Sue the T. rex at the Field Museum in Chicago
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September 01, 2017

Field Museum Moving Famous T. Rex Sue; BBQ In Illinois

On the 21st: Sue, the world-famous T. rex that greets visitors of the Field Museum in Chicago, is soon moving to make room for a gigantic, new plant-eating dinosaur. We discussed the upcoming changes with Field Museum paleontologist Bill Simpson. Plus, to prepare for the Labor Day holiday and lots of weekend grilling, we heard from some of the state's top BBQ experts, including chef Benjamin Grice from The Humble Hog and Pat Burke from Pat’s BBQ.


Illinois House GOP Leader Jim Durkin, Illinois Education Secretary Beth Purvis, and Illinois Senate GOP Leader Bill Brady.
Illinois GOP
August 31, 2017

Governor Signs School Funding Reform Bill

 A wide-reaching overhaul of the way Illinois funds schools has been signed into law.  Gov. Bruce Rauner signed the measure, SB1947, Thursday at a Chicago school. 


Champaign County LIHEAP Program Manager Dawn Rear.
Jim Meadows/Illinois Public Media
August 31, 2017

Illinois LIHEAP Program Starting One Month Later This Year

The people who run LIHEAP for Champaign County plan to come to work early on the morning of Friday, September 1st, to greet first-day applicants for the program that helps low-income households with their home heating bills. But all they can tell applicants is: come back in thirty days.


Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner
Brian Mackey/WUIS
August 31, 2017

State Senators Discuss School Funding Bill; Jaggery; Baby Pigs And The Microbiome

On the 21st: We discussed Illinois' school funding bill with two of its chief sponsors: Republican State Sen. Jason Barickman and Democratic State Sen. Kimberly Lightford. Plus, we spoke to the editor-in-chief of the online literary journal Jaggery and talked to two University of Illinois researchers about what their work studying baby pigs means for our understanding of the human microbiome.


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