image of a memorial
The Forgotten Warrior Memorial
November 11, 2016

Paying Tribute To Vets Who Succumbed To PTSD

A lot of military memorials honor service abroad.  But one being planned in Illinois will recognize those whose battle continued when they came home. 

The Forgotten Warrior Memorial could be in place next year in Channahon State Park in Will County.   It will pay tribute to military men and women who lost their lives to Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. 


Foellinger Auditorium on the main quad of the U of I's Urbana campus.
Wikimedia Commons
November 10, 2016

U of I Students Report Threats, Harassment After Election

A University of Illinois professor says students of color on the Urbana campus have reported being threatened and harassed after the presidential election.

Latino/Latina Studies Professor Julie Dowling says she's heard students describe seeing a knife flashed at a Muslim student and other cases of harassment.


people gathering
Abrar Al-Heeti for Illinois Public Media
November 09, 2016

Results: Unit 4, Other Champaign County Ballot Measures

Voters in Champaign county weighed in on several ballot measures Tuesday night, including proposals to fund school facilities and county building projects and proposals to reshape the leadership structure of county government. 

The results were mixed. 


Chicago Cubs fans celebrate during a rally in Grant Park honoring the World Series baseball champions Friday, Nov. 4, 2016, in Chicago's Grant Park.
(Rex Arbogast/Associated Press)
November 04, 2016

Cubs Hold Parade, Rally In Front Of 5 Million Fans

The Chicago river was blue from dye and baseball fans in Chicago celebrated the Cubs win in the World Series with a parade. As is the case with every city celebration of a team's win, the streets were lined with fans and at the end players and team management address a large crowd. City officials estimate some 5 million people took part in the parade.


Photo: flickr/U.S. Department of Agriculture
November 03, 2016

Rep. Duckworth Talks Elections; Same-Day Voter Registration; Cielito Lindo Family

On the 21st: We talked with Rep. Tammy Duckworth. Plus, we answered voter registration questions with a Chicago lawyer and two Illinois county clerks. Also, we heard from the Cielito Lindo Family, who performs at the Folk and Roots Festival in Champaign-Urbana this weekend.

 


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