Randy Eccles http://wuis.org en The Impact of Education on the Local Economy http://wuis.org/post/impact-education-local-economy <p>Join WUIS in an important community conversation at the first&nbsp;</p><p><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">A WUIS ENGAGE BREAKFAST</strong><br /><span style="line-height: 1.5;">May 2, 2014, 8-9:30 a.m.</span><br /><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Hoogland Center for the Arts - </span>Theatre<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;III</span><br /><strong style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://bit.ly/1p6JvkI" target="_blank">TICKETS $25* BUY NOW!</a></strong></p> Sun, 13 Apr 2014 17:48:38 +0000 Randy Eccles 22937 at http://wuis.org The Impact of Education on the Local Economy The Return of the Mug http://wuis.org/post/return-mug <div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The spring 2014 drive marks the return of the mug! &nbsp;</span><strong style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://wuis.org/invest-now-0">Increase your Calendar Club monthly commitment by $5+ or start one or make a $60+ single gift&nbsp;</a></strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">and you'll be sent the new mug.</span></div><div><p></p> Sun, 13 Apr 2014 16:16:42 +0000 Randy Eccles 22935 at http://wuis.org The Return of the Mug What Do Pensions and Concussions Have in Common? http://wuis.org/post/what-do-pensions-and-concussions-have-common <p>WUIS stories on pensions, concussions, crop insurance, and tornado recovery are being recognized with four 2013 Illinois Associated Press Broadcasters awards:&nbsp;</p><p><strong><u>Local Radio</u></strong>:</p><p>Best Investigative Report: WIUM-FM, “50% Plus One,” Rich Egger<br /><span style="line-height: 1.5;">2nd Place: WUIS-FM, </span><strong style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://wuis.org/post/there-justice-leaving-judges-pensions-unscathed">“Judges' Pensions”, Amanda Vinicky</a></strong></p> Fri, 07 Mar 2014 17:27:21 +0000 Randy Eccles 20381 at http://wuis.org What Do Pensions and Concussions Have in Common? Support WUIS, Save Money on Your Taxes* http://wuis.org/post/support-wuis-save-money-your-taxes <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The first WUIS year end on-air drive ran December 12-16, 2013. &nbsp;December is the month more charitable decisions are made than any other month. &nbsp;A large reason for this is you have a better sense of your tax picture. &nbsp;If you need a 2013 deduction, your support&nbsp;of WUIS will count*. &nbsp;Please consider your first or an added gift to support WUIS&nbsp;news and public radio programs. &nbsp;</span><strong style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://wuis.org/invest-now-0">Click here to give now.</a></strong></p> Thu, 12 Dec 2013 15:29:42 +0000 Randy Eccles 14852 at http://wuis.org Support WUIS, Save Money on Your Taxes* Rosie Flores' "Female Elvis" Project Plays Springfield 9/7 http://wuis.org/post/rosie-flores-female-elvis-project-plays-springfield-97 <p>Rosie Flores started a Kickstarter&nbsp;project in 2011 to record, "The Female Elvis," Janis Martin. &nbsp;Martin died shortly after the sessions. &nbsp;Flores completed the project and has now released the recording. &nbsp;Flores has partnered with Marti Brom&nbsp;in a rockabilly tribute to Martin. &nbsp;They will play WUIS' Bedrock 66 Live Saturday, September 7 at 8 p.m. &nbsp;</p><p>Tickets are available at 217-523-2787 or <a href="http://bit.ly/14AYYOz" target="_blank">purchase them online from the Hoogland Center for the Arts</a>.</p> Thu, 29 Aug 2013 23:32:09 +0000 Randy Eccles 8096 at http://wuis.org Rosie Flores' "Female Elvis" Project Plays Springfield 9/7 We Need to Talk http://wuis.org/post/we-need-talk <p></p><p></p><p>Do you code switch?</p><p>Is the way that you speak to a business associate different than how you catch up with a friend?&nbsp; Do you talk to the opposite sex differently?&nbsp; How do you address people of other races?&nbsp; NPR has launched a new effort examining the overlapping themes of race, ethnicity and culture, how they play out in our lives and communities, and how all of this is shifting.</p><p> Thu, 08 Aug 2013 03:17:54 +0000 Randy Eccles 6925 at http://wuis.org We Need to Talk WUIS Spring On-Air Drive Finishes Short http://wuis.org/post/wuis-spring-air-drive-finishes-short <p>WUIS program funding is $30,000 short at the completion of the spring on-air drive. Mon, 15 Apr 2013 23:30:00 +0000 Randy Eccles 1206 at http://wuis.org WUIS Spring On-Air Drive Finishes Short