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AP - Illinois Public Media News - June 18, 2014

House Republican Conference To Choose Cantor’s Successor

By The Associated Press

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House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, and other party leaders, meet with reporters following a GOP strategy session on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, May 31, 2012. From right to left are Chief Deputy Whip Peter Roskam, R-Ill., Rep. Kay Granger,

The contest for the No. 3 spot in the House GOP has turned into tea party conservatives' last, best shot at the congressional leadership after getting shut out of the top two jobs in the shakeup that followed Majority Leader Eric Cantor's surprise primary defeat. 

Categories: Business, Government, Politics





NPR - Illinois Public Media News - June 18, 2014

‘Pink Slime’ Is Making A Comeback. Do You Have A Beef With That?

By Joyce Russell

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South Dakota-based meat processor Beef Products Inc. shows a sample of its lean, finely textured beef in September 2012.

A much-maligned beef product that was once frequently added to hamburger is making a comeback. Two years ago, beef processors cut back sharply on producing what they call "lean, finely textured beef" after the nasty nickname for it, "pink slime," caught on in the media. Now, higher beef prices are leading to increased demand for the product.

Categories: Animals, Business, Food, Health

AP - Illinois Public Media News - June 17, 2014

Panel Might Subpoena Anti-violence Director

By The Associated Press

Illinois lawmakers will decide Monday whether to subpoena a former official in Gov. Pat Quinn's administration to answer questions about the Democrat's anti-violence program.

Categories: Government, Politics

WILL - Illinois Public Media News - June 17, 2014

U Of I To Bid Once More To Host High School Basketball Tournament

By Jim Meadows

Nearly 20 years after losing out to Peoria, Champaign-Urbana hopes to once again host the Illinois state high school boys basketball tournament. And a bid will be made for the girls basketball tournament as well.

Categories: Community, Sports

WILL - Illinois Public Media News - June 17, 2014

Burgess Designation For Champaign Post Office Heads To President

By Jeff Bossert

James Burgess

A postal facility in the University of Illinois’ Campustown neighborhood is one stroke of the pen away from becoming “The James R. Burgess Post Office Building.”

Categories: Government, History

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