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On Deck

News & Politics Podcasts

On Deck is a daily news podcast produced by the WCBU Peoria Public Radio newsroom and hosted by Hannah Alani. New episodes are available every weekday by 7 a.m.

On Deck is a daily news podcast produced by the WCBU Peoria Public Radio newsroom and hosted by Hannah Alani. New episodes are available every weekday by 7 a.m.

Location:

United States

Description:

On Deck is a daily news podcast produced by the WCBU Peoria Public Radio newsroom and hosted by Hannah Alani. New episodes are available every weekday by 7 a.m.

Twitter:

@WCBURadio

Language:

English

Contact:

(309) 438-2255


Episodes

On Deck - Tuesday, May 24, 2022

5/24/2022
WCBU's On Deck has everything you need to know to start your day for Tuesday, May 24, 2022. You'll hear about the four finalists for the next BUILD Peoria project. And learn about a new effort underway at the Chillicothe Chamber of Commerce. On Deck is produced by Holden Kellogg.

Duration:00:08:39

On Deck - Monday, May 23, 2022

5/23/2022
WCBU's On Deck has everything you need to know to start your day for Monday, May 23, 2022. You'll hear about why Peoria County needs more election judges for the June 28 primary. And hear an excerpt of an Illinois Central College commencement address. On Deck is produced by Holden Kellogg.

Duration:00:08:39

On Deck - Friday, May 20, 2022

5/20/2022
WCBU's On Deck has everything you need to know to start your day for Friday, May 20, 2022. You'll hear about the start of what Peoria public health officials are saying about the baby formula shortage. And an update on the Hanna City Trail project. On Deck is produced by Holden Kellogg.

Duration:00:08:39

On Deck - Thursday, May 19, 2022

5/19/2022
WCBU's On Deck has everything you need to know to start your day for Thursday, May 19, 2022. You'll hear about the start of early voting and what's changed for Peoria County voters. And an Illinois political scientist talks about his new book, "Democracy's Rebirth." On Deck is produced by Holden Kellogg.

Duration:00:08:39

On Deck - Wednesday, May 18, 2022

5/18/2022
WCBU's On Deck has everything you need to know to start your day for Wednesday, May 18, 2022. You'll hear about a new park coming to Peoria's south side. And an interview with a new leader at the Peoria Public Library. On Deck is produced by Holden Kellogg.

Duration:00:08:39

On Deck - Tuesday, May 17, 2022

5/17/2022
WCBU's On Deck has everything you need to know to start your day for Tuesday, May 17, 2022. You'll hear about the Peoria NAACP's reaction to the racially motivated killings in Buffalo. And an OSF pediatrician has some advice for those hit by the formula shortage. On Deck is produced by Holden Kellogg.

Duration:00:08:39

On Deck - Monday, May 16, 2022

5/16/2022
WCBU's On Deck has everything you need to know to start your day for Monday, May 16, 2022. You'll learn about a new media production space coming to Peoria High School. And you'll hear an interview with Illinois' Poet Laureate. On Deck is produced by Holden Kellogg.

Duration:00:08:39

On Deck - Friday, May 13, 2022

5/13/2022
WCBU's On Deck has everything you need to know to start your day for Friday, May 13, 2022. You'll get the latest on the explosion at the BioUrja ethanol plant in Peoria. Plus, an interview with the manager of the new Peoria City soccer team ahead of Saturday's debut. On Deck is produced by WCBU student intern Holden Kellogg.

Duration:00:08:39

On Deck - Thursday, May 12, 2022

5/12/2022
WCBU's On Deck has everything you need to know to start your day for Thursday, May 12, 2022. You'll learn about how the tight job market is affecting the legal community, specifically public defenders. And an interview with an author from Pekin on her new book. On Deck is produced by WCBU student intern Holden Kellogg.

Duration:00:08:39

On Deck - Wednesday, May 11, 2022

5/11/2022
WCBU's On Deck has everything you need to know to start your day for Wednesday, May 11, 2022. We'll recap Gov. JB Pritzker's visit to Peoria to sign a public safety bill into law. Plus, how Peoria might attract remote workers to stabilize the local population. On Deck is produced by WCBU student intern Holden Kellogg.

Duration:00:08:37

On Deck - Tuesday, May 10, 2022

5/10/2022
WCBU's On Deck has everything you need to know to start your day for Tuesday, May 10, 2022. You'll hear about Red Cross workers fighting for better working conditions, and what it means for the flow of blood donations. Plus, a look at Ken Burns' quilt collection now on view at the Peoria Riverfront Museum. On Deck is produced by WCBU student intern Holden Kellogg.

