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Russian And Chinese Moves Impact Illinois Farmers

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 16:18:19 CDT

Human Rights and foreign policy questions are not the only reasons for the United States to pay attention to Ukraine and what Russia is doing there. U.S. trade is also a big interest.

ISU Assistant Gets Top Job At Tennessee State

Mon, 21 Apr 2014 10:15:55 CDT

Tennessee State has hired Illinois State assistant Dana Ford as its men's [...]

Senator Durbin Says Oberweis Presents Challenge

Mon, 21 Apr 2014 07:45:16 CDT

US Senator Dick Durbin says he's taking his opponent in the November election [...]

Budget Hit On Schools Still Being Calculated

Mon, 21 Apr 2014 07:01:07 CDT

It'll take until mid-May -- as the legislative session is drawing to a close -- [...]

U-of-I Tackles Pension Error

Mon, 21 Apr 2014 06:57:35 CDT

The University of Illinois Board of Trustees Friday told President Robert Easter [...]

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For The Children's Sake, Put Down That Smartphone

When adults are absorbed in their mobile devices, the consequences for children are not good. Research shows kids act out more if they are competing with a mobile device for their parent's attention.

The Boston Marathon Through The Eyes Of Two Men Who Love It

The 117-year-old road race is full of lore and rich with history. We talk to two men who likely know the marathon better than anyone else on the course today.

Live Blog: The 118th Running Of The Boston Marathon

The twin bombings of 2013 cast a long shadow on Monday's race. Still, a field of 36,000 is hitting the streets of Boston to participate in the oldest and most prestigious marathon in the world.

'Murder,' South Korean Leader Says Of Ferry Captain's Actions

President Park Geun-hye says the captain did little to help the hundreds on board escape. More than 60 bodies have been recovered. More than 230 people, most of them high school students, are missing.

Who Should Pay To Keep The Internet's Locks Secure?

Fortune 1000 companies rely on the open source software OpenSSL for their core business. Two-thirds of websites use it. But no one pays for it and it's never had a complete security audit.

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