November 12, 2014

State Works Through Medical Marijuana Applications

The more than 370 applications to operate medical marijuana cultivation centers and dispensaries in Illinois are being whittled down.  Licenses could be awarded before the end of the year.


Children play in an open space in Barkedu, Liberia.
(Tommy Trenchard for NPR)
November 10, 2014

Ebola Today Could Mean Illiteracy Tomorrow In West Africa

Ebola is threatening to reverse years of educational progress in West Africa. The virus has kept school closed for months in a region where literacy rates are low and school systems are only now recovering.


Former Congressman Lane Evans, who died Wednesday, in 2006.
(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
November 06, 2014

Former US Rep Lane Evans, Veterans Advocate, Dies

Former U.S. Rep. Lane Evans of Illinois, a former Marine who fought for veterans' rights during his 24 years in office, has died after a long fight with Parkinson's disease.


November 03, 2014

Plan To Study Competing Eng-Med Plans Going To UI Trustees

The University of Illinois Urbana campus has been developing plans for a new engineering-focused College of Medicine that would utilize new engineering trends like “big data” and bioengineering. But now, not one, but two plans will be sent along to the Board of Trustees.


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