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Interview Kyle Hunter

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Kyle Hunter is preparing for spring training in the Seattle Mariners organization.

Kyle is a pitcher in the Mariners organization. He spent last season with the class AA Jackson Generals in Jackson, MS. He was invited to play winter ball in Venezuela. He is hoping to start this regular season at AAA Tacoma. We talked with Kyle on the WGIL Morning News.

Interview: Chad Johnson

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Chad Johnson is getting ready for his 3rd season of professional baseball in the Kansas City Royals organization.

Chad Johnson is a former Galesburg Silver Streak. He is currently a catcher in the Royals farm system. He played for the Class A Lexington Legends in Kentucky last season and hopes to start the season at their high A affiliate in Delaware.. He will be leaving for spring training in Arizona later this week as pitchers and catchers report. Chad joined us on the WGIL Morning News.

Interview: Joe Angotti


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Monmouth College journalism professor Joe Angotti talked about the Brian Williams situation and ethics in broadcast news.

Joe Angotti is the former executive producer of NBC Nightly News, the former Vice President of NBC, heading up their news division, as well as numerous other duties at NBC. He is currently a journalism professor at Monmouth College. He joined us on the WGIL Morning News.

Interview: Kit Wilcox & CC Wilcox

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MUD is back! Yes, that tasty appetizer we used to love is now available at local grocery stores.

Kit Wilcox provided us with the delicious appetizer, MUD, when he brought us Cherry Street Brewing Company. Kit, and his son CC, are now making the product available for consumption. You can find it in the frozen food section of some local stores. Kit and CC talked about their product on WGIL Morning News.

Interview: Glenn Hendricks

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Boston Blizzard

Glenn Hendricks is an Oneida native who currently lives in Boston.

Glenn graduated from R.O.V.A. High school. He spent several years in New York City before relocating to Boston a little more that a year ago. Glen talked about his experiences with heavy snow in New York and the current blizzard in Boston on the WGIL Morning News.

Interview: Crystal Wilson, Christy Wingo/Shave For The Brave-Bags And Bands

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The ‘Shave For The Brave’ organization is sponsoring a fundraising event called ‘Bags And Bands’.

‘Shave For The Brave’ is an organization that raises money for the Quad Cities Honor Flight. The Honor Flight sends WWII and Korean War veterans as well as terminally ill Vietnam vet to Washington DC to see all of the respective war memorials. Crystal Wilson and Christy Wingo joined us to talk about the organization and the event on the WGIL Morning News.

Interview: author Susan Van Kirk

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Local author Susan Van Kirk has a new book out and is out promoting and doing a signing tour.

Susan Van Kirk is a Galesburg native and a Knox College graduate. She was a high school English teacher in Monmouth for 34 years and also taught for 10 years at Monmouth College. She previously self-published several short stories. Susan has a new book that has been published. It’s entitled, “Three May Keep A Secret”. The book is the first in a series of mysteries that take place in “Endurance, Illinois”. Susan joined us on the WGIL Morning News.