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Impact of Budget Cuts: 3,000 Students

Testimony to senators over MAP grants

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Meat Loaf, the Fray Will Be on the Grandstand

Illinois State Fair is Aug. 13-23

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A Call for Remap Revamp

Proposal: Redistricting commissioners would stay out of elections

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Nursing Homes Are Next in Line to Complain

Cuts are double what were advertised

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Alderman Have Little Discussion on CWLP Funding

There was more discussion about City Water Light and Power's request to rebate money paid in lieu of taxes so that a second technical default on its bonds.

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Union Questions Rauner About “Turnaround Agenda”

Governor Bruce Rauner is again discussing his co-called Turnaround Agenda.

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DCFS to Investigate More Funding

The head of Illinois' child welfare agency says he's headed to Washington D.C. to investigate more potential federal funding sources.

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Juveniles Arrested After Shots Fired Call

A call of shots fired in Springfield last night has led to two juveniles being arrested on weapons charges.

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Corn Planting Slowing Down

Cold, wet weather is holding down the planting so far in Illinois.

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Frerichs Talks 1st 100 Days

For this state treasurer, it's about connecting Illinoisans with education.

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Group: Give Professor U of I Job

A national group representing university professors says a professor offered a job at the University of Illinois should get that job.

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Prison Time for Woman Convicted of Faking Kidnapping

An Urbana woman is going to prison for at least a year after faking her own kidnapping at a mall in Champaign.

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SIU Prof Accused of Assaulting Student

A professor at Southern Illinois University is under arrest on charges accusing him of assaulting a student.

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Snake Migration Underway at Shawnee

You might want to avoid the Shawnee National Forest for awhile if you're not a fan of reptiles.

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Second Chance Could Come for Long-ago Criminals

Non-violent, youthful offenses would no longer be a barrier to employment

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Suggestion: Give Academe a Share of TV Pie

Could compensate for cut in state funding

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Retiring with Honor

Learning about 401(k)'s

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Frerichs Releases Treasurer’s Office Audit

The state treasurer says an independent review of his office has found problems with an internship program and a college scholarship program that needs a complete overhaul.

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Jobe Supports Historic Preservation Agency Consolidation with DCEO

Illinois' historic sites are -- if the governor gets his way -- on their way to being part of an expanded Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity.

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Ford recalls nearly a half-million vehicles

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Ford has recalled several models, including the Mustang and Taurus, for a power steering problem.

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Storm death toll rises as Houston remains underwater

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Torrential rains have killed at least 17 people in Texas and Oklahoma, where floods turned streets into rivers and led to about 1,000 calls for help in the fourth-most populous U.S. city.

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U.S., allies put pressure on N. Korea’s nuclear program

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The talks in Seoul follows a test of what the North said was a submarine-launched ballistic missile earlier this month.

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Thieves get access to more than 100K tax returns

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From February to May, attackers gained access to personal tax information.

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10 FOR TODAY: Wednesday, May 27

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Your daily look at the stories that will be talked about today.