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Fred Kummerow

Illinois Pioneers: Fred Kummerow

7:30 pm Thursday, Oct. 2, on WILL-TV: Host David Inge talks to the U of I researcher who sounded early warnings about the dangers of trans fats.

Marchers protest in Ferguson, Missouri.

Beyond Ferguson, Part 2: A Live WILL-AM 580 Special

10 am Friday, Oct. 3: U of I journalism professor Janice Marie Collins continues a conversation about questions raised by the shooting in Ferguson, Missouri.

Twitter screen grab

How do you spot a lie on Twitter?

From PBS Nova Next: Scientists think they’ve cracked the code.

In New Jersey in March, Dianna Lopez of the Center for Family Services (right) speaks with Betsy Cruz, of Camden, N.J., about health insurance coverage during an Affordable Care Act information session.

Obamacare’s first year: How’d it go?

From NPR News: Supporters are confident about the program's future. But critics say it's too early to gauge its success.

Willie Nelson and Lyle Lovett on stage

Austin City Limits Celebrates 40 Years

8 pm Friday, Oct. 3, on WILL-TV: With Lyle Lovett, Willie Nelson, Bonnie Raitt, Foo Fighters, Emmylou Harris, Kris Kristofferson, Buddy Guy and more.

Plaques that build up between neurons are a hallmark of Alzheimer's.

Glimmers of hope before an Alzheimer’s epidemic

From PBS Nova Next: Recent studies of Alzheimer's earliest stages suggest we may finally be closing in on successful treatments.

Tom Cross and Mike Frerichs

Retirement plan at center of dispute in State Treasurer’s Race

State Treasurer candidates Mike Frerichs and Tom Cross are at odds over an early retirement plan from a decade ago.

Kevin Whately as Inspector Lewis, Angela Griffin as DS Lizzie Maddox and Laurence Fox as Inspector Hathaway

Inspector Lewis comes out of retirement for Season 7

Premieres at 8 pm Sun., Oct. 5, on Masterpiece Mystery!: Lewis is enjoying retired life until he’s asked to team up with his old colleague Hathaway, now an inspector.

Berries growing in an East Urbana alley

Backyard Industry: Right up my alley

In this episode, Lisa Bralts revisits her neighborhood alleys and muses on their shortcomings ... and potential. Listen.

Martin Clunes as Doc Martin

New to WILL-TV: Doc Martin

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


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