From Drug Court to Independence

June 21, 2005

Five people in Champaign County have graduated from a regimen of treatment for drug addiction. Champaign was one of the first counties in the state to set up a program known as Drug Court - since then, dozens of non-violent offenders have reduced or avoided jail time by pledging to stay drug-free under a judge's watch. AM 580's Tom Rogers watched as the latest participants received their hard-earned diplomas.

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Nature: Penguin Post Office

7 pm Wednesday, Jan. 28, on WILL-TV: Watch the drama when 3,000 penguins surround an Antarctic post office each summer.

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WILL-AM at low power on Wednesday

From 9 am to about 3 pm Wednesday, Jan. 28, WILL-AM will be operating at low power while necessary repairs are made to tower lights.