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Midwest Week: Heroin Hits Western Illinois

On Midwest Week, what happens after heroin comes to Galesburg.

Herb Trix' s guest is Robert Connelly, reporter for the Galesburg Register Mail. 

You can also hear Midwest Week Fridays at 6:20 pm during All Things Considered. 

A native of Detroit, Herb Trix began his radio career as a country-western disc jockey in Roswell, New Mexico (“KRSY, your superkicker in the Pecos Valley”), in 1978. After a stint at an oldies station in Topeka, Kansas (imagine getting paid to play “Louie Louie” and “Great Balls of Fire”), he wormed his way into news, first in Topeka, and then in Freeport Illinois.