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NPR - Illinois Public Media News - December 19, 2013

11,420 Children Dead In Syria’s Civil War, So Far

As we near the end of 2013, NPR is taking a look at the numbers that tell the story of this year. Numbers that, if you really understand them, give insight into the world we're living in, right now. Over the next two weeks, you'll hear the stories behind these numbers, which range from zero to 1 trillion.

By Deborah Amos

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(Duration: 4:33)

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The civil war in Syria presents so many staggering figures — millions of refugees, billions of dollars in destruction — looking back to its beginning in the spring of 2011.

Categories: International Affairs
Tags: syria



WILL - Illinois Public Media News - December 19, 2013

DNR Wraps Up Public Forums On Fracking Rules

By Sean Powers

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(Duration: 5:40)

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Illinois residents get one last chance Thursday night to speak out in a public forum about new rules on fracking in the state.  




WILL - Illinois Public Media News - December 18, 2013

Dial A Carol

Jason Croft

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(Duration: 3:42)

Time is running out this year if you want to call up the very popular Dial-A-Carol and get a Christmas song sung to you by University of Illinois students. It’s an annual tradition that started in 1960 and has been going on every year since.

Categories: Community, Entertainment, Music




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