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Neighbors: Lupita Garcia

Illinois Public Media’s "Neighbors" series is designed to introduce us all to our neighbors here in east central Illinois. If you have an interesting neighbor you think we should know about, tell us – you can e-mail us at

By Sean Powers


(Duration: 3:47)

Lupita and Valente Garcia

Student enrollment among Latinos in the Arcola School District is growing fast, and recently the first Hispanic was chosen to lead the parent-teacher organization at the local grade school.

Categories: Community, Education

Illinois Public Radio - Illinois Public Media News - February 21, 2013

“Fracking” Bill Filed in Illinois

By Brian Mackey, from additional reporting from The Associated Press

The controversial oil and gas drilling process known as "fracking" could soon be coming to Illinois. Environmentalists and industry groups Thursday announced they had reached an agreement on legislation to regulate the practice.

Categories: Energy, Environment, Government

Public Radio International - Illinois Public Media News - February 21, 2013

New Recording Surfaces of Jimi Hendrix Gig in London

By Clark Boyd/The World


(Duration: 7:24)

Jimi Hendrix

Guitar great Jimi Hendrix continues to inspire legions of music fans more than 40 years after his death. In the coming months, there will be a new release of some of Hendrix’s recordings, and a movie about the musician’s life.

Categories: Art and Culture, History, Music

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