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Philly.com
Walter Robinson celebrated at Moore College of Art & Designas Ed Ruscha, Joseph Beuys, and Christo, made them artworks in themselves - and
Walter Robinson celebrated at Moore College of Art & Design
Philly.com / Posted 2 hours ago
as Ed Ruscha, Joseph Beuys, and Christo, made them artworks in themselves - and founding and editing the now-defunct online journal Artnet. It turns out Robinson has been painting off and on all along, according to the first major survey of his... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Pekin police officer retires amid internal misconduct investigationFeb. 5, 2016 at 7:28 PM PEKIN — A report of “misconduct involving a female” by
Pekin police officer retires amid internal misconduct investigation
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 9 hours ago
Feb. 5, 2016 at 7:28 PM PEKIN — A report of “misconduct involving a female” by a city police officer produced an Illinois State Police investigation and apparently led to the officer’s departure, the Police Department confirmed Friday.The... Read more
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WAND TV 17 Decatur
Inspectors conduct flood damage assessments in KincaidKINCAID, Ill. (AP) - Residents of central Illinois community are still dealing
Inspectors conduct flood damage assessments in Kincaid
WAND TV 17 Decatur / Posted 18 hours ago
KINCAID, Ill. (AP) - Residents of central Illinois community are still dealing with damage after floodwaters from Sangamon River engulfed the northeast side of their town in late December. Kincaid Police Chief Dwayne Wheeler tells the State... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Inspectors conduct flood damage assessments in KincaidKINCAID, Ill. (AP)- Residents of central Illinois community are still dealing w
Inspectors conduct flood damage assessments in Kincaid
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 19 hours ago
KINCAID, Ill. (AP)- Residents of central Illinois community are still dealing with damage after floodwaters from Sangamon River engulfed the northeast side of their town in late December. Kincaid Police Chief Dwayne Wheeler tells the State... Read more
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WREX-TV Rockford
Inspectors conduct flood damage assessments in KincaidKINCAID, Ill. (AP) - Residents of central Illinois community are still dealing
Inspectors conduct flood damage assessments in Kincaid
WREX-TV Rockford / Posted 19 hours ago
KINCAID, Ill. (AP) - Residents of central Illinois community are still dealing with damage after floodwaters from Sangamon River engulfed the northeast side of their town in late December. Kincaid Police Chief Dwayne Wheeler tells the State... Read more
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Chillicothe Times Bulletin
Heart of Illinois United Way's $11.6 million campaign a new high PEORIA — The Heart of Illinois United Way raised more than $11.6 million in 2
Heart of Illinois United Way's $11.6 million campaign a new high
Chillicothe Times Bulletin / Posted yesterday
PEORIA — The Heart of Illinois United Way raised more than $11.6 million in 2015, a 2 percent increase from last year’s record total.The Heart of Illinois program deals with 44 partner... Read more
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MedCity News
20 key players in the direct-to-consumer lab testing marketTheranos, this company allows multiple laboratory tests to be performed from a
20 key players in the direct-to-consumer lab testing market
MedCity News / Posted yesterday
Theranos, this company allows multiple laboratory tests to be performed from a few drops of self-collected blood. Based in Illinois, Home Access Health was founded in 1993. An obvious player in this game, LabCorp tests 500,000 specimens daily and... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Rexrode: Expect Corley, King to contribute early for MSUbuilt on fawning, preening and unnecessary cap purchasing is over, let’s talk a
Rexrode: Expect Corley, King to contribute early for MSU
Detroit Free Press / Posted yesterday
built on fawning, preening and unnecessary cap purchasing is over, let’s talk about the young names to watch at Michigan State in 2016. Justice Alexander, Robert Bowers, Josh Butler, David Dowell, Kaleel Gaines, Tyler Higby, Cassius Peat, Enoch... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Heart of Illinois United Way's $11.6 million campaign a new high Posted Feb. 4, 2016 at 6:10 PM PEORIA — The Heart of Illinois United Way rai
Heart of Illinois United Way's $11.6 million campaign a new high
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted yesterday
Posted Feb. 4, 2016 at 6:10 PM PEORIA — The Heart of Illinois United Way raised more than $11.6 million in 2015, a 2 percent increase from last year’s record total.The Heart of... Read more
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PhysOrg
Molecular switch lets salmonella fight or evade immune systemSalmonella forms a biofilm. Credit: CDC Researchers at the University of Illino
Molecular switch lets salmonella fight or evade immune system
PhysOrg / Posted yesterday
Salmonella forms a biofilm. Credit: CDC Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago have discovered a molecular regulator that allows salmonella bacteria to switch from actively causing disease to lurking in a chronic but asymptomatic state... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
