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The Thanksgiving Dinner costs around 20 percent more this year and more top stories

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  • The Thanksgiving Dinner costs around 20 percent more this year
  • IDPH urging residents to take precautions to avoid spreading COVID and flu this holiday season
  • O'Hare airport moving forward with a major construction project
  • Two people file for Springfield Mayor
  • Voter turnout appears to have been lower in Illinois this past election than four years ago
  • U.S. Senator Dick Durbin sent Amtrak notification he's concerned about the cancellation of Quincy to Chicago service
Michelle Eccles anchors NPR Illinois' Morning Edition. Michelle has more than 30 years of experience in broadcasting which all began at her high school radio station, Homewood-Flossmoor High School in Flossmoor, Illinois. She attended Southern Illinois University Carbondale for her Bachelor of Arts in Communication with a focus in Radio Television and went on to become an award winning anchor and reporter for stations in Decatur and Springfield.
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