South Dakota’s six public universities plan to offer in-state tuition rates to students from Illinois by next fall.
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Indiana teacher with 'kill list' charged with intimidation Free
The teacher has been charged with felony intimidation despite reportedly telling school officials that she was struggling with mental health and kids not listening in the classroom, and that she "was only joking about it all."
'Svengoolie' horror host Rich Koz gets a Halloween tribute Free
Koz gets a deserved MeTV tribute throughout October dubbed “Svengoolie’s Halloween BOOnanza." The salute includes a “documentary-slash-entertainment program” that details his career and follows him to horror conventions.
Michelle Obama plans 6-city tour for 'The Light We Carry' Free
Obama will open at the Warner Theatre in Washington on Nov. 15, the publication date for her book. She will then travel to Philadelphia's The Met, Atlanta's Fox Theatre, the Chicago Theatre and San Francisco's Masonic, before closing at the YouTube Theater in Los Angeles.
R. Kelly convicted on many counts, acquitted of trial fixing Free
A federal jury on Wednesday convicted R. Kelly of several child pornography and sex abuse charges in his hometown of Chicago, delivering another legal blow to a singer who used to be one of the biggest R&B stars in the world.
Renowned jazz pianist Ramsey Lewis has died, age 87 Free
Renowned jazz pianist Ramsey Lewis, whose music entertained fans over a more than 60-year career that began with the Ramsey Lewis Trio and made him one of the country’s most successful jazz musicians, has died. He was 87.
Judge OKs $9.25M settlement between Chicago schools, union Free
The federal lawsuits stemmed from several rounds of layoffs at 18 schools under the “turnaround” policy. The affected employees worked at schools on Chicago’s South or West sides and many were in black communities.
Music writer fights subpoena to testify at R. Kelly trial Free
A music writer who spent decades raising awareness about sexual misconduct allegations against R. Kelly is fighting a bid to force him to testify at the R&B singer's federal trial on child pornography and trial-fixing charges, according to a Tuesday court filing.