Statewide: Legislative Ethics Response; Baseball's Scandalous Summer
Illinois state government was rocked last year when the utility Commonwealth Edison admitted to a bribery scheme. It even led to the downfall of long-time House Speaker Michael Madigan. While there have been promises of ethics changes since then, it remains uncertain what can get done in the final weeks of the legislative session.
We also learn about a podcast focused on baseball's famous homerun race of 1998 - and the steroid scandal that would follow.
Those stories and more on this week's Statewide.
* We listen to excerpts of a podcast called "Crushed" about the 1998 baseball season, which captured the attention of fans in St. Louis and Chicago, and the scandal that followed. We also talk with the sportswriter behind the project.
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