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The Illinois House chamber.
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The Fight For School Funding

The Illinois legislature adjourned last week with no budget in place --- not even a plan to fund public schools. Illinois Public Radio Education Desk reporter Dusty Rhodes takes a look at what issues kept the lawmakers squabbling over school funding until it was too late.

A Sept. 30, 2015 file photo of the Illinois State Museum in Springfield. In the background is the dome of the state Capitol.
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Illinois State Museum Reaches Deal To Reopen

The Illinois State Museum has a deal to re-open, just days after Governor Bruce Rauner suggested that it start charging admission and look for private support. The Department of Natural Resources says lawmakers must grant the authority to charge entry fees so the museum can reopen within weeks instead of months.

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