The Orpheum Theatre entertained people in downtown Champaign for 72 years. Now it's entering its second decade in its new role as a children's museum. AM 580's Jim Meadows stopped by the Orpheum Children's Science Museum for its tenth anniversary celebration.
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Modern life is balanced on the backs of computers, from the personal laptop to the most powerful supercomputer clusters at universities, corporations and government agencies. That means when one small part of a system goes down because of a technical problem or wrongdoing, we all feel the consequences. Bill Sanders (left, foreground) is the head of a new UI agency called the Information Trust Institute. He talked to AM 580's Tom Rogers.
Chinese-American author Iris Chang was remembered December 2nd as a women mature beyond her years who lived life to the fullest. Chang died last month near her home in California. Those who knew her at the University of Illinois gathered on campus to share their memories. AM 580's Jeff Bossert has this report.