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Friday, July 23, 2012

Today’s headlines:

  • A new court filing contains previously unknown details about alleged sexual misconduct against a Chicago Blackhawks player by an assistant coach in 2010.

  • Our global food supply is at risk due to the rise in infectious diseases, according to a new study from the University of Illinois, which focused on diseases affecting plants and animals. 

  • There is a love-hate relationship with dandelions even though they have many benefits.

  • Matthew Henson will be Champaign’s interim police chief when Anthony Cobb steps down on August 6.

In today’s deep dive, a conversation with one WILL’s news production interns, who spoke with some theater operators about their plans for reopening in the next couple of months.

Reporting today contributed by Tony Arnold, Mikah Walker, Dana Cronin, Jim Meadows and Brian Moline.

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Carolina Garibay

Carolina Garibay

Carolina Garibay is a senior journalism student at the University of Illinois. She’s a senior producer for the Illinois Student Newsroom and regularly covers arts and culture, education, and social justice issues affecting local communities. Along with her work for WILL, she was also the buzz Editor at The Daily Illini and hosts an arts and culture radio talkshow on WPGU 107.1 F.M.

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