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    National City Illinois Football Kickoff Show Soon to Air

    Aug. 19, 1999

    Fans around the state can get a peek at Coach Ron Turner's 1999 Fighting Illini football team as it prepares for the Sept. 4 opener with Arkansas State at Memorial Stadium. The National City Illinois Football Kickoff Show will air in 13 television markets across the Land of Lincoln between Aug. 23 and Sept. 4.

    Produced by the sports staff at WCIA-TV in Champaign, the one-hour program will preview all position races on the Illini team and take a look at the Big Ten race as well. National City Bank, which sponsors the program, is a corporate partner with the University of Illinois Division of Intercollegiate Athletics.

    Here are the air times and outlets for the program:

    AltonAT&T CableTues., Aug. 316 p.m.
    BellevilleAT&T CableThurs., Sept. 25 p.m.
    ChampaignWCIA-TVMon., Aug. 237 p.m.
    ChicagoFox SportsSat., Aug. 28
    Mon., Aug. 30
    5 p.m.
    3 p.m.
    Davenport, IowaKWQC-TVMon., Aug. 30Midnight
    FloraWNOI-TVThurs., Sept. 29 p.m.
    MaryvilleCharter CommunicationsFri., Sept. 3
    Sat., Sept. 4
    7 p.m.
    10 a.m.
    Mt. CarmelWCJT-TVThurs., Sept. 29:30 p.m.
    Mt. Vernon
    AT&T Cable

    Wed., Sept. 1
    Wed., Sept. 1
    Fri., Sept. 3
    Fri., Sept. 3
    Tues., Aug. 31
    Sat., Sept. 4
    7:30 p.m.
    6:30 p.m.
    11 a.m.
    11 p.m.
    9 p.m.
    9 p.m.
    SpringfieldWCFN-TVMon., Aug. 237 p.m.
    St. Louis, Mo.AT&T CableFri., Sept. 3
    Sat., Sept. 4
    5 p.m.
    10 p.m.
    TaylorvilleFalcon CableThurs., Sept. 26 p.m.

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