The Illini bench watches teammate Tevian Jones save a loose ball during a Big Ten Tournament loss to Iowa on Thursday in Chicago.

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March 15, 2019

Hawkeyes End Illini Season In Flurry Of Three-Pointers, 83-62

The Illini men's basketball season ended Thursday night in Chicago, where the Iowa Hawkeyes rained a barrage of three-pointers on day two of the Big Ten Tournament. The final score was 83-62.


marijuana

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March 14, 2019

Unpacking Pritzker’s Tax Proposals: Legal Cannabis

Governor J.B. Pritzker wants to create a host of new taxes to help balance Illinois’ budget – on everything from e-cigarettes to medical insurance companies. NPR Illinois reporters have been breaking down those revenue-generating ideas. Today we're looking at a potential tax on recreational marijuana.


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March 14, 2019

‘We Are Proud To Present…’; New Standardized Test; The Roots Of Our Trade War With China; Pi Day

On The 21st: Who gets to talk about history, especially when that history is brutal and hard to talk about in the first place? That’s the subject of a new play from Chicago’s Steppenwolf Theater. Plus, after years of criticism, Illinois has scraped the controversial PARCC standardized test in schools. But will the new one be different enough to quell concerns from teachers and parents? And, we explore the messy backstory of the US trade war with China, including its roots in the Cold War and intellectual property theft. Also, what better way to celebrate Pi Day today than with some lemon meringue?


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