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Tuesday, October 27, 2020

​RAW AUDIO:  Governor JB Pritzker visits Champaign and announces manufacturing training investment.  Audio also includes Sen. Scott Bennett, Eden Park Illumination CEO John Yerger, DCEO Director Erin Guthrie and IL Mfg. Excellence Center President/CEO David Boulay.

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​RAW AUDIO:  Q & A w/Governor JB Pritzker at Champaign event.

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11:30:  Governor JB Pritzker visits Champaign and announces manufacturing training opportunities.

2:30 pm:  Governor JB Pritzker holds daily COVID-19 press briefing.

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Monday, October 26, 2020

​Weekly Crop Report.

Soundbite:  Crop Statistician Mark Schleusener

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​Two more regions of the state are facing stricter COVID-19 safety measures this week.

Soundbite:  Governor JB Pritzker

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​RAW AUDIO:  Governor JB Pritzker holds daily COVID-19 briefing from Peoria.  Audio also includes IDPH Director Dr. Ngozi Ezike (in English and Spanish), OSF HealthCare's Michael Cruz and Peoria City/County Public Health Administrator Monica Hendrickson.  Video is also available.

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​RAW AUDIO:  Q & A w/Governor JB Pritzker and IDPH Director Dr. Ngozi Ezike at the COVID-19 briefing.

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​RAW AUDIO:  Governor JB Pritzker tours Prestige Barbershop to highlight the importance of Business Interruption Grants.  Includes Q & A.  Video is also available.

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​RAW AUDIO:  Governor JB Pritzker gives an update on the reopening of Murray Baker Bridge in Peoria.  Audio also includes Peoria Councilman Tim Riggenbach, IDOT Acting Secretary Omer Osman, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos, Rep. Jehan Gordon-Booth, Rep. Ryan Spain and Sen. Dave Koehler.  Video is also available.

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​RAW AUDIO:  Q & A w/Governor JB Pritzker and IDOT Acting Secretary Omer Osman after Murray Baker Bridge event.  (all on-topic)

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Friday, October 23, 2020

​RAW AUDIO:  Governor JB Pritzker holds daily COVID-19 briefing and Q & A.  Video is also available.               

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RAW AUDIO:  Governor JB Pritzker visits the Woodlawn in Chicago to highlight the importance of Business Interruption Grants.  Audio includes Q & A.  Video is also available.

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​State launches effort to get more taxpayers to take advantage of the Earned Income Tax Credit.

Soundbite:  IDOR Spokesperson Sam Salustro

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​Weekly Weather Summary (State Climatologist Trent Ford).

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Thursday, October 22, 2020

​Record high number of new COVID cases today; more restrictions for Region 1.

Soundbite:  Governor JB Pritzker

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​RAW AUDIO:  Governor JB Pritzker gives daily COVID-19 briefing from St. Clair Dept. of Public Health.  Audio also includes IDPH Asst. Director Dr. Amaal Tokars, St. Clair County Health Dept. Asst. Director Myla Oliver-Blandford and more.  Video is also available

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​RAW AUDIO:  Q & A w/Governor JB Pritzker.

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​Rehab of downstate I-255 is wrapping up ahead of schedule.

Soundbite:  IDOT Secretary Omer Osman

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​RAW AUDIO:  Governor JB Pritzker and local officials announce the early completion of the I-255 rehab project.  Video is also available

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​RAW AUDIO:  Q & A w/Governor JB Pritzker.

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​Governor JB Pritzker says the Illinois State Police are on alert to stricter COVID-19 mitigations in certain areas of the state.

Soundbite:  Governor JB Pritzker

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Wednesday, October 21, 2020

​State planning how to distribute COVID-19 vaccine once it's available.

Soundbite:  Governor JB Pritzker

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​IDPH reports highest daily COVID-19 death toll since mid-June.

Soundbite:  IDPH Director Dr. Ngozi Ezike

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RAW AUDIO:  Governor JB Pritzker holds COVID-19 briefing; numbers up, vaccine rollout plan, testing.  Audio also includes IDPH Director Dr. Ngozi Ezike (in English and Spanish).

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

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​IL Senate Committee looks at ending cash bond.

Soundbite:  IL Justice Project Director Sharone Mitchell, Wayne County Sheriff Mike Everett

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​RAW AUDIO:  Governor JB Pritzker tours DLV Printing in Chicago and highlights the importance of Business Interruption Grants for small businesses.  Audio includes Q & A and DCEO Director Erin Guthrie.  Video is also available.

