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The U.S. Department of Veterans’ Affairs is deploying a fix so the more than 89,000 veterans, veteran spouses and others who received their COVID vaccines at federal VA facilities have a chance at winning Illinois’ vaccine lottery.
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An NPR correspondent living with incurable cancer says 7% is no solution. That's one estimate of how much — or how little — breast cancer research funding goes toward metastatic disease.
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The University of Illinois Springfield has developed over a $7 million deficit during the COVID-19 pandemic. This is requiring budget adjustments which include eliminating cash support for NPR Illinois over the next five years.
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The Illinois General Assembly this spring approved a proposal to allow sex workers’ criminal charges expunged from their records for convictions dating back to when prostitution was classified as a felony in Illinois.
Anti-government protesters took to the streets nationwide as Brazil's death toll reached a grim benchmark — a tragedy many critics attribute to President Jair Bolsonaro's handling of the pandemic.
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