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James Bruggers May 23
Meet an Illinois farmer who wants to reduce his emissions, and then look at the bigger picture of what farms can do about climate change. Story from of and .
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Lee V. Gaines May 22
Happy this story got onto yesterday. Melissa, the teen I interviewed, has some advice for teachers who want to help homeless students like herself succeed in school: "If you see a change of pattern... something's probably wrong.
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Illinois Newsroom May 22
Did you catch 's Lee V. Gaines' story about how schools can support homeless teens on yesterday?
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InsideClimate News May 21
Meet an Illinois farmer who wants to reduce his emissions, and then look at the bigger picture of what farms can do about climate change. Story from of and . 4/
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Ashley Alvarado May 20
I love the ways in which Kristin Walters of is sharing her learnings when it comes to engagement and live events
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Madelyn Beck May 20
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Illinois Newsroom May 15
It's no secret that the ground is wet in Illinois... What's surprising is just how little farmers have been able to get out in the field statewide:
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WGLT May 11
From : Do you think should be able to evict who are arrested or suspected of crimes, such as drug possession, or repeatedly violate a number of city ordinances?
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Illinois Newsroom May 10
In one IL town, calling the police during an overdose could lead to losing your apartment. “These ordinances really chill the ability of people to seek help when they need it”
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Jim Meadows May 10
Granite City's crime-free housing ordinance has unintended consequences. Mary Hansen reports for
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Illinois Newsroom May 9
Illinois Newsroom reported last year that the IL Dept. of Corrections spent less than $300 on books for prisons in 2017. Now they're requesting $350K to spend on educational supplies as part of Gov. Pritzker's proposed fiscal 2020 budget.
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Niala Boodhoo May 8
Illinois Prison System Requests Huge Increase In Education Funding
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EWA May 6
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Illinois Newsroom May 3
What will it take to stop Illinois’ population loss? "There are counties in the state of Illinois whose population peaked literally a century ago"
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Harvest Public Media May 3
Recreational marijuana may not happen in Illinois this year, but medical is well-entrenched. It didn't stop a deep dive by public radio stations across the state, including Harvest partners , , and .
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Carrie Brown May 1
"This document outlines the processes that have made the “News & Brews” event series a success for the Illinois Newsroom" Great resource, bookmarked to read later.
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The 21st Apr 30
More today from 's reporting on housing. talks about the # of homeless students on their own. They're 90% more likely to drop out & face homelessness as adults. There are tools to help, but schools don't know who they are.
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Susie An Apr 29
None of IL’s dispensaries or cultivation centers are black owned. Advocates hope for racial equity in legalization.
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Illinois Newsroom Apr 29
“We really need to broaden our understanding as a society of what does it mean to be homeless and what does it mean to be housed, and what should housing include and what doesn’t it include" -- Paul Hamann of
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Lee V. Gaines Apr 29
There's a debate in the advocacy community over who should be classified as homeless by ... HUD doesn't consider youth + families living doubled up as homelessness. + say that's a problem.
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