Vince Maltese | WGLT

Vince Maltese

Vince Maltese is an Illinois State University student and audio production intern at GLT.

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It's what you need to know to start your day for Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019. Our Leadoff story is about how police in Bloomington-Normal are combating recent online content depicting children being sexually abused. And WGLT's Charlie Schlenker speaks with Mayor Cris Koos about the recently approved property tax levy. 

Bloomington-Normal community members shared their "Taking Care of Business" stories during the latest Next to Normal Story Slam on Nov. 22 at the McLean County Arts Center.

Heidi Bowman was one of the storytellers:

The next Story Slam is Jan. 17.

 You can hear more segments from Next to Normal Story Slams by subscribing to our podcast.

Bloomington-Normal community members shared their "Taking Care of Business" stories during the latest Next to Normal Story Slam on Nov. 22 at the McLean County Arts Center.

Peg Kirk was one of the storytellers:

The next Story Slam is Jan. 17.

 You can hear more segments from Next to Normal Story Slams by subscribing to our podcast.

Bloomington-Normal community members shared their "Taking Care of Business" stories during the latest Next to Normal Story Slam on Nov. 22 at the McLean County Arts Center.

Dave Ihlenfeldt was one of the storytellers:

The next Story Slam is Jan. 17.

 You can hear more segments from Next to Normal Story Slams by subscribing to our podcast.

Bloomington-Normal community members shared their "Taking Care of Business" stories during the latest Next to Normal Story Slam on Nov. 22 at the McLean County Arts Center.

Lynda Straw was one of the storytellers:

The next Story Slam is Jan. 17.

 You can hear more segments from Next to Normal Story Slams by subscribing to our podcast.

Bloomington-Normal community members shared their "Taking Care of Business" stories during the latest Next to Normal Story Slam on Nov. 22 at the McLean County Arts Center.

Kathleen Kirk was one of the storytellers:

The next Story Slam is Jan. 17.

 You can hear more segments from Next to Normal Story Slams by subscribing to our podcast.

Bloomington-Normal community members shared their "Taking Care of Business" stories during the latest Next to Normal Story Slam on Nov. 22 at the McLean County Arts Center.

Dave Krostal was one of the storytellers:

The next Story Slam is Jan. 17.

 You can hear more segments from Next to Normal Story Slams by subscribing to our podcast.

It's what you need to know to start your day for Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2019. Our Leadoff story is about the owners of Eastland Mall looking to lower their property tax bill. And WGLT's Eric Stock looks back at the life of longtime Bloomington radio broadcaster Ken Behrens. 

It's what you need to know to start your day for Monday, Nov. 25, 2019. Our Leadoff story is about Bloomington possibly granting a gaming license for a planned pizzeria. And WGLT's Charlie Schlenker speaks with State Senator Jason Barickman about approved ethics reforms. 

It's what you need to know to start your day for Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019. Our Leadoff story is about the ongoing investigation into the death of eight year old Rica Rountree. And the Bloomington Public Library gets set for a scaled-down expansion. 

It's what you need to know to start your day for Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019. Our Leadoff story is about a McLean County Board Candidate being a convicted felon. And WGLT's Charlie Schlenker speaks with members of the People Against Caging Children campaign. 

It's what you need to know to start your day for Monday, Nov. 18, 2019. Our Leadoff story is about McLean County's top Republican preparing to fight off Democratic challenges ahead of the 2020 election. And WGLT's Ryan Denham speaks with the Ag In The Classroom's Teacher of the Year. 

It's what you need to know to start your day for Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2019. Our Leadoff story is about a progressive group that has been staging vigils in Bloomington for the past three years. And Emmy-award winning filmmaker Almudena Carracedo gets set to speak at Illinois Wesleyn University later this week.  

It's what you need to know to start your day for Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019. Our Leadoff story is about Congressman Rodney Davis supporting a new bill for gun violence prevention. And WGLT's Darnysha Mitchell talks about a P-E program in schools that would benefit students with autism. 

It's what you need to know to start your day for Monday, Nov. 11, 2019. Our Leadoff story is about Bloomington not wanting to raise their property taxes. And the McLean County Disaster Council will be celebrating its 50th anniversary later this week. 

It's what you need to know to start your day for Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2019. Our Leadoff story is about the continuing delays of the Trail East project in Uptown Normal. And hear from the lead vocalist of the pop-rock quintet, Sherwood Forest. 

It's what you need to know to start your day for Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019. Our Leadoff story is about McLean County educational institutions teaming up to produce more computer science professionals. And nearly a year after a fatal bus accident on Interstate 74, the Red Cross plans to honor those that were involved. 

It's what you need to know to start your day for Monday, Nov. 4, 2019. Our Leadoff story is about Normal Town Council members confronting their poor working relationship. And WGLT's Eric Stock speaks with Emmy-award winning journalist, Soledad O'Brien. 

Bloomington-Normal community members shared their "para-Normal" stories during the latest Next to Normal Story Slam on Oct. 25 at the McLean County Arts Center. Kevin Wickart was one of the storytellers: 

You can hear more segments from Next to Normal Story Slams by subscribing to our podcast.

Bloomington-Normal community members shared their "para-Normal" stories during the latest Next to Normal Story Slam on Oct. 25 at the McLean County Arts Center. David Hirst was one of the storytellers:

You can hear more segments from Next to Normal Story Slams by subscribing to our podcast.

Bloomington-Normal community members shared their "para-Normal" stories during the latest Next to Normal Story Slam on Oct. 25 at the McLean County Arts Center. John Bowen was one of the storytellers:

You can hear more segments from Next to Normal Story Slams by subscribing to our podcast.

Bloomington-Normal community members shared their "para-Normal" stories during the latest Next to Normal Story Slam on Oct. 25 at the McLean County Arts Center. Sandi Zielinski was one of the storytellers:

You can hear more segments from Next to Normal Story Slams by subscribing to our podcast.

Bloomington-Normal community members shared their "para-Normal" stories during the latest Next to Normal Story Slam on Oct. 25 at the McLean County Arts Center. Scott Myers was one of the storytellers:

You can hear more segments from Next to Normal Story Slams by subscribing to our podcast.

Bloomington-Normal community members shared their "para-Normal" stories during the latest Next to Normal Story Slam on Oct. 25 at the McLean County Arts Center.  Susan Ryder was one of the storytellers:

You can hear more segments from Next to Normal Story Slams by subscribing to our podcast.

 

It's what you need to know to start your day for Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019. Our Leadoff story is about the challenges that towns and cities in Illinois continue to face. And having a criminal record often makes it difficult to find housing. 

It's what you need to know to start your day for Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2019. Our Leadoff story is about teachers feeling that their profession has an undeserved reputation. And some educators believe points-based grading shouldn't be used in the classroom. 

It's what you need to know to start your day for Monday, Oct. 28, 2019. Our Leadoff story is about Bloomington bringing zoning into their marijuana conversation. And WGLT's Eric Stock reports on significant redevelopment projects often needing government help. 

It's what you need to know to start your day for Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019. Our Leadoff story is about the plans for fixing roads throughout Bloomington-Normal. And more on a juvenile being charged for murder. 

It's what you need to know to start your day for Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2019. Our Leadoff story is about the current reforms happening at DCFS. Plus, a preview of Illinois State University's Homecoming week. 

It's what you need to know to start your day for Monday, Oct. 21, 2019. Our Leadoff story is about Illinois State University President Larry Dietz apologizing for inaccuracies in a campus wide email. And WGLT's Tiffani Jackson introduces you to Allen Chambers. 

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