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Snuff the Butt at UI Tailgate Parties

Snuff the Butt at UI Tailgate Parties

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The University of Illinois is reminding football fans that its new smoke-free campus policy applies to tailgaters in Memorial Stadium parking lots. Signs were posted at entrances to all UI parking lots and the stadium in time for today’s season-opener against Youngstown State.

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