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Feature stories and in-studio interviews heard during GLT's Sound Ideas, a daily radio news magazine produced by public radio station WGLT at Illinois State University.

Feature stories and in-studio interviews heard during GLT's Sound Ideas, a daily radio news magazine produced by public radio station WGLT at Illinois State University.
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Feature stories and in-studio interviews heard during GLT's Sound Ideas, a daily radio news magazine produced by public radio station WGLT at Illinois State University.

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English


Episodes

Why Doesn't Bloomington-Normal Have A Level 1 Trauma Center?

12/11/2018
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Bloomington-Normal has a lot of things that would make other communities jealous.

Duration:00:09:21

Water Leak, Service Line Protection Options Added in Bloomington

12/10/2018
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Bloomington residents will see an additional $1.05 on their monthly water bills as insurance against water leaks.

Duration:00:13:13

Artist Ken Holder Passes Away

12/10/2018
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Famed central Illinois artist Ken Holder has passed away at the age of 82.

Duration:00:12:43

GLT Sound Ideas 12/10/18

12/10/2018
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Larry Carius of the Bloomington Normal Restaurant Season says it takes a lot for a successful business to build in a brand new location and close the old one. Hear more about Outback Steak House, and new restaurants opening on the Bloomington Normal Restaurant Scene. Plus, we say goodbye to a notable landscape artist in central Illinois who passed away over the weekend. Laura Kennedy has that archive interview. Laura also gives us a different artist profile, a photographer who looks at...

Duration:00:51:10

GLT Datebook: Photographer Goes High Above It All

12/7/2018
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Fine art photographer Ron Frazier had hit rock bottom with his inspiration. After photographing the Illinois landscape for many years, he felt his enthusiasm waning until, finally, he put down his camera.

Duration:00:09:15

Bitter McLean County Custody Battle Feeds Social Media Frenzy

12/7/2018
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Most of the what happens in McLean County courtrooms never makes the news. Aside from the occasional high-profile criminal trial, media don't report on most of the cases.

Duration:00:05:23

Bloomington, Normal Police Diverge On Approach To Speeding Tickets

12/7/2018
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You don’t need to tell Glenda Jackson that people drive too fast on Hershey Road. She already knows.

Duration:00:05:18

Bottle Rockets Learn How To Learn New Tricks

12/6/2018
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The new album from roots-rockers The Bottle Rockets explores technology and other changes that have occurred since the band formed in 1992.

Duration:00:05:31

How Legalizing Marijuana Would Impact McLean County Businesses

12/4/2018
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Republican state Sen. Jason Barickman said he will co-sponsor a 2019 measure to legalize cannabis .

Duration:00:05:15

Mayor Koos Hopes For Infrastructure Bill In Pritzker Administration

12/4/2018
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The mayor of Normal said he hopes Gov.-elect J.B. Pritzker broadens his transition team looking at state infrastructure needs.

Duration:00:06:16

Professionals Discuss Opioid Addiction Treatment, Prevention

12/4/2018
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As the national opioid epidemic continues, representatives from the medical, treatment, and insurance fields met in Bloomington at a roundtable discussion to talk about more collaboration to care for addicts and prevent addiction.

Duration:00:06:23

Sen. Brady: 'People Of Illinois Deserve Cooperation' Between GOP, Pritzker

12/4/2018
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Illinois Senate Minority Leader Bill Brady said sees several areas where his Republican caucus can work with Democratic Gov.-elect JB Pritzker, including on infrastructure.

Duration:00:06:37

ISU Students Hope Town Council Candidate Bridges Campus-Community Gap

12/3/2018
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An Illinois State University student is running for Normal Town Council. Junior marketing major Alex Campbell announced his candidacy to a crowd of students in an ISU classroom Monday night.

Duration:00:05:52

McLean County Board Moves Meeting Time to Evenings

12/3/2018
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It didn’t take long for the McLean County Board to resolve one of the most talked about issues of the fall campaign.

Duration:00:06:10

McLean County Leaders: No Quick Solution To Youth Psychiatrist Shortage

11/30/2018
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McLean County has limited access to child psychiatrists . If youths in need are lucky enough to find one, they are often placed on a seemingly endless waitlist. Those who aren’t so lucky are often referred to a doctor outside of the county, and yes, another wait list.

Duration:00:05:43

Meet The Auto Industry Veterans Who Guided Rivian Through 'Pivot Points'

11/30/2018
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There's no guarantee of success in the auto industry, especially for an electric vehicle startup like Rivian. But there was a moment when John Shook from Rivian's board of directors knew it was in good hands.

Duration:00:04:05

Renner To Signal Support In April Council Races

11/29/2018
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Bloomington Mayor Tari Renner said a significant portion of the city council will be new after elections next April.

Duration:00:19:25

ISU Title IX Chief Weighs New Sexual Assault Guidelines On Campuses

11/29/2018
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The head of Illinois State University’s Title IX program said the university is still assessing the potential impacts proposed changes for sexual assault claims on campuses could have on victims and the accused.

Duration:00:13:20

Lack Of Child Psychiatrists Poses Threat To McLean County Youth

11/29/2018
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In a time when concerns are rising about the social and emotional health of youth, there are not enough child psychiatrists to provide services.

Duration:00:06:41

Normal Council Hopeful Claims 'Disconnect' Between Town, Public

11/29/2018
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A storage company owner says he was compelled to run for Normal Town Council because the town is spending too much on Uptown - at the expense of other businesses.

Duration:00:06:07