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Listen to Statewide across Illinois in:
- Bloomington/Normal – WGLT 89.1 (Saturdays 5-6 p.m.)
- Carbondale – WSIU 91.9 (Saturdays 3-4 p.m. and Sundays 6-7 a.m.)
- Mount Vernon - WVSI 88.9 (Saturdays 3-4 p.m. and Sundays 6-7 a.m.)
- Olney - WUSI 90.3 (Saturdays 3-4 p.m. and Sundays 6-7 a.m.)
- Quad Cities - WVIK 105.7 HD-2 (TBD)
- Rockford/DeKalb – WNIJ 89.5 (Saturdays 6-7 a.m., Sundays 2-3 p.m.)
- Springfield/Decatur - WUIS 91.9 (Saturdays 9-10 a.m.)
- Peoria – WCBU 89.9 (Saturdays 5-6 p.m.)
- Pittsfield - WIPA 89.3 (Saturdays 9-10 a.m.)
- Urbana/Champaign – WILL 580 (TBD)
On this week's episode, with the state moving to Phase 5 of the reopening plan, people are returning to regular activities. That includes going out to bars and restaurants, as well as returning to the workplace. But some are anxious about getting back to normal. And Illinois is working to create a system to better handle mental health and behavioral situations. Those stories and more on Statewide.
On this week's Statewide, as the country marks a century since the Tulsa Race Massacre, we'll hear about what's known as "The Red Summer" of 1919. Racial violence and death occurred in many cities, including Chicago. An author will tells what happened. And this past year has seen a strong push for racial justice. We'll look back on the impact it's had on some in northern Illinois.
Throughout the midwest, pandemic restrictions are being eased. That's good news for smaller communities who rely on the economic boost of annual festivals…
The pandemic has meant students were taught online and away from a normal classroom environment. Many have succeeded, even thrived. Others are failing.…
New guidance relaxes the rules for mask wearing as more of the population becomes vaccinated. But as they've become a habit over the past year, some…
On this episode, we take a look at a new law that caps interest rates and fees on payday loans. While some say the lenders use predatory practices, others…
Illinois state government was rocked last year when the utility Commonwealth Edison admitted to a bribery scheme. It even led to the downfall of long-time…
The pandemic forced government to take action to prevent foreclosures and evictions. But that intervention won't last forever. We talk with researchers…