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U of I considers Chinese-funded institute

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Associated Press

The University of Illinois may open a new institute financed by the Chinese government and focused on Chinese language and culture. The Confucius Institute would be based at the Urbana-Champaign campus and paid for by $150,000 a year from the Chinese Ministry of Education.

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