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New bill aims to crack down on illegal gun possession New bill aims to crack down on illegal gun possession

New bill aims to crack down on illegal gun possession

A state senator is proposing legislation that would tighten gun ownership laws in Illinois and require law enforcement officers to confiscate weapons and ammunition from people who have had their firearms permits revoked.

Black college enrollment down sharply in Illinois Black college enrollment down sharply in Illinois

Black college enrollment down sharply in Illinois

The number of African-American students enrolled at public colleges and universities in Illinois has fallen nearly 26 percent in recent years, while enrollment among other minority groups increased. Those figures are contained in the most recent analysis of underrepresented groups in the state’s higher education system.

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