Emphasis - June 28
9:57 am
Fri June 28, 2013

A Final Bow for a Veteran Educator

Alene Reuschel
Credit Rich Egger

This week's guest on Emphasis is Dr Alene Reuschel.

Reuschel has retired after six years as Macomb School District superintendent and roughly 40 years of service in education.

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Emphasis – June 21
5:13 am
Fri June 21, 2013

The Macomb Courthouse Square Historic District

Looking north on the east side of Macomb's courthouse square
Credit Rich Egger

Macomb city leaders anticipate numerous benefits for the downtown area now that it’s been added to the National Register of Historic Places by the federal government.

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Emphasis - June 14
10:00 am
Fri June 14, 2013

Three More Fulbright Scholars at WIU

American History Professor Tim Roberts will travel to China as a Fulbright Scholar.
Credit WIU

Three Western Illinois University professors have been selected to teach abroad as Fulbright lecturers.

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Emphasis – June 7
11:45 am
Fri June 7, 2013

Programming Changes at Tri States Public Radio

Jonathan Ahl

This week’s guest on Emphasis is Jonathan Ahl, General Manager of Tri States Public Radio. He talks about programming changes that will begin July 1.

“We spent a lot of time listening to a lot of shows,” said Ahl, adding there are two reasons for the changes: NPR’s decision to end Talk of the Nation (it airs for the final time on June 28), and listener feedback.

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Emphasis - May 31
10:45 am
Fri May 31, 2013

WIU Professor Uses Facebook for Research

WIU Communications Professor Christopher Carpenter, his study on romantic relationships and Facebook will be published in July.
Credit WIU

Many companies are using what you post on Facebook to learn more about you. Another group of people is also using Facebook to gather data, researchers.

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