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Tuesday, June 19, 2018

​Discovery Partners Institute in Chicago moving forward with state support and new corporate and educational partners.

Soundbite:  Governor Bruce Rauner, U of I President Tim Killeen

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​RAW AUDIO:  Governor Bruce Rauner gives an update on the Discovery Partners Institute in Chicago.  Audio also includes Related Midwest President Curt Bailey, U of I President Tim Killeen, Consulate General of Israel to the Midwest Aviv Ezra, Sen. President John Cullerton, Sen. GOP Leader Bill Brady, House GOP Leader Jim Durkin and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel.  Video is also available.

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​RAW AUDIO:  Q & A w/Governor Bruce Rauner after DPI event.

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​RAW AUDIO:  Governor Bruce Rauner and House GOP Leader Jim Durkin visit CSL Behring in Bradley.  Video is also available.

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​RAW AUDIO:  Q & A w/Governor Bruce Rauner after CSL Behring event.

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​RAW AUDIO:  Governor Bruce Rauner celebrates Juneteenth and discusses Advancing the Development of Minority Entrepreneurs (ADME) workshop.  Audio begins w/Dr. Willie Wilson.  Video is also available.

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Monday, June 18, 2018

​Treasurer Mike Frerichs announces winner of Illinois Bicentennial Coin Contest.

Soundbite:  Treasurer Mike Frerichs, Hayden Schumer

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RAW AUDIO:  Treasurer Michael Frerichs announces winner of the Illinois Bicentennial Coin Contest.  Audio includes off-topic Q & A and an interview with winner Hayden Schumer.  Video is also available.

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​Weekly Crop Report.

Soundbite:  Crop Statistician Mark Schleusener

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Friday, June 15, 2018

​State officials launch new website and highlight efforts to combat the opioid epidemic in Illinois. 

Soundbite:  Governor Bruce Rauner, DHS Secretary James Dimas

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​RAW AUDIO:  Governor Bruce Rauner, Lt. Governor Evelyn Sanguinetti and DHS Secretary James Dimas tour the New Leaf Lodge and Retreat in Peoria and discuss the opioid epidemic; new website launched.  Video is also available.

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​Governor Bruce Rauner announces $16 million in agriculture grants.

Soundbite:  Governor Bruce Rauner, Morgan County Fair's Gary Hadden

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​CDC investigating multi-state outbreak linked to cereal; just one case in Illinois so far.

Soundbite:  IDPH Spokesperson Melaney Arnold

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​RAW AUDIO:  Governor Bruce Rauner announces $16 million in agriculture grants.  Audio also includes Travis, Stremsterfer, IL Dept. of Ag. Director Raymond Poe, Assoc. of Illinois Soil and Water Conservation Districts President Steve Stierwalt, Morgan County Fair's Gary Hadden, Rep. Jerry Costello and Rep. Tim Butler.  Video is also available.

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​RAW AUDIO:  Governor Bruce Rauner speaks at the 97th Annual Illinois VFW State Convention in Springfield.  Video is also available

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​RAW AUDIO:  Bicentennial Minute June 20th.

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​RAW AUDIO:  Bicentennial Minute June 19th.

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​RAW AUDIO:  Bicentennial Minute June 18th.

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​RAW AUDIO:  Bicentennial Minute June 17th.

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​RAW AUDIO:  Bicentennial Minute June 16th.

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Thursday, June 14, 2018

​RAW AUDIO:  Governor Bruce Rauner visits Western Illinois University and discusses the state budget.  Video is also available.

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State unemployment rate drops for the fifth month in a row in May.

Soundbite:  IDES Spokesperson Bob Gough

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Wednesday, June 13, 2018

​Governor signed legislative ethics reform bill last week but says more change is needed.

Soundbite:  Governor Bruce Rauner

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​IDNR holding auction of confiscated and abandoned property including tree stands, fishing gear and crossbows on June 23rd in downstate Pawnee.

