The Southern Illinois University system’s governing board has approved two fee proposals to help sports programs and the student newspaper on the Carbondale campus. It voted Tuesday to increase the student intercollegiate athletic fee by $9 per semester and charge $9 per semester to keep the struggling Daily Egyptian newspaper afloat.
A museum dedicated to Illinois basketball glory will open to fans by 2016.
9,479 people visited the Cross at the Crossroads.
Chicago Public Schools have already declined to offer the PARCC assessment tests.
A 16 year old Springfield youth has been charged with First Degree Murder in Tuttle's death.