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New Illinois Billboard Campaign Targets Adult Learners

Nearly 1.3 million Illinois adults lack a high school diploma or equivalent, and more than two million speak something other than English as their primary language, according to the Illinois Community College Board. The ICCB is launching a new billboard campaign to urge those Illinoisans to enroll in adult education programs.

(AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast); (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File); (AP Photo/Sarah Zimmerman, File); (AP Photo/Seth Perlman)

The 21st Show

The First Gubernatorial Debate; Injuries In Youth Sports; Fixing Potholes With Art

On the 21st: We unpack what we heard from the a combative gubernatorial debate on Thursday. Plus, we talked with a pediatric orthopedist and athletic trainers to talk about sports for kids, and how hard they can be on growing children’s bodies. Also, we revisit the story of a street artist who leaves art for the public, in the form of filling potholes.

University of Illinois College of Law

Legal Issues In the News

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In this weeks Legal Issues in the News, the University of Illinois College of Law's Bob Lawless discusses the meaning of a contract.

Illinois quarterback MJ Rivers passes the ball.

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Sanders, McSorley Lead No. 10 Penn State Over Illinois 63-24

No. 10 Penn State beat Illinois 63-24 Friday night, by scoring 35 points in the fourth quarter, after getting all they could handle from an Illini team showing signs of a turnaround in coach Lovie Smith's third season.

University of Illinois Seal at the McFarland Memorial Bell.

University of Illinois

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Donations To U Of I & Foundation Set New Record

Donations to the University of Illinois and the U of I Foundation came close to half-a-billion dollars during the fiscal year that ended June 30th.