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Friday, January 20, 2017

​State Police warn of new phone scam.

Soundbite:  ISP Master Sgt. Jason Bradley 

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​Illinois Film Industry generates $499 million in 2016.

Soundbite:  Illinois Film Office Director Christine Dudley

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​Illinois unemployment rate rose to 5.7% last month.

Soundbite:  IDES Spokesperson Bob Gough

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​Governor Bruce Rauner's State of the State Address

Wednesday, January 25th - 12 p.m.

Live video and audio-only streams will be available. Stories and react will be posted after the speech.

​Governor Bruce Rauner will deliver his State of the State Address on Wednesday.

Soundbite:  Governor Bruce Rauner

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​Weekly Weather Summary (State Climatologist Jim Angel).

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Thursday, January 19, 2017

​Six cases of viral illness linked to ratteries in Illinois; risk is low for general public.

Soundbite:  IDPH Director Dr. Nirav Shah

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​25 Illinois sites were added to the National Register of Historic Places last year.

Soundbite:  IHPA Spokesperson Chris Wills

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​Illinois' tax filing season begins Monday, January 23rd.

Soundbite:  IDOR Spokesperson Terry Horstman

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Wednesday, January 18, 2017

​Governor says the state is working to create more apprenticeship programs for students and young adults.

Soundbite:  Governor Bruce Rauner

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​RAW AUDIO:  Governor Bruce Rauner speaks at Illinois Workforce Board Apprenticeship meeting in Springfield. Video​ is also available.

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

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​RAW AUDIO:  Governor Bruce Rauner tours Franklin Middle School in Champaign and highlights record level of school funding. Audio also includes Champaign Schools Superintendent Judy Wiegand and Rep. Chad Hays. Video​ is also available.

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

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​Secretary of State Jesse White supports legislation allowing ads on vehicle registration notices; urges motorists to sign up for email notices.

Soundbite:  Secretary of State Spokesperson Henry Haupt

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State launches new app to help students and adults plan their career path.

Soundbite:  IDES Director Jeff Mays 

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​RAW AUDIO:  New Reality Check App helps with career planning. Audio includes IDES Director Jeff Mays, Illinois CIO Hardik Bhatt and IDES Spokesperson Bob Gough. Video​ is also available.

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Tuesday, January 17, 2017

​RAW AUDIO:  Governor Bruce Rauner celebrates completion of new Illinois Route 29 expansion in Central Illinois. Audio also includes U.S. Rodney Davis, Rochester Village Board Trustee Harry Hendrickson, Rep. Tim Butler, Rep. Sue Scherer, IDOT Secretary Randy Blankenhorn and U.S. Rep. John Shimkus. Video​ is also available.

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

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​Advisory council put together to help improve and support Chicago State University.

Soundbite:  Governor Bruce Rauner, CSU Bd. of Trustees member Paul Vallas

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​RAW AUDIO:  Governor Bruce Rauner introduces teams to improve student success at Chicago State University. Audio also includes CSU Interim President Cecil B. Lucy, Paul Vallas, Rev. Dr. Marshall Hatch, Tony Anderson, Sen. Donne Trotter and more. Video​ is also available.

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

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Monday, January 16, 2017

RAW AUDIO:  Governor Bruce Rauner and First Lady Diana Rauner volunteer for City Year Chicago MLK Day of Service. Video​ is also available.

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​Governor Bruce Rauner signs law requiring schools and daycare centers to test water sources for lead.

Soundbite:  Governor Bruce Rauner, Sen. Heather Steans

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​RAW AUDIO:  Governor Bruce Rauner signs lead testing bill. Video​ is also available.

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Sunday, January 15, 2017

​RAW AUDIO:  Governor Bruce Rauner and First Lady Diana Rauner attend service at Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church.

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Saturday, January 14, 2017

RAW AUDIO:  Governor wishes the Taiwanese​ community a peaceful Lunar New Year at dinner in Chicago.

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Friday, January 13, 2017

​State Climatologist recommends checking local forecast instead of phone apps to track freezing rain/ice storm.

