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9 pm Monday, Oct. 20, on WILL-TV: Two girls from China were adopted as infants by two separate sets of parents — one from California, the other from a fishing village in Norway.

12-2 pm Tuesday, Oct. 21: Hear what pieces WILL-FM's Vic Di Geronimo selected for a classical version of the program's DJ Sessions.

Health news from NPR: Some doctors think if you stop the first psychotic break, you could stop the illness in its tracks.

8 pm Friday, Oct. 24, on WILL-TV: They perform selections from their collaborative classic jazz recording.

Rodney Davis and Ann Callis met on Oct. 16 in the WILL-TV studio.

7 pm Tuesday, Oct. 21, on WILL-AM 580 and FM 90.9: Live from UIS.

5 pm Saturday, Oct. 25, on WILL-AM: Imagining the unimaginable – including unexpected events labeled “black swans” – and how we weigh the risk for any of them.

From NPR News: The world has a long way to go before her vision of education for all is realized.

7:30 pm Thursday, Oct. 23, on WILL-TV: Host David Inge talks to the Busey Bank vice chairman.

9 pm Tuesday, Oct. 21, on WILL-TV: Frontline examines the chaos in Iraq, the rise of ISIS and the U.S. role in the conflict.

Local/State News

October 20, 2014

Are Computer Keyboards Killing Cursive?

A letter written in cursive by President Abraham Lincoln looks at how the increase in electronic communications have hurt efforts to teach cursive writing.

With the rise of computers and electronic communications, educators have all but written off penmanship. And kids who don’t learn to write cursive tend to have trouble reading cursive. 


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