Coming Up on Focus
Friday, December 6: We'll listen back to a conversation Jim Meadows had with the former "Voice of NPR," Frank Tavares.
Monday, December 9: Host Jim Meadows talks with Ed Keiser about the extreme drop in temperatures we'll see over the weekend and will talk with him about what conditions caused the recent tornadoes across the midwest and how often weather events like that happen late in the season.
Thursday, December 12: What's your favorite holiday book? What books are you asking for this year for Christmas? This hour, we'll hear holiday book recommendations and recommendations for winter reading from Amber Castens and Elain Bearden of the Urbana Free Library.
Friday, December 13: If you celebrate Christmas, do you put up a tree? Is it real or do you go with the pre-lit variety you can buy in a story? Today on Focus, we'll talk with a researcher who is working to engineer a fir tree that won't drop it's needles and we'll hear from a Christmas tree grower about what goes on behind the scenes at a tree farm.