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3 hrs ago | Alabama Live

Alabama ranks 12th in nation for tuition hikes since recession

From 2008 to 2012, as public revenues dwindled, Alabama slashed funding for higher education by $556 million , some 28 percent, according to a study published by the Grapevine project at Illinois State University.

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Related Topix: Alabama

10 hrs ago | The Newberg Graphic

School board approves principals for two schools - Thursday, 24 April 2014 01:00

In July, two new principals will come on board, Amy Blakey at Forest Hills Elementary and Tin Kha at Westridge Elementary.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Travis Air Force Base, Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Education Etc., Portland State University, Aurora, OR

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Education Week

Teacher Education: No Longer 'Business as Usual'

One of our colleagues provided us with an article by David Ruenzel, called "Business as Usual," that appeared 20 years ago in Teacher Magazine .

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Related Topix: Life, Interracial,Multiracial, Multiethnic, and Multicultural

ABC7 Chicago

Shakespeare Day 2014 celebrated around world

In 1616, English poet and dramatist William Shakespeare, 52, died on what has been traditionally regarded as the anniversary of his birth in 1564.

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Related Topix: Good

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Post and Courier

A college degree is still a bargain

Today, young adults with just a high school diploma earn 62 percent of the typical salary of college graduates.

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Related Topix: West Virginia University, Ohio State University, Vanderbilt University, Brown University

The Daily Vidette

Students propose potential Blo-No park

Groups of Illinois State University business students pitched their proposals to a panel last Thursday for what a private park in Bloomington could potentially be turned into.

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Related Topix: Bloomington, IL

BroadwayWorld.com

Clarence Brown Theatre Adds 4/29 Performance of SPAMALOT

Due to popular demand, the Clarence Brown Theatre has added a Tuesday, April 29 at 7:30 pm performance to the run of "Monty Python's Spamalot".

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

WIFR

YMCA Expands Board of Directors, Announces New Members

The YMCA of Rock River Valley has expanded its board of directors with four new members.

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Related Topix: Rockford, IL

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Daily Herald

Lake in the Hills to swear in new top cop

Deputy Chief David Brey was tapped to lead the department in March after the village board interviewed three internal candidates for the job.

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Related Topix: Lake in the Hills, IL, Northwestern University

Thu Apr 17, 2014

WIFR

Beaman Files New Lawsuit in ISU Case

An Illinois man who was imprisoned before DNA evidence cleared him of murder has filed a new lawsuit accusing authorities of conspiring to frame him for the death of his girlfriend.

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Related Topix: Bloomington, IL, Normal, IL

InformIT

Gail Perry

Gail Perry is a CPA and a graduate of Indiana University where she studied journalism, computer science and music.

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Related Topix: Computers

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Daily Vidette

Community strength, the positive side of tragedy

It's hard to believe that it was just a year ago this week that the Boston Marathon Bombings shocked our nation.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

KSL-TV

Police: Ex-ISU president says he yelled at worker

An Illinois State University Police report indicates former President Timothy Flanagan acknowledged yelling at an employee but denied he spat on or made contact with the man.

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Related Topix: Bloomington, IL

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Daily Vidette

COM Week: An opportunity all majors should have

Since yesterday, COM Week 2014 has been taking place at Illinois State University.

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The Daily Vidette

New director in place for ISU admissions

Jeff Mavros, a 2006 Illinois State University alum, has been named ISU's new director of Admissions because of his previous experience in the role.

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Related Topix: Illinois Wesleyan University, Wesleyan University

Sun Apr 13, 2014

The Daily Vidette

Archive Photo: Com Week invites students to participate in the various planned events.

Illinois State University's annual Com Week has arrived again this spring and will be held from April 14-17.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

The University News

SLU's a cappella group is on to nationals

Hats off to Saint Louis University's all male a cappella group, Bare Naked Statues , who are headed to compete in New York City at the International Championship of Collegiate A Cappella .

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Related Topix: Dance, Avicii, Beyonce, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, R-N-B

The News-Gazette

New chief chosen for Parkland police

William Colbrook, a 26-year veteran of the Illinois State Police, will start his new job on May 1, pending approval by the Parkland College Board of Trustees on Tuesday.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Breeze Courier

Terry Poiriez

Terry Poiriez, 76, of El Centro, CA, formerly a Stonington, IL resident, passed away peacefully at home on April 5, 2014.

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Related Topix: Stonington, IL, Assumption, IL, Arizona State University, Raymond, IL, Taylorville, IL

Wed Apr 09, 2014

The Daily Vidette

Four members to be inducted into Vidette Hall of Fame

Four new members will be inducted into the Vidette Hall of Fame Saturday, in conjunction with ISU's Communication Week.

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