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IWU Fraternity Suspended After Student Death

The Simga Pi fraternity at Illinois Wesleyan University is on interim suspension while the school investigates the death of a student last month. Authorities in northern Illinois say 18-year-old Brandon Landau of New York was at a party in White Pines State Park … Continue reading

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Lon Monk Sentencing Up Next

A judge in Chicago is set to sentence Rod Blagojevich’s college buddy-turned-top aide for his role in trying to squeeze a racetrack executive for campaign cash for the then-Illinois governor. Lon Monk’s sentencing hearing Tuesday comes three weeks after Blagojevich reported to prison to … Continue reading

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Edgar: GOP Primary Has Gone On Too Long

Former Illinois Gov. Jim Edgar says the GOP presidential campaign has gone on too long. The Illinois Republican tells WBBM Radio that he thinks the protracted campaign could hurt the party.

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State Bar Assoc. Supports Cameras In IL Courts

The head of the Illinois State Bar Association says his group supports plans to allow cameras in courtrooms. Association President John Locallo tells The Quincy Herald-Whig that his group considers it a great opportunity to bring access to the judicial system to the public. … Continue reading

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Hogan Vows To Fix U Of I Troubles

University of Illinois President Michael Hogan blames his own poor communication with faculty for recent tensions that led some to call for his resignation. In an interview Thursday with The Associated Press, the second-year president said he can fix his fractured relationship with faculty … Continue reading

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Bureau Of Prisons Assigns Number to Blagojevich

Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich has a federal prison identification number. The Federal Bureau of Prisons has given Blagojevich the number 40892-424. Typically, once inmates are assigned a number, it is their individual number throughout their prison term. It is also typically affixed to … Continue reading

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No Cause Yet For IL Wesleyan University Student Death

Investigators in northern Illinois are trying to determine what caused the death of an Illinois Wesleyan University student from New York. Authorities say 18-year-old Brandon Landau was found Sunday after a party thrown at White Pines State Park outside Oregon, about 85 miles west … Continue reading

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