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How Police Psychological Testing Works

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Flickr user woodleywonderworks / "police trooper writing a ticket" (CC BY 2.0)

The psychological status of police officers has come into question after several police-involved shootings across the country in the last few months. But how does that type of screening for police officers work during the hiring process?

Illinois elections officials are confident no voter data were compromised this summer when a hacker was able to see information on about 200,000 registered voters.

    

Ken Menzel is general counsel for the Illinois State Board of Elections. He says the online voter-registration system was shut down July 13 when officials noted an unusually high amount of traffic. Security was improved.

The FBI warned state officials Monday to boost their security. State election websites in Arizona and Illinois experienced hack-related shutdowns earlier this summer.

Researchers say an Illinois law that locks in tuition rates for in-state students appears to have the unintended effect of driving up tuition for out-of-state students and fees for all.

The law, which took effect in 2004, guarantees that a student starting as a freshman at a state university will pay the same tuition rate for four years.

Only three other states have similar laws, Oklahoma, Texas and North Carolina.

Susan Stephens / WNIJ

The Fiat Chrysler Assembly Plant in Belvidere is idled this week because of a supplier problem.

Photo Memories Of Cornfest 2016

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Carl Nelson/WNIJ

The 39th annual Cornfest in downtown DeKalb has folded its tents, packed its booths and reopened Lincoln Highway,  but the hundreds of festivalgoers have taken away happy memories of agricultural heritage, filling food and drink, and good music.
WNIJ Multimedia Specialist Carl Nelson provided these visual memories.

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