The Leadoff

The Leadoff

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 7 a.m. every weekday.

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May 14, 2021 8 min
WGLT's The Leadoff is everything you need to know to start your day for Friday, May 13, 2021.
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WGLT's The Leadoff is everything you need to know to start your day for Thursday, May 13, 2021.
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May 12, 2021 8 min
WGLT's The Leadoff is everything you need to know to start your day for Wednesday, May 12, 2021.
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May 11, 2021 8 min
WGLT's The Leadoff is everything you need to know to start your day for Tuesday, May 11, 2021.
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May 10, 2021 8 min
WGLT's The Leadoff is everything you need to know to start your day for Monday, May 10, 2021. You'll hear about ISU's Board of Trustees taking next steps toward a new engineering college.
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May 7, 2021 8 min
WGLT's The Leadoff is everything you need to know to start your day for Friday, May 7, 2021.
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May 6, 2021 8 min
WGLT's The Leadoff is everything you need to know to start your day for Wednesday, May 6, 2021.
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May 5, 2021 8 min
WGLT's The Leadoff is everything you need to know to start your day for Wednesday, May 5, 2021.
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May 4, 2021 8 min
WGLT's The Leadoff is everything you need to know to start your day for Tuesday, May 4, 2021.
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May 3, 2021 7 min
WGLT's The Leadoff is everything you need to know to start your day for Monday, May 3, 2021.
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April 30, 2021 7 min
WGLT's The Leadoff is everything you need to know to start your day for Friday, April 30, 2021. You'll hear about a spacious new art gallery opening in downtown Bloomington, and a push to decriminalize HIV in Illinois.
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WGLT's The Leadoff is everything you need to know to start your day for Thursday, April 29, 2021. You'll hear about a new training academy coming to Heartland Community College, to train manufacturing workers.
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WGLT's The Leadoff is everything you need to know to start your day for Wednesday, April 28, 2021. You'll hear about a shift in the redistricting process in Illinois, plus an exit interview with Mayor Tari Renner.
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WGLT's The Leadoff is everything you need to know to start your day for Tuesday, April 27, 2021. You'll hear about an unusual tiebreaker in a local election, plus an update on looting cases in McLean County court.
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April 26, 2021 7 min
WGLT's The Leadoff is everything you need to know to start your day for Monday, April 26, 2021. You'll hear about how the McLean County Health Department plans to reach people who are not yet vaccinated.
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April 23, 2021 7 min
WGLT's The Leadoff is everything you need to know to start your day for Friday, April 23, 2021. You'll hear about how federal COVID relief money is flowing into Bloomington and Normal city budgets. Plus, McHistory.
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WGLT's The Leadoff is everything you need to know to start your day for Thursday, April 22, 2021. You'll hear about the political redistricting process now underway for the McLean County Board.
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April 21, 2021 7 min
WGLT's The Leadoff is everything you need to know to start your day for Wednesday, April 21, 2021. You'll hear reaction to the Derek Chauvin verdict from observers in Bloomington-Normal.
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April 20, 2021 7 min
WGLT's The Leadoff is everything you need to know to start your day for Tuesday, April 20, 2021. You'll hear about Unit 5's enrollment expectations for the fall, plus education equity research from Illinois State University.
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April 19, 2021 7 min
WGLT's The Leadoff is everything you need to know to start your day for Monday, April 19, 2021. You'll get an update on COVID-19 in McLean County, plus a story of organ donation in Bloomington-Normal.
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