Statewide: Is a fiscal cliff looming?
Illinois and other states got a windfall with federal pandemic aid. But new research looks at how the money is being spent and raises the possibility of problems down the road.
We'll also talk with a couple of students about what school has been like during the pandemic. And an Illinois community rallies behind their hometown hopeful as she tries to become the next American Idol.
Those stories and more on Statewide.
* Sean Crawford talks with University of Illinois Springfield Professor Beverly Bunch and William Glasgall of the Volcker Institute about analysis warning some states, including Illinois, could be at risk of a fiscal cliff.
* Side Effects Public Media' Farah Yousry reports more hospitals are moving away from factoring a patient's race into measurements used to inform care. We hear what that means for patients with kidney disease.