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Vic Di Geronimo

Talking classical on NPR’s ‘Here & Now’

About 12:49 pm Tuesday, Oct. 21: Hear what pieces WILL-FM's Vic Di Geronimo selected for a classical version of the program's DJ Sessions.

Rodney Davis and Ann Callis

Springfield 13th Congressional District Debate

7 pm Tuesday, Oct. 21, on WILL-AM 580 and FM 90.9: Live from UIS.

Meghan, 23, began experiencing hallucinations at 19.

Halting schizophrenia before it starts

Health news from NPR: Some doctors think if you stop the first psychotic break, you could stop the illness in its tracks.

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.

Panelists Tom Kacich and Hannah Meisel, with moderator Jennifer Roscoe and candidates Rodney Davis and Ann Callis

Watch a video of WILL’s 13th Congressional District Debate

Rodney Davis and Ann Callis met on Oct. 16 in the WILL-TV studio.

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.

Afghan schoolgirls take lessons outdoors at a refugee camp near Jalalabad.

What will Malala’s Nobel Peace Prize mean for girls’ education?

From NPR News: The world has a long way to go before her vision of education for all is realized.

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.

Fighter carrying a flag.

Frontline: Losing Iraq

9 pm Tuesday, Oct. 21, on WILL-TV: Frontline examines the chaos in Iraq, the rise of ISIS and the U.S. role in the conflict.

Fabric designed by Jill Miller

Backyard Industry: Bunch of Hooey

Once Urbana, Ill., batik artist Jill Miller discovered batik, she forgot all about that degree in sociology. Watch our newest video.

Local/State News

October 21, 2014

15th District Candidates: On The Issues

Representative John Shimkus, a Republican, and Eric Thorsland, a Democrat.

Congressman John Shimkus (R) and Champaign County Zoning Board of Appeals Chair Eric Thorsland (D) are fighting to represent Illinois' 15th District in the U.S. House. Illinois Public Media spoke with both candidates for an in-depth look at where they land on issues, and how they'd legislate.


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