GLT's Sound Ideas - Full Episodes
Summary: Full episodes of GLT's radio newsmagazine covering central Illinois. Sound Ideas airs weekdays at noon and 6 p.m.
Illinois State University has a significant number of undocumented students who say they live in a constant state of anxiety. GLT"s Judy Valente talks with an ISU senior about his fears for the future. GLTs Laura Kennedy delves into bad movies with GLT’s Psych Geeks and finds out why we can’t seem to get enough. And hear from the drummer of the Rebirth Brass Band headed to the Castle Theater Sunday night. Jon Norton has the interview.
Hear the painful cry of a mom whose son is the first accidental overdose victim in McLean County linked to the powerful synthetic Carfentanyl. GLT Correspondent Colleen Reynolds talks with Rickie Lee Benecke about her son Keegan and what other parents need to know. Some Bloomington Aldermen want a signal from Normal whether that council would agree to a welcoming cities ordinance. Town staff are not welcoming the idea. Bullying bosses in the workplace and GLT's Bryan Bloodworth talks with ISU
It’s an update on Rivian Automotive. The company has stayed quiet since buying the Mitsubishi plant a year ago and has an even longer history of avoiding publicity. EV industry watcher Chelsea Sexton also says people want to know what Rivian is working on. GLT’s Ryan Denham reports. Hear from Brock Spack, ISU’s football coach who has turned around the program. And it’s a conversation with Bloomington Mayor Tari Renner about the controversy at last night’s council meeting about another scheduled
Hear from Bloomington and Normal’s City Managers who are trying to rebuild a relationship both think has suffered. It’s an interview with Interim Bloomington City Manager Steve Rasmussen and Town of Normal City Manager Mark Peterson on relationship building and cooperation – including economic development, emergency services, and a possible 911 merger. And you’ll hear from Illinois Appellate Court Judge James Knecht. He’s the featured speaker at the 42nd annual Dr. Martin Luther King Junior