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WGLT's Sound Ideas - Tuesday 10/26/21

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Reverend Jesse Jackson Junior joined a couple hundred people in a peaceful drive through demonstration and march in honor of ISU graduate student Jelani Day in Peru, Illinois. Day's death has been ruled by drowning but the chants were about justice for Jelani and no justice no peace. Unit 5 schools have been getting ready for today's federal approval of the Coronavirus vaccine for kids ages five to eleven. They'll offer vaccination clinics. And Superintendent Kristen Weikle says booster shot opportunities for staff are coming too. A Bloomington Normal high school student has received a national award for his work to help others. Meet Druhv Rebba. And Normal City Manager Pam Reece drops by.

WGLT Senior Reporter Charlie Schlenker has spent more than three award-winning decades in radio. He lives in Normal with his family.