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AP - Illinois Public Media News - August 22, 2014 ~ Comment (0)

State Supreme Court Upholds Ruling Against Term Limits Referendum

By The Associated Press

The Illinois Supreme Court is refusing to take up an appeal of a lower court's ruling that prohibits a vote on term limits from appearing on the November ballot.  

Categories: Government, Politics


WILL - Illinois Public Media News - August 22, 2014 ~ Comment (0)

U of I Administrator, Trustees Defend Withdrawal of Salaita Appointment

By Jim Meadows

For the first time, University of Illinois officials are publicly defending the decision to withdraw the faculty appointment of Stephen Salaita.

Categories: Education

WILL - Illinois Public Media News - August 22, 2014 ~ Comment (0)

Scottish Singer Made Mark On Champaign-Urbana Arts Scene

By Jeff Bossert

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(Duration: 7:02)

Jean Redpath

Scottish folk singer Jean Redpath, who died Thursday, is being remembered today with words like ‘warm’ and ‘vivacious’.  Her career in Champaign-Urbana includes numerous performances at University of Illinois and Champaign's Virginia Theatre.

Categories: Art and Culture, Music

WILL - Illinois Public Media News - August 22, 2014 ~ Comment (0)

Rocker Eddie Money Headlines The Sweetcorn Fest

by: Jason Croft

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(Duration: 4:18)

Eddie Money performing in Florida.

This weekend, rocker Eddie Money – known for hits including Two Tickets to Paradise, Baby, Hold On, and others – will be in town headlining the Urbana Sweetcorn Festival.  Nearly 40 years and after his debut album went double platinum, Money continues to tour.

Illinois Public Media’s Jason Croft talked with Money about his career, music videos and the television commercial that made him a pop culture darling.

Categories: Entertainment, Music



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