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This regional program focuses on the issues facing residents of Eastern Iowa, Western, North-Central, and Central Illinois. The weekly series also explores topics of national importance.

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Tonight | 8:00PM

Doo Wop, Pop and
Soul Generations

Celebrate the legacy of the music of the late 1950s and 60s with a new generation of artists. Includes performances by Alex Byrd, The Best Intentions, The Majors, The Danleers, Charlie Thomas’ Drifters, The Belmonts, Bobby Wilson and Mike Mastellone.

Tonight | 10:30PM

Longevity Paradox with Steven Gundry

A groundbreaking plan for living a long, healthy, happy life. From the moment we are born, our cells begin to age. But aging does not have to mean decline.

Friday | 7:00PM

John Sebastian Presents:
Folk Rewind

Presented by the lead singer of The Lovin’ Spoonful ("Do You Believe In Magic"), this program features a treasure trove of historical footage that has not been seen in more than four decades, plus new performances. It's a trip down memory lane.

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