Duration:00:08:39

On Deck - Monday, May 9, 2022

5/9/2022
WCBU's On Deck has everything you need to know to start your day for Monday, May 9. Our top story is about the June 28 Illinois primary, and how you can vote early starting May 19. You’ll also hear about the potential impact on Illinois women and physicians should the Supreme Court overturn the protections enshrined in the 1973 “Roe vs. Wade” case. WCBU’s Tim Shelley talks to Planned Parenthood of Illinois President and CEO Jennifer Welch about those repercussions. On Deck is produced by...

Duration:00:08:38

On Deck - Friday, May 6, 2022

5/6/2022
WCBU's On Deck has everything you need to know to start your day for Friday, May 6. Our top story is about the Acorn Equality Fund’s “Down & Derby” fundraising taking place in Peoria this weekend. You’ll also hear about how Mother’s Day weekend takes on a somber and grim meaning for the mothers and grandmothers of Peorians lost to gun violence. On Deck is produced by WCBU student intern Holden Kellogg.

Duration:00:08:39

On Deck - Thursday, May 5, 2022

5/5/2022
WCBU's On Deck has everything you need to know to start your day for Thursday, May 5. Our top story is about an $8 million investment in Peoria Stadium. You’ll also hear about how allergies begin to act up this time of year. WCBU’s Tim Shelley talks to OSF HealthCare allergist Dr. Neha Dunn about allergy season ... and the best steps to get some relief. On Deck is produced by WCBU student intern Holden Kellogg.

Duration:00:08:37

On Deck - Wednesday, May 4, 2022

5/4/2022
WCBU's On Deck has everything you need to know to start your day for Wednesday, May 4. Our top story is about local reactions to the leaked draft of a Supreme Court opinion that would overturn the 1973 landmark abortion case, “Roe vs. Wade.” You’ll also hear about the six Democrats running to replace Congresswoman Cheri Bustos in the newly drawn Illinois 17th District. Last night, those six Democrats participated in a candidate forum co-moderated by WCBU’s Tim Shelley. WCBU’s Hannah Alani...

Duration:00:08:39

On Deck - Tuesday, May 3, 2022

5/3/2022
WCBU's On Deck has everything you need to know to start your day for Tuesday, May 3. Our top story is about “RISE” grant funding for Greater Peoria businesses affected by COVID-19. You’ll also hear about how Illinois has millions earmarked for gun violence prevention ... but so far, nothing’s been spent. WBEZ’s Patrick Smith breaks down the challenges facing community groups vying for federal violence prevention funds. On Deck is produced by WCBU student intern Holden Kellogg.

Duration:00:08:39

On Deck - Monday, May 2, 2022

5/2/2022
WCBU's On Deck has everything you need to know to start your day for Monday, May 2. You’ll also hear about a Mother’s Day weekend gun buy-back program led by Greater Peoria mothers who have lost their children to gun violence. You’ll also hear about how Peoria is mapping out a plan to maximize potential federal infrastructures. WCBU’s Tim Shelley interviews former U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood, who says the Tri-County region has a better chance of landing federal dollars if...

Duration:00:08:39

On Deck - Friday, April 29, 2022

4/29/2022
WCBU's On Deck has everything you need to know to start your day for Friday, April 29. You’ll also hear about the need for a Greater Peoria community-based senior center. of Peoria Public Schools students co-authoring a book about the city’s gun violence. WCBU’s Hannah Alani interviews Woodruff Career and Technical Center students Tylynn Johnson, Ari Carachuri, Dina Brown, Taya Bates, and Lyric Johnson (no relation) about their book, “Legend for my Brother." On Deck is produced by WCBU...

Duration:00:08:40

On Deck - Thursday, April 28, 2022

4/28/2022
WCBU's On Deck has everything you need to know to start your day for Thursday, April 28. Our top story is about what one attorney calls “startling” allegations raised in lawsuits involving Reditus C-E-O Aaron Rossi. You’ll also hear about a longtime Peoria business coming back into the picture under new ownership. WCBU’s Joe Deacon interviews Ava Kamm, a local photographer and the new owner of Peoria Camera. On Deck is produced by WCBU student intern Holden Kellogg.

Duration:00:08:39

On Deck - Wednesday, April 27, 2022

4/27/2022
WCBU's On Deck has everything you need to know to start your day for Wednesday, April 27. Our top story is about an organization working to recruit more local foster families. You’ll also hear from Eric Blaustein, a Holocaust survivor who recently spoke at the Peoria Riverfront Museum. WBCU’s Hannah Alani speaks with Blaustein about his experience surviving a German concentration camp, and why he thinks the Holocaust must never be forgotten. On Deck is produced by WCBU student intern Holden...

Duration:00:08:39