Becky Fletcher | WGLT

Becky Fletcher

Social Media Intern

Becky Fletcher is a GLT social media and online writing intern, as well as a student at Illinois State University's School of Communication.

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Incoming Heartland Community Community President Keith Cornille on Tuesday signaled an optimistic view of state funding for higher education, even as he suggested a need for “more creative” local partnerships.

Charlie Schlenker / WGLT

School districts are showing interest in children's cognitive development before age 5.

Alvaro Barrientos / AP

From recent airstrikes on Syria to President Trump’s immigration policies, human rights issues are a constant in today's headlines.

Local law enforcement and prosecutors speak during a Q&A on Wednesday, April 4, 2018, at the Normal Theater. They premiered a new PSA focused on sexual assault victim-blaming.
Carleigh Gray / WGLT

Normal Police and McLean County prosecutors are teaming up to send a clear message: Stop blaming victims of sexual assault.

Facebook / YWCA McLean County

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month and Heartland Community College’s Council on Family Relations is holding its second annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes to encourage discussion on the issue.

Charles Kelly / AP

Wednesday marks the 50-year anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination.

Libraries have been a staple for knowledge for thousands of years, but in Bloomington-Normal some schoolchildren have yet to take that first step—their very own library card.

Erin Meyers / Illinois Stewardship Alliance

There is a lot more to Illinois farming than corn and soybeans. Every day, farmers are finding new ways to innovate their techniques.

Heartland Community College

Heartland Community College has announced the third candidate for its presidential search.

Matt Rourke / AP

Valentine’s Day, primarily recognized as a day of love and appreciation, takes on a new meaning for couples living in fear of possible deportation.

Seth Perlman / AP

Gov. Bruce Rauner says bipartisanship is needed to move the state forward. But a lack of trust in the shadow of an election year and the governor's own remarks make that less likely to happen.

The Bloomington Center of Performing Arts has been without a permanent manager since March 2017. But that will soon change.