Illinois Community College Board

News Local/State - September 24, 2018

New Illinois Billboard Campaign Targets Adult Learners

Nearly 1.3 million Illinois adults lack a high school diploma or equivalent, and more than two million speak something other than English as their primary language, according to the Illinois Community College Board. The ICCB is launching a new billboard campaign to urge those Illinoisans to enroll in adult education programs.

(AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast); (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File); (AP Photo/Sarah Zimmerman, File); (AP Photo/Seth Perlman)

The 21st Show - September 24, 2018

The First Gubernatorial Debate; Injuries In Youth Sports; Fixing Potholes With Art

On the 21st: We unpack what we heard from the a combative gubernatorial debate on Thursday. Plus, we talked with a pediatric orthopedist and athletic trainers to talk about sports for kids, and how hard they can be on growing children’s bodies. Also, we revisit the story of a street artist who leaves art for the public, in the form of filling potholes.

Promise Healthcare Facebook Page

News Local/State - September 24, 2018

Promise Healthcare To Expand Behavioral Health Services With Federal Grant

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has awarded more than $12 million to 40 community health centers across Illinois. The funding will be used to expand access to substance abuse treatment and mental health services.

Illinois quarterback MJ Rivers passes the ball.

Holly Hart/AP

News Local/State - September 22, 2018

Sanders, McSorley Lead No. 10 Penn State Over Illinois 63-24

No. 10 Penn State beat Illinois 63-24 Friday night, by scoring 35 points in the fourth quarter, after getting all they could handle from an Illini team showing signs of a turnaround in coach Lovie Smith's third season.

University of Illinois Seal at the McFarland Memorial Bell.

University of Illinois

News Local/State - September 21, 2018

Donations To U Of I & Foundation Set New Record

Donations to the University of Illinois and the U of I Foundation came close to half-a-billion dollars during the fiscal year that ended June 30th.

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh

Alex Brandon/AP

News Local/State - September 21, 2018

Illinois Relatives Defend Ford’s Integrity After Kavanaugh Accusation

The family of Christine Blasey Ford — including relatives from Bloomington-Normal — are defending her integrity and honesty in a new letter released ahead of her possible testimony about allegations she was sexually assaulted by Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.

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