Advocacy group says Illinois fantasy sports bill needs work

CHICAGO (AP) — A law enforcement advocacy group in Chicago says safeguards in proposed Illinois legislation on fantasy sports betting aren’t good enough and could open the door to organized crime.

U of Illinois students now must take minority culture class

URBANA, Ill. (AP) — A change has been made to the general education requirements at the University of Illinois that will require Urbana-Champaign students to take a course in U.S. minority culture.

Roadwork for high-speed rail starts this month in Normal

NORMAL, Ill. (AP) — A busy intersection on the edge of the Illinois State University campus in Normal will close this month for improvements related to the high-speed rail project between Chicago and St. Louis.

March to mark Lincoln funeral anniversary in Springfield

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A march to the Lincoln Tomb State Historic Site with a replica of Abraham Lincoln’s hearse will mark the anniversary of Lincoln’s funeral.

Man exonerated of 1999 murder sues Lake County, Waukegan

CHICAGO (AP) — A suburban Chicago man freed last year after his conviction for a 1999 murder was thrown out because of invalid evidence has sued Lake County and the city of Waukegan.

Belleville votes to dissolve overlapping township

BELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Belleville elected leaders have voted unanimously to dissolve a township serving the same area as the city.

Chicago social club reports breach of guests’ personal data

CHICAGO (AP) — The Union League Club of Chicago says a worker stole guests’ payment card information and is urging patrons to watch personal financial activity.

Nola leads Phillies to 1-0 win over Cardinals

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Aaron Nola threw seven innings and Ryan Howard homered to lead the Philadelphia Phillies to a 1-0 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Tuesday night.

White Sox to cut left-hander John Danks after 10 years

CHICAGO (AP) — The AL-leading Chicago White Sox plan to cut John Danks on Thursday, ending the left-hander’s 10-year run with the team.

Quintana, White Sox beat Red Sox 4-1 for 3rd straight win

CHICAGO (AP) — Jose Quintana pitched eight crisp innings for his third straight win, and the AL-leading Chicago White Sox cooled off the Boston Red Sox with a 4-1 victory on Tuesday night.

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