The most Republican counties in every stateviewpoints — reflects how polarized Americans are on the political spectrum. Th
The most Republican counties in every state
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted yesterday
viewpoints — reflects how polarized Americans are on the political spectrum. The differences can be seen even within states where the political leanings of residents in one county can differ substantially from that of another. Based on... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
The most Republican counties in every stateviewpoints — reflects how polarized Americans are on the political spectrum. Th
The most Republican counties in every state
KREM.com Spokane / Posted yesterday
viewpoints — reflects how polarized Americans are on the political spectrum. The differences can be seen even within states where the political leanings of residents in one county can differ substantially from that of another. Based on... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
The most Republican counties in every stateviewpoints — reflects how polarized Americans are on the political spectrum. Th
The most Republican counties in every state
WKYC Cleveland / Posted yesterday
viewpoints — reflects how polarized Americans are on the political spectrum. The differences can be seen even within states where the political leanings of residents in one county can differ substantially from that of another. Based on... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
The most Republican counties in every stateviewpoints — reflects how polarized Americans are on the political spectrum. Th
The most Republican counties in every state
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted yesterday
viewpoints — reflects how polarized Americans are on the political spectrum. The differences can be seen even within states where the political leanings of residents in one county can differ substantially from that of another. Based on... Read more
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First Coast News
The most Republican counties in every stateviewpoints — reflects how polarized Americans are on the political spectrum. Th
The most Republican counties in every state
First Coast News / Posted yesterday
viewpoints — reflects how polarized Americans are on the political spectrum. The differences can be seen even within states where the political leanings of residents in one county can differ substantially from that of another. Based on... Read more
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KTVB Boise
The most Republican counties in every stateviewpoints — reflects how polarized Americans are on the political spectrum. Th
The most Republican counties in every state
KTVB Boise / Posted yesterday
viewpoints — reflects how polarized Americans are on the political spectrum. The differences can be seen even within states where the political leanings of residents in one county can differ substantially from that of another. Based on... Read more
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
The most Republican counties in every stateviewpoints — reflects how polarized Americans are on the political spectrum. Th
The most Republican counties in every state
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted yesterday
viewpoints — reflects how polarized Americans are on the political spectrum. The differences can be seen even within states where the political leanings of residents in one county can differ substantially from that of another. Based on... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Too much at stake in college funding impasseThere is simply too much at stake. Those hardest hit by the lack of state fund
Too much at stake in college funding impasse
Daily Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
There is simply too much at stake. Those hardest hit by the lack of state funding for higher ed are those students who rely on tuition grants from the $373 million Monetary Assistance Program, or MAP. Also feeling the squeeze are institutions with a... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Frost delivers impressive first class with UCFMoore. In all, UCF added 12 Floridians to the roster, while McKenzie Milton is
Frost delivers impressive first class with UCF
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 2 days ago
Moore. In all, UCF added 12 Floridians to the roster, while McKenzie Milton is the first player in program history from the state of Hawaii who will suit up for the Black and Gold. The signing class boasts members from Arizona, California, Finland,... Read more
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Daily Mail
Marijuana use is increasing among adults - but decreasing in teensamong adults - but DECREASING in teens In past decade more adults aged 18 and
Marijuana use is increasing among adults - but decreasing in teens
Daily Mail / Posted 2 days ago
among adults - but DECREASING in teens In past decade more adults aged 18 and older use cannabis, experts say 23 US states currently have laws legalizing some form of marijuana Experts say while adult use has risen, teenage use has... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
State Football announces 2016 signing classJONESBORO, AR (A-STATE) – Arkansas State head football coach Blake Anderson ann
State Football announces 2016 signing class
