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The increases for freshmen, taking effect this fall at UIUC and UIC, are below the rate of inflation.
Verlaine was known for his jagged guitar playing style involving heavy vibrato and distortion and off-kilter lyrics.
Gus Stewart
The founding father of American punk and a fixture in the 1970s New York rock scene died Saturday as the result of a brief illness.
Spencer Theatre Company
Joe-Michael Jackson and Ginny Racette are the co-directors of Spencer Theatre Company’s “The Mousetrap,” the world’s longest running play. They shared the history of the play and its author Agatha Christie. They also shared their thoughts on why the murder mystery genre is once again thrilling audiences. The show runs Feb. 17-19 and 24-26 at the Hoogland Center for the Arts.
Israeli emergency service personnel and security forces stand near a covered body at the site of a reported attack in a settler neighborhood of Israeli-annexed east Jerusalem on Friday.
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Israeli police say they shot and killed the gunman. The State Department condemned the "absolutely horrific" attack.
In this image taken from San Francisco Police Department body-camera video, Paul Pelosi (right) fights for control of a hammer with his assailant during a brutal attack on Oct. 28, 2022.
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Police officers, who were seen on camera beating and kicking Tyre Nichols, stand by where Nichols is slumped over on the ground. This image is a screenshot of one of the videos from graphic police body camera footage released to the public on Friday night.
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Panic! at the Disco performs onstage at Irvine Meadows Amphitheatre on May 14, 2016, in Irvine, Calif. The group is ending its nearly two-decade run, frontman Brendon Urie announced Tuesday.
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"I was thinking about how you just get lost looking in the mirror," Margo Price says about writing the song "Hell in the Heartland" shortly after she quit drinking.
Alysse Gafkjen
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