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Fidel Castro

The Fidel Castro Tapes

8 pm Tuesday, Sept. 2, on WILL-TV: The story of the Cuban dictator’s turbulent career, told in part through media reports, rare images and recordings.

Chief Justice Rita Garman

Illinois Pioneers Season Premiere: Justice Rita Garman

7:30 pm Thursday, Sept. 4, on WILL-TV: David Inge interviews the Illinois Supreme Court Chief Justice.

A Trident submarine makes its way out from Faslane naval base in 2009.

Scotland’s independence vote and Britain’s nuclear subs

The country votes next month. What happens to the naval base with Britain's nuclear subs?

Franklin, Eleanor and Theodore Roosevelt

Come to our preview event for Ken Burns’ ‘The Roosevelts’

7:30 pm Tues., Sept. 9: Get a sneak preview of the series and hear local experts react.

drawing of face with mixed up features

Kids and screen time: What does science say?

NPR Ed looks at new research about kids and screens.

Words "eating wildly" on a plate

Backyard Industry: Words on the plate

As summer draws to a close, Lisa Bralts happens upon writer Ava Chin's memoir, Eating Wildly, and discovers that being in the weeds isn't always a bad thing.

Martin Clunes as Doc Martin

New to WILL-TV: Doc Martin

8 pm Thursdays: Adventures of a socially challenged doctor in a Cornish village.

Local/State News

September 02, 2014

Illinois Schools In Pension Limbo

A classroom (courtesy WFIU)

It’s expected to be some time before the courts decide whether Illinois can trim retirement benefits for public school teachers, university workers, and state employees. But the uncertainty continues to affect the credit outlook of schools and community colleges across the state.  


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