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The Leadoff - Tuesday 10/20/2020

It's what you need to know to start your day for Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2020. Our Leadoff story is about how the state's unemployment system continues to be dogged by issues, as jobless claims are increasing yet again. Plus, a conversation with Illinois State University President Larry Dietz about the financial impact of COVID-19 and how students can return safely from winter break.

Dana Vollmer is a reporter with WGLT. Dana previously covered the state Capitol for NPR Illinois and Peoria for WCBU.