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Episodes

Tips for Alzheimer’s Caregivers

5/18/2019
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Daryl Carlson, Manager of Education & Outreach for Alzheimer's Association Illinois Chapter gives advice for caregivers of people with Alzheimer’s and provides information on how his organization is helping educate caregivers to provide the best possible care and take care of themselves.

Duration:00:15:00

Marijuana and Psychosis

5/11/2019
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Warren Smith, VP of Mission Advancement for Colson Center talks about the connection between marijuana use and psychosis, detailing the dangers of marijuana that might not be noticed on the surface as discovered in a new study.

Duration:00:16:30

Lifting Up the Hurting

5/4/2019
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Rev. Craig Williams, Executive Director of South Side Mission talks about how his organization is working to improve the lives of people in one of the poorest zip codes. He also previews the 2019 Annual Banquet.

Duration:00:16:58

Protecting Your Pets

4/27/2019
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Laura Vorreyer, an author and pet care expert, gives tips for how to keep your pets safe from predators, particularly during the spring months where there is an increased level of danger.

Duration:00:15:00

Distracted Driving Dangers

4/20/2019
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Laura Adams, Education Analyst for DriversEd.com talks about the dangers of distracted driving as part of Distracted Driving Awareness Month. She details some trends and increasing concerns with social media and its impact on inattentiveness behind the wheel.

Duration:00:15:54

Unplanned

4/13/2019
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Abraham Hamilton, III, General Counsel and Public Policy Analyst, American Family Association talks about the new movie “Unplanned” and why it could have a big impact on the right to life conversation. He gives examples of the impacts of abortion and shares statistics on the issue.

Duration:00:15:43

Keeping Jesus First in the Age of Social Media

4/6/2019
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R. Christian Bohlen, author of the book, "Jesus Christ, His Life and Mine: The Story of Jesus and How It Applies to Us in the Twitter Era" talks about how we can focus on Jesus, even when our focus may tend to be drawn in many directions as social media now plays such a large role in our lives.

Duration:00:15:00

Meeting the Need

3/30/2019
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Jim Bracey, Administrator for the Salvation Army Adult Rehabilitation Center, details how his organization is making a difference in Springfield and talks about the amount of need that still exists. He also shares how this facility is helping men better their lives.

Duration:00:16:43

Foster Care Resources

3/23/2019
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Jami Kaeb, Executive Director of The Forgotten Initiative, has words of encouragement for foster parents and information on resources for both foster parents and anyone looking to learn more about foster care.

Duration:00:15:20

Talkin' Teens

3/16/2019
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Danny Huerta, Vice President of Parenting and Youth for Focus on the Family, talks about how teenagers shouldn't get the bad rap they sometimes do, and he has tips for parents when it comes to making the most out of your kids' teenage years.

Duration:00:16:58

A Conversation About Life

3/9/2019
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Donna J. Harrison M.D., Executive Director, American Association of Pro-Life Obstetricians and Gynecologists talks about the impact of abortion on women and has an update on the current situation in Illinois and the nation.

Duration:00:14:59

Canathon Sunday

3/2/2019
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The Peoria Area Anti-Hunger Coalition is hosting their annual Canathon Sunday event. Marjorie La Font has a preview of the event and how this organization is working to eliminate food insecurity in the area.

Duration:00:15:23

Pekin Perspective

2/23/2019
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Mark Rothert, City Manager, discusses economic development initiatives and takes a look at both challenges and opportunities for the City of Pekin.

Duration:00:15:42

Springfield Scene

2/16/2019
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City of Springfield Mayor Jim Langfelder gives an update on what is happening in the city and what's being planned for the future. He also dishes on the delicious horseshoe sandwich and its roots in Springfield.

Duration:00:15:48

Reforming Retirement

2/9/2019
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Bruce Bruinsma, CEO, Retirement Reformation talks about how seniors can not only stay active, but also contribute in ways they may not have realized.

Duration:00:14:59