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Illinois sells $2.6 billion in corn and soybeans to Taiwan and other top stories | First Listen

  • Illinois sells $2.6 billion in corn and soybeans to Taiwan
  • Republicans calling for harsher penalties for dealing fentanyl
  • Former suburban Chicago officer charged with second degree murder and involuntary manslaughter
  • Springfield man charged in 2021 Adams County home invasion
  • The National Weather Service says a tornado hit LeRoy last week
  • Older adults and retirees may need to submit a form to get their Illinois tax rebate
  • Demand is strong for new COVID vaccine
  • Central Illinois Foodbank's Pam Molitoris discusses new nutrition policy
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