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WGLT's Sound Ideas - Thursday 9/23/21

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Relief efforts for Haitian earthquake victims are still going strong, but for a Bloomington man and the charity he founded it's just continuing more than a decade of that work. Central Illinois jazz musician Yoseff Henry says it all started when he and his brothers started singing as kids while doing the dishes and their dad grabbed a cassette recorder. It used to be you could get from Peoria to Bloomington and back without driving yourself. A look back at the light rail system known as the interurban. People at a job fair in Bloomington are countering one conservative narrative that they soaked the government for pandemic jobless benefits. They say they've been trying to get a job all along. Others say they still fear COVID.

WGLT News Director Charlie Schlenker grew up in Rock Island and graduated from Augustana College. He has spent more than three decades in radio.