Superman Celebration http://wkms.org en Afternoon Round-Up 6/8/12 http://wkms.org/post/afternoon-round-6812 <p><a href="http://www.cartalk.com/content/time-get-even-lazier">Click and Clack are going into retirement. </a></p><p><strong>Prairie State News:</strong></p><p>Southern Illinois University Carbondale is getting a nearly <a href="http://wkms.drupal.publicbroadcasting.net/post/siu-receives-clean-coal-grant">$300,000 federal grant money meant to develop clean-coal technology</a>.</p><p>Illinois will receive more than $7 million in federal housing grants to <a href="http://wkms.drupal.publicbroadcasting.net/post/illinois-housing-grants">improve local communities by providing shelter and affordable housing</a>.</p><p> Fri, 08 Jun 2012 21:34:58 +0000 Rose Krzton-Presson 18302 at http://wkms.org Afternoon Round-Up 6/8/12 Metropolis Celebrates 40 Years of Superman http://wkms.org/post/metropolis-celebrates-40-years-superman <p>WKMS has been checking in at the <a href="http://supermancelebration.net">Superman Celebration</a> going on in Metropolis this weekend.</p><p> Fri, 08 Jun 2012 20:49:27 +0000 Rose Krzton-Presson & Kate Lochte 18300 at http://wkms.org Metropolis Celebrates 40 Years of Superman Metropolis Superman Celebration http://wkms.org/post/metropolis-superman-celebration <p><span dir="ltr" id=":23b">Metropolis Illinois&rsquo; Superman Celebration begins Thursday afternoon. This is the 40th year since DC Comics allowed the city to call itself the &ldquo;Hometown of Superman.&rdquo;&nbsp;</span></p><p> Wed, 06 Jun 2012 20:58:14 +0000 Chad Lampe 18271 at http://wkms.org Metropolis Superman Celebration