DeKalb, IL – During last week's budget address, Governor Pat Quinn proposed an overall increase in state aid to schools. But he also wants to slash other areas of education funding. WNIJ's Susan Stephens looks at where those controversial cuts could take place.
WNIJ news – There's a push in Springfield to raise Illinois' minimum wage. The plan calls for a gradual increase before the rate would level off at more than ten dollars an hour, making it highest in the nation. How would that affect the state's economy? WNIJ's, Mike Moen, reports, the debate is far from settled:
Dixon, IL – Saturday, February 19th, in the Historic Dixon Theatre, the Dixon Municipal Band gives concerts featuring the world premiere of David Holsinger's "Reagan of Illinois." The piece is a portrait, in words and music, of the city's most famous son as a young man growing up in Illinois. WNIJ's Guy Stephens has more.