Claudia Lennhoff is the executive director of Champaign County Health Care Consumers.

Illinois Public Media

July 26, 2016 - News Local/State

Crisis Response Planning Committee Seeks Public Input

The committee's task is to improve county law enforcement's interactions with people with mental illness and substance use issues.  Illinois Public Media's Brian Moline spoke Claudia Lennhoff, who serves as the committee's facilitator.


democratic national convention 2016

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July 25, 2016 - The 21st Show

Democratic National Convention; New Zika Virus Research; 17-Year-Old Fashion Designer

On the 21st: We'll talked about the Democratic National convention and got an overview of politics in Illinois. Plus, we spoke with researchers about a new research study out today that may lead to the development of better diagnostic tools for Zika infection. And, a teenage fashion designer shares how she turned her passion into a business.


Bernie Sanders delegates to the 2016 DNC, Michael Harrington and Ed Mullen, both of Chicago.

Amanda Vinicky / WUIS

July 25, 2016 - News Local/State

Democrats Begin DNC Divided In The City Of Brotherly Love

Republicans had their turn last week in Cleveland; now it’s Democrats' turn. Illinois’ delegates to the Democratic National Convention are in Philadelphia, where they’re set to nominate Hillary Clinton for President.


n this July 14, 2016, file photo, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, accompanied by Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., speaks at a rally at Northern Virginia Community College in Annandale, Va. Clinton has chosen Kaine to be her running mate

Andrew Harnik/Associated Press

July 22, 2016 - News Local/State

Hillary Clinton Picks Tim Kaine As Her Vice Presidential Running Mate

Virginian Sen. Tim Kaine is Hillary Clinton's choice for her vice president, giving her a running mate with experience at all levels of government to round out the Democratic ticket. Clinton told supporters the news in a text message and a tweet on Friday evening just after 8 p.m. ET.


In this Sept. 15, 2015, file photo, marijuana plants with their buds covered in white crystals called trichomes, are a few weeks away from harvest in the Flower Room at the Ataraxia medical marijuana cultivation center in Albion, Il.

Seth Perlman/Associated Press

July 22, 2016 - News Local/State

Public Health Director Ordered To Rethink Medical Marijuana For Migraines

A Cook County Circuit judge has ordered Illinois Public Health Director Dr. Nirav Shah to reconsider his decision not to include migraine headaches on a list of conditions that qualify for medical marijuana treatment.  The judge said Shah cannot use evidence conducted outside the administrative hearing process.


Police officer secure the Stachus hotel after a shooting was reported at a nearby shopping mall in Munich,

Sven Hoppe / dpa via AP

July 22, 2016 - News Local/State

Deadly Shooting At Munich Shopping Mall Called “Suspected Terrorism”

Police in Munich, Germany, say 10 people were killed, including the likely attacker, in Friday morning's shooting rampage in the Bavarian capital. They say the deceased suspect is an 18-year-old German-Iranian from Munich. The gunman opened fire in a crowded shopping mall and at a nearby McDonalds. Investigators say the shooter killed himself, and acted alone.


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