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The Supreme Court's vote to invalidate the vaccine-or-test regulation was 6 to 3, along ideological lines.
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But the court upheld a separate mandate for almost all employees at hospitals, nursing homes and other health care providers that receive federal funds.
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Reporter Chloe Veltman reacts to hearing her digital voice double, "Chloney," for the first time, with Speech Morphing chief linguist Mark Seligman.
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Thanks to advances in artificial intelligence, it's never been easier or more affordable to make a perfect facsimile of a human voice: a celebrity, a world leader or even a public-radio reporter.
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The 2021 Sangamon County Citizen Survey is discussed with Molly Lamb and AJ Simmons of UIS Center for State Policy and Leadership who conducted the survey in partnership with the United Way of Central Illinois and the Community Foundation for the Land of Lincoln.
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Faculty, staff and students at all campuses will need to comply when they are eligible for the additional shot.
Eric Schmid, St. Louis Public Radio’s Metro East reporter, uses an augmented reality app on Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2022, during a self-guided tour at the Cahokia Mounds Historic Site in Collinsville, Ill. The historic site was the recipient of a $250,000 Digital Projects for the Public grant from the National Endowment of the Humanities (NEH) to develop the project.
Brian Munoz
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St. Louis Public Radio
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A newly released Census Bureau email written during former President Donald Trump's administration — when Wilbur Ross, shown at a 2020 congressional hearing in Washington, D.C., served as the commerce secretary overseeing the census — details how officials interfered with the national head count.
Andrew Harnik
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The email details the scope of the former administration's attempts to tamper with the count, including pressuring the Census Bureau to alter plans for protecting privacy and producing accurate data.
Terry Teachout in 2012.
Charles Giuiliano
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Charles Giuliano
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Singer Ronnie Spector performs  in 2017 in Anaheim, Calif.
Jesse Grant
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Spector had suffered from cancer. She recorded a string of pop hits in the 1960s including "Walking In The Rain" and "Be My Baby."
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