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WILL - Illinois Public Media News - April 24, 2014 ~ Comment (0)

Quinn Backs Term Limits For Constitutional Officers

By Jim Meadows & The Associated Press

A proposal for term limits for Illinois constitutional officers received the support of Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner yesterday (Wednesday). Now, Governor Pat Quinn says he supports the plan.

Categories: Government, Politics

WILL - Illinois Public Media News - April 24, 2014 ~ Comment (0)

Full of Pepper and Light: Welcoming the Gwendoyln Brooks Papers to the University of Illinois

By Jason Croft

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Gwendolyn Brooks

Gwendolyn Brooks is probably best know for her poem “We Real Cool.” Brooks, a Pulitzer Prize Winner and a past Poet Laureate for the state of Illinois, died in 2000. Last fall, the University of Illinois Rare Book and Manuscript Library acquired her archives. Tonight, at 7:30 at the Lincoln Hall Theater there will be an event serving as an official welcoming of those papers.








WILL - Illinois Public Media News - April 23, 2014 ~ Comment (0)

Illinois Home Sales Down But Improving In Long Run: Analyst

By Jim Meadows

A year ago at this time, Illinois home sales were surging. And even though they’re down this year, one housing analyst says they’re still showing long-term improvement.

Categories: Economics


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