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Wednesday, January 19, 2022

​LIVE STREAM TODAY:

2:30 p.m. - Governor JB Pritzker gives a COVID-19 update.

*streams may not start on time and are dependent on signal strength

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Tuesday, January 18, 2022

​Senate Minority Leader Dan McConchie renews call to give more power to IL voters.

Soundbite:  Sen. Minority Leader Dan McConchie

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​RAW AUDIO:  Sen. Minority Leader Dan McConchie renews call to empower voters.

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Friday, January 14, 2022

​Snowmobile safety.

Soundbite:  IDNR Safety Education Administrator Jeff Hopkins

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​Just hours left to enroll in a health insurance plan via the ACA Marketplace.

Soundbite:  Get Covered IL Exec. Director Laura Pellikan

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​Weekly Weather Summary (State Climatologist Trent Ford).

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Thursday, January 13, 2022

​Secretary of State offices/driver's services facilities to remain closed for another week.

Soundbite:  SOS Spokesperson Henry Haupt

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​Secretary of State Jesse White's Office announces $6 million in pandemic library grants.

Soundbite:  SOS Spokesperson Henry Haupt

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​Too early to tell if the Omicron variant has peaked.

Soundbite:  IDPH Director Dr. Ngozi Ezike

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​Attorney General Kwame Raoul announces $145 million settlement with student lending company Navient.

Soundbite:  Attorney General Kwame Raoull

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​RAW AUDIO:  Attorney General Kwame Raoul announces major student loan settlement.  Audio also includes Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro, Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson, Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey and California Attorney General Rob Bonta.

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​RAW AUDIO:  House GOP calls for hearings regarding DCFS.  Audio includes Rep. Tony McCombie, Rep. Tom Weber and Rep. Steve Reick.

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Wednesday, January 12, 2022

​Governor JB Pritzker announces the state is deploying 2,048 additional health care workers to help at hospitals overrun with COVID-19.

Soundbite:  Governor JB Pritzker 

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​RAW AUDIO:  Governor JB Pritzker and IDPH Director Dr. Ngozi Ezike (in English and Spanish) give a COVID-19 update.  Video is also available.

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​RAW AUDIO:  Q & A w/Governor JB Pritzker and IDPH Director Dr. Ngozi Ezike.

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Record breaking yields in the 2021 Crop Production Report.

Soundbite:  Crop Statistician Mark Schleusener

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​2021 IL weather was warmer and wetter than normal.

Soundbite:  State Climatologist Trent Ford

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Tuesday, January 11, 2022

​State launches new COVID-19 vaccine campaign.

Soundbite:  Audio from ads

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​Non-profits encouraged to apply for grant money through Charitable Trust program.

Soundbite:  IL Treasurer Mike Frerichs

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Monday, January 10, 2022

​New legislation aims to increase the use of personal security camera footage to help solve crimes.

Soundbite:  Rep. Mike Zalewski

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​New U of I Extension project offers smoking cessation program to small businesses.

Soundbite:  U of I Extension Be A Quitter Project Director Allen Barton

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Friday, January 07, 2022

​New legislation raises the penalties for attacking a DCFS worker.

Soundbite:  Sen. Doris Turner

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​House lawmakers discuss "Right to Repair" legislation.

Soundbite:  IL PIRG Director Abe Scarr, IMA's Donovan Griffith  

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​Weekly Weather Summary (State Climatologist Trent Ford).

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Thursday, January 06, 2022

​Comptroller Susana Mendoza announces that unpaid fines for low to moderate income taxpayers will not be deducted from their state tax refund this year.

Soundbite:  Comptroller Susana Mendoza

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IL Legislature now without an inspector general.

Soundbite:  Sen. Jil Tracy

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​RAW AUDIO:  Sen. Jil Tracy discusses need to appoint a new Legislative Inspector General and proposes ethics reforms.

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​House passes trailer bill to last year's SAFE-T Act.

Soundbite:  Rep. Deanne Mazzochi, Rep. Justin Slaughter

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