Statewide: The Chicago Bears' Big Gamble
The NFL's Chicago Bears have called Soldier Field home since 1971. But the team is apparently eyeing a suburban site. Can Chicago keep the Bears in the city? And what would the club gain by moving?
Also, Afghan refugees are headed to Illinois for resettlement. We talk with those who will help with the process.
And, vacuum cleaner enthusiasts meet for their annual convention. Those stories and more on this episode of Statewide.
* Caroline Kubzansky reports on Afghan refugees being resettled in Illinois and the challenges they face.
* Side Effects Public Media brings us the story of how the focus on COVID-19 vaccinations has left many children unprotected from other diseases.
* Rich Egger with TriStates Public Radio provides an update on Western Illinois University enrollment and efforts to attract more students at the Macomb and Quad Cities campuses.
* Dana Cronin talks with Ashley Maybanks of The Nature Conservancy about the new climate and energy law in Illinois.
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