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Illinois Public Radio - Illinois Public Media News - August 25, 2014

Quinn Vetoes Illinois Ridesharing Regulations

By Amanda Vinicky, With Additional Reporting from Illinois Public Media

Rideshare services have scored a win against Chicago's taxi industry in a battle that began in the legislature - and moved on to the race for Illinois governor. 

Categories: Technology, Transportation




WILL - Illinois Public Media News - August 25, 2014

Schools, Including Champaign Central And Danville High, Dismissing Early Due To Heat

By Jeff Bossert

A number of area schools have announced they're letting out early on Monday, August 25th, due to a forecasted heat index of 100 to 105.  They include Champaign Central High School, which will dismiss at 1:05 today as well as Tuesday.

Categories: Education, Public Health



NPR - Illinois Public Media News - August 23, 2014

Obama Orders Review Of Transfers Of Military Surplus To Local Police

By Scott Neuman and Steve Mullis,with Additional Reporting from Illinois Public Media

Police arrest a man on Aug. 9th in Ferguson, Mo.

President Obama has ordered a review of federal programs that supply local law enforcement agencies with military weapons and equipment after concerns over how the police handled unrest in Ferguson, Mo., in the aftermath of the shooting death of Michael Brown.


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