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AP - Illinois Public Media News - November 11, 2014 ~ Comment (0)

State Treasurer Trying to Reunite Veterans, Medals

By The Association Press

Illinois Treasurer Dan Rutherford says his office is trying to reunite veterans and their families with lost military medals, ribbons, dog tags and paperwork left in unclaimed safe-deposit boxes.  

Categories: Government, Military


WILL - Illinois Public Media News - November 10, 2014 ~ Comment (0)

Kilgore Supporters Call On Board To Consider Employment

By Hannah Meisel

James Kilgore

Two months after the University of Illinois' Board of Trustees decided to not approve the appointment of Professor Steven Salaita, the board may again grapple with claims the school infringed on academic freedom at their meeting this week.

Categories: Education, Law




NPR - Illinois Public Media News - November 10, 2014

Ebola Today Could Mean Illiteracy Tomorrow In West Africa

By Jon Hamilton

Children play in an open space in Barkedu, Liberia.

Ebola is threatening to reverse years of educational progress in West Africa. The virus has kept school closed for months in a region where literacy rates are low and school systems are only now recovering.





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