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GLEN ELLYN, Ill. (AP) - A 23-year-old from suburban Chicago has been charged with hiring another man to kill his parents. The DuPage County Sheriff's Office says deputies responded to a call early Sunday from a couple saying they were attacked with a hammer inside their home in unincorporated Glen Ellyn.

CHICAGO (AP) - The Illinois Department of Human Rights has set up a new hotline for victims of sexual harassment around the state. Callers can report sexual harassment through the toll-free number, and also receive information on counseling and legal services.

CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) - The University Museum at Southern Illinois University Carbondale has reopened after it was forced to close due to the state budget impasse. The museum with 70,000 artifacts also was stripped of its accreditation status through the American Alliance of Museums last year as a result of state funding cuts.

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - The Illinois Department of Natural Resources says state fishing licenses for this year go on sale March 1. The agency says 2018 annual fishing licenses for Illinois residents cost $15 and are good until March 31, 2019. Money from the license fees is used to support fishing programs, habitat enhancement and production of sportfish at state hatcheries.

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