic guitar brand whose Les Paul and SG instruments have been played by generations of musicians including Slash, Bob Marley and More...

By Guest Poster On Monday, February 19th, 2018

Shrinking Decatur to face budgetary hurdles in coming year

DECATUR (Illinois Policy Institute) — After passing an unbalanced budget in 2017, Decatur will have to address its declining population and revenue as it looks ahead to crafting future budgets. Gov. Bruce More...

By Jake Leonard On Sunday, February 18th, 2018

Blackburn business students to assist with filing tax returns

CARLINVILLE (Heartland Newsfeed) — The business department at Blackburn College will be offering IRS tax law-certified volunteers to assist low-to-moderate income taxpayers seeking help filing their taxes More...

By Associated Press On Wednesday, February 14th, 2018

Fox Sports to air NFL Draft alongside ESPN, NFL Network

HOUSTON (AP) — Fox Sports will broadcast the NFL draft this season, along with the NFL’s usual television partners of ESPN and NFL Network. NFL commissioner Roger Goodell speaks during the first round the More...

By Jake Leonard On Wednesday, February 7th, 2018

Bourne visits Georgia-Pacific facility in Mt. Olive

State Rep. Avery Bourne (center) is pictured with legislative aide Holly Klausing (left) and Georgia-Pacific representative Jeff Schoepke (right). The group recently toured the G-P facility in Mt. Olive, which produces More...

By Jake Leonard On Tuesday, February 6th, 2018

Rockstar Games delays ‘Red Dead Redemption’ prequel launch

NEW YORK (Heartland Newsfeed) — You may have to wait a little bit longer for the prequel of Rockstar Games’ Red Dead Redemption, which was released in May 2010. The prequel, Red Dead Redemption 2, following More...

By United Press International On Tuesday, February 6th, 2018

Hasbro introduces Monopoly version targeted toward cheaters

PAWTUCKET, R.I. (UPI) — Hasbro has announced a new version of Monopoly that rewards cheating and features handcuffs for those caught in the act. Monopoly: Cheaters Edition, which is set for release this fall, More...

By Jake Leonard On Monday, February 5th, 2018

Commentary: Illinois Family Institute continues campaign of ignorance on pot legalization

Kathy Valente from the Illinois Family Institute has yet again continued the organization’s ignorance campaign on a pending Cook County resolution to legalize marijuana in the county. In a Letter To The Editor More...