On Deck - Wednesday, March 24, 2021
WCBU's On Deck has everything you need to know to start your day for Wednesday, March 24, 2021. Our top story is about how uncertainty over the ongoing redistricting process was a main topic at a Senate hearing focusing on West Central Illinois needs over the next ten years. You'll also hear how hate crimes directed towards Asian Americans have spiked sharply over the past year, as politicians and others speak of the COVID-19 pandemic using derogatory and often racist language. But with six women of Asian descent among eight people fatally shot in Atlanta last week, the issue is now under a magnifying glass. And for many in Peoria's Asian American community, the trends are troubling.WCBU's On Deck for Wednesday, March 24, 2021.
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