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WILL - Illinois Public Media News - December 09, 2014

Measure To Honor Burgess Heads To Obama’s Desk

By Jeff Bossert

James R. Burgess, former Champaign County State's Attorney

Legislation is now headed to President Obama to name the Champaign post office in Campustown for James Burgess – after a bipartisan measure passed the US Senate Monday night.


WILL - Illinois Public Media News - December 08, 2014

Two More Grammy Noms For Champaign Record Label

By Jeff Bossert

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(Duration: 3:42)

Isham Jones with his saxophone in the 1920's.

A local record label known for archival work will again be at the Grammys.  'Isham Jones: Happy', on Archeophone Records, reissues 1920 recordings of a saxophonist and Chicago band leader.




WILL - Illinois Public Media News - November 07, 2014

State Rep-Elect Ammons Talks History, Sets Priorities For Office

By Jeff Bossert

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(Duration: 7:14)

Carol Ammons on election night

Carol Ammons made history this week.   And when she's sworn in this January, the Democrat hopes to fight some of the same battles as her predecessor, but also many reforms she sought locally.


WILL - Illinois Public Media News - October 31, 2014

NPR’s David Greene On ‘Midnight In Siberia’

By Jeff Bossert

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(Duration: 10:22)

David Greene working in Russia

Prior hosting Morning Edition, NPR's David Greene spent two years as Moscow Bureau Chief.  A couple years ago, he was asked to return, and write about it.  He talked with Illinois Public Media's Jeff Bossert.




WILL - Illinois Public Media News - August 10, 2014

Danville Vets To Build Mideast Conflicts Memorial

By Jim Meadows

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(Duration: 3:40)

A sign posted on a vacant lot in Danville announces the future site of the Middle East Conflicts Veterans Memorial, including an artist's depiction of the design.

Fundraising is under way for a new veterans’ memorial in Danville, remembering Americans who served in the Gulf War and the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Categories: Community, History, Military


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