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Reading Baseball
3:55 pm
Fri August 29, 2014

America's Pastime & The Great War

Harry Chapman with 1915 St. Louis Terriers fo the Federal League
Missouri History Museum

When World War I broke out 100 years ago, there was another war of sorts going on within the United States.

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SIU Reviews
3:25 pm
Fri August 29, 2014

Jodorowsky's Dune

Many listeners may remember the 1980's sci-fi movie Dune based on the writings of Frank Herbert.
The 1984 film was not the first attempt to transition the novel to the silver screen.

Critic Walter Metz takes a closer look in this edition of SIU Reviews.
 

Walter Metz teaches film, television, theory and criticism at SIUC's College of Mass Communication and Media Arts.

 

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Quad State News
3:00 pm
Fri August 29, 2014

Water Back on at SEMO

Credit SEMO

The water supply to  Southeast Missouri State University has been restored.

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Illinois
9:36 am
Fri August 29, 2014

Court Bars Retiree Health Insurance Premium Deductions

A Sangamon County judge issued a preliminary injunction barring Illinois from collecting higher health care insurance premiums from retired state employees.

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Illinois
8:02 am
Fri August 29, 2014

Fracking Rules Expected Friday

Credit epa.gov

The Illinois Department of Natural Resources is expected to release proposed rules for high-volume oil and gas drilling to a legislative panel.

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