Illinois Issues http://wuis.org en Fracking Divides Environmentalists In Ill. http://wuis.org/post/fracking-divides-environmentalists-ill <div>Across the world, the drilling process referred to as "fracking" has caused controversy. Some say it brings heavy profits with the oil and natural gas it extracts from far underground. Others say it's caused pollution, contaminated water... and <a href="http://stateimpact.npr.org/texas/tag/earthquake/">even initiated earthquakes</a>.</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>It's an issue Illinois residents have been largely untouched by - until now, as fracking has recently begun in the southern part of the state. Thu, 18 Jul 2013 18:33:36 +0000 Rachel Otwell 5943 at http://wuis.org Fracking Divides Environmentalists In Ill. Vets Having Trouble Getting Jobs http://wuis.org/post/vets-having-trouble-getting-jobs <p>The economy has proven difficult for many.&nbsp; But one group in particular, returning veterans, is finding it especially hard to locate work.&nbsp; Meredith Colias of Illinois Issues magazine <a href="http://illinoisissues.uis.edu/archives/2013/06/vets.html">wrote about the problem</a> in the latest edition.&nbsp;</p><p></p> Mon, 01 Jul 2013 18:57:32 +0000 Sean Crawford 5081 at http://wuis.org Vets Having Trouble Getting Jobs