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Watch now: Normal, ISU community weigh fire safety precautions

Some at Illinois State University believe more regulation is needed to keep off-campus apartments catered toward students safe year-round. Town officials, however, are unsure if the proposed changes would actually increase safety.

Watch now: How Illinois could be affected by other states' abortion restrictions

“Our perspective is that Illinois is quickly becoming ground zero for the abortion debate here in America,” said Amy Gehrke, executive director of Illinois Right to Life, an anti-abortion organization.

Watch now: Did DNA backlog affect Jelani Day investigation?

Bloomington police Officer John Fermon said at the press conference that there were “issues” with DNA testing.

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Watch now: In Danville, an emotional goodbye to Illinois State University student Jelani Day

“You’re not going to forget his name because I’m not going to let you,” Carmen Bolden Day said on Saturday. 

Watch now: Bloomington High School grad turns design into clothing line

Na’Shya Johnson hopes her Broken Baby Apparel designs can help change how people approach struggles that have left them with childhood trauma. 

10 photos of Charleston from the JG-TC archives

A look back at history photos of the Charleston area. 

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