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WILL - Illinois Public Media News - October 29, 2012

A Look at Superstorm Sandy’s Impact on Central Illinois

By Jeff Bossert and Sean Powers

Superstorm Sandy is effecting several areas in Central Illinois, from transportation (gas prices & air travel), food expenses (the price of seafood), to the efforts of local agencies (relief crews from the Red Cross, and repair crews from Ameren).


WILL - Illinois Public Media News - October 29, 2012

13th District Candidates Differ on Health Care

By Craig Cohen

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Democrat David Gill, Republican Rodney Davis, Independent candidate John Hartman

The three men vying for Illinois’ 13th Congressional have very different views about the future of health care in America. Democrat David Gill, Republican Rodney Davis, and Independent John Hartman all think very differently about the Affordable Care Act.

Categories: Health, Politics



Illinois Public Radio - Illinois Public Media News - October 29, 2012

Arbitrator: Quinn May Close Prisons

By Brian Mackey

The union that represents Illinois correctional workers is continuing its fight to keep Governor Pat Quinn from closing two prisons and several other facilities. Now that an arbitrator has ruled in favor the Quinn administration, both sides are taking the fight back to court.






Illinois Public Radio - Illinois Public Media News - October 26, 2012

Dream Fund Unveils Scholarship for Immigrant Students

By Adriana Cardona-Maguigad

Immigrant students in search of financial assistance to go to college will soon be able to apply for private scholarships in Illinois. The Illinois Dream Fund, an established non-for-profit in charge of managing the scholarships, unveiled the new initiative on Friday morning.

Categories: Education, Immigration

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