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September 12, 2019 - News Local/State

Interfaith Vigil In Champaign-Urbana To Provide Space For Grieving, Inspire Action Against Gun Violence

A gathering this weekend in Champaign will bring together people from various faith communities and organizations to grieve for those who have died from gun violence. The Interfaith Vigil of Remembrance begins at 3 pm Sunday at the Randolph Street Community Garden in Champaign. It will be led by local clergy, in coordination with the CU chapter of Moms Demand Action, a group that advocates for stricter gun laws.


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September 12, 2019 - The 21st Show

ENCORE: Illinois Twins Project; Using Artificial Intelligence In The Hiring Process; Predatory Academic Journals

We learned about Illinois' first ever twins database. And, the world of AI is getting more sophisticated all the time. These days, many companies are using AI to help look for job candidates. Plus, there’s a group of companies that make predatory academic journals. Investigative journalist Svea Eckert found them by submitting a paper with random, computer generated words. And they actually got printed.


Democratic presidential hopefuls (from left): Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., former Vice President Joe Biden, and Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., on stage before the July debate.

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September 12, 2019 - News Local/State

Your Guide To The 3rd Democratic Debate

There are now less than five months to go before the first votes are cast in the Democratic presidential nominating contest. So the spotlight is going to be even hotter on the 10 candidates who made the cut for Thursday's debate in Houston.


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