Why It’s So Cold Outside; Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak At State Veterans’ Home; Illinois Politics

January 03, 2018

Yesterday, Leroy Getson got into his tow truck in Champaign and went to work, like always. It was 8 degrees outside.

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On the 21st: What's causing the freezing cold temperatures outside - and how can you find the right clothes to stay warm? Plus, we speak to two WBEZ reporters about their investigation into an outbreak of Legionnaires' disease at a state veterans' home in Quincy, where 13 residents have died since 2015. And, we'll take a look ahead at what's to come in Illinois political news this year.