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WGLT's Sound Ideas - Thursday 1/13/22

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State Senator Dave Koehler hopes his new law will reduce gun violence. His Firearm Owner Identification Modernization Act updates the process of renewing a Firearm Owner Identification card with some plusses and minuses. OSF Saint Joseph Medical Center is taking steps to compensate for backbreaking COVID patient loads but the crush of patients and staff shortages caused by COVID have forced central Illinois hospitals to delay elective surgeries. And hear how to muster comedy in dark times. A Daily Show writer visits Bloomington Normal.

Jon Norton is the audio director at WGLT and WCBU. He also is host of All Things Considered every weekday.