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As COVID funding expires, Illinois plans to continue support for vulnerable students | First Listen

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  • Illinois plans to continue support for vulnerable students as COVID funding expires
  • Union membership decreasing nationally
  • Former Illinois House Speaker Mike Madigan giving up his last vestige of power
  • Former Governor Rod Blagojevich waiting for a judge to act on his lawsuit
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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