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WEATHER ALERT: Severe storms expected late this afternoon and evening

Light snow forecasted for late Thu-Fri AM

Illinois Public Media News is monitoring a winter storm that the National Weather Service in Central Illinois expects to bring light snow to East Central Illinois. We will update this post with the latest forecast information. Updated Thursday at 10:00 p.m. Updated Thursday at 8:30 p.m. Updated Thursday at 11:30 a.m. Updated Thursday at 3:40 […]

New casino approved for Danville

DANVILLE – The Golden Nugget Casino is one big step closer to calling Danville home. On Thursday morning, all four members of the Illinois Gaming Commission voted “yes” to allow Danville Development to move forward with its plans to build and open a new casino. Danville’s casino application is the last one in the state […]

How a rural hospital broke language barriers to provide COVID vaccines to immigrants

SEYMOUR, Ind. — In the days leading up to her hospital’s COVID-19 vaccine clinic, hospital administrator Bethany Daugherty carefully monitored pre-registrations. The numbers were low: only about 30 people signed up to receive their shot. “I thought, ‘Well, 30 is better than zero,’” said Daughtery, the health and wellness education specialist at the Schneck Medical […]

217 Today: High school students who speak multiple languages help promote COVID-19 vaccines

Thursday, March 10, 2022 Today’s headlines: Mike Madigan made his first appearance in federal court Wednesday to answer corruption charges. Lawmakers have condemned anti-Semitic flyers anonymously distributed in Skokie and Chicago.  A former U.S. ambassador to the former Soviet state of Georgia thinks Russian president Vladimir Putin will not use nuclear weapons. The IHSA Boys […]