The University of Illinois plans a Chicago news conference Thursday to announce plans for a new public-private innovation center near downtown Chicago that would partner the Urbana-Champaign campus with two other research institutions.
On the 21st: Chicago wants to be the place where Amazon builds its second headquarters. Plus, Illinois Public Media is releasing a new hourlong radio documentary about the Vietnam War featuring Illinois voices. And, some essential dos and don'ts as flu season makes a return.
Like many areas in the Midwest, Ross County, Ohio is struggling to respond to a crisis of opioid addiction and overdoses. County officials there are trying a new, proactive approach: bringing drug interventions right to the doorstep of struggling addicts.
On the 21st: Why East St. Louis' public housing complexes create difficult living conditions, even after 32 years of federal management. Plus, how researchers at the University of Illinois are bringing "The Internet Of Things" to the battlefield, and a quick update with Cheryl Raye Stout on whether the Cubs can rally after falling behind two games to none against the L.A. Dodgers.