Dale Phillips http://wuis.org en Security Review After Lincoln Home Break-In http://wuis.org/post/security-review-after-lincoln-home-break <p></p> Mon, 27 Jan 2014 14:45:01 +0000 Associated Press 17725 at http://wuis.org Security Review After Lincoln Home Break-In Millikin Choir Weekend Concert In Springfield http://wuis.org/post/millikin-choir-weekend-concert-springfield <p>The Millikin University Choir makes another appearance in Springfield this weekend.&nbsp;&nbsp; The concert will take place Sunday January 19 at the Central Baptist Church at 501 S. Fourth Street.&nbsp;</p><p>Under the direction of Dr. Brad Holmes, the <a href="http://www.millikin.edu/academics/cfa/som/departments/choirs/uchoir/Pages/UniversityChoirMain.aspx">nationally recognized choir</a> travels across the country and has performed abroad.&nbsp;</p><p>But central Illinois is home base.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Wed, 15 Jan 2014 15:30:06 +0000 Sean Crawford 16965 at http://wuis.org Millikin Choir Weekend Concert In Springfield Lincoln Home Would Be Closed By Federal Shutdown http://wuis.org/post/lincoln-home-would-be-closed-federal-shutdown <p>The historic home of Abraham Lincoln in Springfield would be among the victims of a federal shutdown Monday night.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">During a shutdown, the federal government makes all kinds of decisions about what&#39;s considered an <a href="http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/special/politics/2013-shutdown-federal-department-impact/">essential government function</a>.</span></p><p>Air traffic control and National Weather Service forecasts are essential. National parks are not. Which is why the Lincoln Home National Historic Site is on the block.</p> Mon, 30 Sep 2013 21:14:02 +0000 Brian Mackey 9974 at http://wuis.org Lincoln Home Would Be Closed By Federal Shutdown Lecture To Focus On Jameson Jenkins' Home In Lincoln Neighborhood http://wuis.org/post/lecture-focus-jameson-jenkins-home-lincoln-neighborhood <p>Jameson Jenkins was Abraham Lincoln's neighbor.&nbsp; The site of his former home is located in the Lincoln Neighborhood. &nbsp; While <a href="http://www.nps.gov/liho/planyourvisit/upload/Jenkins%20Site%20Bulletin.pdf">Jenkins</a> is far less well-known than the future president who lived a few doors away, he is nonetheless an interesting figure in history. &nbsp;</p><p>WUIS' Sean Crawford spoke about research being done with Lincoln Home National Historic Site Superintendent Dale Phillips and Site Historian Tim Townsend on Illinois Edition:</p> Tue, 10 Sep 2013 14:37:00 +0000 Sean Crawford 8496 at http://wuis.org Lecture To Focus On Jameson Jenkins' Home In Lincoln Neighborhood