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Dillon Francis gets bloody, zombified on big screen in new movie

October 26, 2015

Dillon Francis, best-known as a musician and rapper, is getting his feet wet—and bloody—in the new Halloween thriller “Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse” through Paramount Pictures.The flick...

Tamms controversy resonates

By Contributing Writer

October 22, 2012

Angelica SanchezThe debate about whether Tamms Correctional Facility tortures its prisoners resurfaced Oct. 10 when a southern Illinois judge extended a court order blocking Gov. Pat Quinn’s proposal to close seven state prisons.Anti-Tamms activists are now pushing for the U.N. to determine if the prison meets the international definition of torture because it uses solitary confinement as a meansof punishment.Quinn proposed closi...

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