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10 am Friday, Oct. 3: U of I journalism professor Janice Marie Collins continues a conversation about questions raised by the shooting in Ferguson, Missouri.

7:30 pm Thursday, Oct. 2, on WILL-TV: Host David Inge talks to the U of I researcher who sounded early warnings about the dangers of trans fats.

8 pm Friday, Oct. 3, on WILL-TV: With Lyle Lovett, Willie Nelson, Bonnie Raitt, Foo Fighters, Emmylou Harris, Kris Kristofferson, Buddy Guy and more.

State Treasurer candidates Mike Frerichs and Tom Cross are at odds over an early retirement plan from a decade ago.

From NPR News: For the first time in nearly 20 years, federal money is flowing into gun violence research.

Premieres at 8 pm Sun., Oct. 5, on Masterpiece Mystery!: Lewis is enjoying retired life until he’s asked to team up with his old colleague Hathaway, now an inspector.

In this episode, Lisa Bralts revisits her neighborhood alleys and muses on their shortcomings ... and potential. Listen.

8 pm Thursdays: Adventures of a socially challenged doctor in a Cornish village.

National/International News

October 01, 2014

Amid Scandal, Secret Service Director Julia Pierson Resigns

Secret Service Director Julia Pierson testifies on September 30th about a security breach at the White House.

After a series of embarrassing incidents that called into question the efficacy of the Secret Service, Julia Pierson, the agency's director, has resigned.


Team Seeks Anyone Who Encountered Ebola Patient


Ebola Case Confirmed in US


Secret Service Boss Vows No Repeat Of Breach


White House Intruder Gets Far Past Front Door


Police in Hong Kong Defend Handling of Protests


Afghanistan’s New President: ‘Hold Me Accountable’


Obama: US Misjudged Iraqi Army, Militants’ Threat


Police Officer Shot In Ferguson, Mo. As Protests Continue


Deaths Linked to Ebola Pass 3,000


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That was more than any other organization. Independent Lens: The Invisible War won Best Documentary.


Sesame Street has a new half-hour program at 2 pm weekdays.


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