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Statewide features reporting from in and around Illinois.

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Statewide: Tribal nation designation brings hope and uncertainty

The Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation recently became the first federally recognized tribal nation in the state. The government illegally sold the land from under Chief Shab-eh-nay around 1850.

Statewide: The FAFSA failure

Delays and other problems with the Free Application for Federal Student Aid form and what it means for students looking to pay for college.

Statewide: When hospitals avoid helping sexual assault survivors

An investigation found a number of hospitals skirt a state law.

Statewide: The legal fight over Black hair care products

Studies have raised health concerns in regular users of chemical hair straighteners.

Statewide: Helping children process grief

A special camp for young people brings together those who have lost loved ones.

Statewide: The past, present and future of the Gemini Giant

The nearly 30-foot tall statue has welcomed visitors along Route 66 for decades.

Statewide: When calls for campus mental health assistance go unanswered

Colleges and universities have recognized the need, but say more resources are needed to meet demand.

Statewide: An asylum seeker tells his story

A man named Victor migrated to Chicago. He hopes to stay and build a better life for his family.

Statewide: A journey from prison to a PhD

After 26 years in prison, we learn how one man is using his firsthand experience to educate others.

Statewide: When it comes to sports betting, Pritzker wants a bigger cut of the action

The state and sportsbooks are making more money than anticipated.

Statewide: When it comes to sports betting, Pritzker wants a bigger cut of the action