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On Deck - Wednesday, February 17, 2021

WCBU's On Deck has everything you need to know to start your day for Wednesday, February 17, 2021. Our top story is about how the statewide Workforce Equity Initiative aims to train individuals to secure better-paying jobs. Locally, that means $14.75 per hour or more. That's 30 percent above Peoria County's living wage. But COVID throws some wrenches in learning. You'll also hear how in his first few weeks in office, President Joe Biden has rolled back multiple federal policies that negatively affected LGBTQ+ people under former president Donald Trump. But in Illinois, policy advocates say there are still more battles to be fought.WCBU's On Deck for Wednesday, February 17, 2021.


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Daniel joined WCBU with eight years of experience in public radio, primarily in operations and engineering.