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There is a growing effort to boost the number of electric vehicles on the road. We also visit the Redneck Fishing Tournament, an annual event where an invasive species is the catch of the day. Those stories and more on Statewide.
The award-winning novelist Chibundu Onuzo has lately been thinking about her life in London and her visits to Nigeria, where she was born: "What do I love most about my trips to Lagos? I lose my self-consciousness there. If I stand out, it's for something other than my skin color."
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The author Chibundu Onuzo reflects on her older brother's path to success after leaving the U.K. for their native Nigeria — and wonders whether she should consider joining him.
Don Lessem
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Don Lessem is the President and CEO of Dino Don Inc. He was featured on the ABC TV show “Shark Tank.” He spoke to Community Voices about his robotic dinosaurs which are on display at the Illinois State Fair.
Former President Trump's Mar-a-Lago home in Florida was searched by the FBI earlier this week. A federal judge has now unsealed the warrant used for that search.
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The search warrant and property receipt from Monday's FBI search of former President Trump's Florida home have been unsealed by a federal judge. Trump said Thursday he encouraged the release.
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Amanda Shires' new album, <em>Take It Like a Man,</em> is her finest release, encapsulating much of what makes Shires an artist deserving of the word "singular."
Michael Schmelling
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On Shires' latest record, her songwriting is more fearless and vulnerable than ever – but as always, it's a reflection of an artist focused intently on community, equality and inclusivity.
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