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Tiffani Jackson

Tiffani Jackson is a reporting intern at WGLT and a student at Illinois State University's School of Communication. She started working at WGLT in summer 2019.

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Dollar Tree sign
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Julie Catey of Broadwell loves shopping at the Dollar Tree store in neighboring Lincoln.

Andrew Held
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Andrew Held decided to devote his life to youth outreach after witnessing two troubling incidents in Bloomington during 2011.

Group dances at Juneteenth
LM Otero / AP

This week, African Americans across the country pay homage to their ancestors through celebration of the day that slavery was officially abolished, both in law and in practice.

Stop the Violence Project truck
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We’ve all heard that it takes a village to raise a child. Still, there’s another African proverb about community: The child who is not embraced by the village will burn it down to feel its warmth.

Tameka and Goldrick
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Every week or so on GLT's The Leadoff podcast, we'll bring you the story of an unsung community servant who's making Bloomington-Normal a better place. It's a feature we call More of That, Please. Subscribe to The Leadoff on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you get your podcasts. You can also suggest local people we should feature.

Alyssa and Brandon
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It’s been said that the success of future generations depends on the choices people make today, both individually and collectively. Two teachers chose to use their platforms to change lives this summer by bringing the legacy of the New Jersey “Lights On” program to Bloomington High School.