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The Dixon Water Fowl Refuge north of Peoria: Is it s wetland?
The Wetlands Initiative
The U.S. Supreme Court decision came down last month.
An Israeli soldier cries outside a military base following a deadly shootout in southern Israel along the Egyptian border on Saturday.
Tsafrir Abayov
A gunbattle involving an Egyptian police officer in southern Israel along the border left three Israeli soldiers dead, the army said. It was a rare instance of deadly violence along the frontier.
 Kenzie Anderson and Rex Whorton.
Kenzie Anderson
The Junior League of Springfield is a not-for-profit, community-ran network that helps bring together people of all walks of life to help those in need. From food insecurity to support groups for abused children, the Junior League does its best to branch in every direction they can to help others. President-elect Rexann Whorton and former president, soon-to-be treasurer, Kenzie Anderson sat down with Community Voices to share their experiences and what Junior League means to them.
Gene Luen Yang
Albert Law
Twenty years ago, Gene Luen Yang taught high school and wrote comics on the side. Now, he's the author of American Born Chinese and other bestsellers. He says comic books belong in every classroom.
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Rock 'n' roll legend Little Richard is the subject of a new PBS <em>American Masters </em>documentary. He's shown above rehearsing at London's Wembley Stadium in 1972.
Tim Graham/Evening Standard
Getty Images
A new PBS American Masters documentary showcases the influence of Little Richard, a dynamo performer who never let himself be defined for long by any one musical category or sexual identity.
John Coltrane (left) and Eric Dolphy on stage at the Village Gate in New York City in the summer of 1961. A recording of the performance, once thought lost, was recently discovered in the New York Public Library.
Herb Snitzer
Courtesy of Impulse! Records
Grammy Award-winning musicians Marcy Marxer and Cathy Fink sing about the unexpected humor they encountered during Marxer's seven-year fight with breast cancer in the concert film, <em>All Wigged Out</em>.
Todd Rosenberg
Community Music Inc.