Protests In St. Louis; Vietnam War & Agent Orange; College Enrollment & Rankings; Illinois Politics

September 18, 2017
A demonstrator waves a flag from a minivan during protests Sunday over the acquittal of former St. Louis cop Jason Stockey. A third day of protests started peacefully before a smaller group smashed windows downtown.

A demonstrator waves a flag from a minivan during protests Sunday over the acquittal of former St. Louis cop Jason Stockey. A third day of protests started peacefully before a smaller group smashed windows downtown.

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On the 21st: We learned how demonstrators in St. Louis have been responding to the news that a white police officer has been acquitted over the fatal shooting of a black man. We also learned about Illinois' ties to Agent Orange and the Vietnam War, discussed the long-term impact of the state's budget stalemate on higher education, and got the latest in Illinois politics.