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NPR - Illinois Public Media News - October 18, 2014

Supreme Court Lets Texas Enforce Voter ID Law For Nov. Election

By Scott Neuman

The U.S. Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has refused to block a Texas voter identification law for the November election – the first time in decades that the justices have allowed such a law to stand after a lower federal court had deemed it restrictive and unconstitutional.



Illinois Public Radio - Illinois Public Media News - October 10, 2014

Familiar Jabs, Talking Points In First Quinn/Rauner Debate

By Brian Mackey

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(Duration: 3:48)

Gov. Pat Quinn and GOP candidate Bruce Rauner debate in Peoria October 9th.

The two leading candidates for Illinois governor met Thursday night in Peoria for the first debate of the election season. Both men stuck closely to the ideas they’ve been honing for months on the campaign trail.


Illinois Public Radio - Illinois Public Media News - October 08, 2014

Prof. Salaita Pleads His Case In Chicago

By Tony Serabia

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(Duration: 7:05)

Steven Salaita speaks at the University of Illinois September 9.

Nearly a month after the University of Illinois Board of Trustees rejected his appointment, Steven Salaita is speaking at Chicago area universities this week about what he says was a violation of academic freedom. 


NPR - Illinois Public Media News - October 06, 2014

High Court Turns Away Gay Marriage Appeals in Five States, Including Indiana

By The Associated Press, with Addtional Reporting from National Public Radio

The Supreme Court has turned away appeals from five states seeking to prohibit same-sex marriages, paving the way for an immediate expansion of gay and lesbian unions. 



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