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Ron Popeil is the man behind such legendary as-seen-on-TV products as the Pocket Fisherman™, Mr. Microphone™, and The Showtime Rotisserie™. The Chicago native crafted the art of the sales pitch. 

A new exhibit at the Elmhurst History Museum slices, dices, makes piles of fresh coleslaw…and delivers some surprises. Illinois Public Radio’s Brian O'Keefe has more on the appeal of Ron Popeil. 

Your favorite rerun may be interrupted with a special message from Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner. Or maybe not. The governor refused to say whether he's going to buy TV time to promote his agenda as he battles with the legislature's Democratic leaders.

Northern Illinois University is offering a course this semester on the HBO series "Game of Thrones."

Dillard to start airing TV commercials

Mar 6, 2014

 

With less than two weeks until the primary election, Bruce Rauner will no longer be the only candidate airing self-promotional TV ads in Illinois. Now other candidates are airing campaign commercials of his own.