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College athletes can be paid for name and likeness in Illinois starting Thursday College athletes can be paid for name and likeness in Illinois starting Thursday

College athletes can be paid for name and likeness in Illinois starting Thursday

Lawmakers, collegiate athletes and athletic directors from some of the state’s most prominent universities on Tuesday hailed the governor’s signing of a bill allowing college athletes to be paid for the use of their name and likeness as innovative and equity-centric.

Pritzker warns COVID-19 Delta variant could dominate in Illinois by fall Pritzker warns COVID-19 Delta variant could dominate in Illinois by fall

Pritzker warns COVID-19 Delta variant could dominate in Illinois by fall

Gov. JB Pritzker stressed the importance of COVID-19 vaccinations Monday as positivity rates and hospitalizations continued to decline but variants of the virus have proven to be more transmissible and dangerous to those who are not vaccinated.

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