Interesting little article on the pre-auditions for the Chicago auditions.
http://www.mariondaily.com/articles/200 ... news01.txt
"While thousands of inventors wait in line for their chance at making the cut for the second season of the ABC television series, American Inventor, six creative individuals will move to the front of the line for the Chicago try outs.
Local inventors Terry Sharp of Harrisburg, Lance J. Melvelle Bradshaw III of Carbondale, Don Falknor of Herrin, Michael Garcia of Marion and the team of Tim Homoya and Austin Nelson of Hurst won the five top spots at American Inventor Pre-Audition."
"The Pre-Audition event, which was held March 24 at Southern Illinois University of Carbondaleâ€™s Dunn-Richmond Economic Development Center, attracted more than 50 participants with 25 inventors debuting their creations."