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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.