Soundbite:  IDNR Spokesperson Ed Cross

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​RAW AUDIO:  Governor Bruce Rauner delivers remarks at the Future Farmers of America Convention in Springfield.  Video is also available.

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​Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library offers walking tour of sites from the Lincolns' courtship and marriage.

Soundbite:  ALPLM Spokesperson Chris Wills

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​Illinois State Fair/Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum offers double-play deal with half price tickets.

Soundbite:  Illinois State Fair Spokesperson Rebecca Clark

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​RAW AUDIO:  Governor Bruce Rauner tours the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's Electrical and Computer Engineering Bldg. and discusses the state budget.  Audio also includes Sen. Chapin Rose.   Video is also available

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​RAW AUDIO:  Q & A w/Governor Bruce Rauner after U of I event.

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​RAW AUDIO:  Governor Bruce Rauner visits Marathon Petroleum Corporation's Robinson Oil Refinery and discusses the new state budget.  Video is also available.

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Tuesday, June 12, 2018

​Governor Bruce Rauner is visiting downstate communities to talk about the new state budget, but says there is more work to be done.

Soundbite:  Governor Bruce Rauner

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​RAW AUDIO:  Governor Bruce Rauner talks about the new state budget with state employees and local legislators at the Marion State Regional Office Bldg.  Audio also includes Rep. Terri Bryant, Rep. Dave Severin and Sen. Dave Fowler.  Video is also available.

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​RAW AUDIO:  Q & A w/Governor Bruce Rauner after Marion event.

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​RAW AUDIO:  Governor Bruce Rauner tours Chelar Tool & Die in Belleville and discusses the new state budget.  Video is also available.

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​RAW AUDIO:  Q & A w/Governor Bruce Rauner after Belleville event.

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Monday, June 11, 2018

​Voters choose the "Wonderful Wizard of Oz" as their favorite book in the latest Illinois Top 200 project poll.

Soundbite:  ALPLM Spokesperson Chris Wills

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​Weekly Crop Report.

Soundbite:  Crop Statistician Mark Schleusener

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Friday, June 08, 2018

​IDPH warns of salmonella outbreak linked to cut melons from Walmart.

Soundbite:  IDPH Director Dr. Nirav Shah

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​RAW AUDIO:  Governor Bruce Rauner discusses U.S.  Dept. of Transportation INFRA rail infrastructure grant for 75th Corridor improvement project at press conference in Washington D.C.  Audio also includes Secretary of Infrastructure Senior Advisor Jim Ray and Assoc. of American Railroads President and CEO Ed Hamburger.    

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​CDC investigating multi-state outbreak of salmonella from live poultry.

Soundbite:  IDPH State Veterinarian Dr. Connie Austin

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​Tips for reducing summer electric bills.

Soundbite:  U of I Extension Educator, Community and Economic Development Steven Groner

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​Weekly Weather Summary (State Climatologist Jim Angel).

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​RAW AUDIO:  Bicentennial Minute June 15th.

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​RAW AUDIO:  Bicentennial Minute June 14th.

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​RAW AUDIO:  Bicentennial Minute June 13th.

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​RAW AUDIO:  Bicentennial Minute June 12th.

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​RAW AUDIO:  Bicentennial Minute June 11th.

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​RAW AUDIO:  Bicentennial Minute June 10th.

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​RAW AUDIO:  Bicentennial Minute June 9th.

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Thursday, June 07, 2018

​RAW AUDIO:  Governor Cabinet on Children and Youth meet.  Audio includes mHub CEO Haven Allen, Governor Bruce Rauner and DCFS Acting Director Beverly Walker.

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​New Red Ribbon Cash instant lottery ticket now available.

Soundbite:  IL Lottery Director Greg Smith, IDPH Director Dr. Nirav Shah

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​RAW AUDIO:  Illinois Lottery launches latest version of the Red Ribbon Cash instant ticket, benefitting the fight against HIV/AIDS.  Audio includes Illinois Lottery Director Greg Smith, IDPH Director Nirav Shah and Center on Halstead CEO Tico Valle.  Video is also available.

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