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Spices from The Spice House in Chicago on Nov. 17, 2017.
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The 21st Show

Live From The Spice House: Expert Cooking Tips For Thanksgiving

On The 21st: Host Niala Boodhoo is live from The Spice House in Chicago with a panel of experts to help answer all your questions about cooking and serving Thanksgiving dinner. To brine or not to brine? What spices work best for desserts? Do you really need a free-range, organic turkey? 

Head shot of John Hanlon.
Illinois Innocence Project
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Illinois Innocence Project Wins Grant For DNA Testing

The Illinois Innocence Project, based at the University of Illinois Springfield, has won a $641,000 grant for DNA testing intended to help exonerate wrongfully convicted inmates. 

Rev. Jesse Jackson
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Jesse Jackson Says He Has Parkinson’s Disease

The Rev. Jesse Jackson announced Friday that he has Parkinson's disease, saying that he first noticed symptoms "about three years ago."

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University of Illinois
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UI Police Chief Christensen To Retire

The University of Illinois Police Chief is retiring at the end of the year, after more than three decades of serving the Urbana campus.
 

Illini men's basketball assistant coach Orlando Antigua at practice on Thursday.
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Illini Men To Face DePaul For First Time Since 1957

It's been nearly 60 years since the Illini men played DePaul in basketball. Illinois won that game in December of 1957 at Huff Gym. Don Ohl and John Paul scored 18 points each for the Illini.