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WGLT's Sound Ideas - Wednesday 10/13/21

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A $75 million expansion at a candy plant in southwest Bloomington will create 50 new jobs. The Ferrero facility will make chocolate for various products, including Butterfinger, 100-Grand, Crunch and Raisinets. There's more on that very sweet prospect. A criminal justice sciences expert says the Lasalle County Sheriff's Department is guilty of bad PR in the Jelani Day case. Ralph Weisheit says even news releases that don't say much are better than nothing. He says the public also is to blame for having unreasonable expectations on the speed of lab tests. And OSF Saint Joseph Medical Center's new nine million dollar cancer center is done and operating.

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