Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch speaks at the 50th anniversary of the Fund for America Studies luncheon at the Trump Hotel in Washington, Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017.

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September 29, 2017 - News Local/State

Supreme Court, New Term Near, To Hear Challenge To Unions

Its conservative majority restored, the Supreme Court said Thursday it will return to an issue with the potential to financially cripple Democratic-leaning labor unions that represent government workers.

Wheaton College

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September 28, 2017 - The 21st Show

Hazing At Wheaton College; Bradley University’s Music Industry Program; West Nile Virus In Illinois

On the 21st: We talk to a Daily Herald reporter and an expert on hazing for the latest on the Wheaton College football hazing case. Plus, we hear how Bradley University's music industry program is opening doors throughout the entertainment industry, and we learn how West Nile virus is still a concern for Illinois. 

State Senator Chapin Rose.

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September 28, 2017 - News Local/State

Rose’s Higher Ed Plan Faces Thorny Battle

Illinois ranks second highest in the nation for one very dubious distinction: Losing high school graduates to out-of-state colleges. Only New Jersey loses more college students than Illinois, and that's according to counts taken before Illinois starved its universities during the two-year budget impasse.

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