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Host David Inge talks to Ed Scharlau.

Illinois Pioneers: Ed Scharlau

7:30 pm Thursday, Oct. 23, on WILL-TV: Host David Inge talks to the Busey Bank vice chairman.

Cara Finnegan stands by her Little Free Library in Champaign.

Little free libraries spread joy of books in central Illinois

Illinois Public Media's Jim Meadows talks to people who manage the small outdoor boxes.

Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett

Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga: Cheek to Cheek Live!

8 pm Friday, Oct. 24, on WILL-TV: They perform selections from their collaborative classic jazz recording.

Hand carved animals for carousel

Carousel maker carves animals from scratch

From NPR News: Carousel Works in Mansfield, Ohio, is still making carousels to order.

Books in short list for the National Book Award.

Get to know the finalists for the 2014 National Book Award

From NPR Books

Vic Di Geronimo

Talking classical on NPR’s ‘Here & Now’

Hear what pieces WILL-FM's Vic Di Geronimo selected for a classical version of the program's DJ Sessions. Listen to his interview with Jeremy Hobson.

Shown from left to right: Matthew Rhys as Darcy and Anna Maxwell Martin as Elizabeth Bennet

Pride and Prejudice sequel: Death Comes to Pemberley

8 pm Sunday, Oct. 26, on Masterpiece Mystery!: Elizabeth and Darcy plan a ball — with fatal consequences.

color chart

Color facts: A weird little lesson, in rainbow order

Where'd the term "red tape" come from? Why are the Simpsons yellow? NPR answers these pressing questions and more.


Frontline: The Rise of ISIS

9 pm Tuesday, Oct. 28, on WILL-TV: Frontline investigates the miscalculations and mistakes behind the brutal rise of ISIS.

Black swan

Big Picture Science: Outliers

5 pm Saturday, Oct. 25, on WILL-AM: Imagining the unimaginable – including unexpected events labeled “black swans” – and how we weigh the risk for any of them.


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