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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

Datebook: The Psych Geeks Declare The Joker Wild

10/11/2019
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With a new film that’s no joke at the box office, the Joker is the man of the hour.

Duration:00:11:28

Illinois Colleges Wary Of Athlete Endorsements Following California Law

10/11/2019
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When the men's basketball team at Loyola University in Chicago defied the odds last year by advancing to the Final Four for the first time in 50 years, the Ramblers became a national sensation.

Duration:00:07:37

What Superintendent's Exit Means For Unit 5 Referendum Push

10/11/2019
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Unit 5’s school board is “reassessing” its options for closing a $12 million structural deficit —including a possible referendum in 2020—in light of Superintendent Mark Daniel’s plans to leave the district, the board president told WGLT.

Duration:00:02:19

National Experts Talk Fines And Fees Solutions, How Illinois' Law Matches Up

10/10/2019
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Editor's note: This is the third in a three-part WGLT series this week about court fines and fees in Illinois. Read and listen to part one and part two .

Duration:00:09:25

Second Democrat In 13th District Race Backs Single-Payer Health Care, Green New Deal

10/10/2019
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The race for the 13th Congressional District is heating up. Republican incumbent Rep. Rodney Davis was already facing 2020 competition from Democrat Betsy Dirksen Londrigan, who he defeated by 2,000 votes in 2018. But now Londrigan could face a challenge herself—from fellow Democrat Stefanie Smith.

Duration:00:06:15

Central Illinois Black Nurses Group Advocates For Patients—And Themselves

10/10/2019
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Race and healthcare have a dark history together. The 1932 Tuskegee Syphilis experiment is perhaps the most infamous example, when over 100 innocent black men were infected with the disease and died from its effects.

Duration:00:06:23

From Classroom To Studio To Gallery

10/10/2019
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“You always want to see who you’re learning from. You always want to see what they can do.”

Duration:00:11:05

Stakeholders Say Illinois' Court Fines And Fees Law Misses The Mark

10/9/2019
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Editor's note: This is the second in a three-part WGLT series this week about court fines and fees in Illinois. Read and listen to part one .

Duration:00:04:25

Folk? Pop? Bluegrass? Good Morning Bedlam Says Yes

10/9/2019
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Good Morning Bedlam is another young string band more inspired by — than tethered to — traditional bluegrass.

Duration:00:04:09

Understanding Illinois' New Court Fines And Fees Law

10/8/2019
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Editor's note: This is the first in a three-part WGLT series this week about court fines and fees in Illinois.

Duration:00:08:02

Failing Rica: B-N Girl's Death Exposes Holes In State's Child Protection System

10/8/2019
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The doctor who performed Rica Rountree’s autopsy started by counting the scars on her body.

Duration:00:05:54

Chemberly Cummings Talks About Beating Brady, Stopping Outmigration, And Jobs Of The Future

10/7/2019
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There’s a long history of voters promoting city council members to the Statehouse. Republican State Rep. Dan Caulkins was a Decatur City Councilman. Rep. Carol Ammons, a Democrat, served on the Urbana City Council.

Duration:00:02:39

Data Outlines Disparities At Racial Equity Conference in Normal

10/4/2019
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Community planners used U.S. Census data to shed light on racial and ethnic disparities in McLean County during the Town of Normal's Daring Diversity racial equity conference.

Duration:00:06:34

Datebook: Abstraction Frees Artists In Heartland Exhibition

10/4/2019
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Through undulating lines , bold dashes of color , and unconventional focus, six local artists explore the limitless potential of abstract art in the current exhibition at the Joe McCauley Gallery at Heartland Community College.

Duration:00:09:14

Grant Helps Offset Normal PD's Increased Focus On Gun Violence

10/3/2019
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Gun violence has impacted law enforcement efforts to investigate other matters in Bloomington-Normal, such as underage substance use. That’s according to a substance abuse prevention program which has secured a federal grant to reduce underage consumption.

Duration:00:01:51

Old Salt Union: The Music Is About The Story

10/3/2019
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In the bluegrass world where technical prowess is highly valued, stand-up bassist and vocalist Jesse Farrar of Old Salt Union believes songwriting actually trumps instrumental virtuosity.

Duration:00:05:56

From Weed to Cash: Researchers Genetically Engineer Pennycress

10/3/2019
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Illinois State University researchers are part of a team that’s creating a new crop that could help both the environment and farmers' bottom lines.

Duration:00:06:28

Danielle Nicole Finds Musical Magic With A Scene Change

10/2/2019
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It's not easy to recapture the magic of a family music group after touring exhaustion kills the joy and the chemistry. Kansas City native Danielle Nicole has done that by changing her scene.

Duration:00:05:12

Reflections On The Life Of An Independent Congressman

10/1/2019
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Paul Findley served 22 years as a congressman from Illinois in the 20th District. The area he represented covered much of the territory Abraham Lincoln served during his one term in Congress.

Duration:00:05:22

Q&A: Rep. Rodney Davis On The Trump Impeachment Inquiry

10/1/2019
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The Democrat-controlled House is moving ahead with its impeachment inquiry , prompted by President Trump asking the Ukrainian president for an investigation of his political rival.

Duration:00:02:19