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Settlement Reached In Flag Burning Lawsuit

A central Illinois man has settled a lawsuit filed against the Urbana Police Department for his 2016 arrest following a Facebook posting of a picture showing him burning a U.S. flag.

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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The 21st Show

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

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.

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Rauner Announces Fellowship For U Of I Students To Study In China

Gov. Bruce Rauner has wrapped up a nine-day trade mission to China. A news release Sunday says the Republican signed an agreement for a program between Wanxiang  Group Corp. in Hangzhou and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.