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Nate Head is a social media intern for GLT. He's a student at Illinois State University.

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The debate over the tax overhaul on Capitol Hill has made its way to Normal, as dozens of protesters gathered on the Illinois State campus Wednesday afternoon to voice their frustrations.

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An Illinois State University political science professor says a Bloomington alderman's proposal to reduce the mayor's agenda-setting power is a disservice to the city.

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Plans to introduce new, high-speed rail passenger cars in Illinois are in motion, but a spokesperson for Amtrak says it could be two or three more years before they are in place.

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Bloomington Mayor Tari Renner will seek public input at three town hall meetings in December.

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A former U.S. attorney general will be this year’s featured speaker at Illinois State’s Martin Luther King Jr. Cultural Dinner.

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

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If you’ve been gobbling up all of this wild turkey talk in Bloomington-Normal as of late, you might want to thank Cyndi Prosser and her neighbors in north Normal.

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Gov. Bruce Rauner has declared a harvest emergency as a result of rain-related delays across the state.

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An advocate for women in the drone industry says the rising popularity of the unmanned aircraft technology is disrupting many industries, but not in a negative way.

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Around 100 people circled around the courthouse square in downtown Bloomington on Monday to show support for victims of domestic violence.

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OSF HealthCare has broken ground on its new medical center in north Normal.

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In the wake of the mass shooting in Las Vegas, Bloomington Police Chief Brendan Heffner said he supports more robust background checks "to make it harder for the wrong people to get weapons."

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The Bloomington Police Department’s plans of equipping its officers with body cameras has lost a bit of momentum.

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The Town of Normal has installed pedestrian signs at the crossings of the Constitution Trail on Locust, Willow, Lincoln, Shelbourne and Raab.

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JB Pritzker has won another big-ticket endorsement in his campaign to win the Democratic nomination for Illinois governor.

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Eastland Mall in Bloomington is moving forward with its redevelopment plans, with Planet Fitness now slated to open in a space formerly occupied by JCPenney.

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A Bloomington school has earned a national honor.

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It's official: Bloomington-Normal's Connect Transit has hired a general manager.

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New York Times political correspondent and Illinois State University alum Carl Hulse says the Trump administration has put journalism and media in unfamiliar territory.

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An agricultural cooperative company in Bloomington has used technology to become a pioneer in the industry.


The parents of a Bloomington native Army Ranger killed in combat earlier this year have established a memorial fund with a local organization.

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State Farm has extended a helping hand towards victims of Hurricane Harvey, making a $40,000 donation to the Midwest Food Bank on Wednesday.

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Following a modest decline for three consecutive quarters, a Bradley University study suggests the Peoria area economy has returned to where it was a year ago.