Statewide: What Happened On A Springfield School Bus?; State Climatologist Weighs In On U-N Report

Oct 12, 2018

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

This week:

* Sam Dunklau has our Illinois Issues report on the races for Comptroller and Treasurer and why we have two offices instead of just one.  It all goes back to corruption. 

* Rachel Otwell reports on a first time voter preparing to go to then polls this fall.

*Rich Egger of Tri States Public Radio has details on the role faith plays for a Galesburg doctor, who was also the victim of a stroke.

*Dusty Rhodes follows up on a school bus incident in Springfield involving a student and a teacher.  

*State Climatologist Jim Angel talks with Sam Dunklau about a new U.N. report on climate change.

*Peter Medlin with Northern Public Radio wraps up our series on renewable energy with a story on do-it-yourselfers.

*Jaclyn Driscoll visits with an 87 year old farmer and finds out what has changed in the time he's been working the fields.

*Shahla Farzahn of St. Louis Public Radio reports on how an Illinois farm is trying to keep a rare pig breed from going extinct.