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Illinois Public Radio - Illinois Public Media News - December 15, 2014

WCIA’s Benton On Cancer, Crime Stoppers, And Leading A Normal Life

By Jeff Bossert

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(Duration: 7:33)

Dave Benton - second from left -and WCIA staff in an evening broadcast.

It’s been three months since TV news anchor Dave Benton told viewers that his brain cancer was back, and doctors told him he had months to live.  In the time he has, he says his goal is to live life to the fullest.



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.



NPR - Illinois Public Media News - November 26, 2014

A Calmer Night In Ferguson, Mo., Amid Increased National Guard Presence

by Krishnadev Calamur

Police watch the protesters gather Tuesday in Ferguson.

Police in Ferguson, Mo., made 44 arrests after another night of protests – these much calmer than the unrest that erupted after a grand jury declined Monday to indict officer Darren Wilson.


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.


NPR - Illinois Public Media News - November 20, 2014

Obama Goes It Alone, Shielding Up To 5 Million Immigrants From Deportation

by Eyder Peralta, with Additional Reporting from Illinois Public Media and The Associated Press

President Obama announces plans to take executive action on immigration Thursday.

After six years of often bitter back-and-forth with congressional Republicans, President Obama will go it alone by temporarily shielding up to 5 million immigrants from being deported.


WILL - Illinois Public Media News - November 20, 2014

Mike Nichols’ Early Days Hosting “Midnight Special” On Radio

By Jim Meadows

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(Duration: 6:27)

Mike Nichols in New York on April 1, 2013

Director Mike Nichols, who died Wednesday at the age of 83, got his start in Chicago, where among other things, he was the original host of "The Midnight Special" on WFMT Radio.



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