The 90-year old actor's return to Danville will include fundraising events to preserve his childhood home. Public events will include a tribute at Danville High School, following by a reception at Harrison Park. "Through all my 90 years, I've remained, in my heart, the same Midwestern nerd you knew so long ago," Van Dyke said in a statement released by Mayor Scott Eisenhauer.
On the 21st: We spoke with a Chicago-based organization helping veterans start their own businesses. Plus, we received an update from the Statehouse in Springfield, and got some great advice for traveling with young kids.
The pilot program currently has about 6,000 patients, not close to what advocates were hoping for at this point. They say there are number of reasons behind that - including the application process, and the state's failure to expand the list of qualifying conditions. Without legislative action, it will expire in January 2018.
Brain cancer claims the lives of about 15,000 people every year, and treatments are limited. On the today's show: we spoke with researchers who are trying to change that. Plus, what can we expect from Springfield lawmakers as the final week of session draws to a close?