Statewide: A Bishop Speaks; Rural Broadband Needs; Preview Of Atty. General Race

Sep 7, 2018

Each week, Statewide with host Sean Crawford brings you reports and conversations from in and around Illinois.

This week:

NPR Illinois’ Sam Dunklau talks with Springfield Bishop Thomas Paprocki about scandals in the Catholic Church.

Rachel Otwell talks with Kelly Wickham-Hurst about "Being Black at School."

Mary Hansen reports for Illinois Newsroom on the need for rural broadband service.

We check in with Harvest Public Media as Amy Mayer attends this year's Farm Progress Show in Iowa.

Sarah Jesmer reports for NPR on the new Frank Lloyd Wright trail.

Daisy Contreras has our Illinois Issues report for this week.  She talks with Sean Crawford about the Illinois Attorney General's race.

Bram Sable-Smith of Side Effects Public Media reports on how some diabetics are turning to dangerous workarounds as insulin prices soar.  

Rachel Otwell of NPR Illinois visits the newly renovated Governor's Mansion in Springfield and learns about the art on display.