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WILL - Illinois Public Media News - September 19, 2014 ~ Comment (0)

Columbia Law Prof Argues For A Salaita Lawsuit, Trustee Kennedy Defends Vote

By Hannah Meisel, with Addtional Reporting from The Associated Press

Clarification: Katherine Franke also serves on the Board of Directors of the Center for Constitutional Rights, one of the organizations representing Steven Salaita.

A prominent law professor at Columbia University who‘s boycotting the University of Illinois after Steven Salaita’s job offer was withdrawn says he would easily win a legal case.  But University of Illinois Trustee Chris Kennedy is standing by the Board's decision.

Categories: Education, Law


AP - Illinois Public Media News - September 19, 2014 ~ Comment (0)

Fatal Farm Accidents Increase In Illinois Over Past Year

By The Associated Press

Farming claimed the lives of 21 people in Illinois from July 2013 through June, nearly double the number of deaths during the same period a year earlier, according to Bloomington-based Country Financial.

Categories: Agriculture




CU-CitizenAccess - Illinois Public Media News - September 18, 2014 ~ Comment (0)

Champaign-Urbana, Countywide Restaurant Inspections Online

By Pam Dempsey

After five years of discussion, the Champaign Urbana Public Health District launched a new tool this week that allows the public to see health inspection reports online.

Categories: Food, Health, Public Health




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