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NPR - Illinois Public Media News - July 10, 2014

Report Says FBI, NSA Spied On American Muslims

By NPR Staff

Rutgers professor Hooshang Amirahmadi, one of the American Muslims identified by the Intercept as a target of covert surveillance by the FBI and the NSA.

Reporters Glenn Greenwald and Murtaza Hussain say, in the online news website Intercept, that based on information provided by Edward Snowden they have evidence that the FBI and NSA used covert surveillance on the email accounts of 202 American Muslims.



WILL - Illinois Public Media News - July 10, 2014

U Of I Non-Tenure Track Faculty Union Certified

By Jeff Bossert

University of Illinois

About 500 non-tenure track faculty at the University of Illinois’ Urbana campus have formed a union.  A U of I spokeswoman confirms a notice was filed with the school by the Illinois Educational Labor Relations Board. 

Categories: Economics, Education


WILL - Illinois Public Media News - July 09, 2014

DDI Director Steps Down; Board May Downsize Position

By Jim Meadows

The next executive director of the economic development group Downtown Danville Incorporated may work part-time or for less pay. Those changes are being considered, following Dana Schaumburg’s resignation, effective July 25th, as head of the group that promotes businesses and activities in Danville’s downtown district.

Categories: Community




Illinois Public Radio - Illinois Public Media News - July 09, 2014

Illinois Inmate Dies 3 Hours After Seeking Medical Care

By Robert Wildeboer and Patrick Smith

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(Duration: 6:36)

Keith Dean has a manila envelope that causes him a lot of grief and regret, but he can’t throw it out. On his front porch, by the light of a single lamp next to his front door on a quiet street in Gary, Ind., he turns the envelope over in his hand.

Categories: Criminal Justice, Health


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