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

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    • 5.0 • 11 Ratings

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

    On Deck - Friday, June 11, 2021

    On Deck - Friday, June 11, 2021

    WCBU's On Deck has everything you need to know to start your day for Friday, June 11, 2021. Our top story is about how the Village of Dunlap is set to acquire a portion of the Rock Island Trail from the state, with plans to improve access. You'll also hear how the future of mobility may lie in connected, autonomous, shared and electric tech. WCBU’s Tim Shelley speaks with Hanson Professional Services' Kurt Bialobreski, Philip Lockwood, and Distillery Labs CEO Paul Leamon, about the new Central Illinois Living Laboratory.

    • 8 min
    On Deck - Thursday, June 10, 2021

    On Deck - Thursday, June 10, 2021

    WCBU's On Deck has everything you need to know to start your day for Thursday, June 10, 2021. Our top story is about how a Peoria Native is working to give back to his hometown by building relationships with students through his charity organization. You'll also hear how the Peoria Innovation Alliance has updated its strategic plan as it prepares to open a physical office later this month in the downtown Innovation District. WCBU Reporter Joe Deacon talks with executive director Jake Hamann about how the Innovation Alliance aims to help Peoria-area entrepreneurs.

    • 8 min
    On Deck - Wednesday, June 9, 2021

    On Deck - Wednesday, June 9, 2021

    WCBU's On Deck has everything you need to know to start your day for Wednesday, June 9, 2021. Our top story is about how Bradley University is putting a new emphasis on building cross-cultural initiatives on campus. You'll also hear how as the hospitality industry in the Peoria area begins to bounce back with relaxed COVID-19 restrictions, more residents are taking to the town. But behind the scenes, many employees are still working to shake the effects of pandemic-induced furloughs.

    • 8 min
    On Deck - Tuesday, June 8, 2021

    On Deck - Tuesday, June 8, 2021

    WCBU's On Deck has everything you need to know to start your day for Tuesday, June 8, 2021. Our top story is about how the Peoria City Council will vote tonight on canceling a pending loan and on reinstating city workers to full pay. You'll also hear how Illinois Central College's next crop of industrial maintenance apprentices begin their studies in the fall. And ICC President Sheila Quirk-Bailey says they'd like to expand the apprenticeship program.

    • 8 min
    On Deck - Monday, June 7, 2021

    On Deck - Monday, June 7, 2021

    WCBU's On Deck has everything you need to know to start your day for Monday, June 7, 2021. Our top story is about how Mayor John Kahl says steps taken by East Peoria last year to address the impact of COVID-19 have the city in a good financial position now. You'll also hear how as COVID-19 restrictions are finally rolling back, things like working in the office or eating out with friends are becoming commonplace again. But that's causing anxiety for some. UnityPoint's Erin Osborn talks about "return to normal" anxiety.

    • 8 min
    On Deck - Friday, June 4, 2021

    On Deck - Friday, June 4, 2021

    WCBU's On Deck has everything you need to know to start your day for Friday, June 4, 2021. Our top story is about how Mayor Rita Ali says Peoria has a lot to offer and has the potential for a great rebirth. You'll also hear how a marketplace for carbon trading has been in development to pay farmers who demonstrate on-farm carbon capture. A farm in central Illinois is exploring that marketplace while also selling their carbon offsets directly to consumers in the region.

    • 8 min

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