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  1. Rep. Dunkin's Primary Opponent Receives High-Profile EndorsementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | NBC Chicago

    ... She currently serves as Director for the Center for Public Safety and Justice at the University of Illinois Chicago and President of JDS Mediation Services, Inc. The primary election for the Democratic nomination for the state's 5th District House ...

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  2. People called me witch but that spurs me to do more - Nnedi OkoroaforRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Vanguard

    Imo State-born American Nnedi Okoroafor is a PhD holder in English from University of Illinois, Chicago and Professor of Creative Writing at Chicago State University. She is an associate professor of creative writing and literature at the New york State University, Buffalo.

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  3. Young black men in Chicago: Out of work, out of school, and out of luckRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | Daily Kos

    David Elam, 25, was among those testifying at a recent hearing hosted by the Chicago Urban League about youth unemployment. Elam credited a summer job program with getting him out of a gang.

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  4. UIC researchers discover molecular switch that allows salmonella bacteria to fight immune systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | Medical News

    Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago have discovered a molecular regulator that allows salmonella bacteria to switch from actively causing disease to lurking in a chronic but asymptomatic state called a biofilm. Biofilms cling to surfaces in the body, such as the bronchial tubes or artificial joints, often without causing illness.

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  5. Mitchell: For sake of poor, minority kids, change needed at CPSRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 6 | Chicago Sun-Times

    When former Mayor Richard M. Daley took over the school system 20 years ago, many of the young black men who are walking around today with nary a job nor a diploma were just being born. The takeover, which had to be approved by the Illinois General Assembly, unshackled the Chicago Public Schools from oversight by the city's school finance authority, a five-member body appointed after the school system went bankrupt in 1979.

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  6. You know what to do when the stock market's like thisRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | The Oregonian

    True, we haven't been through many of these together. But we started our journey in the midst of the Great Recession.

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  7. Alyson Engle Joins Body Shop Fitness TeamRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Cape Gazette

    Alyson is an avid yogi, surfer, swimmer, runner, and photographer who has played a wide range of sports. Growing up, Alyson played both field hockey and lacrosse for Wilmington Friends School before heading off to play Division I lacrosse for Cornell University.

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  8. White: Ex-Guvs Help End Budget Stalemate?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    Secretary of State Jesse White is suggesting ex-governors, including one who served time in prison, could help mediate an end to the budget impasse. When asked about ways to break the budget stalemate, White suggested Rauner and the legislative leaders meet in a "smoke-filled room" along with three former governors: Jim Thompson, Jim Edgar, and the once-imprisoned George Ryan.

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  9. White Suggests Meeting with Former Governors to Break Budget StalemateRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | WOOZ-FM Carterville

    Secretary of State Jesse White is suggesting ex-governors, including one who served time in prison, could help mediate an end to the budget impasse. When asked about ways to break the budget stalemate, White suggested Rauner and the legislative leaders meet in a "smoke-filled room" along with three former governors: Jim Thompson, Jim Edgar, and the once-imprisoned George Ryan.

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  10. Molecular Switch Lets Salmonella Fight Or Evade Immune SystemRead the original story

    Friday Feb 5 | Scientific Blogging

    Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago have discovered a molecular regulator that allows salmonella bacteria to switch from actively causing disease to lurking in a chronic but asymptomatic state called a biofilm. Biofilms cling to surfaces in the body, such as the bronchial tubes or artificial joints, often without causing illness.

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  11. The Bill Ayers-Dinesh D'Souza Debate: Bill Ayers Still Teaching RevolutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Townhall

    The Bill Ayers-Dinesh D'Souza " showdown " on February 3, at the University of Michigan was billed as a debate about "American exceptionalism." It began with Bill Ayers giving his opening statement, "Every human being is of incalculable worth."

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  12. Drexel Medicine recognized for producing great doctorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | The Triangle

    Graduates of Drexel University College of Medicine have something to smile about. According to the 2016 Vitals Patients' Choice Awards , Drexel is ranked seventh on the list of universities that produce America's best doctors.

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  13. Powerful Democrats support challenger to Rep. Ken DunkinRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Chicago Sun-Times

    Juliana Stratton at a news conference announcing officials endorsing her Democratic primary candidacy for state representative. Supporters include Mike Newman of the Local Council 31 of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, Secretary of State Jesse White, Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle, Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis, Ald.

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  14. Granderson: Reflecting on black historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Major League Baseball

    Black History Month is a time to remember the important contributions and achievements of African-Americans throughout our nation's history. Personally, the observation of black history is a time for me to reflect on all those who have come before me in the African-American community and their countless sacrifices and struggles, shaping the way for future generations -- including my own.

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  15. Mississippi Valley Blues Society fundraiser features Maxwell Street Movie Night a " Feb. 18Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    Mississippi Valley Blues Society has announced a Blues Movie Night on Thursday, February 18, 2016, from 5:00-8:00 p.m. at the River Music Experience, RME Hall, 129 N. Main Street, Davenport, IA. The all-age show admission is $20.00 which includes admission to the 90-minute film, one complimentary drink, and heavy hors dA oeuvres.

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  16. Data On Immunology Effects Of Provectus Biopharmaceuticals Inc. PV-10 ...Read the original story

    Tuesday Feb 2 | BioSpace

    Provectus Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. , a clinical-stage oncology and dermatology biopharmaceutical company , today announced data discussing the immunologic effects of PV-10 on colon cancer cells were presented yesterday at the 11th Annual Academic Surgical Congress in Jacksonville, Florida. The abstract, titled "PV-10 Induces Potent Immunogenic Apoptosis in Colon Cancer Cells," was presented by N. M. Kunda of the University of Illinois at Chicago, Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, College of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA.

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  17. The Truth About "Gang Girls" and Women's ViolenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Ms. Magazine

    A 1992 murder still haunts John Hagedorn. The criminal justice professor has spent more than nine hours interviewing the convicted killer , Jacqueline Montanez, and nearly half his life researching other women like her: women who turned to gang life after years of abuse at home.

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  18. ACA's Effect on Employment Deemed Negligible So FarRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | HR Magazine

    The latest research on the effects of the Affordable Care Act on the U.S. labor market is finding there isn't much support for detractors of the ACA, at least not yet. Critics of the statute contend it's too early to say what the long-term impact will be.

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  19. Why Sand Tiger Shark Devours Aquarium MateRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | LiveScience

    Any sharks that want to enhance their reputation as fearsome predators should follow the lead of a sand tiger shark at the Coex Aquarium in Seoul, South Korea, that surprised aquarium goers by devouring a fellow shark - and taking nearly a day to finish the job. A video of the shark gulping down its shocking mouthful made its way around the Internet.

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  20. Penn State World Campus Ranked Best Online Undergraduate ProgramRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Statecollege.com

    The latest rankings from U.S. News and World Report are at, and Penn State World Campus is tied the top spot in online bachelor's programs. The online "campus" is even with Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University -- Worldwide for the No.

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