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WILL - Illinois Public Media News - September 05, 2014

Beyond Ferguson: White Fear, Black Anger, American Rage

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We don’t know exactly what happened in Ferguson, Missouri on August 9th when a white police officer shot and killed an unarmed black teenager. The facts may still be unclear, but the outrage from groups on all sides of the issue has crystallized on the streets of Ferguson and around the country.


AP - Illinois Public Media News - September 05, 2014

Obama: NATO Agrees On Action Against Islamic State

By The Associated Press

President Obama speaks at NATO Summit Friday in Wales.

President Barack Obama says NATO members unanimously agree on the need for immediate action against Islamic State militants because they pose a threat to members of the alliance.




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Chancellor Wise Expresses Regret Over Salaita Case

by Scott Cameron

Phyllis Wise, the chancellor of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

The chancellor of the University of Illinois Urbana campus Thursday expressed regret about the way she came to a decision to withdraw a job offer to a professor who posted inflammatory comments on Twitter – a decision she said was “pretty unilateral.”

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IL Chamber Of Commerce Endorses Cross For Treasurer

By Jeff Bossert, with Additional Reporting By The Associated Press

State Rep. Tom Cross in Champaign Thursday

The Illinois State Chamber of Commerce has endorsed a candidate for state treasurer for the first time, backing State Rep. and former House Republican leader Tom Cross of Oswego.



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