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Illinois pitcher John Kravetz pitches to Michigan State in the first inning of Friday's third-round Big Ten tournament baseball game, which Illinois won, 2-0.
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Champaign Chosen To Host NCAA Regional

The Illinois baseball team will continue postseason play at their own ballpark next weekend, hosting their first ever NCAA regional.  The Illini have been announced as one of 16 teams that will host games at Illinois Field during the national championship tournament’s opening round.

Illinois outfielder Will Krug bats against Michigan during the eighth inning of Saturday's fourth-round NCAA Big Ten Tournament 5-3 loss to Michigan.
(AP Photo/ Hannah Foslien)
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Michigan Knocks Illini From Big Ten Tournament

The Illinois baseball team now looks to the NCAA regionals after Saturday's 5-3 loss to the Wolverines knocks them from the Big Ten Tournament in Minneapolis. 

In this May 15, 2014 file photo, Illinois Rep. Jay Hoffman, is seen on the House floor at the Capitol in Springfield.  On Friday, he accused GOP lawmakers of skirting controversial votes.
(AP Photo/Seth Perlman,File)
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Illinois Democrats Vote Down Workers Comp Bill

Democratic legislators have voted down elements of Gov. Bruce Rauner's pro-business agenda.  All House Democrats voted against three measures, while GOP colleagues only voted present.