Illinois Budget 11.16.09

Staff Writer
Mount Shasta Herald

This week at the Statehouse:

For Tuesday:

THOMSON REAX: A compilation of GateHouse-area lawmakers weigh in on the possible sale of the Thomson state prison to house federal government suspects now at Guantanamo Bay. Lead-in setting the situation and lawmakers’ reaction broken into chunks. By Ryan Keith and Adriana Colindres of the State Capitol Bureau.

http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/regional_news/midwest/illinois/x2087401564/Lawmakers-not-convinced-housing-terrorism-suspects-at-Thomson-a-good-idea

ILLINI:

IN THE SHADOWS: Illinois junior forward Mike Davis, a second-team all-Big Ten pick by the coaches last season, must learn ways to find shots in an offense that includes two freshman scoring guards. Davis had a quiet start thus far, and he wants to be dominant. Serves as Illinois-Northern Illinois preview. With preview capsule. By John Supinie.

http://www.gatehousenewsservice.com/sports/big_10/x206844478/Good-isnt-good-enough-for-Illinis-Davis

WITH THE ILLINI: Illinois coach Bruce Weber wouldn't mind playing the other Division I programs inside the state lines. Of course, they have to come to Assembly Hall. Illinois meets Northern Illinois for the first time Tuesday. Lead to Illinois multi-sport notebook. Also includes football and women's basketball. By John Supinie. Will be posted this evening.