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John Bradley 10-24-2014

Democratic State Rep. John Bradley joins us from Marion Jr. High School to discuss the upcoming election.

Robert Perring 10-24-2014

Robert ‘Bob’ Perring joins us. He’s the Republican running for Jackson County Clerk.

Bill Kilquist 10-23-2014

Democrat Bill Kilquist joins us to talk about the race for Illinois’ 115th House District.

Tom Cross 10-23-2014

State Rep. and Republican candidate for Treasurer Tom Cross joins us to talk about his campaign.

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  • 2 dead in Washington state school shooting October 24, 2014
    A student opened fire in Marysville, fatally wounding one before he was killed.
  • Remains belong to missing Virginia student October 24, 2014
    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Remains found nearly a week ago in a rural area of Virginia are those of a university student who disappeared last month, authorities said Friday, ending a search by thousands that took weeks and left the campus and community on edge.
  • Obama meets Ebola survivor Nina Pham at White House October 24, 2014
    President Barack Obama gives Ebola survivor Nina Pham a bear hug, part of his personal hands-on approach to persuade jittery Americans to trust elite doctors and scientists to keep them safe.
  • Heathcare worker at Newark airport to be quarantined on Ebola fears October 24, 2014
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A healthcare worker who had been treating patients in West Africa was detained at Newark Liberty International Airport and will be quarantined, in line with a new policy aimed at reducing risk from the Ebola virus, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie said on Friday. "Her next stop was going to be here in New York," Christie said
  • Two U.S. states to quarantine health workers returning from Ebola zones October 24, 2014
    By David Morgan and Ellen Wulfhorst WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York and New Jersey will automatically quarantine all medical workers returning from Ebola-hit West African countries, and the U.S. government is considering the same step after a doctor who treated patients in Guinea came back infected, officials said on Friday. The steps announced by t
  • Tracking Dr. Spencer's contacts isn't easy October 24, 2014
    As a New York City doctor tests positive for Ebola, officials face a difficult challenge.
  • US general: NKorea may have nuke missile knowhow October 24, 2014
    WASHINGTON (AP) — North Korea may be capable of fielding a nuclear-armed missile that could reach U.S. soil, but because it has not tested such a weapon the odds of it being effective are "pretty darn low," the commander of U.S. forces in South Korea said Friday.
  • 7 hurt when car smashes into California restaurant October 24, 2014
    DUBLIN, Calif. (AP) — Police say all seven people injured when a car crashed into a Northern California restaurant have now been released from hospitals.
  • Deadly violence in the West Bank October 24, 2014
    RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — A Palestinian-American teenager was killed during clashes with the Israeli military on Friday amid heightened tensions in Jerusalem and the West Bank.
  • Man in NYC hatchet attack said to have Islamic 'extremist leanings' October 24, 2014
    A hatchet attack on New York police officers was a "terrorist act" carried out by a self-radicalized Muslim convert who had been in the military and browsed Al-Qaeda websites, police said Friday. "This was a terrorist act," police commissioner Bill Bratton told a news conference on Friday, one day after the attack, saying he was "ver

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