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Illinois Senate passes state budget and unemployment in Springfield falls | First Listen

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  • Illinois Senate passes state budget
  • The City of Chicago delays action on aid for asylum seekers
  • Unemployment in Springfield falls
  • US EPA announces grant for Moving Pillsbury Forward
  • IDOT says much of the construction will be paused for Memorial Day weekend
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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