Statewide: The bobcat comeback
Bobcats were hunted to near extinction in parts of the American Midwest. Throughout the 1960s and 1970s states began putting the lynx on protected species lists in order to prevent population collapse.
The bobcat has made a huge comeback and since the 1990s hunting for the predator has reopened across the country. Yet, even as bobcats thrive, some question the necessity of harvesting the cats. JuanPablo Ramirez-Franco has a report.
Also this week:
* Peter Medlin speaks with Dr. Jessica Brown, VP for student affairs and athletics at North Central College. She recently wrote how Title IX, approved 50 years ago, hasn't fulfilled its promise to Black women.
* Jenna Dooley of WNIJ talks with her grandmother, Joyce DeFauw of Geneseo, who will graduate from Northern Illinois University this weekend at age 90. She completed her degree more than five decades after starting college.