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Don Pardo RIP

He was a modern day version of a herald. When he spoke, he had the voice of authority, whether he was introducing a record, Saturday Night Live or breaking news. His career spanned about 75 […]


Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers at Bonnaroo - June 16th, 2013 (photo by Nate Azark)

Tom Petty Friday Feature

Is the concept of being the leader of an American rock & roll band inconsistent with the role of frontman for a national institution? It’s been over 35 years since Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers […]


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A Healthy Back To School Show! [Interview]

Those of us juggling work and camp schedules may be heartened to know that the first day of school is nigh. That also means it’s time to review the kids’ vaccination records before the school nurse starts sending those notes. The director of the Illinois Department of Public Health, Dr. LaMar Hasbrouck, stopped by for a chat on the WXRT Public Affairs Show. We talked about getting our shots and the importance of phys-ed, as well as a number of other health issues.



David Gray Live on the XRT [Webcast]

Tune in today as Frank E. Lee is joined by David Gray Live on the XRT / Blue Cross Blue Shield Performance Stage!

Tickets are still available for tonight’s XRT Show with David Gray at FirstMerit Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island.


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Neil Young Wants Your Money for Pono, Launches Crowdfunder Project

The new investment campaign has already earned $1.4 million of the $2.5 million target.



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