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Friday, Jan. 21
STORY: LAW ENFORCEMENT
Three Illinois chiefs of police testified before the House Public Safety and Violence Prevention Task Force as lawmakers continue to debate the merits of the 2021 SAFE-T Act.
Reporter: Peter Hancock
Word Count: 600-700
ETA: 4 p.m.
STORY: REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH SERVICES
The Regional Logistics Center in Fairview Heights near St. Louis will make sexual and reproductive health services, including abortion, more accessible. The RLC also intends to aid out-of-state women seeking health care services.
Reporter: Grace Kinnicutt
Word Count: 500-600
ETA: 4:30 p.m.
A new survey suggests Illinois is suffering from a shortage of teachers and other educators. UIS Public Affairs Reporting program interns Andrew Adams, Taylor Vidmar and Grace Kinnicutt discuss their coverage of the issue. And look for our coverage of the IARSS annual survey on Tuesday!
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