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Korean-born graduate donates $12 million to Illinois State

Sep. 13, 2019 7:02 PM EDT

NORMAL, Ill. (AP) — An Illinois State University graduate from South Korea who now is an internationally-known artist, and her husband, have donated $12 million to the school's College of Fine Arts. Wonsook Kim says she wants the gift to be a celebration of America as a land of opportunity. Both Kim and...

Broadway secret: A frequent flyer program for theater fans

Sep. 4, 2019 12:52 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — This past spring, dance teacher Donna Cory and one of her students took in the new "Oklahoma!" revival on Broadway. They thought the musical was bold and historic and urgently current. But perhaps one of the coolest things about the experience was the cost — $0. Cory is one of...

Suit alleges security guards had sex with Illinois students

Aug. 20, 2019 6:32 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — A federal lawsuit filed Tuesday alleges two security guards who worked at a public high school in suburban Chicago had sex with female students, and the school failed to adequately protect girls from purported predators. The 22-page suit says school officials knew or should have known the...