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Regional Broadband Network Based At ISU Completed

By Willis Kern

Governor Pat Quinn is hailing the completion a regional broadband network anchored at Illinois State University as a major technological and economic step forward.

Categories: Telecommunication

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Despite Protections, Breastfeeding Mothers Face Challenges At Work

By Sean Powers

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There are laws protecting mothers who want to breastfeed at work, but some women say their employers aren't doing enough. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says working mothers are less likely to initiate breastfeeding, and they tend to breastfeed for shorter periods of time.

Categories: Business, Health

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Obama: US Takes Ebola Outbreak In Africa Seriously

By The Associated Press

Monrovia City Corporation employee sprays disinfectant

President Barack Obama says he is taking the Ebola outbreak in Africa seriously. He says the United States is taking precautions for next week's U.S.- African summit in the nation's capital.









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