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Illinois lawmakers returning to Springfield

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  • Lawmakers return to Springfield today to finish up business before the end of May
  • Protests continue at Illinois campuses over the Palestine-Israel conflict
  • One protester at U of I may have suffered a minor concussion
  • Governor Pritzker is reiterating his support for First Amendment rights in the wake of college protests but expressed the need for limitations
  • Logan Correction Center operations may be moving north
  • Teachers say despite the many challenges they face, they would still recommend the profession, according to a Horace Mann survey
  • Lincoln Land Community College is hosting its first State of Illinois Career Fair
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