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WILL - Illinois Public Media News - November 24, 2014

Ferguson Protests In Illinois

By The Associated Press & Jim Meadows

Protesters march during a rally near Chicago Police headquarters Monday night.

Dozens of protesters outside Chicago Police Department's headquarters started marching as soon as they heard that a grand jury had decided not to indict a Ferguson, Missouri, police officer in the shooting death of an unarmed, black 18-year-old in August.  


AP - Illinois Public Media News - November 24, 2014

Grand Jury Won’t Indict Ferguson Cop In Shooting

By Jim Saltere & David A. Lieb

Lesley McSpadden, the mother of Michael Brown reacts to the grand jury decision.

 President Barack Obama says he joins with Michael Brown's family in urging peaceful protests after a grand jury decided not to indict the Ferguson police officer who shot and killed the unarmed, black 18-year-old. 



NPR - Illinois Public Media News - November 22, 2014

UVA Bans Fraternities Until January In Wake Of Campus Rape Article

By Bill Chappell

University of Virginia President Teresa Sullivan in April.

Citing "great sorrow, great rage" and "great determination," University of Virginia President Teresa A. Sullivan says she's suspending all the school's fraternities until Jan. 9.







WILL - Illinois Public Media News - November 14, 2014

Kilgore Could Return To U Of I, Following Trustees’ Decision

By Jim Meadows; additional reporting by Scott Cameron

James Kilgore

James Kilgore could return to teaching at the University of Illinois, despite controversy over a past felony conviction. The Board of Trustees has said it’s leaving decisions on hiring him to those at the campus level.


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