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WSIU Almanac December 22, 2021

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Kevin Boucher
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The City of Olney's Christmas Lights display is running through New Year's Eve at the Olney City Park. To learn more, visit: https://www.illinoisouth.org/Events/olney-christmas-light-display#:~:text=Christmas%20lights%20will%20be%20aglow,25th%20until%20December%2031st%2C%202021.

The Jackson County Health Department and Southern Recycling in Carbondale are accepting old, Christmas light strings. For more information about what other lights they will accept, and drop off points, browse to: https://jchdonline.org/images/256503641_261146476056815_408603691552484556_n.jpg

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Kevin Boucher is a retired broadcaster. Most recently he was a news reporter for WSIU radio. He grew up watching nature programs including Mutual of Omaha’s wild kingdom and the many Jacques Cousteau specials which sparked his passion with nature. Kevin also is an avid hiker and loves seeing and writing stories about the many fascinating plants and animals we share our planet with. Kevin is married and has lived in Murphysboro since 1976, after living in many places, including Japan, as the son of a Navy officer.<br/><br/><br/>
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WSIU Almanac | The Almanac is a weekday feature that provides an overview of events, happenings, and history of the world around us. Each episode provides a little "slice of life" about the day. Send information to us at almanac@wsiu.org or wsiuradio@wsiu.org.