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Illinois Public Radio - Illinois Public Media News - September 02, 2014 ~ Comment (0)

Illinois Schools In Pension Limbo

By Brian Mackey

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It’s expected to be some time before the courts decide whether Illinois can trim retirement benefits for public school teachers, university workers, and state employees. But the uncertainty continues to affect the credit outlook of schools and community colleges across the state.  


WILL - Illinois Public Media News - September 02, 2014 ~ Comment (0)

Fundraiser For Mideast Conflicts Vets Memorial Rescheduled

By Jim Meadows

Danville's annual Finest Vs. The Bravest softball tournament has been rescheduled for Saturday, September 6th, at Danville Stadium, after being rained out August 23rd.

Categories: Community, Military, Sports

NPR - Illinois Public Media News - September 02, 2014

Detroit Bankruptcy Battle Begins In Federal Court

by Sarah Cwiek

Art works at the Detroit Institute of Arts would be safe from creditors under bankruptcy plan.

Detroit's historic bankruptcy case is entering the home stretch. The crucial, final trial phase begins Tuesday in a Detroit courtroom.  It will decide the fate of a plan to wipe out billions of dollars in debt and help Detroit emerge from bankruptcy as a new, revitalized city.

Categories: Economics, Law



AP - Illinois Public Media News - September 01, 2014

Americans Detained In North Korea Call For US Help

By The Associated Press

North Korea has given foreign media access to three detained Americans who said they have been able to contact their families and --- watched by officials as they spoke --- called for Washington to send a representative to negotiate for their freedom.  




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