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Emphasis - September 14
9:40 am
Fri September 14, 2012

Silent Spring and Sustainability Brownbaggers

Amy Mossman and Timothy Collins
Rich Egger

Rich Egger's guests on Emphasis for September 14 are Amy Mossman and Timothy Collins of Western Illinois University. They talk about the fall lineup for the Sustainability Brownbaggers series.

The brownbaggers are billed as “Conversations for the Natural and Social Sciences, Art and Humanities, and Business.”

Mossman and Collins will present the first program, which will focus on “Silent Spring.” This fall marks the 50th anniversary of the publication of Rachel Carson's book.

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Emphasis - Sept. 7
10:05 am
Fri September 7, 2012

New Goals for KEDC

Chuck Betts is Executive Director for KEDC.
  • Emphasis with Chuck Betts

Jason Parrott's guest on Emphasis is Chuck Betts, who is the Executive Director for the Keokuk Economic Development Corporation. 

They discuss a new direction for the organization.

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Emphasis - August 31
11:09 am
Fri August 31, 2012

Leadership Change at Greater Burlington Partnership

Jason Hutcheson will replace Dennis Hinkle as President of the Greater Burlington Partnership in a matter of weeks.

Jason Parrott's guests are Dennis Hinkle and Jason Hutcheson with the Greater Burlington Partnership.  The discuss the organization and an upcoming change in leadership.

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Emphasis - August 24
11:42 am
Fri August 24, 2012

WIUM/WIUW's New GM

Jonathan Ahl

Rich Egger's guest is Jonathan Ahl, who is the new general manager of Tri States Public Radio. He began work on Monday, August 20.

Ahl was a student employee of Tri States Public Radio in the mid-1990s. After he graduated from Western Illinois University, Ahl earned a Master's degree from the Public Affairs Reporting program at the University of Illinois - Springfield.

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Emphasis - August 17
10:53 am
Fri August 17, 2012

The Moses King Brick & Tile Works National Historic District

Tim Schroll
Rich Egger

Rich Egger's guest is Tim Schroll of the Moses King Brick & Tile Works National Historic District near Colchester.

Schroll said that after years of searching for an engineering firm, they've found one willing to tackle the process of rehabilitating the Brickyard's beehive kilns.

“In fact, they're so excited about it that they've assigned a grant worker to our case to try to raise the funds for the structural analysis, which is the first step in the process of getting the kilns rebuilt,” said Schroll.

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