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Sunday, June 26, 2022

​RAW AUDIO:  Governor JB Pritzker gives remarks at the Great Lakes Economic Forum.  Audio also includes Council of the Great Lakes Region CEO Mark Fisher, Unchartered LLC Co-Founders Ambassador Bruce Heyman and Vicki Heyman and more.  Video is also available.

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Friday, June 24, 2022

​Governor calling a special legislative session to address women's reproductive rights.

Soundbite:  Governor JB Pritzker

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Despite today's Supreme Court ruling, women still have the right to choose in IL.

Soundbite:  Governor JB Pritzker

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​RAW AUDIO:  Governor JB Pritzker calling special session to further protect women's reproductive rights.  Audio also includes Rep. Kelly Cassidy, Sen. Cristina Pacione-Zayas, Sen. Jacqueline Collins, Sen. Melinda Bush, House Speaker Chris Welch, Attorney General Kwame Raoul and more.  Video is also available.

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

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​Weather forecast w/U of I Extension's Todd Gleason.

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​IL Student Assistance Commission highlights increased MAP grant funding.

Soundbite:  ISAC Spokesperson Lynne Baker

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Thursday, June 23, 2022

DCFS providing more financial support to IL foster families.

Soundbite:  DCFS Spokesperson Bill MccCaffrey

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​Lightning Safety Awareness Week.

Soundbite:  IEMA Spokesperson Kevin Sur

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​West Nile Virus reported in seven IL counties so far; public urged to "Fight the Bite."

Soundbite:  IDPH Spokesperson Mike Claffey

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​RAW AUDIO:  Governor JB Pritzker gives remarks at the White House Initiative Latino Economic Summit.  Video is also available.

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​RAW AUDIO:  Governor JB Pritzker attends NALEO Leadership Luncheon in Chicago.  Video is also available.

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Wednesday, June 22, 2022

​Asian carp is getting a brand makeover.

Soundbite:  Chicago Chef and Chopped winner Brian Jupiter, IDNR Asst. Chief of Fisheries Kevin Irons

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​RAW AUDIO:  Asian carp fish renamed to:  Copi.  Audio includes NBC 5 Food Guy Steve Dolinsky, IDNR Asst. Chief of Fisheries Kevin Irons,  Dirk's Fish & Gourmet Shop's Dirk and Terry Fucik, Chef/Restaurant Owner Beverly Kim, Span Design Principal Nick Adam, Chopped champion/chef Brian Jupiter and former White House invasive carp advisor John Goss.

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​RAW AUDIO:  Governor JB Pritzker joins Metra Auburn Park Station groundbreaking.  Audio also includes Sen. Jacqueline Collins, Former Sen. President John Cullerton, Metra Board Chair Romayne Brown, Rep. Mary Flowers, IDOT Secretary Omer Osman and more.  Video is also available.

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

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Tuesday, June 21, 2022

​No live poultry shows at the IL State Fair this year.

Soundbite:  IL Dept. of Agriculture's Dr. Staci Slager

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​Weekly Crop Report.

Soundbite:  Crop Statistician Mark Schleusener

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​ISP warns motorists not to engage in aggressive driving behaviors.

Soundbite:  ISP Trooper Rodger Goines

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​New law creates a statewide drug take-back program.

Soundbite:  Sen. Laura Fine

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Monday, June 20, 2022

State officials celebrate Juneteenth but say more needs to be done.

Soundbite:  Governor JB Pritzker, Lt. Governor Juliana Stratton

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​RAW AUDIO:  Governor JB Pritzker joins a Juneteenth celebration in Chicago.  Audio also includes Cook County Commissioner Bill Lowry, Lt. Governor Juliana Stratton, Congressman Bobby Rush, Cook County President Toni Preckwinkle, Cook County Commissioner Dennis Deer, Cook County Commissioner Brandon Johnson and more.  Video is also available.

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Friday, June 17, 2022

​IHDA announces nearly $75 million in affordable housing development grants.

Soundbite:  IHDA Exec. Director Kristin Faust

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​Weekly Weather Summary (State Climatologist Trent Ford).

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​Avoiding ticks this summer.

Soundbite:  IDPH's Division of Environmental Health Vector Control Program Mgr. Samantha Kerr

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​IL Attorney General Kwame Raoul announces employment program for crime victims.

Soundbite:  IL Attorney General Kwame Raoul

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Thursday, June 16, 2022

​Illinois now has an official state snake.

Soundbite:  Sen. Dale Fowler

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​RAW AUDIO:  Governor JB Pritzker speaks at Crain's Fast 50 Business Luncheon in Chicago.  Video is also available.

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​Governor JB Pritzker signs bills to further protect survivors of sexual assault.

Soundbite:  Governor JB Pritzker, Kaylyn Ahn

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​RAW AUDIO:  Governor JB Pritzker signs bills expanding protections for survivors of sexual assault.  Audio also includes Kaylyn Ahn, Dr. Monika Pitzele, Rep. Kelly Cassidy and Rep. Mark Walker.  Video is also available.

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​RAW AUDIO:  Q & A w/Governor JB Pritzker, Rep. Kelly Cassidy and Kaylyn Ahn.

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Wednesday, June 15, 2022

​DCFS enhances training for foster parents/staff and expands resources for LGBTQI+ youth in care.

Soundbite:  DCFS Spokesperson Deborah Lopez

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​Governor JB Pritzker signs new law requiring insurance coverage for continuous glucose monitors.

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​RAW AUDIO:  Governor JB Pritzker signs bill guaranteeing insurance coverage for glucose monitors.  Audio also includes Lurie Children's Hospital's Dr. Naomi Fogel, Rep. Suzanne Ness, Sen. Robert Peters, Rep. Kam Buckner and more.  Video is also available.

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

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​This is World Elder Abuse Day.

Soundbite:  IL Dept. on Aging Director Paula Basta

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Tuesday, June 14, 2022

​IDPH/SHIELD IL again offering free COVID-19 tests to districts for the upcoming school year.

Soundbite:  SHIELD IL External Relations Director Beth Heller

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​RAW AUDIO:  IEMA Director Alicia Tate-Nadeau discusses storm damage/power outages in NW IL and hot weather tips.

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​New law bans latex gloves in health care and food service settings.

Soundbite:  Rep. Michelle Mussman

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​RAW AUDIO:  House Republican Leader Jim Durkin discusses the early release of violent criminals.  Audio also includes former Chicago Police Dept. Officer Robert Mizera and Chicago FOP President John Catanzara.

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IL Tollway launches Hot Weather Patrols to help motorists during the extreme heat.

Soundbite:  IL Tollway Roadway District Mgr. Noel Rodriguez

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​Hot weather tips from IEMA.

Soundbite:  IEMA Spokesperson Kevin Sur

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