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​State Fire Marshal's Office urges safety when decorating for fall and Halloween.

Soundbite:  State Fire Marshal Spokesperson JC Fultz

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Tuesday, October 20, 2020

​State officials say they aren't trying to punish bars and restaurants with tougher COVID-19 measures.

Soundbite:  IDPH Director Dr. Ngozi Ezike, Gov. JB Pritzker

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​RAW AUDIO:  Governor JB Pritzker holds COVID-19 daily briefing; two more regions to go under stricter mitigations.  Audio also includes IDPH Director Dr. Ngozi Ezike (in English and Spanish) and Advocate Aurora Health Interim Chief Medical Officer Dr. Justin Macariola-Coad.  Video is also available.

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​RAW AUDIO:  Q & A w/Governor JB Pritzker.

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​Teen driving deaths down by 74% since 2007.

Soundbite:  Secretary of State Jesse White

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​IDNR announces health and safety precautions for deer hunting at state sites.

Soundbite:  IDNR Spokesperson Rachel Torbert

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​State officials say with the continued dryness, there is still a concern about fires. 

Soundbite:  State Fire Marshal Spokesperson JC Fultz

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Monday, October 19, 2020

​Southern IL the latest region to face stricter COVID mitigations.

Soundbite:  Governor JB Pritzker

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​Governor JB Pritzker says he's returning to daily COVID-19 press briefings because all regions of the state are moving in the wrong direction.

Soundbite:  Governor JB Pritzker

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​Weekly Crop Report.

Soundbite:  Crop Statistician Mark Schleusener

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​RAW AUDIO:  Governor JB Pritzker gives a COVID-19 update.  Audio also includes IDPH Director Dr. Ngozi Ezike (in English and Spanish), Dr. Craig Davis and Jackson County Health Dept. Administrator Bart Hagston.  Video is also available.

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​RAW AUDIO:  Q & A w/Governor JB Pritzker.

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​RAW AUDIO:  Small Business Month celebration.  Audio includes First Women's Bank President/CEO Marianne O'Brien Markowitz, DCEO Director Erin Guthrie, Ethiopian Diamond Owner Almaz Yigizaw and Lt. Governor Juliana Stratton.  Video is also available.

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​More state funding announced for broadband expansion in Illinois.

Soundbite:  Governor JB Pritzker

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​RAW AUDIO:  Governor JB Pritzker visits Staunton and announces next wave of funding for broadband grants.  Audio also includes Madison Communications Senior VP Kim Harber, Sen. Andy Manar, Community Hospital of Staunton CEO Sue Campbell and DCEO Asst. Director Michael Negron.  Video is also available.

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​RAW AUDIO:  Q & A w/Governor JB Pritzker after broadband event.

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Saturday, October 17, 2020

​RAW AUDIO:  Governor JB Pritzker joins the Illinois National Guard for General Richard Jones Armory 50th Anniversary celebration.  Video is also available.

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Friday, October 16, 2020

​RAW AUDIO:  Governor JB Pritzker announces $30 million in funding for Welcoming Centers to support the state's immigrant communities.  Video is also available.

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​RAW AUDIO:  Q & A w/Governor JB Pritzker.

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​The state unemployment rate dropped for the third month in a row in September.

Soundbite:  IDES Spokesperson Rebecca Cisco

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​It's been a dry fall so far.

Soundbite:  State Climatologist Trent Ford

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​Weekly Weather Summary (State Climatologist Trent Ford).

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Thursday, October 15, 2020

​IDPH reports daily high of 4,015 new COVID-19 cases today.

Soundbite:  Governor JB Pritzker

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​Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum launches new website.

Soundbite:  ALPLM Spokesperson Chris Wills

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Wednesday, October 14, 2020

​Just hours left to fill out the 2020 Census if you haven't already.

Soundbite:  Governor JB Pritzker

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​IDPH releases COVID-19 holiday season safety guide.

Soundbite:  IDPH Director Dr. Ngozi Ezike

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​New COVID-19 cases in Illinois over 2,600 for the eighth day in a row.

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.  IDPH releases holiday season safety tips.  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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​New email service available for those looking to restore their driving privileges.

Soundbite:  Secretary of State Spokesperson Beth Kaufman

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​IL Senate committee tackles prison reform.

Soundbite:  Safer Foundation President Victor Dickson, IDOC Acting Director Rob Jeffreys

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