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WILL - Illinois Public Media News - August 12, 2014

Champaign School Board Puts High School Referendum On Ballot

By Jim Meadows

Members of the Champaign Unit Four School Board, seated during the Monday, August 11th meeting, in which a high school bond referendum was approved to go on the November ballot.

Champaign Unit Four school board members voted seven to nothing Monday night to put a bond referendum for new and more modern high school space on the November ballot.

Categories: Education

WILL - Illinois Public Media News - August 11, 2014

U Of I Labor Prof Looks At Court Ruling Over NCAA Images

By Jeff Bossert


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Last week, a federal judge ruled that college athletes can make money off commercial use of names and images, one of three recent rulings that could influence the future of NCAA football and basketball.

Categories: Education, Law, Sports

NPR - Illinois Public Media News - August 11, 2014

Israel, Hamas Agree To More Talks As Truce Appears To Hold

by Krishnadev Calamur

Palestinian women walk in Gaza City's Shijaiyah neighborhood

A 72-hour truce, mediated by Egypt, between Israel and Hamas that began shortly after midnight today appeared to hold, but the two sides seemed no closer to a settlement to end the fighting in the Gaza Strip that has left nearly 2,000 Palestinians, mostly civilians, and 67 Israelis, mostly soldiers, dead.

AP - Illinois Public Media News - August 10, 2014

Vandalism Reported After Vigil For Missouri Man

By The Associated Press, with Addtional Reporting from National Public Radio

Protesters confront police Sunday in Ferguson, MO.

A day of anger over a fatal police shooting of an unarmed black man in suburban St. Louis turned to mayhem as people looted businesses, vandalized vehicles and confronted police who sought to block off access to several areas of the city.

Categories: Criminal Justice

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