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WILL - Illinois Public Media News - June 30, 2014

Remembering Cub Fan Louis Reinhart

By Jeff Bossert

Louis Reinhart and family at Wrigley Field

Back at the start of the baseball season, Illinois Public Media reported on a longtime farmer and carpenter from East Central Illinois who always found time to root for the Chicago Cubs.  Louis Reinhart passed away Friday –  at the age of 100 - the same age as the Cubs’ ballpark, Wrigley Field. 

Categories: History, Sports







WILL - Illinois Public Media News - June 17, 2014

Burgess Designation For Champaign Post Office Heads To President

By Jeff Bossert

James Burgess

A postal facility in the University of Illinois’ Campustown neighborhood is one stroke of the pen away from becoming “The James R. Burgess Post Office Building.”

Categories: Government, History


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