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We post several news stories and plenty of raw audio each day about state programs and services, press conferences and legislative action. We also offer PSA production, CD duplication, voiceovers, live streaming of major events and other audio services.

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Friday, July 21, 2017

​Governor says education funding reform bill must be on his desk by Monday or he will call a special session.

Soundbite:  Governor Bruce Rauner

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​RAW AUDIO:  Governor Bruce Rauner visits Auburn High School and calls on lawmakers to send him education funding reform bill by Monday or else he will call a special session. Audio also includes Auburn Schools Superintendent Darren Root, Rep. Sara Wojcicki Jimenez and Rep. Avery Bourne. Video is also available​.

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

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Potential drought conditions spreading across Central Illinois.
Soundbite:  State Climatologist Jim Angel
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​Weekly Weather Summary (State Climatologist Jim Angel).

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Thursday, July 20, 2017

​First case of human West Nile Virus confirmed in Illinois.

Soundbite:  IDPH Director Dr. Nirav Shah

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​State unemployment rate increased slightly last month.

Soundbite:  IDES Spokesperson Bob Gough

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​Attorney General's Office reminds seniors of the warning signs of potential scams.

Soundbite:  Attorney General Lisa Madigan

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Wednesday, July 19, 2017

​RAW AUDIO:  Governor Bruce Rauner tours flooding in Lake County. Audio also includes IEMA Director James Joseph, Round Lake School District Superintendent Constance Collins, Round Lake Park Linda Lucassen, Round Lake Beach Mayor Rich Hill, Round Lake Mayor Daniel MacGillis and​ Murphy Elementary School Principal Phil Georgia. Video is also available.​

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​New law streamlines teacher licensing requirements.

Soundbite:  ISBE Division Administrator for Educator Effectiveness Emily Fox

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Tuesday, July 18, 2017

​RAW AUDIO:  Governor Bruce Rauner addresses the Illinois Road and Transportation Builders Association Conference in Oak Brook. Video is also available.​

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​Governor signs Charlie's Law, requiring insurance coverage for treatment of Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorder.

Soundbite:  Governor Bruce Rauner, Kate Drury

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​RAW AUDIO:  Governor Bruce Rauner signs Charlie's Law. Audio also includes PANDA/PANS Advocacy & Support V.P. Kate Drury, PANDA/PANS Advocacy & Support Exec. Director Wendy Nawara, Rep. Deb Conroy, Rep. Tom Cullerton, Sen. Chris Nybo and Rep. Peter Breen. Includes on-topic Q & A.​ Video is also available​.

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

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Monday, July 17, 2017

​RAW AUDIO:  Governor Bruce Rauner discusses education funding reform in Rockford. Audio also includes Sen. Dave Syverson and Rockton Mayor Dale Adams. Video​ is also available. 

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

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​Governor Bruce Rauner says he will use amendatory veto on SB1; calls on lawmakers to send him the bill.

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​RAW AUDIO:  Governor Bruce Rauner discusses education funding reform in Mt. Zion, calls on Senate to send him SB1. Audio also includes Sen. Chapin Rose, Sen. Jason Barickman, Rep. Bill Mitchell and Rep. Brad Halbrook. Video​ is also available.

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

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​Treasurer Michael Frerichs' Office announces record year for I-Cash returns.​

Soundbite:  Treasurer Spokesperson Greg Rivara

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Three fourths of all licensed professionals can now apply for and renew their license online; state to stop accepting paper applications for some professions starting September 1st.

Soundbite:  IDFPR Spokesperson Terry Horstman

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​Weekly Crop Report.

Soundbite:  Crop Statistician Mark Schleusener

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Friday, July 14, 2017

​Governor says he will continue to push for equitable education funding and that schools will open in the fall.

Soundbite:  Governor Bruce Rauner

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​Governor tours flooded areas in Northeastern Illinois.

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​RAW AUDIO:  Governor Bruce Rauner tours flooding in Northern Illinois. Audio also includes Gurnee Mayor Kristina Kovarik, Lake County Board Chairman Aaron Lawlor (in English and Spanish) and IEMA Director James Joseph. Includes on-topic Q & A. Video​ is also available.

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

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​Weekly Weather Summary (State Climatologist Jim Angel).

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Thursday, July 13, 2017

​State Historic Preservation Agency moved under the Illinois Department of Natural Resources.

Soundbite:  IDNR Spokesperson Ed Cross

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IDOT issues warning about driving through floodwaters.

Soundbite:  IDOT Spokesperson Gianna Urgo​

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​Attorney General Lisa Madigan's Office issues guide to improve response to sexual assault and abuse cases.

Soundbite:  IL Assoc. of Chiefs of Police Exec. Director Ed Wojcicki

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Tuesday, July 11, 2017

​IL Dept. of Revenue providing information about the new income tax rate.

Soundbite:  IDOR Spokesperson Terry Horstman

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Monday, July 10, 2017

​DCFS issues reminders about leaving kids in hot cars.

Soundbite:  DCFS PSA

Note:  Two PSA's on this top​ic, one in English and one in Spanish are available on our PSA page.

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Treasurer makes suggestions to help the state avoid junk bond status.

Soundbite:  Treasurer Mike Frerichs

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​RAW AUDIO:  Treasurer Mike Frerichs discusses how the state can avoid junk bond status.

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​Weekly Crop Report.

Soundbite:  Crop Statistician Mark Schleusener

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