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English, Daily News, 1 season, 10 episodes
News and Features from Illinois Public Radio - WILL-AM-FM-TV-Online, University of Illinois
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2024 Ebert Fellows review Bob Marley: One Love

The 2024 University of Illinois Ebertfellows review the new Bob Marley biopic, Bob Marley: One Love.
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2022-23 Ebertfellows Recap Ebertfest

Last month, the Virginia Theatre once again hosted Ebertfest, organized by co-founder and now ringleader Chaz Ebert, along with longtime festival director Nate Kohn. Here's a look back, featuring the 2022-2023 U of I College of Media Roger Ebert Fellows: Lee Beckett, Andrew Stover and Tania Trejo. They joined fellowship advisor Michael Philllips, the film critic of the Chicago Tribune, for a conversation about what it meant to convene this gathering of hundreds of film fans in person once again.
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Champaign mayoral candidates discuss future plans at Illinois Public Media forum

The candidates running for mayor of Champaign in the April 4, 2023 election gathered for a one-hour forum.
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2022-23 Ebert Fellows Celebrate the Holidays

Not all holiday movies are created equal, certainly not in the eyes of the 2022-23 U of I College of Media Roger Ebert Fellows.
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Illinois Public Media staff read proclamation of WILL-AM’s 100 years on-air

On April 6, 1922, four members of the University of Illinois’s electrical engineering laboratory put WILL-AM on the air. What would follow is a century of service to bring news, music, sports, education, and entertainment to Illinois via AM radio, then FM radio,  then television, and later the internet. On April 6, 2022, the staff of Illinois Public Media staff read a proclamation to WILL’s 100th anniversary.
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Next News, Brews & Beatz will focus on Champaign-Urbana educators

Illinois Public Media is committed to discussions about decreasing gun violence in Champaign-Urbana.On February 21, 2022, we'll talk with four educators about what students are telling them about the escalating violence and lack of safety.
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Danville pastor urges those “on the fence” to get vaccinated

Danville pastor Ken McCray joins Illinois' "All in" ad campaign to honor late wife.
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December 13 News, Brews & Beatz will focus on Champaign-Urbana youth programs

As of the week of December 6, Champaign-Urbana has seen 348 gun incidents and 23 homicides so far in 2021. Illinois Public Media's "News, Brews and Beatz" is bringing together people to talk about stopping gun violence. We previewed the upcoming discussion on December 13 at 6:00 p.m. at Pour Bros. Taproom in Champaign.
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Music That Soothed The Soul Of The 2020-2021 Ebert Fellows

In this web exclusive, the 2020-2021 Ebert Fellows discuss the different types of music that helped them get through the pandemic.
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2020 - 2021 Roger Ebert Fellows

In this web exclusive, the Roger Ebert Fellows, Casey Daly, Grace Johnson, and Scarlett O'hara talk with adviser and film critic Michael Phillips about some films that they were drawn to throughout 2020 and what they are looking forward to in 2021.