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NEIU update

Northeastern Illinois University is moving forward with a plan to build its first-ever on-campus housing. And the surprise is… it will build it on property that the university already owns. This comes as a surprise to many who’ve been familiar with the school’s bid to acquire private properties just north of its campus via eminent domain. Meanwhile, there’s a new bill in the state legislature that would place new limits on how public universities could use eminent domain. WBEZ’s Odette Yousef is here with an update. (Flickr/jbhalper)

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