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 02-29-24

    The Leadoff 02-29-24

    WGLT's The Leadoff is everything you need to know to start your day for Thursday, Feb. 29, 2024. You'll hear about a Bloomington shelter's creative approach to helping renters find a place to live. Plus, a new Sound Health installment marks Eating Disorders Week.
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    • 7 min
    The Leadoff 02-28-24.

    The Leadoff 02-28-24.

    WGLT's The Leadoff is everything you need to know to start your day for Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2024. You'll hear about Gov. JB Pritzker's visit to Normal to cut the ribbon on a new manufacturing training facility. Plus, an interview with the director of the Normal Public Library.
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    • 7 min
    The Leadoff 02-27-24

    The Leadoff 02-27-24

    WGLT's The Leadoff is everything you need to know to start your day for Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2024. You'll hear about the firing of a Bloomington Police sergeant. Plus, an interview with a journalist who brought a Bloomington murder case to a national audience.
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    • 7 min
    The Leadoff 02-26-24

    The Leadoff 02-26-24

    WGLT's The Leadoff is everything you need to know to start your day for Monday, Feb. 26, 2024. You'll hear Normal's city manager talking about how quickly zoning and policy changes impact actual housing construction. Plus, a new episode of WGLT's Datebook.
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    • 7 min
    The Leadoff 02-23-24

    The Leadoff 02-23-24

    WGLT's The Leadoff is everything you need to know to start your day for Frday, Feb. 23, 2024. You'll hear about what's next for the Central Illinois Bridge Academy in Normal. Plus, learn about faculty unionization at Illinois State University.
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    • 7 min
    The Leadoff 02-22-24

    The Leadoff 02-22-24

    WGLT's The Leadoff is everything you need to know to start your day for Thursday, Feb. 22, 2024. You'll hear about the governor's budget address. Plus, learn more about plans for an indoor pickleball complex in Normal.
    Support the show: https://donate.nprstations.org/wglt/wglt-choose-donation
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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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