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WUIS is provides Central Illinois and Illinois public radio stations with state government news from its capitol bureau.  It also provides local news, arts, and entertainment information.

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Caption: Quiddity International Literary Journal and Public-Radio Program
From Split This Rock in Spring of 2014, Quiddity sits down with poet Tim Seibles

  • Added: Dec 09, 2014
  • Length: 18:13
Caption: Quiddity International Literary Journal and Public-Radio Program
Featuring writers from the 2014 Pygmalion Literary Fest LitCrawl, recorded live at The Esquire Lounge in Chapaign, IL. Readers in this episode incl...

  • Added: Nov 05, 2014
  • Length: 20:07
Caption: Quiddity International Literary Journal and Public-Radio Program
Features an in depth conversation with Akashic Books Senior Editor Ibrahim Ahmad discussing the independent press’ evolution over the last two deca...

  • Added: Oct 21, 2014
  • Length: 16:26
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Featuring novelist Eric Shonkwiler and work from Quiddity issue 7.2. While Eric has lived and worked in every contiguous US Time zone, the Ohio na...

  • Added: Oct 21, 2014
  • Length: 18:05
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Featues a conversation with The Pygmalion Literary Festival coordinator Caleb Curtis about Pygmalion’s decade long evolution from a music event to ...

  • Added: Oct 21, 2014
  • Length: 17:32
Caption: Claudia Quigg
We hope that every child has a safe home where he is loved and cared for, provided with every need. But for about 400,000 American children each y...

  • Added: Sep 29, 2014
  • Length: 02:29
Caption: Claudia Quigg
When the world sees our children, it sees them as they are at this moment and in this environment, through a narrow lens. Their teacher at school ...

  • Added: Sep 22, 2014
  • Length: 02:44
Caption: Claudia Quigg
News buzzed around a friend’s family tree that the second baby to be born would be another little girl. I had heard about the excitement, so when ...

  • Added: Sep 15, 2014
  • Length: 02:39
Caption: Claudia Quigg
Sweet Will recently celebrated his fourth birthday. Before his party, he could hardly contain his excited anticipation about opening his presents.

  • Added: Sep 08, 2014
  • Length: 02:30
Caption: Claudia Quigg
One story from my annals of parenting shortcomings involves a pair of runaways. The scoundrels in question were my two daughters, ages three and f...

  • Added: Sep 08, 2014
  • Length: 02:41
Caption: Claudia Quigg
Each day millions of people leave for work or school or even longer journeys with no one to say goodbye or miss them in their absence. Tragically,...

  • Added: Aug 27, 2014
  • Length: 02:23
Caption: Claudia Quigg
Unwilling to allow his son to continue in this self-centered orientation, he chose to have a much-needed talk with this otherwise-terrific young man.

  • Added: Aug 18, 2014
  • Length: 02:36
Caption: Claudia Quigg
When that peace-shattering event occurs, all our smugness evaporates. At first we recoil in denial. And then reality sets in when we’re faced with...

  • Added: Aug 13, 2014
  • Length: 02:35
Caption: Claudia Quigg
And so it goes with siblings, those creatures who most closely share our DNA and our childhood experiences. Sometimes we despise them, and often w...

  • Added: Aug 04, 2014
  • Length: 02:29
Caption: Claudia Quigg
I’m not the first to notice or comment on the relentless schedules that have families living in their cars with one eye on the clock and the other ...

  • Added: Jul 28, 2014
  • Length: 02:35
Caption: Claudia Quigg
This week has brought outrageous giggles, a writing lesson, some highly-sought-after information, and some new social insights, all the gifts of bo...

  • Added: Jul 28, 2014
  • Length: 02:23
Caption: Claudia Quigg
There’s a new bird’s nest in the oak tree in your backyard, but you might look right past it. You’ve observed droves of such nests before and you m...

  • Added: Jul 28, 2014
  • Length: 02:19
Caption: Claudia Quigg
They’re calling it “Social Surrogacy,” this new practice of affluent parents delegating the tasks of pregnancy and childbirth to another person. S...

  • Added: Jul 23, 2014
  • Length: 02:30
Caption: Claudia Quigg
In the everyday lives of families, water becomes a significant part of the routine this time of year. Sweaty bodies need more baths. Kids out of ...

  • Added: Jul 23, 2014
  • Length: 02:23
Caption: Claudia Quigg
Closer than classmates, more sensational than siblings, cousins are a boon to growing up.

  • Added: Jul 23, 2014
  • Length: 02:24