Police arrest a man on Aug. 9th in Ferguson, Mo.

(Charlie Riedel/AP)

August 23, 2014

Obama Orders Review Of Transfers Of Military Surplus To Local Police

President Obama has ordered a review of federal programs that supply local law enforcement agencies with military weapons and equipment after concerns over how the police handled unrest in Ferguson, Mo., in the aftermath of the shooting death of Michael Brown.


August 23, 2014

Chicago Little League Team Wins U-S Title

The Jackie Robinson West All-Stars beat the Mountain Ridge team from Las Vegas 7 to 5 Saturday to win the U-S title in the Little League World Series in Pennsylvania.


Demonstrators in Ferguson, Missouri.

(Adrees Latif/Reuters/Landov)

August 23, 2014

Another Peaceful Night In Ferguson

Relative calm and restraint prevailed for a third consecutive night on the streets of Ferguson, Mo., as confrontations subside between authorities and those protesting the fatal police shooting of an unarmed black 18-year-old.


Eddie Money performing in Florida.

Photo by Jeff Daly/Invision/AP

August 22, 2014

Rocker Eddie Money Headlines The Sweetcorn Fest

This weekend, rocker Eddie Money – known for hits including Two Tickets to Paradise, Baby, Hold On, and others – will be in town headlining the Urbana Sweetcorn Festival.  Nearly 40 years and after his debut album went double platinum, Money continues to tour.

Illinois Public Media’s Jason Croft talked with Money about his career, music videos and the television commercial that made him a pop culture darling.


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