‘The Long Journey Home’ sparks conversation on Latino migration

The Midwest Center for Investigative Reporting was part of a two-hour event focused on the Latino migration to central Illinois on Sept. 29, 2015. The event, “The Long Journey Home: The Story of Latino Migration into Central Illinois,” was the second installment of an Illinois Humanities’ series. CU-CitizenAccess.org, Illinois Public Media and the University of Illinois College of Media also helped host the event, which took place at the Spurlock Museum in Urbana, Ill.

A billionaire and a senator turn their attention to Monsanto, Syngenta

As news of a possible Monsanto-Syngenta merger keeps rolling out, multiple media outlets are reporting that two noteworthy figures have gotten involved with the process. Billionaire investor John Paulson of Paulson & Co. has took on a large number of shares in the Swiss chemical company Syngenta, according to reports from Bloomberg Business. The moves could signal support of a takeover.