WGLT's Sound Ideas Feature stories and in-studio interviews heard during WGLT's Sound Ideas, a daily radio news magazine produced by public radio station WGLT at Illinois State University.
WGLT's Sound Ideas

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Feature stories and in-studio interviews heard during WGLT's Sound Ideas, a daily radio news magazine produced by public radio station WGLT at Illinois State University.

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Politics, religion, and now COVID vaccines: How to avoid conversational landmines at holid...

The COVID-19 vaccine is making it possible for families to gather once again this holiday season. And it's also one of the reasons those get-togethers might get uncomfortable.

Politics, religion, and now COVID vaccines: How to avoid conversational landmines at holid...

Hedge fund with a reputation for 'gutting newsrooms' takes aim at owning Pantagraph newspa...

Alden Global Capital made an offer to Lee Enterprises on Monday morning to buy out the company at $24 per share. Lee Enterprises is the owner of three newspapers in Central Illinois, including The Pantagraph in Bloomington.

Hedge fund with a reputation for 'gutting newsrooms' takes aim at owning Pantagraph newspa...

WGLT's The Leadoff - Tuesday 11/23/21

WGLT's The Leadoff is everything you need to know for Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2021. You'll hear about District 87's new superintendent, Dave Mouser. Plus, a Chestnut Health Systems expert helps you navigate COVID vaccine etiquette at family holiday parties.

Tri-Valley's David Mouser to head District 87 schools

David Mouser will be the next superintendent of Bloomington Public Schools, according to District 87 Board President Mark Wylie. Mouser will replace Barry Reilly when Reilly retires in July 2022.

Sound Health: Child obesity rose at an alarming rate during COVID

Childhood obesity rates saw a big jump during the pandemic as many kids had less access to healthy food and group activities during COVID shutdowns.

Heartland women's soccer achieves perfection to win the program's first national title

Heartland Community College sent a school record five of its sports teams to the national finals. One of those teams won it all.

Heartland women's soccer achieves perfection to win the program's first national title

No day but Sunday: For one night only, 'Rent' stops in Bloomington

It's been 13,140,000 minutes, give or take, since "Rent" first premiered on Broadway in 1996, and hit songs like "Seasons of Love" and "La Vie Boheme" changed the musical theater landscape in immeasurable ways. Now, Jonathan Larson's enduring rock musical is traveling the country on a farewell tour, stopping at the Bloomington Center for the Performing Arts on Nov. 21 for one night only.

What's missing from America's growing electric vehicle industry

Despite President Biden's ride in an electric Hummer and Rivian's massive stock market debut, a longtime industry watcher says the U.S. may not be ready for the electric vehicle revolution.

Rep. Brady pushes efficiency and customer service in Illinois Secretary of State bid

Bloomington State Rep. Dan Brady is making technology and customer service key themes in his campaign for Illinois Secretary of State.

Rep. Brady pushes efficiency and customer service in Illinois Secretary of State bid

Improving relationships with insects includes an open mind to an insect-inclusive diet

Insects are becoming more popular in global diets with more than two billion people regularly eating insects. Gina Hunter from ISU says the idea that eating bugs is gross is learned.

Improving relationships with insects includes an open mind to an insect-inclusive diet