Podcasts

Focus – 6/1
Focus – 6/1

Guests:  Ward 1 Alderman Frank Edwards talks about the latest City Council Meeting, , Dr.  Dyanne Ferk on indicators of our economic health, Devin Spears on concussions, and Jen Miller on School District 186’s Summer Food Service Program.

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Extension Sought for Medical Marijuana Program

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Medical marijuana has gotten off to a slow start in Illinois, so one state lawmaker wants to push back the finish line.

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SEIU Rallies to Find Funding for Child Care Program

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The program's money is about to run out, part of the current fiscal year's budget problems.

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U of I Asks Court to Dismiss Professor’s Lawsuit

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University lawyers say Steven Salaita had no "binding contract''.

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U.S. Court Declines to Decide Illinois Benefits Issue

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A federal appeals court in Chicago has declined to resolve a contentious issue over whether Illinois' constitution strictly bars the reduction of retiree benefits.

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Deere & Co. Prepares for Largest Revenue Drop Ever

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Sales are forecast to fall 17 percent this fiscal year from 2014.

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Police Seek West Side Burglar/Burglars

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A block on Springfield's west side is being targeted by burglars.