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AP - Illinois Public Media News - March 09, 2013

Kenya: Kenyatta Wins With Slim Majority

By The Associated Press

Uhuru Kenyatta

Uhuru Kenyatta — the son of Kenya's founding father and a man accused by an international court of helping orchestrate the vicious violence that marred the nation's last vote — was certified as the winner on Saturday of Kenya's presidential election by the slimmest majority — 50.07 percent.









NPR - Illinois Public Media News - February 27, 2013

At 85, ‘Old-School’ Politician Shows No Signs Of Quitting

By Ina Jaffe

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Fred Risser

Increasingly, people are continuing to work past 65. Almost a third of Americans between the ages of 65 and 70 are working, and among those older than 75, about 7 percent are still on the job. In Working Late, a series for Morning Edition, NPR profiles older adults who are still in the workforce.

Categories: Health, History, Politics

WILL - Illinois Public Media News - February 26, 2013

UIUC Chancellor: Chief Illiniwek’s Retirement is Permanent

By Jim Meadows

Chief Illiniwek

Six years since the University of Illinois retired Chief Illiniwek, the symbol is still a point of controversy. A non-binding referendum on next week’s student election ballot asks if Chief Illiniwek should return as the symbol of the university.

Categories: History, Sports

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