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After the deadly elementary school shooting in Texas, a fifth grade teacher in Illinois said a student asked her "Would that happen here?” “You are in a building of adults who will do whatever it takes to keep you safe,” she told them. We talk with teacher Rebecca Gamboa about the discussion in the aftermath of the tragedy. That story and more on this episode of Statewide.
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The debate over stricter gun control laws intensifies as details emerge from the Robb Elementary School shooting in Uvalde, Texas.
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David Anderson is the co-owner of The Corkscrew. He spoke to Community Voices about how he and his wife came to own the business. He also shared his expertise about wine and explained what is offered at the Corkscrew.
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A leaked U.S. Supreme Court draft opinion raises the possibility that Roe V Wade will be overturned after nearly five decades. That has Illinois lawmakers, providers, legal groups and advocates strategizing about what they will do if abortion rights are no longer the law of the land. With the projection of a court sealing Roe’s fate, 26 states are expected to ban abortion, and many of them surround Illinois.
Click to see how restrictive or liberal local abortion laws are — and to look at the rate of abortion. The data offers a sense of whether stricter abortion laws reduce the number of abortions.
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