Doctor Stress
July 22, 2016

Physician Suicide; Beating The Heat; The Longest Line of Pencils in the World

Today on the 21st: We turn to doctors to help when we're sick, but who do doctors themselves turn to when facing stress and overwork? The tragedy is that suicide among physicians is more common than most people think - we discussed some of the factors leading to this. Plus, we talked about recipes to make in the heat with two Champaign chefs. Also, we talked with a group in Chillicothe who is attempting to set a world record - making the longest line of pencils in the world.


17 year old RNC delegate Carl Miller
Amanda Vinicky / WUIS
July 21, 2016

Teen Delegate To Get Special RNC Birthday Gift

A high-school senior from Downers Grove already has a notable life experience to brag about when he starts applying to college: 17-year-old Carl Miller is part of Illinois’ delegation to the Republican National Convention. And three generations of his family are in Cleveland to join him.


New U of I Urbana Chancellor Robert Jones, joined by Interim Chancellor Barbara Wilson at the Illini Union Wednesday.
Sean Neumann//Illinois Public Media
July 20, 2016

New UI Urbana Chancellor Jones Introduced On Campus

New University of Illinois Urbana Chancellor Robert Jones had his first opportunity to meet the public Wednesday, addressing a crowd at the Illini Union.  He'll start his new job in early October, and plans to do a 'listening and learning tour' in the first 100 days in his new job. 


In this May 6, 2016, file photo, boxes are stacked that will hold signature petitions at the Illinois State Board of Election office in Springfield, Ill.
Seth Perlman/Assocated Press
July 20, 2016

Judge Blocks Illinois Redistricting Plan From Ballot

A judge has ruled that a voter referendum seeking to change the way Illinois draws its political boundaries is unconstitutional for the November ballot. It's the second time that such an attempt has been blocked in the courts. In both instances, a lawsuit brought by an attorney linked to top Democrats argued that it didn't meet constitutional muster.


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