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ST. LOUIS (AP) - A Chicago podiatrist has been sentenced to more than seven years in prison and ordered to pay nearly $7 million in restitution following his conviction for health care fraud. Yev Gray was sentenced Tuesday in federal court in St. Louis. He pleaded guilty in May to felony charges. Gray's wife is serving a one-year prison term for her role, and the CEO and four podiatrists at his company are awaiting sentencing.

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - The Illinois House will convene to take up the contentious school-funding issue. But lawmakers don't plan Wednesday to attempt to override Gov. Bruce Rauner's veto of the legislation. The Republican governor used an amendatory veto this month on Senate Bill 1. It would create a new school-funding formula. Rauner says it provides too much money for Chicago and limits state financing flexibility. The Senate voted Sunday to override the veto.

CHICAGO (AP) - Police say three people were arrested during an anti-white supremacy protest outside a courthouse in Chicago. The Chicago Tribune reports protesters gathered Tuesday near the doors of a Cook County courthouse on the city's north side. A protest organizer says they came to rally outside a criminal hearing for a man they said had ties to white supremacist organizations. The man's attorney, however, said he knew of no such ties.

MARSHALL, Ill. (AP) - A public library in eastern Illinois is recalling solar eclipse glasses given to the public because they have the potential to be unsafe for watching Monday's eclipse. The (Terre Haute) Tribune Star of Indiana reports the maker was an authorized manufacturer of NASA glasses. But the ones purchased through Amazon under the manufacturer's name failed to meet safety requirements. Marshall Public Library gave out the glasses this month.

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