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WSIU Almanac April 20, 2022

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Kevin Boucher

In Carbondale, the Southern Illinois Irish Festival will take place on April 30th at Turley Park. To learn more, browse to: https://www.facebook.com/Southern.Illinois.Irish.Festival/

On Friday, April 22nd, the Herrin City Library presents author and historian Robert Hartley speaking about the Centralia Mine Disaster.
To learn more, visit: https://herrincitylibrary.org/2022/03/15/819/

The Jefferson County Historical Village in Mount Vernon present violinist Polly Launay on April 23rd. For more
information browse to: https://historicjeffersoncountyil.com/images/Polly_2022.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.