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Full episodes of GLT's radio newsmagazine covering central Illinois. Sound Ideas airs weekdays at noon and 6 p.m.

Full episodes of GLT's radio newsmagazine covering central Illinois. Sound Ideas airs weekdays at noon and 6 p.m.
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Full episodes of GLT's radio newsmagazine covering central Illinois. Sound Ideas airs weekdays at noon and 6 p.m.

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GLT's Sound Ideas: 11/19/18

11/19/2018
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GLT's Eric Stock talks to Karyn Smith about why she's running for Normal Town Council in the April 2019 election. Hear an exit interview with Paul Segobiano, who's served on the McLean County Board for nearly 50 years. And GLT's Jon Norton previews a Bowie and Queen-infused Silver Ball fundraiser at the Castle Theatre.

Duration:00:51:06

GLT's Sound Ideas: 11/16/18

11/16/2018
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GLT's Mary Cullen talks to the student entrepreneurs whose business plans turned heads at Illinois State University's Startup Showcase. Eric Stock talks to the United Way of McLean County's CEO about its shift toward youth poverty and violence. And hear from two diverse voices in music -- one who leans into sadness, the other an expert on crossing cultural boundaries.

Duration:00:51:05

GLT's Sound Ideas: 11/15/18

11/15/2018
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GLT's Ryan Denham recaps his behind-the-scenes visit to the Rivian engineering and design hub outside Detroit. Eric Stock talks to District 87 superintendent Barry Reilly. Laura Kennedy sends us an audio postcard from a new program at the Children's Discovery Museum, and she previews the 2019 season of the Illinois Shakespeare Festival. And Jon Norton puts on some Groovement ahead of their Jazz UpFront show on Saturday night.

Duration:00:51:07

GLT's Sound Ideas: 11/14/18

11/14/2018
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Human beings get scared sometimes. The Next to Normal story slam explores frightening situations or experiences. Hear a harrowing tale of getting home late at night from the wilds of New York City, a ghost story from the south, and a strange and confusing trip through the University of Illinois campus.

Duration:00:49:45

GLT's Sound Ideas: 11/13/18

11/13/2018
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State Sen. Jason Barickman talks to GLT's Charlie Schlenker about why he wants a seat at the table if Democrats move to legalize recreational marijuana next spring. GLT's Eric Stock talks to McLean County Board chairman John McIntyre about all the new faces who just got elected to his board. And Jon Norton previews the heavy, propulsive, and melodic music of Moon ahead of their Friday show at Nightshop.

Duration:00:51:06

GLT's Sound Ideas: 11/12/18

11/12/2018
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GLT's Eric Stock talks to an Illinois Wesleyan University about his new book, "How To Get Rid Of A President." Ryan Denham previews a highly anticipated farmland auction that could yield millions for three local nonprofits. Charlie Schlenker talks to another IWU alum who's written about the grisly origins of modern-day surgery. And a sit-down with NPR correspondent and Radio Faces guest Allison Aubrey.

Duration:00:51:03

GLT's Sound Ideas: 11/9/18

11/9/2018
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Many women have barriers to jobs that can offer them a livable wage. Retired Social Work Professor Mary Campbell has a program for that. It's called Dreams Are Possible. Eric Stock reports. Plus, the music of Lee Ann Womack. Jon Norton reports her road began in childhood with east Texas blues, went into traditional country, and is edging back to her beginnings. What's next for the normal Corn Belters minor league baseball team as new ownership and a change in league develop. And Mary Cullen...

Duration:00:51:07

GLT's Sound Ideas: 11/8/18

11/8/2018
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Bureau County Emergency Management Director Keenan Campbell says drones are no longer just for hobbyists and recreation, they do serious work. GLT's Ryan Denham delves into drone use for firefighting and tornado damage assessment. Plus, Mary Cullen talks with famed journalist Maria Hinojosa. Musician and Griot, Cheick Hamala Diabate talks about his tradition of African music and storytelling with Jon Norton. And ISU's Shelly Clevenger tells Mary Cullen about the ongoing stir among sexual...

Duration:00:51:05

GLT's Sound Ideas: 11/7/18

11/7/2018
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The mid term election is in the books. Now comes the analysis Starting with McLean County Democratic Party Chair Erik Rankin and GOP county head Connie Beard, who both find positives for their parties. Plus, Colleen Reynolds talks with GOP State Representative Dan Brady about how to work with Governor Elect JB Pritzker. And ISU Political Scientists Kerri Milita and Tom McClure say blue wave? What blue wave!

