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Michael Jones 07-24-2014

Michael Jones, director of the General John A. Logan Museum, joins us in studio.

Bill Enyart 07-23-2014

Congressman Bill Enyart joins us to discuss the ongoing conflicts in Gaza and Ukraine.

Brad Richards 07-23-2014

Brad Richards with the Illinois Oil and Gas Association joins us to discuss their frustration’s over the lack of progress on fracking.

Bob Butler 07-22-2014

Marion Mayor Bob Butler joins us to discuss the latest in Marion, including the next phase in a major construction project on Route 13.


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  • 2-hour execution stirs outrage July 24, 2014
    Lawyers of Arizona death row inmate said he was gasping, snorting for an hour.
  • Taiwan airline suspects bad weather caused crash July 24, 2014
    TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — An airline said Thursday it suspected typhoon weather caused one of its planes to crash land on a small Taiwanese island, killing 48 people.
  • Ocean crash kills teen pilot seeking world record July 24, 2014
    PLAINFIELD, Ind. (AP) — His pilot's license fresh in his hands, an Indiana teenager set out in June for the adventure of a lifetime: an around-the-world flight with his father designed to break a record and raise money to build schools in his father's native Pakistan.
  • Judge strikes down Colorado gay marriage ban July 24, 2014
    A federal judge in Denver has declared Colorado's gay marriage ban unconstitutional, but he issued a temporary stay of the ruling until an appeals court hearing next month.
  • AP PHOTOS: Church a haven for Muslims in Gaza July 24, 2014
    Muslim families driven from their homes by the fierce fighting between Israel and Hamas are observing Ramadan in Gaza City's Greek Orthodox church.
  • 10 Things to Know for Thursday July 24, 2014
    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday:
  • Social Security spent $300M on 'IT boondoggle' July 24, 2014
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Six years ago the Social Security Administration embarked on an aggressive plan to replace outdated computer systems overwhelmed by a growing flood of disability claims. Nearly $300 million later, the new system is nowhere near ready and agency officials are struggling to salvage a project racked by delays and mismanagement, according to an
  • Senator: PTSD influenced thesis plagiarism July 24, 2014
    Sen. John Walsh of Montana said Wednesday his failure to attribute conclusions and verbatim passages lifted from other scholars' work in his thesis to earn a master's degree from the U.S. Army War College was an unintentional mistake caused in part by post-traumatic stress disorder.
  • Casualty numbers raise questions about Gaza war July 24, 2014
    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Shopkeepers say they were sitting outside their shuttered businesses Wednesday, catching a break from being cooped up during wartime, when an Israeli missile struck a nearby mosque, killing a truck driver and wounding 45 people.
  • Ukraine rebel leader: Separatists had BUK missiles July 23, 2014
    Vostok Battalion commander Alexander Khodakovsky says weapon may have come from Russia.

RSS World News

  • Witness: Children crying as MH17 bodies fell
    Ukrainian residents who saw bodies falling from the sky describe the horrors of that day. CNN's Phil Black reports.
  • Ukraine: 2 military jets shot down
    Two Ukrainian military jets were shot down Wednesday in the eastern part of the country, where pro-Russian rebels have fought against government forces, a Ukrainian military office said.
  • Ukraine: Two military jets shot down
    Two Ukrainian military jets were shot down Wednesday in the eastern part of the country, where pro-Russian rebels have fought against government forces, a Ukrainian military office said.