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WILL - Illinois Public Media News - September 23, 2014 ~ Comment (0)

Salaita Supporters Say Would-Be Professor’s Case Is Far From Over

By Hannah Meisel

Supporters of Steven Salaita hold signs and chant outside the Academic Senate meeting on Monday.

Supporters of a would-be University of Illinois professor say they're not going to stop protesting a week and a half after the Board of Trustees voted to not hire Steven Salaita. A few dozen of the professor's allies on campus showed up to rally and speak at an Academic Senate meeting Monday.

Categories: Education, Human Rights


Illinois Public Radio - Illinois Public Media News - September 22, 2014 ~ Comment (0)

Callis Fights Back On Residency Question

By Charlie Schlenker

Ann Callis campaigns in Bloomington.

Congressional candidate Ann Callis is lashing out at her opponent’s contention that she doesn’t live in the 13th District.  At a campaign appearance in Bloomington Monday, the Democrat from Edwardsville called those comments from GOP incumbent Rodney Davis ‘an absolute lie.’

Categories: Government, Health, Politics



NPR - Illinois Public Media News - September 22, 2014

All Eyes On Obama, World Leaders At Climate Change Summit

By Scott Horsley

Demonstrators in New York Sunday.

The forecast calls for picture-perfect weather Tuesday in New York City as world leaders gather to discuss the challenge of a changing climate.  More than 120 leaders, including President Obama, are expected to attend the one-day climate summit, sponsored by the United Nations.



Illinois Public Radio - Illinois Public Media News - September 22, 2014 ~ Comment (0)

More Campuses “Ready To Respond”

By Amanda Vinicky

College students are back on campus and classes are underway.  Parents at some Illinois schools have extra assurance their kids will be safe when they're at school.

Categories: Education, Government


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