Sean Crawford talks with Tim Landis, Business Editor for the State Journal-Register.
* The total solar eclipse was viewed by thousands who made their way to southern Illinois. Did the event live up to economic expectations?
* The State Fair Coliseum was closed during the recent fair. Making repairs is a priority for the 2018 state fair, according to Illinois Department of Agriculture. But where's the money?
* Grain Belt Express: The big power transmission line planned across central Illinois dealt a setback in Missouri, but developer Clean Line Energy promises to go to court if necessary. The project has already approved in Illinois, Kansas and Indiana.