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Monday, February 27, 2017

​New "Experience History" app for Illinois historic sites.

Soundbite:  IHPA Spokesperson Chris Wills. 

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​Illinois Products Expo will be held this weekend in Springfield.

Soundbite:  IL Dept. of Agriculture Spokesperson Morgan Booth

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​RAW AUDIO:  Governor Bruce Rauner attends Polish American Association Mtg. Video​ is also available.

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​RAW AUDIO:  Governor Bruce Rauner announces plan to transform Medicaid services. Audio also includes HFS Director Felicia Norwood, DCFS Director George Sheldon and more. Video​ is also available.

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

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Friday, February 24, 2017

​Governor attending Republican Governors Assoc. mtg. this weekend.

Soundbite:  Governor Bruce Rauner

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​Several proposals in the legislature to honor former President Barack Obama.

Soundbite:  Governor Bruce Rauner

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​Lack of rain means abnormally dry conditions for some parts of Illinois.

Soundbite:  State Climatologist Jim Angel

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

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​RAW AUDIO:  Celebration of Black History Month at the JRTC in Chicago. Audio includes WVON's Matt McGill, IL Dept. of Human Rights Acting Director Janice Glenn, Governor Bruce Rauner, Judge Sharon Johnson Coleman and Dorothy Jean Tillman. Video​ is also available.

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​Weekly Weather Summary (State Climatologist Jim Angel).

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Thursday, February 23, 2017

​Governor Bruce Rauner says he's disappointed in AFSCME's strike vote.

Soundbite:  Governor Bruce Rauner

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​Chicago Cubs Trophy Tour coming to the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum; also a Cubs-Cardinals rivalry exhibit opens next month.

Soundbite:  ALPLM Spokesperson Chris Wills

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​RAW AUDIO:  Governor Bruce Rauner honors Carnegie Hero Duncan O.C. Harris.  Durcan Harris is a Buffalo Grove resident who helped save a 13 year old from drowning while on vacation in North Carolina. Audio also includes comments from Harris. Video​ is also available. 

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​RAW AUDIO:  Q & A w/Governor Bruce Rauner. Video​ is also available.

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​Illinois high school students continue to make gains on Advanced Placement tests.

Soundbite:  ISBE Spokesperson Jackie Matthews

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Wednesday, February 22, 2017

​Retired generals express the need for physical education in school.

Soundbite:  Retired Illinois Air National Guard Brigadier General Mark Rabin, Former Illinois Adjutant General Bill Enyart

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​Governor urges ISBE to set high standards for schools and students.

Soundbite:  Governor Bruce Rauner

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​RAW AUDIO:  Governor Bruce Rauner discusses school achievement priorities at Alliance Leadership Summit in Springfield. Video​ is also available.

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RAW AUDIO:  ​Retired generals/Mission Readiness says less physical education for students could hurt military readiness. Audio includes Major General Randy Thomas, Brigadier General Mark Rabin, Major General Bill Enyart, genH Kids President Dr. Kemia Sarraf and SIU Simmons Cancer Institute Medical Director Dr. Rober Mocharnuk.

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​RAW AUDIO:  Governor Bruce Rauner attends the Illinois State Board of Education's Board meeting in Chicago. Video​ is also available.

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Tuesday, February 21, 2017

​Illinois State Fair announces some grandstand acts.

Soundbite:  ISF Spokesperson Rebecca Clark

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Friday, February 17, 2017

​Having high cholesterol can double your risk of heart disease.

Soundbite:  U of I Extension Educator, Nutrition and Wellness, Lisa Peterson

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​House Speaker Mike Madigan says a committee will consider Governor's Bruce Rauner's plan to sell the James R. Thompson Center in Chicago.

Soundbite:  Governor Bruce Rauner

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​Weekly Weather Summary (State Climatologist Jim Angel).

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Thursday, February 16, 2017

​Bill sets uniform college/university admission standards for freshmen.

Soundbite:  Rep. Andre Thapedi, U of I Director of State Relations Jennifer Creasey

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Package of bills aims to increase marketplace access for local farmers and small businesses.

Soundbite:  Rep. Sonya Harper, Rep. Will Guzzardi

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​RAW AUDIO:  Local food legislation/opening food markets to small farmers. Audio includes Illinois Environmental Council Executive Director Jen Walling, Illinois Stewardship Alliance Executive Director Lindsay Record, Illinois Stewardship Alliance Policy Associate Rebecca Osland, Rep. Steve Anderson, Rep. Carol Ammons, Sen. Toi Hutchinson, Rep. Tim Butler, Rep. Sonya Harper, Rep. Peter Breen, Rep. Will Guzzardi and farmer Gus Jones.

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Wednesday, February 15, 2017

​Governor Bruce Rauner lays out ideas for a state budget and comments on Senate's grand bargain.

Soundbite:  Governor Bruce Rauner

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RAW AUDIO:  Governor Bruce Rauner delivers annual Budget Address. Video​ is also available.

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​SOUNDBITE:  Governor Bruce Rauner says it's time to build on recent progress and pass a budget with reforms.

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SOUNDBITE:  Governor Bruce Rauner​ proposes record funding level for schools.

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​SOUNDBITE:  Governor Bruce Rauner proposes fully funding school transportation costs.

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​SOUNDBITE:  Governor Bruce Rauner proposes a 10% increase to MAP Grant funding.

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​SOUNDBITE:  Governor Bruce Rauner proposes funding two new Illinois State Police cadet classes.

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​SOUNDBITE:  Governor Bruce Rauner proposes $200 million increase in the state's road program.

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​SOUNDBITE:  Governor Bruce Rauner discusses pension reform, including new Tier III plan.

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​SOUNDBITE:  Governor Bruce Rauner says creating more jobs must be a top priority.

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​SOUNDBITE:  Governor Bruce Rauner calls for a permanent property tax freeze.

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​SOUNDBITE:  Governor Bruce Rauner says he does not support raising the state sales tax on groceries and medicine.

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​RAW AUDIO:  Budget react from House Democrats. Audio includes Rep. Greg Harris.

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​RAW AUDIO:  Budget react from Republican lawmakers. Audio includes Rep. Paul Schimpf, Sen. Jim Oberweis, Sen. Jil Tracy, Sen. Kyle McCarter, Rep. Allen Skillicorn, Sen. Dave Syverson, Sen. Karen McConnaughay, Sen. Sue Rezin, Sen. Dale Fowler, Sen. Neil Anderson, Sen. Dan McConchie, Sen. Tom Rooney and Sen. Pam Althoff.

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RAW AUDIO:  Budget react from House Republicans.  Audio includes Rep. Tom Demmer, Rep. Avery Bourne and Rep. Steve Anderson.

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Tuesday, February 14, 2017

​RAW AUDIO:  Governor Bruce Rauner holds Facebook Live event. Video​ is also available.

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​Secretary of State Jesse White announces his support for legislation mandating seat belts on school buses.

Soundbite:  Secretary of State ​Spokesperson Dave Druker

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​New Special Olympics instant lottery ticket.

Soundbite:  Special Olympics of Illinois Board of Directors Vice-Chair Karen Atwood, IDHS Secretary James Dimas

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​RAW AUDIO:  Illinois Lottery launches new Special Olympics instant game. Audio includes Illinois Lottery Director Greg Smith, Special Olympics of Illinois Board of Directors Vice-Chair Karen Atwood, Special Children's Charities President Kevin Magnuson, IDHS Secretary James Dimas and more. Video​ is also available.

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