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LIVE Thur. Jan 23
7-9pm on WSIU Radio

LIVE Thur. Jan 23
7-9pm on WSIU HD

Repeats WSIU World
Sat. Jan 25 at 7:30am
Sat. Jan 25 at 7pm
Sun. Jan 26 at 10am

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Illinois Lawmakers & WSIU to Host Republican Gubernatorial Debate


WSIU Public Broadcasting, in partnership with WILL/Illinois Public Media, WTVP Peoria, WUIS Public Radio Springfield, and the League of Women Voters of Illinois, will host Illinois Gubernatorial Primary GOP Candidates 2014, a live 90-minute debate between Republican candidates for Governor of Illinois, followed by 30 minutes of analysis by panelists. The debate will be broadcast live from WTVP Peoria.

Republican challengers participating in the debate include State Senator Bill Brady of Bloomington, State Senator Kirk Dillard of Hinsdale, Illinois Treasurer Dan Rutherford of Chenoa, and businessman Bruce Rauner of Winnetka.

WTVP’s H. Wayne Wilson will serve as moderator. Panelists are Jak Tichenor of WSIU-TV, Amanda Vinicky of Illinois Public Radio, Jim Meadows of WILL/Illinois Public Media, and Chacour Koop, a student from the Public Affairs Reporting Program at the University of Illinois Springfield and an intern for the Associated Press.

Additional TV stations carrying the debate are WTTW Chicago, WYCC Chicago, WEIU Charleston, WQPT Quad Cities, WSEC Springfield, WMEC Macomb, and WQEC Quincy. Other radio stations broadcasting the debate are WCBU-FM Peoria, WUSI-FM Olney, WVSI-FM Mt. Vernon, WIPA-FM Pittsfield, WIUM-FM Macomb, and WVIK-FM Quad Cities.

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