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ROOTS with ROBB January episodes

ROOTS with ROBB January episodes

The end of last year, and the beginning of 2020 has been kicking my butt.  I apologize for not having time to post these as they’ve been airing.  The last 3 episodes (Muse, Foreigner, Led Zeppelin IV) are the top 3 in this playlist: Roots is co-hosted and brought to you by Farmer’s Insurance, the…

ROOTS with ROBB: Jane’s Addiction

ROOTS with ROBB: Jane’s Addiction

Nirvana, Pearl Jam, Green Day, Foo Fighters, Rage Against the Machine, Radiohead, the list could go on and on of artists who wouldn’t be what they are if Jane’s Addiction wasn’t around first.  Did they have a musical influence on all of them?  Maybe not.  But if it wasn’t for what Jane’s and Perry Ferrell…

ROOTS with ROBB: The Doobie Brothers

ROOTS with ROBB: The Doobie Brothers

The Doobie Brothers have been eligible for the Rock and Roll Hall of fame for 25 years, and they finally got the call this Fall letting them know they made the cut to be a finalist for this year’s nomination.  Should they be in the Rock Hall?  Robb and I discuss that at the end of…

Nothing But 90s Playlist: December 9th – 13th

Nothing But 90s Playlist: December 9th – 13th

Monday, December 9th sponsored by Marseilles Sheet Metal Angry Again – Megadeth Money Talks – AC/DC (new album next year with late Malcolm Young guitar parts?) Shelf in the Room – Days of the New What it’s Like – Everlast 6th Avenue Heartache – Wallflowers (Jakob Dylan is 50 today) Nothing Compares 2 U – Sinead…

Entertainment News

Julia Louis-Dreyfus inks deal with Apple TV Plus

Julia Louis-Dreyfus inks deal with Apple TV Plus

ABC/Randy Holmes(LOS ANGELES) — The new streaming service Apple TV Plus has scooped up another very funny woman: Julia Louis-Dreyfus.  The company, which launched with the Golden Globe-nominated The Morning Show, starring Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon, has signed a deal with Louis-Dreyfus to develop new projects as both a producer and a star. Saturday…

Hillary Clinton gives advice to Democratic voters as she promotes upcoming Hulu doc

Hillary Clinton gives advice to Democratic voters as she promotes upcoming Hulu doc

Barbara Kinney(LOS ANGELES) — Hillary Clinton is gearing up for the release of her upcoming Hulu documentary, Hillary. The former secretary of state and Democratic presidential candidate was on hand at the Television Critics Association winter press tour Friday to discuss the four-part documentary, which covers, among other things, the contentious 2016 election. Being that…

“I love you, dad”: Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson memorializes his father, Rocky

“I love you, dad”: Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson memorializes his father, Rocky

L-R Dwayne Johnson, Lauren Hashian, Ata Johnson, Rocky Johnson/Albert L. Ortega/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) — Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson has broken his silence over the apparently unexpected death of his father, former wrestler Rocky Johnson. The 75-year-old WWE Hall of Famer’s death was announced on Wednesday. Under a video of his father in the ring, with…

Jack News from WCMY

Sen. Durbin wants witnesses and testimony at impeachment trial

Sen. Durbin wants witnesses and testimony at impeachment trial

Sen. Dick Durbin says the Senate has a solemn duty to perform with the impeachment trial of Pres. Trump. Even though many people expect Democrats like Durbin to vote to remove Trump from office and Republicans to vote to leave him in, Durbin says it should not be just a political maneuver. He says that’s…

Illinois Sheriff’s Association offers scholarships for 2020-21 school year

Illinois Sheriff’s Association offers scholarships for 2020-21 school year

The Illinois Sheriffs Association has put out its annual announcement about scholarship applications. It will give $58,000 for students in higher education for the 2020 to 2021 school year. LaSalle County Sheriff Tom Templeton will be able to award one prize for $500. To apply, someone must be a full time Illinois resident enrolled in…

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Jack Sports from WCMY

Thursday Local Roundup: Girls Basketball & Wrestling in Full Effect

Thursday Local Roundup: Girls Basketball & Wrestling in Full Effect

The Lady Crusaders took care of business against DePue 44 to 5 Aubrey McCallum and Ellen Wheatland each with 8 points The Somonauk Lady Bobcats defeated the Earlville Lady Red Raiders 43-32 The Serna Lady Huskers beat the Hiawatha Hawks 50 to 21 Taylor Staton scored 17 points to lead Serena. Katie Baker added 14…

AP Boys Prep Basketball Scores for Thursday 1/16

AP Boys Prep Basketball Scores for Thursday 1/16

Thursday’s Scores By The Associated Press BOYS PREP BASKETBALL= Berwyn-Cicero Morton 67, Leyden 55 Brimfield 71, West Prairie 49 Chicago (Back of the Yards) 44, Richards 42 Chicago (C. Military Academy-Bronzeville) 79, Chicago Washington 40 Chicago (Goode) 69, Air Force Academy 34 Chicago (UCCS/Woodlawn) 64, Chicago ( SSICP) 53 Chicago CICS-Longwood 68, Chicago (Perspectives/Calumet Technology)…

AP Boys Prep Basketball for Wednesday 1/16

AP Boys Prep Basketball for Wednesday 1/16

Wednesday’s Scores By The Associated Press BOYS PREP BASKETBALL= Amundsen 63, Chicago (CICS Chicago Quest) 44 Belvidere North 55, Hononegah 54 Blue Island Eisenhower 52, Chicago (Christ the King) 35 Bolingbrook 75, Romeoville 65 Burlington Central 72, Prairie Ridge 41 Cary-Grove 68, Algonquin (Jacobs) 44 Chicago (Austin) def. Kelvyn Park, forfeit Chicago (Crane Medical Prep)…

Health News

3 US airports will screen passengers from Chinese city for new virus

3 US airports will screen passengers from Chinese city for new virus

anyaberkut/iStock(NEW YORK) — Three airports in the United States will screen passengers arriving from Wuhan, China, the epicenter of an outbreak of a new coronavirus that’s in the same family as SARS, MERS and the common cold, health officials said Friday.Starting Friday, travelers passing through San Francisco International, New York’s John F. Kennedy and Los…

Flu shot isn’t an exact match, but you should still get it

Flu shot isn’t an exact match, but you should still get it

Pornpak Khunatorn/iStock(NEW YORK) — This year’s flu shot isn’t an exact match for the flu strain that’s been circulating most widely, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t get it, health experts say. “The influenza vaccine protects against various strains, three or four, depending on which vaccine you receive,” said Dr. William Schaffner, medical director for…

Risque condom packaging leads to HIV campaign suspension

Risque condom packaging leads to HIV campaign suspension

CatLane/iStock(SALT LAKE CITY) — An HIV campaign in Utah was suspended over raunchy condom packaging it featured, according to the state’s health department. Condom wrappers had taglines that Gov. Gary Herbert deemed inappropriate, prompting him to urge the Department of Health to stop distributing them, spokeswoman Jenny Johnson, of the health department, told ABC News…

Binge drinking is on the rise: What to know about the risks

Binge drinking is on the rise: What to know about the risks

Peopleimages/iStock(ATLANTA) — The number of drinks Americans are consuming per bingeing episode has increased dramatically, according to a new study.The annual number of binge drinks among adults who reported binge drinking jumped on average from 472 in 2011 to 529 in 2017, a 12% increase, according to the study published Thursday by the U.S. Centers…