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WEATHER ALERT: Severe storms expected late this afternoon and evening

217 Today: Crisis pregnancy centers that use deceptive tactics could face legal battles

Friday, March 31, 2023 Today’s headlines: A severe weather threat is headed toward central Illinois on Friday night.  Tensions were high at an Illinois Senate hearing this week as lawmakers debated a measure aimed at crisis pregnancy centers. Governor J.B. Pritzker announced Thursday more than $197 million in federal grants to update freight train infrastructure statewide. […]

Multiple tornadoes cause damage across Central Illinois

Illinois Public Media News is monitoring severe storms forecasted for Central Illinois on March 31-April 1. This post will be updated with information from the National Weather Service in Lincoln and Chambana Weather meteorologist Andrew Pritchard. From Meteorologist Andrew Pritchard, severe weather is expected to impact Central Illinois Friday evening, with the highest risk of significant wind damage […]