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Larry Dietz
Inside the Illinois State Capitol dome
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Rebuilding Illinois After Budget Impasse & Public Opinion; Sears Nostalgia

On the 21st: Illinois finally has a budget. But after two years of going without - what will it take to rebuild? Plus, one of the reasons Illinois budget standoff become the longest since the Great Depression -- most people said it didn’t really matter to them. And, Sears has been losing billions of dollars and 43 more stores nationwide are closing. Retirees in Illinois join us to talk about what Sears meant to them.

This still image taken from United States Courts shows Judge James Robart listening to a case at Seattle Courthouse on March 12, 2013 in Seattle. Robart placed a nationwide hold on President Donald Trump's executive order, banning travel to the
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Immigration Ban Blocked; Central Illinois Trump Supporter; Illinois Politics; ISU President

On the 21st: We talked with a Chicago-based immigration lawyer about what the halt to President Trump's immigration ban means for people trying to get into Illinois. Plus, we talked with a Stonington resident about getting to meet President Trump in person, get the latest in Illinois politics and spoke with the president of Illinois State University about how they've been faring throughout the budget stalemate.

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