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University of Illinois baseball pitcher Kevin Duchene.
(Fighting Illini Sports)
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Illini Baseball Team Win Streak at 20

The Illini baseball team has taken the first two games of the weekend series at Ohio State, extending their winning streak to 20 games.  

Rohit Bhargava, the Coordinator of the Cancer Community @ Illinois, announces the C*STAR program at the Cancer Community @ Illinois Spring Reception
Abigail Bobrow of the Cancer Community @ Illinois
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University Of Illinois Announces Graduate Cancer Program

Cancer Community @ Illinois in partnership with Carle Cancer Center will launch the Cancer Scholars for Translational and Applied Research (C*STAR) graduate educational program in the fall. The C*STAR program will give funding for six existing University of Illinois graduate students to work on a specific cancer research project for up to three years alongside a faculty member from the Cancer Community @ Illinois and a clinician mentor from Carle. 

President Barack Obama speaks in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington Thursday.
(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
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Obama Library To Be Built In Chicago

President Barack Obama has chosen his hometown of Chicago to host his future presidential library.   That's according to a source with direct knowledge of the decision who requested anonymity because Obama's decision hasn't been announced.