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WILL - Illinois Public Media News - February 19, 2013

Former Congressional Candidate Sues IRS Over Campaign Regulations

By Jeff Bossert

A 2012 Democratic candidate for Congress is suing the Internal Revenue Service, saying a tax loophole allows groups like the American Action Network to spend millions on negative campaign ads.

Categories: Government, Law, Politics

Illinois Public Radio - Illinois Public Media News - February 19, 2013

Goose Hunters Try to Unpack America’s Complexity with Guns

By Alex Keefe


(Duration: 7:27)

Hunters Mike Blaske Scott Early,

When goose hunter Neal Brooks says you’re in for a cold, early morning, he means every word of it. For hunters and sportsmen like Brooks, the relationship to guns and shooting is often part family tradition, part politics and part fun.

Categories: Government, Sports

NPR - Illinois Public Media News - February 18, 2013

Quvenzhane Wallis: ‘If I Have To Be Fierce, I’ll Be Fierce’

By Melissa Block


(Duration: 8:09)

Quvenzhane Wallis was just 5 years old when she auditioned for a role in the Oscar-nominated film Beasts of the Southern Wild, and 6 when she shot the movie. Now, at age 9, she is the youngest ever to receive a best actress Oscar nomination.

Categories: Art and Culture, Cinema

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