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Interview: Tom Sullivan

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Tom Sullivan will be performing at the Orpheum Theater on Mother’s Day @ 3:00.

Tom Sullivan is an entertainer, singer, actor, author, and motivational speaker. He is also the only blind golfer to make a hole in one! He’s sung the National Anthem at the Super Bowl and the Indianapolis 500. He’s appeared on the tonight show with Johnny Carson as well as multiple other television sitcoms & dramas. He is also working on a Broadway show. 

Interview: Erin Olson, Knox County Health Department

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Erin Olson from the Knox County Health Department talked with us about Adult Dental Day.

The Knox County Health Department is hosted a free adult dental day at the Carl Sandburg College Annex in downtown Galesburg. This is an event where patients do not have to identify themselves or pay for dental care. Erin Olson is the Public Information Officer for the Knox County Health Department. She joined us to talk about this event on the WGIL Morning News.

Local and Nationwide Amtrak Ridership Declines

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Ridership on local Amtrak routes isn’t as high as it has been, but there’s one obvious reason for it.

Amtrak Government Relations Director Derrick James says ridership in the Chicago-to-Quincy corridor which makes stops daily in Galesburg, is down about seven percent for the first half of the current fiscal year — lower than declines seen nationwide averaging around two percent.