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Obama’s push for court pick fizzles as Republicans stand firm

By Mike Dorning and Tim Higgins, Bloomberg News

April 28, 2016

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A media blitz by the White House and its allies has failed to crack Republican opposition to President Barack Obama's Supreme Court nominee, and it is all but certain the seat will remain vacant until after U.S. elections in Novem...

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By Luke Nozicka

April 25, 2016

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Illinois House, Senate play political games on constitutional amendments

By Monique Garcia and Celeste Bott, Chicago Tribune

April 23, 2016

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Despite a flurry of action on ideas to change the Illinois Constitution that includes eliminating the lieutenant governor's office, overhauling how legislative districts are drawn and setting up a graduated income tax, it's getting i...

Your electric bill is going down: Wholesale electricity prices for Southern Illinois to drop

By Joseph Bustos, Belleville News-Democrat

April 21, 2016

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Ameren Illinois customers can expect to see a slight drop in their electricity rates beginning in June.An electricity capacity auction conducted by the Midwest Independent System Operator yielded improved electricity supply prices ...

Harriet Tubman is chosen as new face of $20 bill

By Samantha Masunaga, Los Angeles Times

April 20, 2016

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Harriet Tubman will replace President Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill, a Treasury Department official said Wednesday.The official did not give a timetable for the change, saying only that the department is looking to make the ...

Lawmakers try to address Rauner’s marijuana decriminalization concerns

By Monique Garcia, Chicago Tribune

April 20, 2016

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The Illinois Senate took another stab at decriminalizing marijuana statewide, approving a measure Tuesday aimed at satisfying Gov. Bruce Rauner's concerns that led him to veto a similar bill last year.The idea is that people c...

Key to ending campus sexual assaults is transparency

By Kirsten Gillibrand and Kelly Ayotte, CQ-Roll Call

April 14, 2016

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Choosing a college is an important decision.Each year, students spend dozens of hours discussing with their parents, teachers, counselors and coaches where they would like to spend the next few years of their lives. They pore over sta...

Center holds first student listening session in years

By Diamond Jones, Daily Egyptian

April 13, 2016

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Students were able to air out concerns about racism on campus Wednesday during a meeting held by the Center for Inclusive Excellence in Guyon Auditorium at Morris Library.Nathan Stephens, director of the Center for Inclusive Excellence...

‘Enchanted April’

‘Enchanted April’

April 6, 2016

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