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 2 days ago
JONESBORO, AR (A-STATE) – Arkansas State head football coach Blake Anderson announced Wednesday the Red Wolves, who hold four Sun Belt Conference championships over the last five seasons, have signed 27 players from 11 different states as part of... Read more
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PhysOrg
Mixed signals: Study finds insect species use very different chemicals to identify queensin these chemical signals, even between closely related species. The work was d
Mixed signals: Study finds insect species use very different chemicals to identify queens
PhysOrg / Posted 2 days ago
in these chemical signals, even between closely related species. The work was done by scientists at North Carolina State University, the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, the University of California, Riverside, and the University... Read more
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FOX 41 Louisville
Petrino stresses defense when introducing 23-player classgood, but none of us knew how good. The key for Louisville, because it isn’t i
Petrino stresses defense when introducing 23-player class
FOX 41 Louisville / Posted 2 days ago
good, but none of us knew how good. The key for Louisville, because it isn’t in the recruiting stratosphere of Florida State or Clemson or other national powers, is evaluating intelligently, developing well, and finding players who fit the... Read more
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WTOK-TV Meridian
Ole Miss Signing Class with Bios1 safety by ESPN.com and ranked No. 41 in the ESPN300 … Rated by Scout.com as t
Ole Miss Signing Class with Bios
WTOK-TV Meridian / Posted 2 days ago
1 safety by ESPN.com and ranked No. 41 in the ESPN300 … Rated by Scout.com as the No. 4 safety and No. 2 recruit out of the state of Texas … Rated by Rivals.com as the No. 3 safety and No. 10 recruit out of the state of Texas … Ranked by... Read more
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FOX 16 Little Rock
State Football Announces 2016 Signing ClassJONESBORO, Ark. (News Release) - Arkansas State head football coach Blake Ander
State Football Announces 2016 Signing Class
FOX 16 Little Rock / Posted 2 days ago
JONESBORO, Ark. (News Release) - Arkansas State head football coach Blake Anderson announced Wednesday the Red Wolves, who hold four Sun Belt Conference championships over the last five seasons, have signed 27 players from 11 different states as part... Read more
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FOX 41 Louisville
Late push lifts Indiana's football recruiting classtwo days, Indiana secured commitments from athlete Kiante Enis (a former Michig
Late push lifts Indiana's football recruiting class
FOX 41 Louisville / Posted 2 days ago
two days, Indiana secured commitments from athlete Kiante Enis (a former Michigan commit who also had offers from Michigan State and Iowa); receiver Taysir Mack (who had an offer from Penn State) and defensive lineman Jerome Johnson (who listed... Read more
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KELO Sioux Falls
South Dakota Adds 31 Players On Signing Dayto continue their academic and playing careers at the University of South Dakot
South Dakota Adds 31 Players On Signing Day
KELO Sioux Falls / Posted 2 days ago
to continue their academic and playing careers at the University of South Dakota.” The class includes players from 12 states including South Dakota (5), Nebraska (4), Minnesota (4), California (4), Florida (3), Illinois (3), Iowa (2),... Read more
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The News & Observer
Former UNC-CH professor resigns amid sexual misconduct probe in Chicagothat they claim to enforce, too often their primary concern seems to be secrecy
Former UNC-CH professor resigns amid sexual misconduct probe in Chicago
The News & Observer / Posted 2 days ago
that they claim to enforce, too often their primary concern seems to be secrecy and reputation management,” the science journal Nature wrote in a Jan. 20 editorial headlined “Harassment Victims Deserve Better.” At Chicago, students praised the... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Two Charleston hotels make TripAdvisor's top 25 hotels for romanceEmanuel AME Church is officially a nominee for the 2016 Nobel Peace Prize, afte
Two Charleston hotels make TripAdvisor's top 25 hotels for romance
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 3 days ago
Emanuel AME Church is officially a nominee for the 2016 Nobel Peace Prize, after a nomination by leaders of an Illinois town. Mother Emanuel AME Church is officially a nominee for the 2016 Nobel Peace Prize, after a nomination by... Read more
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PhysOrg
First-semester GPA a better predictor of college success than ACT scoreout, suggests new research by Susan Gershenfeld, who conducted the research whi
First-semester GPA a better predictor of college success than ACT score
PhysOrg / Posted 3 days ago
out, suggests new research by Susan Gershenfeld, who conducted the research while earning a doctorate in social work at Illinois. Gershenfeld's co-authors were educational policy studies professor Denice Ward Hood and social work professor Min... Read more
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WREX-TV Rockford
Excerpts from recent editorials by Illinois newspapersJanuary 30, 2016 Belleville News-Democrat Challenges aplenty, but Rauner sign
