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Frontline: Losing Iraq

9 pm Tuesday, July 29, on WILL-TV: Frontline examines the unfolding chaos in Iraq: What went wrong? How did we get here? And what happens now?

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Exploring the U of I Library’s new digital newspaper collections

Illinois Public Media's Jeff Bossert found out about some of the newest online material.

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Fund Your Favorites Winner: Lincoln on the circuit

Lincoln: Prelude to the Presidency, 8 pm Friday, Aug. 1, on WILL-TV. Ten Sisters: A True Story follows at 9 pm.

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Spreading faith, love—and clean laundry

From NPR News: For the working poor, the cost of doing laundry can be prohibitive. A growing movement aims to help.

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The Rhino Who Joined the Family

7 pm Wednesday, July 30, on WILL-TV: Fifty years after a wildlife vet raised an orphaned black rhino in his family home, his children search for clues about the rhino's fate.

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Best and worst customer service in America

PBS's Next Avenue looks at a new survey's rankings, and gives tips on how to get better treatment.

Leila Josefowicz

Josefowicz plays Stravinsky Violin Concerto

WILL-FM's Evening Concert, 7 pm Tuesday, July 29, with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra

Danielle Lee

Using hip hop to teach science

Sean Powers talked to biologist Danielle Lee about how she uses hip hop in the classroom.

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Backyard Industry: If you can’t beat them, eat them

Backyard Industry's Lisa Bralts explores the concept of foraging and eating particular invasive species, like the autumn olive, as one way to slow them down.

Cast of Father Brown

Father Brown: Saving souls and solving crime

8 pm Thursdays on WILL-TV

National/International News

July 29, 2014

Chances Are Pretty Good That’s A Bill Collector Calling

In about one-third of U.S. households, the sound of a phone or doorbell ringing may trigger a desire to duck.  That's because roughly 77 million adults with a credit file have at least one debt in the collection process, according to a study released by the Urban Institute, a research group.


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