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Southern Illinois Wonders
12:48 pm
Wed April 16, 2014

"My Catholic Community":Father Joseph Brown

Father Joseph Brown, Professor of Africana Studies Southern Illinois University Carbondale.

Welcome to this edition of Southern Illinois Wonders.   Today we look at the development of an African American Catholic community in southern Illinois in the mid 20th Century, when segregation still affected many facets of life.

Father Joseph Brown is a priest, educator, scholar and artist.  He reflects on his family's early encounters with the Church in two different locations within the region  for this edition of Southern Illinois Wonders.

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Judiciary
7:46 am
Wed April 16, 2014

Mistrial in Lacy Case

A judge has declared a mistrial in the case of a southern Illinois man accused of a slaying more than seven years ago.

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Morning Conversation
11:32 am
Tue April 15, 2014

Fuller Dome Raising

Credit www.fullerdomehome.org

WSIU's Jennifer Fuller sits down with SIU Architecture Professor Jon Davey, to talk about the upcoming "Fuller Dome Groundbreaking" event coming on April 19th.

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Weather
9:58 am
Tue April 15, 2014

Freeze Warning Extended for Southern Illinois

The National Weather Service has issued a second Freeze Warning for most of southern Illinois beginning at Midnight Tuesday and running through 9:00am Wednesday.

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Illinois
9:04 am
Tue April 15, 2014

Gov. Quinn Says He's Not Opposed to Pension Law Delay

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn says he's open to delaying implementation of the pension reform while it's being challenged in court.

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