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Illinois Public Media staff read proclamation of WILL-AM’s 100 years on-air

On April 6, 1922, four members of the University of Illinois’s electrical engineering laboratory put WILL-AM on the air. What would follow is a century of service to bring news, music, sports, education, and entertainment to Illinois via AM radio, then FM radio,  then television, and later the internet. On April 6, 2022, the staff […]

217 Today: WILL celebrates 100th anniversary with a look back at its first broadcasts

Wednesday, April 6, 2022 Today’s headlines: Illinois teachers and school staff who are vaccinated against COVID-19 are now eligible for paid sick leave for any virus-related days off. The Illinois Department of Children and Family Services is severely understaffed even as caseloads surge which means there are fewer investigators available to take on more cases. […]