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Mike Bost 05-20-2015

Tom Miller speaks with Congressman Mike Bost (R-Murphysboro)

Dr. Verletta Saxon 05-20-2015

Tom Miller speaks with Dr. Verletta Saxon about an upcoming seminar regarding suicide prevention at John A. Logan College. Details about the seminar are available at the end of the interview if you are interested in attending.

Dave Luechtefeld 05-19-2015

Tom Miller speaks with IL State Senator Dave Luechtefeld (R-Okawville).

Jack Garner 05-18-2015

Jack Garner, with the HerrinFesta Italiana Committee, sits down with Tom Miller to discuss the opening day activities going on at the Festa.

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  • Clinton got now-classified Benghazi info on private email May 22, 2015
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton received information on her private email server that has now been classified about the deadly attack on U.S. diplomatic facilities in Benghazi.
  • US, Cuba close round of talks with no embassy announcement May 22, 2015
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States and Cuba still have no agreement on re-establishing embassies.
  • Calif. oil spill: Plains All American Pipeline's history of safety violations May 22, 2015
    Critical eyes have uncovered that Plains All American Pipeline, which operates the pipeline that ruptured in Santa Barbara earlier this week, has a history of safety violations.
  • Suspect arrested in D.C. quadruple murder May 22, 2015
    Daron Dylon Wint is accused in the slayings of a wealthy family and their housekeeper.
  • IS suicide bomber in deadly strike on Saudi Shiite mosque May 22, 2015
    An Islamic State group suicide bomber attacked a Shiite mosque in Sunni-ruled Saudi Arabia on Friday, killing and wounding several people in an assault that threatens to fan sectarian tensions. The bomber struck during the main weekly prayers in Eastern Province, where assailants linked to the Sunni extremist IS killed seven members of the minority […]
  • Ireland votes in historic referendum on gay marriage May 22, 2015
    Dublin (AFP) - Ireland took to the polls on Friday to vote on whether same-sex marriage should be legal, in a referendum that has exposed sharp divisions between communities in this traditionally Catholic nation.
  • Quadruple-murder suspect faces arraignment in Washington, D.C May 22, 2015
    By Ian Simpson WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A man accused of killing a Washington businessman, his wife, son and housekeeper faced arraignment on Friday after authorities tracked him down overnight in the U.S. capital. The suspect, Daron Wint, 34, of Lanham, Maryland, faces a charge of first-degree murder while armed at his arraignment some time after […]
  • Federal judge rules again that gay couples have right to wed in Alabama May 22, 2015
    (Reuters) - A federal judge on Thursday reaffirmed her earlier ruling that same-sex couples in Alabama have a right to wed under the Constitution, but she put the ruling on hold until the U.S. Supreme Court issues a landmark decision on gay marriage. U.S. District Judge Callie Granade in January overturned the state's ban on […]
  • Suspicious package prompts partial evacuation of NYC's Grand Central May 22, 2015
    Police in New York evacuated commuters from Grand Central Terminal's lower level on Friday after receiving a report of a suspicious package at the height of the morning rush hour, a spokesman for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority said. All trains into the major commuting hub were routed to the upper level tracks after the package […]
  • Senate expected to act on NSA collection of phone records May 22, 2015
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The fate of the bulk collection of American phone records by the National Security Agency is now before the Senate, in what is increasingly looking like a game of legislative chicken.