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Southern Illinois University (SIU) released a new policy change this week to its code of conduct, banning student athletes, cheerleaders, and spirit members from participating in displays of political activism while in uniform or while performing or competing in official events and activities.

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Gov. Bruce Rauner said Monday that athletes who are protesting during the National Anthem are insulting the country.