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Heartland Community College students meet mini therapy horses during their campus visit Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018.
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Move over, therapy dogs. Heartland Community College is bringing in mini therapy horses.

The Normal college hosted mini therapy horses from the organization MiniVisits on Tuesday.

Normal Mayor Chris Koos and University President Larry Dietz flip the switch, lighting Uptown in ISU's colors.
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For the sixth year in a row, Illinois State University has kicked off Homecoming week with the Uptown tree lighting in partnership with the Town of Normal.

Photos: Iron & Wine Perform at Castle Theatre

Oct 6, 2018
Iron & Wine performs
Jeff Smudde / WGLT

The Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter who performs as Iron & Wine entertained a local crowd Friday night at the Castle Theatre in downtown Bloomington.

Jeff Smudde / WGLT

From medieval weapons to farming tools to hand railings and wall hangings, blacksmithing is actually thought to have started around 1,500 B.C. in the Middle East.

Photos: Barks & Brews at Destihl Brewery

Sep 30, 2018
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Pet Central Helps found homes for pets Saturday at the Barks & Brews adoption event at Destihl.

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.

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.

Sharon Chung gives out candy
Cindy Le / WGLT

The Labor Day parade in Bloomington had some unusual elements this year.

GLT staff and students inside our tent
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GLT was a proud co-presenter for last weekend’s Sweet Corn Blues Festival in Uptown Normal, where blues and delicious corn on the cob came together for a beautiful combination.

Photos: Make Music Normal In Uptown

Jun 24, 2018
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GLT was a proud sponsor at Saturday's Make Music Normal festival in Uptown Normal.

Photos: Big Crowd At GLT Summer Concert

Jun 10, 2018
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A big crowd was rewarded with great weather Saturday at the annual GLT Summer Concert.

Photos: Hot Morning At Memorial Day Parade

May 28, 2018
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Bloomington-Normal residents braved some morning heat Monday for the annual Memorial Day parade.

Carleigh Gray / WGLT

Hundreds of Bloomington-Normal residents braved the cold Saturday morning to protest gun violence and mass shootings and advocate for gun reform.

Reggie Redbird and ISU cheerleaders cheer with fans.
Carleigh Gray / WGLT

Illinois State basketball fans who traveled to St. Louis for the Missouri Valley Conference tournament gathered for a pregame rally before Friday night's late tip-off against Indiana State.

ISU Cheerleader cheers on the Redbird Baskteball Team
Carleigh Gray / WGLT

The Illinois State University Redbirds beat the Indiana State Sycamores at the Missouri Valley Conference Tournament on Friday night, moving one step closer to Big Dance.

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The Illinois State men's basketball team gave fans a thrill in its last home game of the season, beating Drake in overtime Wednesday night at Redbird Arena.

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The Children's Discovery Museum (CDM) in Uptown Normal has unveiled a new look.

Police Officers and Fire Fighters face-off while playing the benefit hockey game
Carleigh Gray / WGLT

Normally, police officers and firefighters work side by side to help keep the community safe. But on Saturday, "Guns" and "Hoses" competed against each other for a good cause.

Carleigh Gray / WGLT

The five Democrats looking to unseat U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis echoed each other Tuesday on nearly every progressive issue—from health care to immigration—while trying to distinguish themselves using their personal and professional backgrounds.

Carleigh Gray / WGLT

Gov. Bruce Rauner toured the Destihl Brewery in Normal on Saturday before taking questions inside the seven-month-old facility.

Audience members join musicians on stage
Carleigh Gray / WGLT

A benefit concert was held on Monday at the Normal Theater to raise money for hurricane relief in Puerto Rico.

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A local brewery’s new taproom in south Bloomington is the latest addition to Central Illinois' growing craft-beer scene.

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Wild turkeys. Playing dress-up at political rallies. Governors and would-be governors on the stump. GLT's best photos from 2017 include a little bit of everything.

Need an ugly sweater? This runner has poinsettias on hers!
Carleigh Gray / WGLT

Bloomington Parks and Recreation and Fleet Feet Sports Bloomington hosted the 4th annual Ugliest Sweater Run at Miller Park on Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017.

Cindy Le / WGLT

One year after Donald Trump's election, journalists are still trying to find their way with how to cover such an unconventional president.

Chief Humer and Jeff Fritzen Unhooking the Hose
Carleigh Gray / WGLT

Community leaders gathered Saturday to celebrate the opening of the Normal Fire Department's new headquarters.

Carleigh Gray / WGLT

Alumni flocked back to the Illinois State University campus for Homecoming festivities on Saturday.

Carleigh Gray

The Redbird volleyball team picked a good night for an epic comeback.

Cindy Le / WGLT

Activists rallied in Uptown Normal and the Illinois State University Quad on Saturday to call on Illinois lawmakers to support the Equal Rights Amendment.

Carleigh Gray / WGLT

GLT's friends enjoyed some great weather and a little friendly competition at our inaugural Bocce at the Village event Saturday in Normal.

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