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Eric Stock


Eric Stock is a reporter at GLT.

Eric worked at WJBC (Radio Bloomington) from 2004-2018 as a reporter, anchor, assignment editor, and sports director. Stock follows in the footsteps of News Director Charlie Schlenker and retired News Director Willis Kern in moving from Radio Bloomington’s WJBC to GLT.

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U.S. Postal Service Processing Facility
Eric Stock / WGLT

Bloomington is asking the federal government to consider ways to ease traffic congestion where the post office is relocating.

bird with West Nile virus
McLean County Health Department

McLean County health officials are alerting residents in areas of Bloomington near where a bird tested positive for West Nile virus.

County board candidates at the forum
Jeff Smudde / WGLT

The idea of a nonpartisan commission to handle elections in McLean County divided candidates Tuesday at a forum hosted by GLT and the League of Women Voters of McLean County.

Jim and David

The McLean County Board vice chairman is responding to an allegation by his opponent in the November election that he doesn't live where he claims.

McLean County Board
Eric Stock / WGLT

McLean County is adding staff and proposing pay raises for staff in 2019, one year after cutting about 30 jobs and freezing pay for county employees.

Oakland Elementary students run around the gym
Eric Stock / WGLT

Students at one Bloomington grade school are getting a healthy start to the day.

Flu vaccine
Ted S. Warren, File / AP

This year's flu vaccine is now available at the McLean County Health Department, and health officials hope it's more effective than last year's.

An online fundraising effort has been launched for a rural McLean County farming family which lost their home in a fire early Sunday.

Mass Dispensing Exercise
Eric Stock / WGLT

McLean County was hit with an anthrax scare in an emergency simulation that played out at Redbird Arena on Friday.

Normal Fire Department
Facebook / Normal Fire Department

Fire investigators in Normal believe a recalled dehumidifier was to blame for a fire that heavily damaged a basement at a home last week.

Illinois State University

Illinois State University has received a federal grant to install a new microscope lab.

Firefighters enter a home
Normal Fire Department / Facebook

Three people were hospitalized following a basement fire in Normal on Thursday morning.

District 87 School Board
Eric Stock / WGLT

District 87 school board members were treated at their regular meeting on Wednesday night to a parade of students and educators who came to thank them for completion of two of the biggest renovations Bloomington High School has seen in years.

Nam Y. Huh / AP

A Bloomington vaping store owner is concerned the federal government's efforts to restrict the sale of flavored e-cigarettes to minors is just the latest step in taking them off the market altogether.

Milik Yarbrough

Illinois State senior basketball player Milik Yarbrough has been suspended indefinitely from the team for violation of team rules.

Driveway hold in the ground
Eric Stock / WGLT

Turns out there’s still some life left in a long dispute over a dead tree.

Hurriance Florence

The American Red Cross is sending seven volunteers from Central Illinois, including one from Normal, to assist with hurricane relief in the East Coast's midsection.

The dedication of the 93-foot tall Tower of Voices
Keith Srakocic / AP

Two Central Illinois companies have played a role in the opening of the new Flight 93 National Memorial in Pennsylvania.

Police Car

Bloomington Police are reminding drivers to lock their cars following a rash of vehicle thefts.

Illinois State University

Illinois State University has maintained its standing among the top 100 public colleges in the United States, despite a slight drop in the annual U.S. News & World Report rankings.

Bloomington Public Library

Bloomington Public Library's Bookmobile saw little activity when it was stationed at Miller Park a few years ago.

Former Bloomington High School
Eric Stock / WGLT

Bloomington aldermen will consider an agreement Monday night to offer financial assistance for residents of a new housing project.

Jewel Upshaw and Zeke
Jewel Upshaw

Two basketball mothers who endured the shock of their sons collapsing on the court have very different stories to tell.

Dick Durbin
Jacquelyn Martin / AP

There were some tense exchanges between U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin and Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh on Thursday during the judge's confirmation hearing

Illinois Wesleyan University student demonstrates usage of new arena.
Jeff Smudde / Illinois Wesleyan University

Illinois Wesleyan University has unveiled its new arena where its new esports program is housed.

Ann Ellis Nutt
Jason Reblando / Illinois Wesleyan University

A Pulitzer Prize-winning author who chronicled what she called an "eye-opening story" of a transgender child addressed Illinois Wesleyan University students on Wednesday at the president's convocation.

Jenna Ford
OSF Healthcare

New guidelines from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say X-rays and blood tests typically aren't necessary for diagnosing a concussion in children.

Lisa Thompson
Project Oz

Incoming Project Oz Director Lisa Thompson acknowledges she has big shoes to fill as she replaces the man who founded the youth services program nearly a half century ago.

University of Phoenix Stadium
Matt York / AP

One week after State Farm announced a naming rights agreement with a professional basketball arena in Atlanta, the insurer has unveiled a similar agreement with a football stadium in Arizona.

McLean County Emergency Management Agency
Eric Stock / WGLT

McLean County health officials want to troubleshoot their response to a large-scale disaster and they want the public's help.