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What is Dodd-Frank?

In this weeks legal issues in the news, from the University of Illinois College of Law, Verity Winship tries to explain Dodd-Frank.

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The 21st Show

News Fatigue; Data Analytics In Basketball; Illinois Politics

On the next 21st: We talk with a librarian about books that can offer relief - and helpful information - for those suffering from news fatigue. We'll also learn about the scientific secret to the recent successes of the Illinois Institute of Technology basketball team, and get the latest in Illinois politics with reporters from across the state.

Illinois guard Jaylon Tate, left, fights for a loose ball with Iowa forward Cordell Pemsl during the second half of Saturday's Illini win in Iowa City, Iowa.
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Hill’s 21, Lucas Block Help Illini Hold Off Iowa 70-66

Malcolm Hill scored 21 points and hauled down eight rebounds and Illinois held on for a 70-66 win over Iowa on Saturday. The Illini took the lead in the final minutes on a Hill layup and fended off several Iowa chances late to win their second true road game of the season. 

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Champaign Council To Vote On Final Settlement Involving Rush

The Champaign City Council Tuesday will be asked to approve the last lawsuit settlement involving former city police officer Matt Rush – who the city permanently terminated a month ago Friday. Three previous excessive force lawsuit settlements involving Rush totaled $320,000. The last, for $250,000, involves a lawsuit filed by Precious Jackson against Rush and two other officers – regarding her arrest in May 2014.