Central Illinois Live Stream

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MindsEye provides Springfield Radio Information Service (RIS) and Illinois Radio Reader (IRR) Programming

MindsEye now serves the Central Illinois area with its own broadcast, which provides current print information to area citizens who are blind, low vision, or print-impaired. The service is free for qualified individuals and includes programming that promotes independence, including hyper-local news and grocery store ads. 

Springfield RIS is one of ten member stations that comprise the Illinois Radio Information Service (IRIS) network, of which MindsEye is a member. Formerly operated by WUIS 91.9 NPR Illinois, MindsEye takes control at the request of, and with grant funding from, the Illinois State Library.

MindsEye has also partnered with Illinois Radio Reader and now offer current sources from: The Champaign-Urbana News Gazette, The Decatur Herald and Review, The Ford county Chronicle, The Gilman Star, The Pantagraph, The Piatt County Journal, The Journal, and The Vermilion County News.

Listeners can receive the new broadcast via sideband receiver radio, streaming on the MindsEye website, Amazon Alexa skill, or the forthcoming MindsEye iOS app. MindsEye will now serve the following counties: Adams, Brown, Cass, Christian, Champaign, Clark, Coles, Cumberland, DeWitt, Douglas, Edgar, Effingham, Ford, Iroquois, Livingston, Logan, Macon, Mason, McLean, Menard, Morgan, Moultrie, Piatt, Pike, Sangamon, Schuyler, Scott, Shelby, Tazewell, Vermilion, and Woodford.

Central Illinois Local Programming

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MindsEye is a Venture Fund Grant Recipient

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