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AP - Illinois Public Media News - December 15, 2014

Report: Overcrowding After Dwight Prison Closing

By The Associated Press, with Additional Reporting from Illinois Public Radio

the now-shuttered Dwight Correctional Center

A new report from a prison watchdog group has found that moving about 1,000 female inmates from a now-closed prison in Dwight into a prison in Lincoln has exacerbated overcrowding and failed to generate meaningful cost savings.

WILL - Illinois Public Media News - December 09, 2014

Champaign County NAACP Pres. Avery On Police & African American Relations

By Jim Meadows


(Duration: 7:43)

Patricia Avery, Pres. of Champaign County NAACP

Champaign County NAACP President Patricia Avery talks about her goals for improvements in relations between African Americans and local police.

NPR - Illinois Public Media News - December 05, 2014

‘Rolling Stone’ Says Trust In Gang-Rape Accuser Was ‘Misplaced’

by Krishnadev Calamur

Phi Kappa Psi Fraternity at University of Virginia

Rolling Stone magazine says "there now appear to be discrepancies" in its story about a University of Virginia student who said she was gang-raped during a fraternity party in 2012.

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