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Illini Basketball Will Be on the Move

Illini Basketball Will Be on the Move

The University of Illinois says an arena renovation project will force its basketball teams to play somewhere other than the campus for a few games during the 2015-2016 season.

The men’s team will play one exhibition game and four nonconference games outside of the State Farm Center. The university is looking for venues. Some women’s games will be moved, too.

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Police Hunt for 3 Suspects After Lake County Sheriffs Deputy Killed

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Police in northern Illinois say a manhunt is underway after an officer was shot and killed while pursuing a group of suspicious men.

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Judge: Illinois Not in Contempt

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A federal judge has cited Illinois' efforts in recent days to make court-ordered payments to social-service providers in deciding not to hold the state in contempt.

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St. Clair Co. May Sue to Get State Money

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St. Clair County may sue the state of Illinois to try to get millions in state funding that's not being distributed because of the budget impasse.

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Illinois Crops Could Use Some Help

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Mother Nature has the last word, says the USDA's crop statistician in Illinois.

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Rauner, Unions Reach Labor Deals

Illinois Republican gubernatorial candidate businessman Bruce Rauner participates in a Republican gubernatorial candidate debate Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014, in Springfield, Ill. The four Republican gubernatorial candidates said that they’ll be willing to work with unions if elected but differed on how to approach the relationship during a downstate debate that largely focused on pension reform, taxes and just briefly on personal issues that have dogged some of the candidates.

The Rauner administration says it has reached tentative or final agreements on new labor contracts with several Teamsters Union units