State Sen. Andy Manar (D-Bunker Hill) speaks to supporters of his school funding bill at a rally in the Capitol rotunda in December.

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January 23, 2015 - News Local/State

School Funding Fight Set To Resume In Senate

When it comes to funding public schools, Illinois ranks near the bottom for equity. Legislation designed to change that stalled last session. Lawmakers are revising it to try again.


Bradley University President Joanne Glasser, who's stepping down May 31.

(Bradley University)

January 22, 2015 - News Local/State

Bradley University President Stepping Down

Glasser said in a news release Thursday that the decision to retire was difficult, but believes Bradley needs "fresh eyes and new ideas'' after her eight years on the job.


Nnanna Egwu blocks Purdue Forward, Vince Edwards (12)

(Photo: Rob McColley)

January 22, 2015 - News Local/State

Purdue Boilermakers Fall to the Illini, 66-57

Illinois Freshman, Leron Black, finished with 15 points and a season-high 13 rebounds. Black: "My momma didn't raise no quitter." 


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