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WILL - Illinois Public Media News - July 26, 2014 ~ Comment (0)

Quinn Says State Will Help Care For Unaccompanied Minors

By Sean Powers and The Associated Press

Illinois Governor Pat Quinn says the state is prepared to help "in whatever way necessary'' to preserve the well-being of unaccompanied children who've crossed the border into the United States fleeing violence in Central America.

Categories: Government, Politics





NPR - Illinois Public Media News - July 25, 2014 ~ Comment (0)

A Plan To Untangle Our Digital Lives After We’re Gone

By Molly Roberts

A proposed law might determine what happens to our online accounts when we die. But the tech industry warns the measure could threaten the privacy of the deceased.

Ancient peoples sent their dead to the grave with their prized possessions — precious stones, gilded weapons and terracotta armies. But unlike these treasures, our digital property won't get buried with us. Our archived Facebook messages, old email chains and even Tinder exchanges will hover untouched in the online cloud when we die.

Categories: Government, Privacy, Technology

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