URBANA – A University of Illinois Extension team has designed a map for people to locate food resources in their zip codes. It’s tailored to families and individuals who struggle to afford food. Included on the map are grocery stores, farmers’ markets, food pantries, and school and summer meal sites. The map also pinpoints Supplemental […]
SPRINGFIELD – A groundbreaking politician delivered the votes for Illinois during the roll call at Tuesday night’s Democratic National Convention. Carol Moseley Braun, the first Black woman to serve in the U.S. Senate, appeared in a segment taped in front of the Old State Capitol in Springfield. It’s the same location where Barack Obama launched […]
Illinois Launches Online COVID-19 Hotspot Map For Travelers CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois public health officials on Monday launched a COVID-19 hotspot map for travelers to assess their risk before leaving the state. The online map shows which U.S. states have an average daily case rate of at least 15 cases per 100,000 people, which is considered higher […]
CHAMPAIGN – In the 2018 race for U.S. Representative of Illinois’ 13th congressional district, Betsy Dirksen Londrigan narrowly lost to Republican incumbent Rodney Davis. Now, the Springfield Democrat is making another run for Davis’ seat, and once again making access to health care her main issue. Hear Dirksen Londrigan’s interview via Zoom with Illinois Newsroom’s […]
The state has placed tighter rules on a portion of southwest Illinois after seeing more community spread of the coronavirus disease. But Gov. J.B….