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Bracketology: Illinois’ bubble bursts against Michigan

There’s one fewer bid contender after Thursday afternoon’s early action. The Illinois Fighting Illini needed to defeat Michigan in Thursday’s Big Ten Tournament second round to set up a late quality win opportunity against Wisconsin in Friday’s quarterfinal round. After first digging themselves out of an early 14-2 hole to take a 16-14 lead, the Fighting Illini collapsed, all the ...

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Michelle Obama campaigning in Wisconsin, Illinois

By SCOTT BAUER, Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — First lady Michelle Obama was due back in Wisconsin on Tuesday to campaign again for Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mary Burke, who is locked in a tight race with Republican Gov. Scott Walker in which both have been heavily courting women voters. Obama has been keeping a busy schedule on the campaign ...

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