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11:24 am
Thu October 30, 2014

US Senate Candidates Meet in Final Debate

Democrat Dick Durbin and Republican Jim Oberweis take part in WTTW TV's US Senate Forum
WTTW

The two major candidates for U.S. Senate touched on some new topics in their final joint appearance of the campaign.  Among them: Whether the NFL should keep its tax-exempt status. U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) said there are rumblings in Congress about changing the league’s classification as a non-profit organization. “Both the NFL and the National Hockey League are tax-exempt,” Durbin said.  “The National Basketball Association and Major League Baseball are not.  Why?  No one can explain why there’s a difference.”

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Morning Conversation
9:53 am
Tue October 28, 2014

Carbondale Community Arts University

Credit www.carbondalearts.org

WSIU's Jennifer Fuller talks with Carbondale Community Arts Executive Director Nancy Stemper, President Gary Kolb, and artist Najjar Abdul-Musawwir about the upcoming CCAU- The Civil Rights Act of 1964: A 50 Year Commemoration:

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WSIU News Update
7:24 am
Tue October 28, 2014

WSIU News Update

WSIU's Jennifer Fuller reports the morning's news and weather.

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Public Safety
6:03 am
Tue October 28, 2014

Governor Stands By Quarantine

Credit CDC

Chicago's O'Hare Airport is one of five in the nation where travelers from West Africa must undergo extra screening for Ebola.

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Public Safety
10:40 pm
Mon October 27, 2014

Franklin Co. Schools Closed Because of Threat

All Franklin County schools are closed Tuesday because of a possible bomb threat.

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