Illinois Public Media

In this March 16, 2011 file photo, steam escapes from Exelon Corp.'s nuclear plant in Byron, Illinois.
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News Local/State

Low-Carbon Bill Could Help Exelon Plants, Including Clinton

After issuing warnings it may have to close down half its nuclear fleet, Exelon has introduced a proposal it says would keep them open.  It signals the start of what's expected to be a long debate over Illinois' energy policy.

Steven Salaita speaks during a news conference in Champaign in September.
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News Local/State

U of I Asks Court To Dismiss Salaita Lawsuit

The university said the professor had no binding contract.  Salaita's lawyer argues that he was already hired to teach in the Native American Studies program.