Statewide: A Town Deals With Cancer; #MeToo In Illinois A Year Later By Sean Crawford • Oct 23, 2018 TweetShareGoogle+Email Originally published on October 19, 2018 5:24 am Why did an unusual number of childhood cancer cases show up in a central Illinois community? And what's changed in Illinois since #MeToo went viral?Statewide, with host Sean Crawford, brings you reports and conversations from in and around Illinois.This week:* Rich Egger with Tri States Public Radio introduces us to a new U.S. citizen as she votes for the first time.* Sean Crawford recaps a series of forums held in Illinois this year seeking solutions for then state's problems.* Madelyn Beck with Harvest Public Media tells us about the difficulties in farmland transfers.* Daisy Contreras talks with attorney and author Bill Clutter about his book Coal Tar, which examines cases of a rare childhood cancer in communities, including the Taylorville area.* Christine Herman with Side Effects Public Media explains changes in the law that could impact health care workers during flu season.* Shahla Farzan of St. Louis Public Radio takes us to a farm where classes in goat yoga are held. * Daisy Contreras talks with NPR Illinois' Rachel Otwell regarding the #MeToo movement, a year after it went viral. We learn what's happened in Illinois in that time. Listen Listening... / This week's Statewide * Find all our episodes at StatewideShow.comCopyright 2018 NPR Illinois | 91.9 UIS. To see more, visit NPR Illinois | 91.9 UIS. TweetShareGoogle+EmailView the discussion thread.