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Steve Brown 04-29-2016

Steve Brown is the spokesman for Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan. He joined Tom Miller in the studio this morning to discuss Illinois’ 11th month without a budget and answered questions pertaining to the polarization between Speaker

Tibretta Reiman & Rebecca Clark

Tibretta Reiman is the newly appointed assistant director of the Du Quoin State Fair, and Rebecca Clark is spokesperson for the Illinois Department of Agriculture. They both joined Tom Miller in the studio to talk about the

Mike Pinto 04-28-2016

Mike Pinto is the manager and Chief Operating Officer of the Southern Illinois Miners. He joined Tom Miller in the studio to talk about his tenth year now with the Miners and how he’s working with the

Jerry Kill 04-28-2016

Jerry Kill is the former football coach of SIU and started the Coach Kill Cancer Fund foundation to assist low-income Southern Illinois residents with cancer treatment. He spoke with Tom Miller on the phone about the foundation

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  • N.C. Gov. Pat McCrory defends HB2: I can’t believe we’re talking about this April 29, 2016
    N.C. Gov. Pat McCrory makes remarks during an interview at the governor’s mansion in Raleigh, N.C., on April 12, 2016. North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory continues to defend the controversial “bathroom bill” he signed into law last month – rousing anger and boycotts by LGBT activists. In an appearance on “The Kelly File” Thursday night, […]
  • Ex-SS Auschwitz guard, 94 tells court, 'I am truly sorry' April 29, 2016
    More than 70 years after the end of World War II, Reinhold Hanning admitted to a German court that he knew prisoners were being shot, gassed and cremated at the death camp in occupied Poland. Hanning said he had been "silent all my life" about the atrocities he witnessed at the camp where more than […]
  • North Korea sentences Korean American to 10 years hard labor April 29, 2016
    By Jack Kim SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea's Supreme Court on Friday sentenced a Korean American man to 10 years hard labor for subversion, North Korean media reported, in the latest conviction of a foreigner for crimes against the isolated state. Kim Dong Chul, 62, was arrested in North Korea in October and had admitted […]
  • About 20 demonstrators arrested outside of Trump rally in California April 29, 2016
    Demonstrators smashed the window of a police squad car, marched in protest and blocked traffic as police in riot gear tried to disperse the crowd outside of the county fair grounds in Costa Mesa, California, according to local media and the Twitter account of the Orange County Sheriff’s Department. The department said on its Twitter […]
  • Former US House speaker: Cruz is 'Lucifer in the flesh' April 29, 2016
    Former US House speaker John Boehner has let fly with a stunning critique of fellow Republican and 2016 presidential hopeful Ted Cruz, labeling him the devil incarnate. "Lucifer in the flesh" is how the ever-blunt Republican heavyweight -- who stepped down as speaker last year -- described the Texas senator, who is struggling to block […]
  • Graffiti at Utah's Arches National Park may be irreparable April 29, 2016
    (Reuters) - Graffiti etched into one of the popular red rock arches in Utah's Arches National Park may be too deep to be repaired, the park's superintendent said on Thursday. The site of the graffiti is near a hiking trail to one of the park's main attractions, Delicate Arch, a 64-feet high sandstone structure that […]
  • The GOP has split into Trump and Ryan wings April 29, 2016
    The day after Donald Trump swept five primaries this week and tightened his grip on the Republican nomination for president, both he and the other most prominent Republican politician in the country were speaking the language of populism. “We’re going to get rid of these politicians,” Trump said in his opening remarks during an hourlong […]
  • Death raises questions: Did Prince die of an overdose? April 29, 2016
    CHICAGO (AP) — Prince's final days and unexpected death at age 57 raise questions among experts familiar with prescription painkiller overdoses. It's possible the innovative musician's demise represents one of the most public tragedies in an overdose crisis now gripping America.
  • Laremy Tunsil slides in draft after bong video posted on Twitter April 29, 2016
    The Ole Miss offensive tackle had a fall for the ages in Chicago.
  • 'Bomb' hooked to man in animal suit really flotation device April 28, 2016
    BALTIMORE (AP) — A young man in an animal costume and surgical mask who walked into a Baltimore TV station Thursday claiming to have a bomb was shot and wounded by police, who determined that his alleged explosive consisted of aluminum-wrapped chocolate bars duct-taped to a flotation device.

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