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To most Americans the "fiduciary rule" on financial planning might not mean a whole lot. But for financial planners, stock brokers, and investment advisors, it's a really big deal.

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Donald Trump ran for president touting his outsider status and record as the leader of a vast real estate empire. He promised to apply business expertise to government.

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Have you filed your FAFSA already? That's the question high school seniors and college students should be asking each other these days.

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You couldn’t draw up the play any better if you tried.

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An author who chronicles the effects of globalization on food and clothing is urging the public to become more informed.

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Members of the first “unofficial” fraternity on the Illinois State University campus are celebrating their 60-year reunion this weekend.

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When you watch a giant marching band perform its halftime show, it’s a dizzying display of movement, sound, and color. There’s so much happening, it’s best to just sit back and enjoy.

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Illinois State University men's basketball coach Dan Muller said Thursday that the cheating aspect of the latest scandal to rock the NCAA doesn't surprise him.

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Like the first two Six Week Film Festivals at the Normal Theater, the next one is also focused on style, according to the organizer.

Brady, Rose Propose Major Shakeup For Illinois Public Universities

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Two lawmakers from central Illinois on Monday proposed an overhaul of the state’s higher education system, making it easier for students to apply to public universities while also putting those schools through new “economic efficiency reviews.”

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Right now is a great time to prepare our yards for the wildlife that will stop by in the snowy months ahead.

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From outer space to inner emotions, a new book delves into the psychology of "Star Trek," using the beloved characters to help us understand more about ourselves.

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Illinois State University President Larry Dietz said a looming state election cycle could hold new budget negotiations hostage.

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Illinois State University has received a $1 million gift to establish a scholarship program as part of the its newly public Redbirds Rising fundraising campaign.

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A new center at Illinois State University will try to more purposefully pair students with community organizations that can benefit from their growing knowledge and skills.

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Illinois State University is entering the public phase of its long-awaited major fundraising campaign.

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New York Times political correspondent and Illinois State University alum Carl Hulse says the Trump administration has put journalism and media in unfamiliar territory.

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Activists rallied in Uptown Normal and the Illinois State University Quad on Saturday to call on Illinois lawmakers to support the Equal Rights Amendment.

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The McLean County Heart and Stroke Walk is all about getting fit, staying healthy and fighting back against heart attack and stroke.

Illinois State University officals and student leaders performed the groundbreaking.
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The long-awaited $33 million renovation of the Bone Student Center at Illinois State University is officially underway.

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The vulnerability of Earth's biodiversity is a theme that runs through the work of artist Alice Hargrave. 

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Long before he was a professor of psychology, Travis Langley was a budding geek.

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Leah Johnson is more than just the new volleyball coach at Illinois State. She’s a juggler, learning to balance the roles of a Division I coach and as the mother of a 3-year-old daughter and a 4-month-old son.

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No, you probably can’t get arrested for lying about someone else on Facebook. If you could, we’d need a lot more jails.

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Fall brings us the opportunity to enjoy milder weather, which makes working in the yard that much more fun!

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A gigantic witch puppet—both imposing and comical—dominates a new exhibition at the Illinois State University that uses playfulness to explore activism and protest.  

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Education Secretary Betsy DeVos said Thursday she plans to end the Obama administration’s rules for investigating allegations of sexual violence on campus.

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Local opponents of President Donald Trump’s decision to end an Obama-era program for young immigrants turned up the volume Thursday, with new protests planned over the next few days.

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Illinois State University enrolled fewer new freshmen and transfer students this fall, ending three straight years of record-breaking growth, officials said Wednesday.

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At least two significant demonstrations were sparked Tuesday in Bloomington-Normal after President Donald Trump's decision to wind down a program protecting young immigrants from deportation.

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