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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.



AP - Illinois Public Media News - October 17, 2014 ~ Comment (0)

Illinois To Create Ebola Task Force

By The Associated Press

Illinois' public health chief says Gov. Pat Quinn has ordered the creation of a statewide task force meant to strengthen the state's response to any arrival of the Ebola virus.  

Categories: Health

Illinois Public Radio - Illinois Public Media News - October 17, 2014 ~ Comment (0)

Privacy Issues Complicate Body Cams For Illinois Police

By Brian Mackey, with Additional Reporting from The Associated Press

Protesters march to the Ferguson Police Station October 13.

The idea of requiring police to wear body cameras has been a hot topic after the protests in Ferguson, Missouri. On Friday, a group of Illinois lawmakers discussed the issue.

Categories: Government, Law, Race/Ethnicity



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