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‘Jazz Night’ Host Christian McBride Brings Show To WILL

URBANA — Weekend listeners to WILL-FM may have noticed the exciting sounds of jazz returning to our airwaves last weekend with the debut of NPR’s Jazz Night in America. Grammy-award winning bassist, composer and bandleader Christian McBride is the host of Jazz Night. Illinois Newsroom’s Brian Moline spoke with him earlier this week. Hear the […]

217 Today: April 9, 2021

Friday, April 9, 2021 Today’s Headlines: The Illinois Department of Public Health reported more than 3,700 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday. Health officials also reported more than 154,000 doses of a COVID-19 vaccine were administered on Wednesday, a new daily record. An Illinois House committee gathering input from different parts of the state on redistricting heard […]

Redistricting Hearings Focus On Champaign-Urbana

Rotunda of Illinois State Capitol

URBANA – An Illinois House committee is gathering input from different parts of the state, as its members prepare to redraw legislative and congressional districts. On Thursday, the Redistricting Committee heard via Zoom from the Champaign-Urbana area — one of the few parts of Illinois seeing population growth. Gloria Yen with the University YMCA’s New […]