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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 - Friday, September 30, 2022

9/30/2022
WCBU's On Deck has everything you need to know to start your day for Friday, September 30th. You'll hear how Central Illinois is providing relief to those impacted by Hurricane Ian, plus a climate researcher from Cyprus visits Peoria and provides his impressions on the city.

Duration:00:08:39

On Deck - Thursday, September 29, 2022

9/29/2022
WCBU's On Deck has everything you need to know to start your day for Thursday, September 29th. You'll hear how the Peoria City Council is considering adoption of incorporating a racial equity impact statement into government decision-making. And a proposed community solar farm may be coming soon to Metamora.

Duration:00:08:37

On Deck - Wednesday, September 28, 2022

9/28/2022
WCBU's On Deck has everything you need to know to start your day for Wednesday, September 28th. You'll hear about a debate between the two candidates running in the new Illinois 91st House District. Plus, the Big Table of Greater Peoria is back, and you're invited to take a seat at the table.

Duration:00:08:38

On Deck - Tuesday, September 27, 2022

9/27/2022
WCBU's On Deck has everything you need to know to start your day for Tuesday, September 27th. You'll hear what the candidates running for Peoria County Board District 9 had to say on the potential elimination of the county's office of elected auditor. Plus, media literacy will now be a required unit in every Illinois public high school. You'll hear from educators about the change.

Duration:00:08:39

On Deck - Monday, September 26, 2022

9/26/2022
WCBU's On Deck has everything you need to know to start your day for Monday, September 26th. You'll hear how the location of the French Fort Crevecoeur may not actually be in the Peoria area. And a musical coming to Peoria in March is looking to cast people specifically from the Hispanic community to tell their own stories.

Duration:00:08:39

On Deck - Friday, September 23, 2022

9/23/2022
WCBU's On Deck has everything you need to know to start your day for Friday, September 23rd. You'll hear about the possibility of Peoria receiving an overflow of migrants recently bused to Chicago, plus hear why the director of labor policy at the Illinois Policy Institute believes the Workers Right Amendment would be a radical change to the Illinois Constitution.

Duration:00:08:39

On Deck - Thursday, September 22, 2022

9/22/2022
WCBU's On Deck has everything you need to know to start your day for Thursday, September 22nd. You'll hear about raising concerns regarding election security. Plus, with Halloween just around the corner, you'll get an inside look at what one popular haunted attraction does to prepare for the season.

Duration:00:08:39

On Deck - Wednesday, September 21, 2022

9/21/2022
WCBU's On Deck has everything you need to know to start your day for Wednesday, September 21st. You'll hear what happened at a time capsule opening at the Scottish Rite Theater, plus a member of the team who was involved in the restoration of Peoria's Sonar Tide sculpture shares what the process was like.

Duration:00:08:39

On Deck - Tuesday, September 20, 2022

9/20/2022
WCBU's On Deck has everything you need to know to start your day for Tuesday, September 20th. You'll hear about a utility assistance program that could help hundreds of Peorians. Plus, the Mayor of Eureka shares what upgrades are coming to Eureka Lake.

Duration:00:08:39

On Deck - Monday, September 19, 2022

9/19/2022
In today's episode, you'll hear about what makes a giant pumpkin...giant. And the state of Illinois is in need for more specialized foster parents. Plus, hear what program will kick off the Peoria Symphony Orchestra's 125th season on this week's episode of Out and About.

Duration:00:08:39

On Deck - Friday, September 16, 2022

9/16/2022
WCBU's On Deck has everything you need to know to start your day for Friday, September 16th. You'll hear why Illinois' criminal justice reform law that eliminates cash bail is under scrutiny. Plus, a Great Pumpkin Commonwealth judge visits the Morton Pumpkin Festival's Pumpkin Weigh-Off.

On Deck - Thursday, September 15, 2022

9/15/2022
WCBU's On Deck has everything you need to know to start your day for Thursday, September 15th. You'll hear about a program at Illinois Central College that helps students in poverty find careers. Plus, some Peorians are now able to receive hospital-quality care from the comfort of their homes.

Duration:00:08:39

On Deck - Wednesday, September 14, 2022

9/14/2022
WCBU's On Deck has everything you need to know to start your day for Wednesday, September 14th. You'll hear how some Peoria organizations are using grants received from the R-3 program. Plus, see what future plans could be in store for the former Allied Mills building in Bartonville.

Duration:00:08:39

On Deck - Tuesday, September 13, 2022

9/13/2022
WCBU's On Deck has everything you need to know to start your day for Tuesday, September 13th. You'll hear about how the Peoria area is dealing with food insecurity, plus the Bradley University Theatre Arts department is bringing stories from Ukraine to the stage in Peoria.

Duration:00:08:40

On Deck - Monday, September 12, 2022

9/12/2022
WCBU's On Deck has everything you need to know to start your day for Monday, September 12th. You'll get a recap of what happened at the September Peoria Safety Network meeting, plus a new report shows how many Illinoisans are involved in the Oath Keepers, a far-right militia group that was involved in the breach of the U-S Capitol.

Duration:00:08:39

On Deck - Friday, September 9, 2022

9/9/2022
WCBU's On Deck has everything you need to know to start your day for Friday, September 9th. You'll get the latest on the bargaining between the Peoria Federation of Teachers and Peoria Public Schools. Plus, an update on the two new COVID boosters that were approved for the public.

Duration:00:08:39

On Deck - Thursday, September 8, 2022

9/8/2022
WCBU's On Deck has everything you need to know to start your day for Thursday, September 8th. You'll hear from U.S representative Darin LaHood on how he thinks government dollars should be spent, plus get an inside look at a DIY music venue in Peoria.

Duration:00:08:40

On Deck - Wednesday, September 7, 2022

9/7/2022
WCBU's On Deck has everything you need to know to start your day for Wednesday, September 7th. You'll hear about a project that could bring more trees to the city's south side. Plus, research from Southern Illinois University Carbondale shows invasive copi could play a key part in making aquaculture easier.

Duration:00:08:39

On Deck - Tuesday, September 6, 2022

9/6/2022
WCBU's On Deck has everything you need to know to start your day for Tuesday, September 6th. You'll hear how to get free bus rides from CityLink throughout the month of September, plus hear about an organization working to provide healthcare and other services to migrant and seasonal workers in the Peoria area.

Duration:00:08:40

On Deck - Friday, September 9, 2022

9/2/2022
WCBU's On Deck has everything you need to know to start your day for Friday, September 2nd. You'll hear about the Peoria Fire Department's new station, plus Peoria Area World Affairs Council executive director Angela Weck gives her take on former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev's legacy.

Duration:00:08:04