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By Butter Bracco On Wednesday, September 4th, 2019
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University of Illinois student Andrew Smith charged with felony hate crime after leaving a noose in the elevator

A University of Illinois student who tied a noose and left in a residence hall elevator has been identified as Andrew M. Smith, who was charged with a felony hate crime on Tuesday. Smith, 19, of Normal, was arrested More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, September 26th, 2018
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Sciene News highlights 10 Scientists to watch

For the fourth year, Science News is spotlighting 10 early- and mid-career scientists on their way to widespread acclaim for tackling the big questions facing science and society. Members of the SN 10 class of More...

By Butter Bracco On Tuesday, September 4th, 2018
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University of Illinois will offer free tuition for some in-state students

Beginning in 2019, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign will waive all tuition and fees for new in-state students with family incomes below the state median: $61,000. According to the university, all More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, March 31st, 2016
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Ebertfeset lineup and guests set with Guillermo del Toro attending to screen ‘Crimson Peak’

The 18th Annual Roger Ebert’s Film Festival hosted by Chaz Ebert, also known as ‘Ebertfest,’ announced today the final slate of films in this year’s festival. Additionally, film critics Leonard Maltin, Michael More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Tuesday, December 1st, 2015
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Illinois: College student Jabari Dean arrested after threatening to kill white students and staff

An engineering student at the University of Illinois in Chicago has been taken into federal custody after allegedly threatening to murder white students and staff at the school as well as white first responders More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, September 9th, 2015
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ADF sends letter defending universities’ rights to have school chaplain

Alliance Defending Freedom sent letters to 15 public universities Wednesday after they received complaints from Freedom From Religion Foundation which wrongly claimed that having football team chaplains is unconstitutional. Ridgeland More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, September 1st, 2015
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Bill Maher perpetuates the ‘97% scientists myth’ on global warming lie

During an interview on Real Time with Bill Maher, Maher perpetuates the “97% of scientists agree on climate change” myth which has been debunked over a year ago. While speaking with former Pennsylvania More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, August 21st, 2015
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Mark of the Beast: password tattoos and Google verification

Even thought the Book of Revelation warns of the “Mark of the Beast,” in 2015 the discoveries include the new “password tattoo,” which could easily become a vehicle to regulate commerce More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, August 27th, 2014
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Ebertfest receives $10,000 Hollywood Foreign Press Association Grant

The 17th Annual Roger Ebert’s Film Festival has received a 2015 grant from the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. The festival, also known as “Ebertfest,” received the grant during a star-studded HFPA grants More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, July 21st, 2014
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Adult male circumcision not linked to riskier sexual behavior: Study

Men do not engage in riskier behaviors after they are circumcised, according to a study in Kenya by University of Illinois at Chicago researchers. Image/CIA Three clinical trials have shown that male circumcision More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, May 1st, 2014
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University of Illinois at Urbana: Mumps diagnosed in about a dozen students

In a follow-up to a story earlier this week, the McKinley Health Center at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign says they have diagnosed mumps in about a dozen students since their return to studies following More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, April 28th, 2014
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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign: The latest school to experience a mumps outbreak

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign’s McKinley Health Center says that up to 10 people (nine students and one staff member)  have been clinically diagnosed with the mumps since returning from More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, March 10th, 2014
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Bill Clinton tops list of expensive speakers at non-profit hospital set to layoff more workers

Bill Clinton’s $225,000 speaking fees at the Washington Hospital Center as raised some eyebrows as the non-profit hospital was “in the middle of two big rounds of layoffs” and may still be strapped More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, February 21st, 2014
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Roger Ebert awarded 2014 Illinois Prize for Lifetime Achievement in Journalism

PRESS RELEASE: Roger Ebert, who was a Pulitzer Prize-winning film critic and journalist for the Chicago Sun-Times, as well as an influential and groundbreaking film critic on television, was honored posthumously More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Wednesday, January 15th, 2014
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Illinois college student, Anna Bachman, poses for photo on San Diego cliff, falls to her death

A grad student from Illinois fell to her death while on vacation in California as she was posing for a picture. Anna Bachman, age 25, a graduate student at the University of Illinois at Chicago, was vacationing More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, June 24th, 2013
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Motorola announces password tattoo or ‘small capsule’ for Google authentication

Motorola has announced big plans for replacing your online and device passwords that include taking a pill every morning and wearing a tattoo on your arm. The two experimental prototypes were showcased during the More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, April 22nd, 2013
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HAART appears to protect against heart damage: NIH

For children who have had HIV-1 infection since birth, the combination drug therapies now used to treat HIV appear to protect against the heart damage seen before combination therapies were available, according More...

By Butter Bracco On Monday, December 10th, 2012
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Cowboys’ Josh Brent arrested in drunk driving case, charged with manslaughter

Dallas Cowboys nose tackle Josh Brent (Joshua Price-Brent on the police report) has been arrested and charged with intoxication manslaughter stemming from a late night crash that resulted in the death of a teammate. CBS More...


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