Soundbite:  State Climatologist Jim Angel

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​Volunteers asked to make Martin Luther King Jr. Day a "Day On, Not a Day Off."

Soundbite:  Serve Illinois Executive Director Scott McFarland

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​Weekly Weather Summary (State Climatologist Jim Angel).

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Thursday, January 12, 2017

​Freezing rain and sleet could make the roads slick this weekend.

Soundbite:  IDOT Spokesperson Kelsea Gurski

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​RAW AUDIO:  Governor Bruce Rauner holds Facebook live​ event.

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​Illinois Bicentennial Commission holds its first meeting to plan for the state's 200th birthday.

Soundbite:  Governor Bruce Rauner

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​RAW AUDIO:  Illinois Bicentennial Commission meets, Governor Bruce Rauner unveils new logo.

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​Illinois​ Treasurer Mike Frerichs is expanding his fight against life insurance companies that don't pay out death benefits.

Soundbite:  Treasurer Mike Frerichs, Rep. Robert Martwick

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​RAW AUDIO:  Treasurer Mike Frerichs proposes new legislation to strengthen life insurance law; issues final report on unclaimed benefits. Audio also includes Rep. Robert Martwick, Sen. Jacqueline Collins, NAACP's Teresa Haley, AARP's Ryan Gruenefelder, Citizen Action Illinois' William McNary, IL Funeral​ Directors Assoc. Board President Drew Carey and IFDA Exec. Director Mary Care.

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Wednesday, January 11, 2017

​Senate approves 10 year term limit on leadership positions.

Soundbite:  Sen. Minority Leader Christine Radogno

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​RAW AUDIO:  John Cullerton elected Senate President.

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​RAW AUDIO:  Christine Radogno elected Senate Minority Leader.

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​RAW AUDIO:  Jim Durkin elected to serve as House Minority Leader.

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​RAW AUDIO:  Mike Madigan elected to 17th term as Speaker of the Illinois House.

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Mike Madigan elected for a record 17th term as Speaker of the House; no leadership changes in the House or Senate.

Soundbite:  House Speaker Mike Madigan, House Minority Leader Jim Durkin

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​100th Illinois General Assembly sworn into office; faced with old problems.

Soundbite:  Rep. Stephanie Kifowit, Sen. President John Cullerton

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Tuesday, January 10, 2017

​Operation Double Dip busts hunters lying about their residency to get cheaper permits.

Soundbite:  IDNR Spokesperson Ed Cross

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​Legislature approves criminal justice reform package.

Soundbite:  Rep. Jehan Gordon-Booth, Rep. Chad Hays  

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​RAW AUDIO:  Rep. Jehan Gordon Booth discusses criminal justice reform package approved by lawmakers. Also includes Rep. Camille Lilly, Rep. Chad Hays and Rep. Chris Welch.

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​Lawmakers pass school lead testing bill.

Soundbite:  Sen. Heather Steans

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​Lawmakers approve four month extension for EDGE tax credit program.

Soundbite:  Sen. Melinda Bush, Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie

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Monday, January 09, 2017

​House passes bill requiring schools to test drinking water for lead.

Soundbite:  Rep. Sonya Harper

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​Senate leaders hope to pass budget/reform package by February 1st.

Soundbite:  Sen. President John Cullerton, Sen. Minority Leader Christine Radogno

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​RAW AUDIO:  Sen. President John Cullerton and House Minority Leader Christine Radogno discuss massive budget/reform package.

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​House passes new criminal justice reform package.

Soundbite:  Rep. Jehan Gordon-Booth

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​RAW AUDIO:  Rep. David McSweeney and Rep. Jack Franks says the lame duck legislative session is the wrong time to consider a tax increase. Audio also includes Rep. Jerry Costello, Rep. Martin Moylan, Rep. Sue Scherer and more.

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​Governor thanks police officers for their hard work in honor of National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day.

Soundbite:  Governor Bruce Rauner

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​RAW AUDIO:  Q & A w/Governor Bruce Rauner at Law Enforcement Appreciation Day event in Springfield.

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