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Friday, December 14, 2018

Christmas tree care tips.

Soundbite:  U of I Extension Horticulture Educator Richard Hentschel

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​Weekly Weather Summary (State Climatologist Office's Brian Kerschner).

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​Bicentennial Minute December 20th.

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​Bicentennial Minute December 19th.

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​Bicentennial Minute December 18th.

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​Bicentennial Minute December 17th.

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​Bicentennial Minute December 16th.

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Thursday, December 13, 2018

​Open enrollment for the 2019 plan year ends Saturday.

Soundbite:  IL Dept. of Insurance Acting Director Karin Zosel

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​More cases of hepatitis A popping up in Illinois; those at risk urged to get vaccinated.

Soundbite:  IDPH Director Dr. Nirav Shah

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​RAW AUDIO:  Governor Bruce Rauner addresses The Civic Federation's 27th Annual Motorola Foundation Excellence in Public Service Award breakfast in Chicago.  Video is also available.

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Wednesday, December 12, 2018

​Governor Bruce Rauner says his office is working to make it a smooth transition for the new administration.

Soundbite:  Governor Bruce Rauner

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​Governor says state's health care fraud prevention efforts saved more than $218 million dollars.

Soundbite:  Governor Bruce Rauner, HFS Director Patti Bellock

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​RAW AUDIO:  Governor Bruce Rauner discusses Medicaid fraud and the unionization of managers in state government.  Audio also includes HFS Inspector General Brad Hart, ISP Medicaid Fraud Control Bureau Acting Director Lt. David Roll and HFS Director Patti Bellock.  Video is also available.

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

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Tuesday, December 11, 2018

​Senate committee discusses shortage of behavioral health workers in Illinois.

Soundbite:  Community Behavioral Healthcare Association CEO Marvin Lindsey,  Thresholds V.P. Health O'Donnell 

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Monday, December 10, 2018

​IEMA says emergency preparedness items make great gifts.

Soundbite:  IEMA Spokesperson Rebecca Clark

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​Bicentennial Minute December 15th.

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​Bicentennial Minute December 14th.

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​Bicentennial Minute December 13th.

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​Bicentennial Minute December 12th.

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​Bicentennial Minute December 11th.

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Friday, December 07, 2018

​Tips for picking out the perfect Christmas tree.

Soundbite:  U of I Extension Horticulture Educator Richard Hentschel

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​77th Remembrance of Pearl Harbor attack.

Soundbite:  U.S. Army Chief Warrant Officer Bobby Edwards, IDVA Director Stephen Curda

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​RAW AUDIO:  77th Remembrance of Pearl Harbor attack.  Audio includes Springfield Mayor Jim Langfelder, WWII Illinois Veterans Memorial Committee President John Carrigan, Illinois Army National Guard Brigadier General Mark Jackson, Chief Warrant Officer five Bobby Edwards and IDVA Director Stephen Curda.  Video is also available.

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Thursday, December 06, 2018

​Tips for donating after a disaster.

Soundbite:  IEMA Spokesperson Rebecca Clark

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​Attorney General Lisa Madigan and 38 states announce coalition to crack down on robocalls.

Soundbite:  Attorney General Lisa Madigan

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​IDOT invites the public to take a travel survey.

Soundbite:  IDOT Spokesperson Jessie Decker

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Wednesday, December 05, 2018

​Hunters harvest nearly 81,000 deer during firearm season.

Soundbite:  IDNR Spokesperson Ed Cross

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Despite the recent outbreak, 2018 is shaping up to be a pretty average year for tornadoes.

Soundbite:  State Climatologist Jim Angel

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​Last month was the 8th coldest November on record in Illinois.

Soundbite:  State Climatologist Jim Angel

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​Just a few days left for Medicare Open Enrollment period; IL Dept. on Aging can help.

Soundbite:  IL Dept. on Aging SHIP Program Director Sandy Leith

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Tuesday, December 04, 2018

​Five cases of hepatitis A recently diagnosed; IDPH urges vaccination against the infection.

Soundbite:  IDPH Director Dr. Nirav Shah

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​RAW AUDIO:  Gov. Rauner celebrates Chanukah by lighting candles on the menorah with Consul General of Israel to the Midwest Aviv Ezra and members of Chicago's Jewish community at the JRTC.  Video is also available.

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​Treasurer's Office to return $1.5 million to taxpayers through the Money Match II Program.

Soundbite:  Treasurer Michael Frerichs

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Monday, December 03, 2018

​Illinois leaders look to the past and the future as the state celebrates its 200th birthday.

Soundbite:  Governor Bruce Rauner, Governor-Elect J.B. Pritzker

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RAW AUDIO:  Illinois Bicentennial Celebration.  Audio includes Governor Bruce Rauner and Governor-Elect J.B. Pritzker.  Video of the celebration is also available.

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​IDPH reminds there's still time to get your flu shot.

Soundbite:  IDPH Chief Medical Officer Dr. Jennifer Layden

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​RAW AUDIO:  Governor Bruce Rauner and the Illinois Department of Veterans' Affairs host the Governor's Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony in Honor of Gold Star Families at the JRTC.  Audio includes IDVA Director Stephen Curda and Illinois National Guard Asst. Adjutant General Mark C. Jackson.  Video is also available.

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​Senate hearing focuses on backlog of DNA sample processing in murder investigations.

Soundbite:  Carmia Tang, ISP Forensic Sciences Command's Colonel Sean Cormier

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Bicentennial Minute December 10th.

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​Bicentennial Minute December 9th.

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​Bicentennial Minute December 8th.

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​Bicentennial Minute December 7th.

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​Bicentennial Minute December 6th.

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​Bicentennial Minute December 5th.

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​Bicentennial Minute December 4th.

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