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The AAPI Experience

In observance of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, we encourage everyone to explore our Social Justice Learning digital space, in particular this lesson focused on "The AAPI Experience.”

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Election 2022

13th District Democratic Primary Debate

Watch the 13th district Democratic primary debate live on Illinois Public Media, May 26 at 7pm.


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Atomic Age Cocktail Party (1021) Broadway Bound

We’re Broadway Bound this time on the program! Tons of swinging hi-fi versions of tunes from the Great White Way from shows like Guys and Dolls, The Pajama Game, Kiss Me…
Evening Concert

Haydn’s “Paris” symphonies, numbers 85 and 86

Thursday night May 26 at 7:00 on the “Evening Concert” on FM 90.9 it’s the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra. Music Director Ken-David Masur leads the group in…
Classic Mornings

A Few Of May’s Favorite Things

Remember the lessons Maria taught us in The Sound of Music?


Illinois History Timeline

May 27 Illinois History Minute

It’s May 27th, the day that Wild Bill Hickok was born on a farm near what is now Table Grove in LaSalle County in 1837.
The 217 Today Podcast
Marc Johnson's lab at the University of Missouri receives hundreds of samples of wastewater from across the country.

217 Today: Scientists use wastewater to track the spread of COVID-19 and its variants

In today's deep dive, we’ll learn how researchers are using wastewater to track new variants of the coronavirus.
The 21st Show

COVID is Still Plaguing the World

COVID-19 has killed more than a million Americans so far. Two experts discussed the current state of the pandemic, and what the future hold.


Mid-American Gardener

Mid-American Gardner - April 2022

This month, we're still battling the cold temperature while still trying to get ready for spring planting season. Some of our experts give you some tips to help…
Mid-American Gardener

Episode 1132 - March 31, 2022

Martie Alagna stops by to give us some early Spring pruning tips and show us some helpful ways to give our garden tools some love!
Mid-American Gardener

Episode 1131 - March 24, 2022

Tinisha is joined in studio by panelist Ella Maxwell, and they discuss Microgreens and some helpful way to grow them!

What to Watch This Month

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Frankie Drake Mysteries

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