Excerpts from recent editorials by Illinois newspapers
WREX-TV Rockford / Posted 4 days ago
January 30, 2016 Belleville News-Democrat Challenges aplenty, but Rauner signals hope Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner this week marked his first year in office. His State of the State address was a reminder to state lawmakers and constituents of the... Read more
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WAND TV 17 Decatur
Excerpts from recent editorials by Illinois newspapersJanuary 30, 2016 Belleville News-Democrat Challenges aplenty, but Rauner sign
Excerpts from recent editorials by Illinois newspapers
WAND TV 17 Decatur / Posted 4 days ago
January 30, 2016 Belleville News-Democrat Challenges aplenty, but Rauner signals hope Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner this week marked his first year in office. His State of the State address was a reminder to state lawmakers and constituents of the... Read more
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Central Illinois News Center
Illinois concealed carry applications drop significantly in 2015SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Illinois granted a significantly smaller number of conceal
Illinois concealed carry applications drop significantly in 2015
Central Illinois News Center / Posted 4 days ago
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Illinois granted a significantly smaller number of concealed carry permits in 2015 than in 2014. The Journal Register reports that state police numbers show 55,500 permits were granted in 2015, a huge drop though from the 95,500... Read more
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The Atlantic
The Competing Democratic Coalitionsthat Howard Wolfson, the Clinton campaign’s communications director, once obser
The Competing Democratic Coalitions
The Atlantic / Posted 4 days ago
that Howard Wolfson, the Clinton campaign’s communications director, once observed that the competition in each new state amounted to a mathematical equation measuring Clinton’s base of working-class whites and Latinos against Obama’s... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Frustrated with status quo, U.S. voters turn to fringe candidatesright have hijacked the national imagination and undercut the political establi
Frustrated with status quo, U.S. voters turn to fringe candidates
The Globe and Mail / Posted 5 days ago
right have hijacked the national imagination and undercut the political establishment. Traditionally, this sleepy agrarian state is not exactly a bellwether of who eventually will take the world’s most important job. Remember past victors Mike... Read more
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News.com.au
The stories you need to know todayTV news in America has been responsible for some strange and very memorable eye
The stories you need to know today
News.com.au / Posted 5 days ago
TV news in America has been responsible for some strange and very memorable eyewitness interviews, and Illinois resident Devon Hawkins is the latest to join the list. Unlike his predecessors, it wasn’t his flamboyance that has... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Start writing your phone’s obituary now – Nury Vittachiis the software.” The following day, the obit of Bill Fink the Human Program (
Start writing your phone’s obituary now – Nury Vittachi
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 5 days ago
is the software.” The following day, the obit of Bill Fink the Human Program (originally printed in a newspaper in the US state of Illinois) went viral on the internet, and it seemed as if every single web user in the galaxy made the exact same... Read more
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Roll Call
Handicapping the GOP Race Past Iowain Iowa from alternatives such as Jeb Bush, Chris Christie and John Kasich (in
Handicapping the GOP Race Past Iowa
Roll Call / Posted 5 days ago
in Iowa from alternatives such as Jeb Bush, Chris Christie and John Kasich (in the most recent NBC News/Wall Street Journal/Marist poll), the Florida senator is merely one hopeful in the pack in the Granite State. Given the polls and the... Read more
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WREX-TV Rockford
Power plant proposed in Grundy CountyIll. (AP) - A private company has proposed a $1 billion natural gas-powered ene
Power plant proposed in Grundy County
WREX-TV Rockford / Posted 6 days ago
Ill. (AP) - A private company has proposed a $1 billion natural gas-powered energy station in Grundy County in northern Illinois. Construction of the plant could begin in 2018, depending on permit approvals from state regulators. The... Read more
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WAND TV 17 Decatur
Power plant proposed in Grundy CountyIll. (AP) - A private company has proposed a $1 billion natural gas-powered ene
Power plant proposed in Grundy County
WAND TV 17 Decatur / Posted 6 days ago
Ill. (AP) - A private company has proposed a $1 billion natural gas-powered energy station in Grundy County in northern Illinois. Construction of the plant could begin in 2018, depending on permit approvals from state regulators. The... Read more
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Daily Herald
Power plant proposed in Grundy CountyIll. -- A private company has proposed a $1 billion natural gas-powered energy
