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Statewide: Why deceptive communication is so common
Sometimes it's carefully selecting, or cherry picking, certain facts. An expert says deceptive statements almost always contain a kernel of truth.
Statewide: The future of high speed rail in Illinois
While some improvements have allowed for faster travel, a state panel is now working on a plan to guide high speed rail in coming years. But those changes will take time — and money.
Statewide: The Woman They Could Not Silence
Learn about Elizabeth Packard, who was wrongly placed in an Illinois asylum in the 19th century, but later advocated for those in her position and the mentally ill.
Statewide: Calls are growing to require attorneys for minors during police interrogations
Advocates point to cases, like one in Waukegan, where a teen gave a false confession to a shooting.
Statewide: Chicago's public health shakeup
Chicago's new mayor fired Dr. Alison Arwady, who had served as Chicago's Public Health Commissioner, during the pandemic.
Statewide: Making lifesaving Narcan more accessible
This week, we learn about efforts to train people on how to find Narcan and use it.
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