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Illinois Public Radio - Illinois Public Media News - May 23, 2013

Where was Roger Ebert at 25?

The Year 25 series from Illinois Public Radio station, WBEZ shares stories from a milestone age.

By Lauren Chooljian

Roger Ebert

When we started brainstorming for the Year 25 series, Roger Ebert was one of the first names that came to mind. What was the life of a to-be Pulitzer prize-winning film critic like during the intense twenty-something years? We had to find out.


Illinois Public Radio - Illinois Public Media News - May 23, 2013

DePaul Study Calls for End to FAA Electronics Ban

By Lauren Chooljian

More and more airline travelers have their eyes and fingers glued to tablets and e-readers, according to a study released Wednesday from DePaul University, leading authors of the research to call for an end to the ban on electronic devices during takeoffs and landings.


NPR - Illinois Public Media News - May 22, 2013

Holder Acknowledges U.S. Citizens Killed in Drone Strikes

By Carrie Johnson

For the first time, the U.S. government has acknowledged killing four American citizens in lethal drone strikes far outside traditional battlefields, confirming information that had been widely known but has only recently been unclassified under orders of the president.





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