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NPR - Illinois Public Media News - July 29, 2014 ~ Comment (0)

Chances Are Pretty Good That’s A Bill Collector Calling

By Marilyn Geewax

consumer debt

In about one-third of U.S. households, the sound of a phone or doorbell ringing may trigger a desire to duck.  That's because roughly 77 million adults with a credit file have at least one debt in the collection process, according to a study released by the Urban Institute, a research group.

Categories: Consumer issues, Economics

WILL - Illinois Public Media News - July 28, 2014 ~ Comment (0)

C-U Community, Gov. Quinn, Observe Last Day of Ramadan

By Jeff Bossert

A local leader of Champaign-Urbana’s Muslim population admits the local observance of Ramadan was dampened by violence in other parts of the world.  

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