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December 12, 2018

Farm Bill 2018; Mental Health in Prison Report; CU Satellite Launch; Christmas Tree Shopping

On The 21st: The Farm Bill affects food, agriculture and rural America. It’s a gigantic law that will cost $867 billion. Plus, a new report says that some Department of Corrections officers are abusive with mentally ill inmates. Also, we catch up with the students working on the CubeSail satellite. And, this year Amazon is delivering real Christmas trees right to your door. Are more traditional tree retailers worried about this?


Minnesota mosque bombing suspect Michael McWhorter, of Clarence, Illinois.

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December 11, 2018

Alleged Minnesota Mosque Bomber From Ford County Pleads Not Guilty

One of three alleged Illinois militia members accused of bombing a Minnesota mosque last year has pleaded not guilty to hate crime and explosives charges, and a second member is expected to make a court appearance on Wednesday.


AP/Pablo Martinez Monsivais

December 11, 2018

Sen. Dick Durbin; Young Evangelical Christians & Climate Change; IL Women’s Volleyball in Final Four

On The 21st: The federal government could be headed for yet another shutdown over the issue of immigration. We'll speak with Senator Dick Durbin about this and other news. Plus, a new generation of evangelical Christians is hoping to move the needle on climate change action within their congregations. The University of Illinois’ women’s volleyball team is headed to the Final Four! We’ll check in on that and some of the latest pro sports news in Chicago.


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