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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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Wednesday, April 26, 2017

​RAW AUDIO:  Gun violence, violence prevention grants, HB 4008​. Audio includes Rep. Sonya Harper, Rep. Litesa Wallace, Rep. Cynthia Soto and Rep. Al Riley.

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​RAW AUDIO:  Governor Bruce Rauner speaks to the Illinois Chamber of Commerce, National Federal of Independent Businesses​ and the Associated Builders and Contractors in Springfield. Video​ is also available.

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​Rally at the Capitol in support of HB 198, raising the minimum wage to $15.

Soundbite:  Rep. Will Guzzardi, Litesa Wallace

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​RAW AUDIO:  Minimum wage rally at the State Capitol. Audio includes Ashley Mesh of Rockford, Rep. Will Guzzardi, Sherry Morris of Riverton, Sen. Dan Biss, Rep. Litesa Wallace, Sen. Omar Aquino, Sen. Kimberly Lightford and SEIU Healthcare Illinois & Indiana's Greg Kelley.

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​​Report highlights problem of three and four year olds getting kicked out of preschool and daycares, and need for legislation protecting them from expulsion.

Soundbite:  Rep. Juliana Stratton, Sen. Kimberly Lightford

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​RAW AUDIO:  Report on preschool and child care suspension and expulsion released; HB2663​ discussed.  Audio includes Union County State's Attorney Tyler Edmonds, Morgan County Sheriff Randy Duvendack, Granite City Police Chief Richard Miller, Caregiver Connection's Peggy North-Jones, Lake County State's Attorney Mike Nerheim, Rep. Juliana Stratton, Sen. Karen McConnaughay and Sen. Kimberly Lightford.

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Tuesday, April 25, 2017

​Illinois receives $16 million grant to fight opioid​ crisis.

Soundbite:  IDHS Spokesperson Meredith Krantz

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​House passes abortion rights bill.

Soundbite:  Rep. Chris Welch, Rep. Sara Feigenholtz

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​RAW AUDIO:  Governor Bruce Rauner visits the Beer Nuts plant in Bloomington and discusses changes needed for economic growth. 

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

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Hundreds of people, including several state lawmakers rallied at the Capitol today in support of women's rights.

Soundbite:  Rep. Carol Ammons, Rep. Lou Lang

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​RAW AUDIO:  Treasurer Mike Frerichs announces financial literacy partnership with Econ Illinois. Audio also includes Econ IL President Nancy Harrison, Econ IL Chair Pam Piarowski and Federal Reserve Chicago's Cathy Bourke. Video​ is also available.

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RAW AUDIO:  Illinois Women March in Springfield.  Press conference audio includes organizers Jackie Algee and Jessica Scheller, Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie, Rev. Jesse Jackson, Sen. Heather Steans, Rep. Lou Lang, CAIR Chicago's Maaria Mozaffar, Planned Parenthood's Brigid Leahy and House Speaker Mike Madigan.  Rally audio includes:  Sen. President John Cullerton, Citizen Action's William McNary, Illinois Nurses Assoc.'s Alice Johnson, Rep. Lou Lang, Rep. Sara Feigenholtz, Planned Parenthood's Brigid Leahy, Rep. Carol Ammons and Sen. Mattie Hunter.

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Monday, April 24, 2017

​This is National Infant Immunization Week; parents urged to make sure kids are vaccinated.

Soundbite:  IDPH Melaney Arnold

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​RAW AUDIO:  Governor Bruce Rauner visits New Baden Elementary School.

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

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​Strong message for Illinois Distracted Driving Awareness Week.

Soundbite:  AAA'S Beth Mosher, Rep. Robert Martwick

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​RAW AUDIO:  Illinois Distracted Driving Awareness Week. Audio includes IL Assoc. of Chiefs of Police President/Oak Brook Police Chief James Kruger, AAA Director of Public Affairs Beth Mosher and Rep. Robert Martwick. Also comments from IL Insurance Assoc. Exec. Director Kevin Martin.

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​Weekly Crop Report.

Soundbite:  Crop Statistician Mark Schleusener

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Sunday, April 23, 2017

​RAW AUDIO:  Governor Bruce Rauner and First Lady Diana Rauner join in Holocaust Collective Day of Reme​mbrance. Video​ is also available.

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Saturday, April 22, 2017

​RAW AUDIO:  Governor Bruce Rauner celebrates veterans and kicks off Hines VA Local Games. Video​ is also available.

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Friday, April 21, 2017

​Lawmakers come back to Springfield next week; Governor remains optimistic they can reach a deal on the budget.

