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Coleman Hawkins #33 of the Illinois Fighting Illini dunks the ball

Coleman Hawkins #33 of the Illinois Fighting Illini dunks the ball against the Iowa State Cyclones last night. Photo: Michael Reaves/Getty Images

🏀 The Fighting Illini beat Iowa State last night to advance to the Elite Eight in the NCAA tournament. (Champaign Room)

💲 Workers at the Signature Room were awarded $1.5 million after a federal judge ruled the restaurant's owners failed to give them proper notice when they abruptly closed last September. (Sun-Times)

📚 The author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning "Blood in the Water," about the 1971 Attica Prison riot, sent copies of the book to every Illinois prison after settling a lawsuit against the Department of Corrections, which had previously banned the book. (WBEZ)

⛴️ Starting tomorrow, Chicago Water Taxi boats will run daily for the first time since before 2019. (Tribune)

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