Power plant proposed in Grundy County
Daily Herald / Posted 6 days ago
Ill. -- A private company has proposed a $1 billion natural gas-powered energy station in Grundy County in northern Illinois. Construction of the plant could begin in 2018, depending on permit approvals from state regulators. The... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
Lions try to finish on up notePENN STATE PlayerHt.Wt.Pos.Hometown Alex Barbir5-10192PKCumming, Ga. Chose P
Lions try to finish on up note
Altoona Mirror / Posted 6 days ago
PENN STATE PlayerHt.Wt.Pos.Hometown Alex Barbir5-10192PKCumming, Ga. Chose PSU over: Rutgers, Louisville, Illinois, Air Force, Army, Navy Assistant coach who opened the door: Charles Huff FYI: Cousin of English Premier League soccer player Danny... Read more
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Daily Mail
Hillary Clinton is a girl power icon in new children's picture bookones at bedtime. A new children's book about their grandmother Hillary Clinton
Hillary Clinton is a girl power icon in new children's picture book
Daily Mail / Posted 6 days ago
ones at bedtime. A new children's book about their grandmother Hillary Clinton chronicles her ascent from a young girl in Illinois to a politician in Washington D.C. Titled Hillary Rodham Clinton: Some Girls Are Born to Lead, the book starts: 'In... Read more
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WREX-TV Rockford
Pork Expo returns to Springfield after 33-year absenceSPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - The Illinois Pork Expo is coming back in Springfield f
Pork Expo returns to Springfield after 33-year absence
WREX-TV Rockford / Posted 6 days ago
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - The Illinois Pork Expo is coming back in Springfield for the first time in 33 years. The (Springfield) State Journal-Register (http://bit.ly/20pwPop ) reports as many as 4,000 hog producers, industry representatives and... Read more
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WAND TV 17 Decatur
Pork Expo returns to Springfield after 33-year absenceSPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - The Illinois Pork Expo is coming back in Springfield f
Pork Expo returns to Springfield after 33-year absence
WAND TV 17 Decatur / Posted 6 days ago
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - The Illinois Pork Expo is coming back in Springfield for the first time in 33 years. The (Springfield) State Journal-Register (http://bit.ly/20pwPop ) reports as many as 4,000 hog producers, industry representatives and... Read more
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Daily Herald
Pork Expo returns to Springfield after 33-year absenceSPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- The Illinois Pork Expo is coming back in Springfield for t
Pork Expo returns to Springfield after 33-year absence
Daily Herald / Posted 6 days ago
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- The Illinois Pork Expo is coming back in Springfield for the first time in 33 years. The (Springfield) State Journal-Register (http://bit.ly/20pwPop ) reports as many as 4,000 hog producers, industry representatives and vendors... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Michigan cadaver dealer indicted in rented body parts casein federal court in Detroit, alleging the pair knowingly bought infected body p
Michigan cadaver dealer indicted in rented body parts case
Chicago Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
in federal court in Detroit, alleging the pair knowingly bought infected body parts from cadaver centers in Arizona and Illinois and then rented them out to customers for medical or dental training, without revealing the parts were... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Michigan cadaver dealer indicted in rented body parts casein federal court in Detroit, alleging the pair knowingly bought infected body p
Michigan cadaver dealer indicted in rented body parts case
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 6 days ago
in federal court in Detroit, alleging the pair knowingly bought infected body parts from cadaver centers in Arizona and Illinois and then rented them out to customers for medical or dental training, without revealing the parts were... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Caterpillar adding workers in Corinth despite cutbackCaterpillar plans to close five plants, causing a net reduction of about 670 jo
Caterpillar adding workers in Corinth despite cutback
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 6 days ago
Caterpillar plans to close five plants, causing a net reduction of about 670 jobs in Illinois and several other states, as part of a broader cost-cutting campaign announced last year. However, Caterpillar will add employees in Corinth as production... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Philip Rock, Illinois Senate president for 14 years, diesIn this Jan. 12, 1993 photo, Illinois Senate President Philip J. Rock, D-Oak Pa
Philip Rock, Illinois Senate president for 14 years, dies
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 7 days ago
In this Jan. 12, 1993 photo, Illinois Senate President Philip J. Rock, D-Oak Park, is accompanied by bag pipe music leaving the chamber on his last day in the Senate at the Capitol in Springfield, Ill. Rock, who spent 14 of his 22 years in the Senate... Read more
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