Soundbite:  Governor Bruce Rauner

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​RAW AUDIO:  Governor Bruce Rauner speaks at the 50th Annual Chicago Business Opportunity Fair hosted by the Chicago Minority Supplier Development Council. Video​ is also available. 

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

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​Weekly Weather Summary (State Climatologist Jim Angel).

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Thursday, April 20, 2017

​New partnership aims to train workers in technology fields.

Soundbite:  State Chief Digital Officer Hardik Bhatt, Deputy Governor Leslie Munger

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​RAW AUDIO:  Technology training partnership. Audio includes Chief Digital Officer Hardik Bhatt, Deputy Governor Leslie Munger, Internet of Things Talent Consortium President Jeanne Beliveau-Dunn, Microsoft Senior Director of Worldwide Go-To Market and Production Strategy Chris Roy, Caterpillar​ Chief Analytics Director Morgan Vawter, Will Group Chairman Steve Davis and IDOC Asst. Director Gladyse Tayler. Video is also available.

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​State unemployment rate falls to 4.9% in March.

Soundbite:  IDES Spokesperson Bob Gough

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​IDOT celebrates Adopt-A-Highway volunteers.

Soundbite:  IDOT Secretary Randy Blankenhorn

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​RAW AUDIO:  IDOT recognizes Adopt-A-Highway volunteers with tree planting. Audio includes IDOT Secretary Randy Blankenhorn, IDOT District 5 Adopt-A-Highway Coordinator Rita Mathias and North Macoupin County Kiwanis Club's James Pitchford. Video​ is also available.

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Wednesday, April 19, 2017

​RAW AUDIO:  Governor Bruce Rauner speaks to the Growth Opportunity Alliance about changes to move Illinois forward.​

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​Lawmakers hear testimony from Colorado official on legalizing recreational marijuana.

Soundbite:  Colorado Dept. of Revenue Exec. Director Barbara Brohl

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Tuesday, April 18, 2017

​RAW AUDIO:  Governor Bruce Rauner tours II-VI EpiWorks and discusses changes to foster innovation and technology in Illinois. Video​ is also available.

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

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Monday, April 17, 2017

​RAW AUDIO:  Governor Bruce Rauner discusses changes to fix Illinois' broken system at Getz Fire Equipment in Peoria. Video​ is also available.

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

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RAW AUDIO:  Governor Bruce Rauner discusses changes to get Illinois back on track at the Quad Cities Chamber of Commerce. Video​ is also available.

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

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Bill addresses higher auto insurance rates in minority communities.
Soundbite:  Sen. Dan Biss, Sen. Jacqueline Collins
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​RAW AUDIO:  Discrimination in auto insurance rates. Audio includes Sen. Dan Biss, Sen. Jacqueline Collins, Woodstock Institute President Dory Rand, Southsiders Organized for Unity and Liberation Acting Director Tanya Watkins, ATU Local 308 President Ken Franklin, Citizen Action Co-Director William McNary, Reclaim Chicago Political Director Robert Peters and Our Revolution's Ron Lawless.

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​Weekly Crop Report.

Soundbite:  Crop Statistician Mark Schleusener

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Friday, April 14, 2017

​New class of Juvenile Justice Specialist Interns graduate.

Soundbite:  Governor Bruce Rauner, IDJJ Director Heide Mueller

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​RAW AUDIO:  IL Dept. of Juvenile Justice holds graduation ceremony for newest class of Juvenile Justice Specialist Interns. Audio includes Governor Bruce Rauner, IDJJ Director Heidi Mueller and Class President Latrease Heath. Also includes brief interview w/Director Mueller at the end. Video​ is also available.

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​RAW AUDIO:  Governor Bruce Rauner appears on WBEZ's segment "AsK the Governor." Video​ is also available.

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Coloring Easter eggs with natural dye.

Soundbite:  U of I Extension Nutrition and Wellness Educator Mary Liz Wright

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​RAW AUDIO:  Cooking and color Easter eggs.  The U of I Extension's Todd Gleason interviews U of I Extension Nutrition and Wellness Educator Mary Liz Wright.

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​Weekly Weather Summary (State Climatologist Jim Angel).

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Thursday, April 13, 2017

​Treasurer Mike Frerichs' Office launches campaign to return $2.8 million in unclamied property.

Soundbite:  Treasurer Mike Frerichs

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​RAW AUDIO:  Governor Bruce Rauner speaks at the Illinois Competitiveness Council Forum in Springfield. Video​ is also available.

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