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NPR - Illinois Public Media News - August 14, 2014

Tear Gas And Arrests: Ferguson Police And Protesters Faceoff

by Bill Chappell

Police walk through a cloud of smoke, clashing with protesters in Ferguson, Mo. Wednesday night.

Police in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson used helicopters, armored vehicles and the threat of arrests Wednesday to try to control an area that's been torn by racial tension and outrage over the police shooting of an unarmed black teenager this past weekend.


AP - Illinois Public Media News - August 13, 2014

Report: Bias Seen In Illinois Police Search Data

By The Associated Press, with Additional Reporting from Illinois Public Radio

A new report finds signs of racial bias in data collected about police searches during traffic stops in Illinois, in a report released Wednesday by the American Civil Liberties Union.








WILL - Illinois Public Media News - August 13, 2014

Premier League Basketball Starts Up In Danville

By Jeff Bossert

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Professional basketball is coming to Danville.  The Danville Riverhawks announced their plans in June.  And the franchise recently said former Continental Basketball League player and Danville native Kristopher Bell will be this team’s first coach.

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