Springfield, IL – The Illinois EPA was the focus of a recent Chicago Tribune article. It claimed that political infighting got in the way of fighting polluters. Agency director, Doug Scott, was mentioned numerous times in the story. He's now facing criticism from other top officials in state government. The former Rockford Mayor discussed the matter with WNIJ's Mike Moen:
DeKalb, IL – Some newspapers are resurrecting the idea of charging Internet users for reading stories online. Will it work? WNIJ's Mike Moen posed that question to Jim Killam. He's the advisor to Northern Illinois University's student-run newspaper, the Northern Star. They also discussed how the Internet is making things difficult for aspiring journalists.
DeKalb, IL – WNIJ asks northern Illinois residents what they want from Congress' health care overhaul. In this hour-long special we visit a few of the raucous public debates in our area, sit down with people to talk about THEIR insurance coverage, and learn more about health care co-ops.
DeKalb, IL – Herb Holderman is a Vietnam Veteran who also heads DeKalb County's Veterans Assistance Commission. He's been covered medically since 1970 by the federal program that provides insurance for military veterans, plus an additional program some vets qualify for called TriCare. He spoke with WNIJ's Susan Stephens about how it works.