Duration:00:51:07

GLT's Sound Ideas: 11/6/18

11/6/2018
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Wheelchair Tennis brings those with disabilities together to play with able bodied people. GLT's Willis Kern reports on the growing sport of wheelchair tennis. Plus, Jon Norton talks with Musicians about what makes a good performance space in the twin cities. Ryan Denham reports on keeping election processes secure from cyber-tampering. And Mayor Chris Koos of Normal drops by

Duration:00:50:24

GLT Sound Ideas 10/30/18

10/30/2018
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Candidates for Congress in the 13th district tangle over healthcare during a debate at the Normal Theater. Incumbent Republican Rodney Davis and challenger Betsy Dirksen Londrigan also questioned each other's statements about the tax bill, the deficit, bipartisanship, and education funding.

Duration:01:00:10

GLT Sound Ideas 10/29/18

10/29/2018
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Kevin Crouse from Illinois State University's Information Security Office says it's dangerous to have just one key for Netflix, Hulu, Amazon, Facebook, and all the other on line accounts you have. Ryan Denham reports on Cybersecurity. Plus, a funny thing happened on the way to the forum. Laura Kennedy reports on Community Players take on the ever fresh farce. The ISU Civic Chorale performs and director John Koch talks about the bane of his existence, the letter S. Mary Cullen reports on war...

Duration:00:51:11

GLT's Sound Ideas: 10/25/18

10/25/2018
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GLT's election preview continues with a story about a confusingly worded question on the ballot concerning the Bloomington Election Commission itself. We'll also introduce you to more candidates for McLean County Board in Districts 1 and 10. GLT's Ryan Denham talks to an expert in therapeutic humor ahead of her TedX Normal Talk this weekend at Illinois State University.

Duration:00:51:06

GLT's Sound Ideas: 10/24/18

10/24/2018
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Some McLean County Board Candidates think county government is doing what it should. Some do not. Hear coverage of the latest GLT and League of Women Voters Candidates Forum concerning candidates from Districts 2, 8, and 9.

Duration:00:59:43

GLT's Sound Ideas: 10/23/18

10/23/2018
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Judge Jeffrey Ford says drug, mental health, and other problem solving courts can have great results, but they don't work all the time. Judge Ford talks with Ryan Denham about when NOT to place offenders in a problem solving court. Plus, A teacher and local food producer lost his home in a fire and is thanking people for the overwhelming public support. GLT's Eric Stock talks with Brad Dearing. A climate change policy expert visiting the twin cities tells Mary Cullen about the economic hit...

Duration:00:51:07

GLT Sound Ideas 10/10/18

10/19/2018
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Chris Peacock of Lexington grew up as part of a classic American football family. Now, she's not letting any of her four kids play the game. Chris Peacock is not alone. Eric Stock reports on the cloudy future of football. Plus,the state budget crisis slashed non profit agencies to the bone and the ones that are left still have not recovered. Ryan Denham reports they're trying to find their way into new collaborations to keep their missions alive. Jon Norton brings you the music of Bret...

Duration:00:51:10

GLT's Sound Ideas: 10/18/18

10/18/2018
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State Rep. Keith Sommer meets his Democratic challenger Jill Blair for a debate hosted by GLT and the League of Women Voters of McLean County, held at Illinois State University's Alumni Center. Sommer represents the 88th House District, which includes parts of Bloomington, Morton, and Washington.

Duration:00:59:43

GLT's Sound Ideas: 10/17/18

10/17/2018
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McLean County Administrator Bill Wasson talks to GLT's Eric Stock about social media use by county employees. GLT Correspondent Bryan Bloodworth introduces you to a man who's run 50 marathons in 50 states, including last week in Illinois. And Jon Norton previews two shows this week at the Castle Theatre -- Edward David Anderson and the Dead South.

Duration:00:51:12

GLT's Sound Ideas: 10/16/18

10/16/2018
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Jeff Fritzen has spent 32 years on the Normal Town Council and he's sharing advice on how to lead now that he's ending his service. Plus, the head of the national immigrant justice center is in town. Mary Meg McCarthy says the nation is about a year away from significant economic impacts from the squeeze the Trump administration is putting on immigrants. And Mary Cullen reports on Run Hide Fight; how to choose what to do in an active shooter situation.

Duration:00:49:55

GLT's Sound Ideas: 10/15/18

10/15/2018
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The self taught printer and type designer Frederick Goudy grew up in Bloomington in the late 1800s. Graphic designer Rex Parker says Goudy is as relevant today as ever he was. Mike McCurdy has more about the titan of type, whose fonts are still widely used today. Plus, District 87 Superintendent Barry Reilly talks with Eric Stock about just how bad the teacher shortage might get. And Mary Cullen interviews Ruth Greenwood. Greenwood is an attorney and senior legal counsel for the Campaign...

Duration:00:51:07