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The scene in the 300 block of East Green Street just before 5 am Sunday.
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Five People Shot, One Killed, After Shooting On U Of I Campus

Authorities say five people were shot, one of them fatally, in two separate overnight shootings within minutes of each other on the University of Illinois Campus. Police say in a news release that they believe the two shootings may be related. The person who died is identified as George Korchev of Mundelein. The other three were taken to a hospital for treatment of what police called non-critical gunshot wounds.

Kailah McGee with Black Students for Revolution addresses a crowd on the U of I Quad Friday.
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Student Groups Address ‘Rape Culture’ On U Of I Campus

About 80 University of Illinois students attended a rally on the Urbana campus quad Friday, as student groups addressed "a society of rape culture", not only in the number of reported sexual assaults, but in overall attitudes. Groups represented included Students Against Sexual Assault, the Women's Resource Center, and Black Students for Revolution.

Panorama of U.S. Supreme Court Building
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Gill Appeals To the U.S. Supreme Court

Bloomington physician David Gill has appealed to the U.S. Supreme Court with hopes of restoring his name to the ballot in the race for Illinois' 13th Congressional District. He wants justices to vacate the stay entered by a federal appeals court that forced his name from the November 8 ballot. The four-time Democratic candidate for the office is running as an independent for the first time.