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Plans for a CO2 pipeline in Illinois are on hold

CHAMPAIGN – Plans for a carbon dioxide pipeline in Illinois have been temporarily halted. Navigator Heartland Greenway LLC has voluntarily withdrawn its Application for a Certificate of Authority to construct the pipeline that would cross through 13 Illinois counties. Navigator said it plans to refile a new application with the Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC) next […]

217 Today: New sensors to track workplace injuries raise privacy concerns

Wednesday, January 25, 2023 Today’s headlines: We remain under a winter storm warning from the National Weather Service until 6:00 p.m. Wednesday in much of east central Illinois. Gun rights advocates have now filed four lawsuits over Illinois’ new law banning assault weapons Plans to construct a CO2 pipeline through 13 Illinois counties have been […]

ISU researcher: Sensors will reduce workplace injuries but need ethics safeguards

NORMAL — Illinois State University is studying data on whether wearable tracking devices could reduce workplace injuries. Sensors that workers wear around their waist can detect strained movement of the back and neck or repetitive motions that can lead to injury. https://cpa.ds.npr.org/s402/audio/2023/01/james-jones-safety-prevention.mp3 Listen to this story here. James Jones, executive director of ISU’s Katie School […]

Closings, delays and remote days for January 25

Illinois Public Media is tracking a winter storm system. Forecasters expect it to bring heavy snow to Central Illinois on January 25. This story will be updated. Closed Decatur Public Schools: no school for students on  January 25. All athletic and school activities are also canceled. This ‘snow day’ will be made up at the […]

Shannon scores 17, Illinois beats Ohio State 69-60

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Terrence Shannon Jr. scored 12 of his 17 points in the first half, Jayden Epps added 14 points in his second career start and Illinois beat Ohio State 69-60 on Tuesday night. Illinois scored six straight points, spanning halftime, to build a 38-26 lead early in the second half. Ohio State […]