Photo Gallery: Biden Inauguration’s Field of Flags

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Capitol building is prepared for the inauguration ceremonies for President-elect Joe Biden as the “Field of Flags” are illuminated on the ground on the National Mall on Monday, Jan. 18, 2021. in Washington, DC. Approximately 191,500 flags will cover part of the National Mall and will represent the American people who […]

Biden To Propose 8-Year Citizenship Path For Immigrants

WASHINGTON — President-elect Joe Biden plans to unveil a sweeping immigration bill on Day One of his administration. It would provide an eight-year path to citizenship for an estimated 11 million people living in the U.S. without legal status, according to a person granted anonymity to discuss the legislation. It’s a massive reversal from the […]

Health Make-A-Thon Supports Illinois Residents With Ideas For Improving Health Care

URBANA – People who have navigated tough situations in health care often have the best ideas for how to improve the system.  The goal of the Carle Illinois College of Medicine Health Make-a-Thon competition is to provide the support that everyday people need to help bring those ideas to life. The competition is organized by […]

Q&A: How To Clear Your Cannabis Arrest Record Without Waiting For Automatic Expungement

Nearly half a million cannabis arrest records were expunged in the first year of recreational cannabis legalization in Illinois. Ten counties, including Peoria and Knox, are years ahead of schedule in automatically expunging all eligible records. But for other communities, that process is still ongoing. Tim Shelley spoke with Teri Ross, executive director of Illinois Legal […]