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 - Friday, October 7, 2022
WCBU's On Deck has everything you need to know to start your day for Friday, October 7th. You'll hear about the first Governor's debate between Governor JB Pritzker and his Republican challenger Darren Bailey. Plus, hear from an emerging Peoria band about their newly released album.
On Deck - Thursday, October 6, 2022
WCBU's On Deck has everything you need to know to start your day for Thursday, October 6th. You'll hear what Peoria Mayor Rita Ali has to say regarding the fatal officer involved shooting that occurred Monday night involving four Peoria police officers. Plus, pickleball in the Peoria area is gaining traction, and you'll hear from some players on why they love the sport.
On Deck - Wednesday, October 5, 2022
WCBU's On Deck has everything you need to know to start your day for Wednesday, October 5. You'll hear about what the new CEO of the Peoria Housing Authority has planned, plus a new position at the Peoria Police Department is trying to further neighborhood and community relationships with the department.
On Deck - Tuesday, October 4, 2022
WCBU's On Deck has everything you need to know to start your day for Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022. You'll hear a recap of last night's 17th Congressional District debate in Peoria, co-sponsored by WCBU. And an update on efforts to address homelessness in Peoria.
On Deck - Monday, October 3, 2022
WCBU's On Deck has everything you need to start your day for Monday, October 3, 2022. You'll hear about how Peoria County's election won't be halted while a lawsuit challenging the auditor referendum is underway. Plus, WCBU news director Tim Shelley talks to employees of the US Fish and Wildlife Service and the Illinois Department of Natural Resources to search for the isolated alcoves of the Illinois River, where the rare plant, the decurrent false aster, thrives.
On Deck - Friday, September 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.
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