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Globe Trekker


Ukraine is an off-beat destination for most travellers, including Holly Morris, who nonetheless, dives right into her Globe Trekker journey to discover plenty of unexpected charms, cultural curiosities, and historical perspectives that range from fun to deeply haunting.


Repairing Our Roads
and Rails

Finding Funding for Central Illinois Transportation

Roads are crumbling. Trains are delayed. Bridges are decaying. What is the solution to this big problem?



Dawn of Humanity

From a deep cave in South Africa comes an astounding discovery of an unprecedented trove of fossils of human relatives. Join NOVA and National Geographic on a hair-raising descent into a cave that promises to rewrite the story of humanity's origins.


Miss Fisher's
Murder Mysteries

Death Defying Acts

When the unfortunate assistant in a magic show is beheaded on stage, Jack and Phryne's investigation unravels a secret murder in the past. Phryne's estranged father makes a surprise visit.

Whitney Reynolds
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Dr. Craig Tollini, chair of Western Illinois University's Committee on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity and Expression, talks about the new minor on Queer Studies. Karen Williams, Executive Director of Operation Celebration discusses her organization that provides birthday celebrations to children who would not have one because of homelessness or poverty.

Hosted by Jim Mertens, The Cities brings viewers regional and national guest who discuss a variety of topics that provide a unique, and often regional perspective. The series airs Thursdays at 6:30pm. and Sundays at 5:30pm. Learn more


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Henry Ford

Watch a profile of the farm boy who became the 20th century's most influential American innovator.


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