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Illinois vets can earn college credit through military experience

Illinois vets can earn college credit through military experience

Veterans in Illinois will have the opportunity to apply their military training and expertise to their college careers after leaving the service, under a program sponsored by Illinois Board of Higher Education. The goal is for veterans to be able to earn college credit from their military experience. Math, science, even physical education credits, for instance, could […]

Pilgrim Baptist Church will not be Rebuilt

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Pilgrim Baptist Church will not be Rebuilt

On a recent autumn morning, Deacon Alfonzo Carrington of the Pilgrim Baptist Church and his congregants finished Sunday school and headed downstairs to prepare for service. Carrington stopped and gazed out the window. “You never know what you have until you lose it,” he said. A devastating fire destroyed the church in 2006 after roofers accidentally set […]

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