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U of I Touts Sexual Harassment Reforms, Implementation Still Unclear

In the midst of the #MeToo movement and several high-profile sexual misconduct cases involving its own faculty, the University of Illinois is announcing recently released recommendations that would change how the university handles cases of sexual harassment and misconduct.

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When U Of I Policy Conflicts With Sexual Misconduct Reporting; End Of Life Planning And Care; ‘What Is The Midwest?’ Exhibit

The University of Illinois says reporters at the NPR station in Springfield must tell them when people come forward with stories of sexual misconduct. That’s because these public radio journalists are, in fact, university employees. Plus, Americans say they’d rather die at home than at a hospital. But it’s much more complicated than that, especially when there aren’t clear plans for end of life care. And, a new exhibition at Chicago’s Newberry library sets out to answer the question, “What is the Midwest? using historic maps, journal entries and photos from the past 200 years. 

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Camp Offers Fun And Safety For Kids With Diabetes

Sending a child to overnight camp can be nerve-wracking for any parent. It’s even scarier if they have a child with a chronic illness. But a camp in Illinois offers a safe option for kids who have Type 1 diabetes.

The roll call of the Illinois House after approving final details of the downstate police and fire pension consolidation measure on Nov. 13.

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Illinois House Passes Police And Fire Pension Consolidation

The Illinois House Wednesday passed a plan to pool more than 650 downstate and suburban police and fire pension funds. Passing the measure out of both chambers by week’s end is a top priority for Governor J.B. Pritzker.

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