Statewide: Restaurant challenges continue
After a period that saw limits on indoor dining, restaurants are now dealing with a different set of problems. Inflation has led to a rise in food and labor costs. That's has forced some to close and made it difficult for those who have kept their doors open.
Also this week:
* Girls flag football is becoming more popular. We'll hear from some participants.
* Rich Egger visits Weird Harold's record store in Burlington, Iowa. it's celebrating a big anniversary.
* Farah Yousry with Side Effects Public Media tells us how millions could lose the right to sue when state agencies fail to provide certain services.
* Zach Boblitt talks with ecologist Dr. John Crawford about studies on dragonflies and damselflies in central and southern Illinois.
* Jonathon Ahl reports on the idea of autonomous tractors.
* Partisan publications that resemble newspapers are showing up in more places across Illinois. We'll hear more what's become a nationwide phenomenon.
* Nika Schoonover interviews Dominic Watson of The Springfield Project about its innovation hub to help minority entrepreneurs.