Flag of the state of Indiana.

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News Local/State - March 28, 2015

Indiana Officials Look To Stem Religious Objections Fallout

As calls for a boycott of Indiana go viral, mayors of several Indiana cities say they are welcoming to all, and supporters of the new law say arguments that it allows discrimination are overblown.

Marvel Creative Director Bill Rosemann

Courtesy of Bill Rosemann

Longer Listen - March 27, 2015

Marvel Creative Director: We’re Going to Shock And Amaze

There is something about superhero stories that make them so universal and popular. Bill Rosemann has a theory why. He is the creative director for Marvel, Marvel Games and Legendary comics. Rosemann visited the University of Illinois campus last week and talked with us about that, the creation of Guardians of the Galaxy, what's in development at Marvel, and more. 

Bruce Rauner signs budget approced by the Illinois Senate

(Photo: Illinois Governor’s Office)

News Local/State - March 26, 2015

Rauner Signs Off On Plan To Fix Budget Hole

Governor Bruce Rauner took to the Illinois Senate floor to shake hands Thursday after senators passed a plan to plug a $1.6 billion hole in the state budget.  He signed the measure late in the day.

Seal of the Illinois Army National Guard

(Illinois Army National Guard)

News Local/State - March 26, 2015

Illinois National Guardsman Accused Of Trying To Aid ISIS

Two suburban Chicago men --- one of them an Illinois National Guard member --- are accused of planning an attack on a northern Illinois military facility in support of the Islamic State group.

Aaron Schock, delivering his farewell speech Thursday before Congress.

(C-SPAN)

News Local/State - March 26, 2015

Schock Delivers Final Address To Congress

Schock voted for the last time Thursday.  In his farewell address, the Peoria Republican said he will work "tirelessly'' to make amends to those he has let down.

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