100 episodes

WGLT's The Leadoff is a daily dose of Bloomington-Normal news, arts and culture, and music. Every day on WGLT's daily podcast, we'll deep-dive into one local story. Then we'll get you ready for the day (or the weekend) with a look ahead with WGLT reporters and guests from the community. Available by 5 a.m. every weekday.

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WGLT's The Leadoff is a daily dose of Bloomington-Normal news, arts and culture, and music. Every day on WGLT's daily podcast, we'll deep-dive into one local story. Then we'll get you ready for the day (or the weekend) with a look ahead with WGLT reporters and guests from the community. Available by 5 a.m. every weekday.

    The Leadoff 07-15-24

    The Leadoff 07-15-24

    WGLT's The Leadoff is everything you need to know to start your day for Monday, July 15, 2024. You'll hear local reaction to U.S. Rep. Eric Sorensen's decision to call for President Biden to step aside. Plus, you'll learn about an exhibition featuring west Bloomington artists.
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    • 7 min
    The Leadoff 07-12-24

    The Leadoff 07-12-24

    WGLT's The Leadoff is everything you need to know to start your day for Friday, July 12, 2024. You'll hear an inmate's perspective on the debate over the future of the Logan Correctional Center in Lincoln. Plus, Recycling Furniture for Families needs a new roof.
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    • 7 min
    The Leadoff 07-11-24

    The Leadoff 07-11-24

    WGLT's The Leadoff is everything you need to know to start your day for Thursday, July 11, 2024. You'll hear about a new effort to support ISU's men's basketball program, through endorsement deals. Plus, the McLean County Center for Human Services in downtown Bloomington offers multiple public trainings on behavioral health and prevention.
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    • 7 min
    The Leadoff 07-10-24

    The Leadoff 07-10-24

    WGLT's The Leadoff is everything you need to know to start your day for Wednesday, July 10, 2024. You'll hear about coming changes to how behavioral health dollars are spent in McLean County. Plus, a preview of next week's GOP convention in Milwaukee.
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    • 7 min
    The Leadoff 07-09-24

    The Leadoff 07-09-24

    WGLT's The Leadoff is everything you need to know to start your day for Tuesday, July 9, 2024. You'll hear about rural homelessness in Central Illinois. Plus, a new installment of our Sound Health series focuses on a school principal's fight with cancer.
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    • 7 min
    The Leadoff 07-08-24

    The Leadoff 07-08-24

    WGLT's The Leadoff is everything you need to know to start your day for Monday, July 8, 2024. You'll hear about the potential for an express bus service between Bloomington-Normal and Peoria. Plus, an interview with Democratic U.S. Rep. Eric Sorensen during a Twin City visit.
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    • 7 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
13 Ratings

13 Ratings

Kamikazepilot42 ,

Great resource

I listen every morning and feel lucky—most communities this size don’t have access to a podcast of important local news.

Hey224456 ,

Informative

Great local news

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