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New Funding Helps Schools; Resources For Sexual Assault Survivors; Hurricanes; Wild Animal Safety

On The 21st: With all the national news stories about sexual assault, more and more survivors are speaking out and looking for help. We take a look at what’s available to people here in Illinois. Plus, we talk with a U of I scientist about hurricanes, tropical storms and if they’re getting worse. And, we talk about exotic pets and how they can be dangerous to native wildlife. But first, we check back in with a few superintendents about how they are feeling to have funding from the new formula. 

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Hurricane Sandy

Guests: Ed Kieser, Kelly Formoso, and Jim Angel.

Sandy continues to wreak havoc over the eastern seaboard and mid-Atlantic states. The death toll continues to rise as a result of the storm, millions are without power, and the cost of damage to homes and businesses from the storm, its high winds, and subsequent flooding, is projected to be in the billions. While we all continue to monitor the damage caused by Sandy, some of the experts will give us an opportunity to understand exactly what happened to cause this “super storm.”

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