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Mike Bost 01-27-2015

Congressman Mike Bost (R-Murphysboro) joins Tom Miller for a conversation about current affairs in Congress, and how those affairs affect his constituents.

Dr. Russell Friedman 01-26-2015

Dr. Russell Friedman is the Executive Director of the Grief Recovery Institute in Sherman Oaks, CA. Dr. Friedman joins Tom Miller for a conversation about grief involving pets.

David Luechtefeld 01-26-2015

State Senator David Luechtefeld (R-Okawville) joins Tom Miller for conversation on happenings in IL politics during Gov. Rauner’s first month in office.

David England 01-23-2015

David England is a retired Associate Professor of Finance at John A. Logan College. England sits down with Michael Roberts for a discussion on oil, silver, and how young people can better financially prepare themselves for the

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  • Mitt Romney says he will not make 2016 White House bid January 30, 2015
    The 2012 GOP nominee announced he won't make a third bid for the presidency.
  • Jordan awaits proof hostage is alive after swap deadline January 30, 2015
    Families of a Japanese journalist and Jordanian military pilot remained in limbo.
  • 'Suge' Knight arrested for murder0
    'Suge' Knight faces murder charges
  • Is Mitt Romney running for president? January 30, 2015
    Romney will update supporters today about his plans for 2016.
  • Obama calls for spending surge, buoyed by rising economy January 30, 2015
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Declaring an end to "mindless austerity," President Barack Obama called for a surge in government spending Thursday, and asked Congress to throw out the sweeping budget cuts both parties agreed to four years ago when deficits were spiraling out of control.
  • Suge Knight arrested on murder charge January 30, 2015
    WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Marion "Suge" Knight, the former rap music mogul with a long history of violent crimes, was arrested early Friday on suspicion of a hitting and killing a man with his car and then fleeing the crash near Los Angeles.
  • Florida prosecutor drops domestic disturbance case against Zimmerman January 30, 2015
    By Barbara Liston ORLANDO, Fla. (Reuters) - A Florida prosecutor announced on Friday he will not pursue charges against former neighborhood watchman George Zimmerman stemming from a domestic incident earlier this month after the alleged victim recanted. Zimmerman, who was acquitted in 2013 in a fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager, has had several brushes […]
  • U.S. proposes effort to analyze DNA from 1 million people January 30, 2015
    By Toni Clarke and Sharon Begley WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States has proposed analyzing genetic information from more than 1 million American volunteers as part of a new initiative to understand human disease and develop medicines targeted to an individual's genetic make-up. At the heart of the initiative, to be announced on Friday by […]
  • Secretary of State Kerry fined for not shoveling by Boston home January 30, 2015
    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry was slapped with a $50 fine for failing to have a side street adjoining his Boston home shoveled following the blizzard that dropped more than 2 feet (60 cm) of snow on Massachusetts this week, a spokesman said on Friday. Kerry was in Saudi Arabia with President Barack Obama […]
  • Keystone XL bill passes in Senate, faces Obama veto January 29, 2015
    The U.S. Senate passed a bill on Thursday to approve the long-pending Keystone XL oil pipeline, despite the White House saying earlier in the day that President Barack Obama would veto the measure. The Republican-led Senate passed the bill that would approve TransCanada Corp's project to carry 800,000 barrels per day of heavy Canadian crude […]

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  • Kim Jong Un ramping up nukes?
    CNN's Brian Todd investigates reports that North Korea is restarting its nuclear bomb program and Kim Jong Un is potentially visiting Russia.
  • ISIS acting 'suspiciously'?
    Former FBI Hostage Negotiator Chris Voss speaks to CNN Today about recent developments in the hostage negotiations with ISIS and why they aren't providing proof of life.
  • Child mummy may solve ancient mysteries
    Doctors perform X-ray scans on a more than 500-year-old Peruvian child mummy. WLWT has the story.