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Cross resigns as Bradley athletics director

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cross2Michael Cross, director of athletics at Bradley University the past five years, announced Monday he will resign at the conclusion of the women’s Missouri Valley Conference tournament, which is the weekend of March 12-15.

Cross, who became athletics director in January...

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Physical stores still bigger pull than web retail

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retaildisruptionWhile the digital age has encouraged more consumers to shop and browse products on the...

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Packing Power: Charger backpack idea wins Project Springboard competition

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Veteran's Day facts and figures

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Veterans Day originated as "Armistice Day" on Nov. 11, 1919, the first anniversary marking the end of World War I. Congress passed a resolution in 1926 for an annual observance,...

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State investment will fund new center at ICC

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illinoiscentral-82 600Illinois Central College will receive $2.6 million from the state to build a new Sustainability Center on the college's East Peoria campus.

Gov. Pat Quinn announced the award during a news conference Tuesday in the Student Center at ICC.

Quinn said education needs to start with early childhood and continue through college...

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Childhood obesity still top concern for parents; school violence fears increasing

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childhoodobesityChildhood obesity remains the top health concern for children in 2014, but when asked about national concerns...

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Bradley remains No. 1 in Illinois

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Bradley University retained its top ranking in Illinois for colleges and universities of its type and moved up a spot to No. 5 in the Midwest in the 2014 guide to America's Best Colleges from U.S.News & World Report.

bradleylogo1The report, released Tuesday, also ranks Bradley as seventh in the "Best Value" category and the Caterpillar College of Engineering...

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FrizziToons: The truthful commencement speech we didn't hear

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Midstate College celebrates 125 years

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From humble beginnings in which business office skills were the only thing taught, Midstate College has come a long way.

At 125 years old, it still is fulfilling the specific needs of its students but the college now offers much more than those early years and expanded academic programs are in the offing, the private owned school's president and CEO said Friday.

"We've got some big things planned for our future. Unfortunately I...

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