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University of Illinois Patrol Force Needs PeopleFriday, 20 January 2017
The University of Illinois Police Department is also looking for people to join the student patrol force.
The Patrol is made up of students who are trained by the university police department and provide additional patrol presence during the evening and early morning hours.
Patrol officers duties include walking students to their vehicles if they feel unsafe, providing extra pedestria ... READ MORE >>
Terre Haute Casino PlanThursday, 19 January 2017
Vigo County commissioners are taking a gamble on a new business venture.
Commissioners have unanimously endorsed the idea of bringing a casino to Terre Haute saying it will, "deliver an injection of jobs and employment benefits."
Republican state Senator Jon Ford has authored legislation that would move unused gambling slots from southeastern Indiana's Rising Sun casino to Terre Hau ... READ MORE >>
U of I Enrollment IncreaseThursday, 19 January 2017
The University of Illinois officials plan to increase enrollment but NOT tuition!
Earlier today, trustees decided for a third-straight year not to raise tuition rates next fall for in-state freshmen.
School officials say it's the longest time tuition rates have held steady for four years since the mid-1970s.
The vote means that base tuition for in-state freshmen will be about ... READ MORE >>
Student Loan FraudThursday, 19 January 2017
The state of Illinois is suing the nation's largest student loan company claiming the company has used deceptive practices.
Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan's office is suing Navient Corporation,several company subsidiaries,and Sallie Mae Bank.
The U.S Consumer Financial Protection Bureau says that Navient made it hard to repay student loans by giving bad information,processing ... READ MORE >>