You're Invited!

Join us for a lovely picnic and a terrific evening of theatre. It's GLT Night at Illinois Shakespeare Festival, Sunday, August 3. Tickets on sale now.

Hit the Road

With American Routes host Nick Spitzer and let him guide you down the highways and byways of American roots music. Tuesdays and Sundays at 7PM. Sundays at noon.

Flexible Folk

GLT's Acousticity brings you the whole spectrum of acoustic music from bluegrass to singer/songwriter to Celtic and beyond. On the radio 9PM Sunday and online 24/7.

How Does Your Garden Grow?

Better every day with advice from our new gardening show, Grow. Friday at 8:50 AM and 4:50 PM or subscribe to the podcast.

It's Your Community

GLT's Sound Ideas keeps you connected to the issues, events and people who matter here in central Illinois. Weekdays at 11AM or subscribe to the podcast.

Feed Your Curiosity

You've got big questions about science, philosophy and the human experience. Radiolab has the answers. Sundays at noon.

The Way Down Wanderers

can be heard on GLT's Acousticity.

Zan Stewart - jazz critic

talks about being critiqued on GLT Jazz Next .

Jason D. Williams

says entertainment is king on Talkin' Blues .

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Pokey LaFarge

can be heard on GLT's Acousticity.

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GLT News

The Local Fight Against Global Climate Change

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 16:33:21 CDT

The Ecology Action Center released the community's first Greenhouse Gas Inventory report today. The EAC's Michael Brown joined WGLT's Mike McCurdy during Sound Ideas to talk about climate change, the report and what to do with it. Brown also fielded listener questions about the report.

State Says Doctor Faked Pot Paperwork

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 16:28:39 CDT

Illinois regulators say a suburban Chicago doctor misled a 79-year-old patient [...]

IL Fair Managers Fined For Free Beer Tickets

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 16:28:08 CDT

Managers of two Illinois state fairs have been fined for soliciting and [...]

IL Coal Exports Dip In 2013 After Sharp Rise

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 16:27:07 CDT

Illinois coal exports have risen sharply in recent years, even as its high [...]

IL Communities Scramble To Find Road Salt

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 16:26:36 CDT

Nearly 200 Illinois communities are scrambling to find road salt after last [...]

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NPR News

It's Boom Times For Pop-Up Shops As Mobile Shopping Clicks

One-click online shopping is changing how we shop. Stores with leases as short as a day are proliferating — meaning a storefront can be a designer clothing store one day and a test kitchen the next.

U.S. Accuses Russia Of Violating Nuclear Treaty

Calling the matter "very serious," an Obama administration official says Russia violated the pact by testing a ground-launched cruise missile.

To Stop Cheating, Nuclear Officers Ditch The Grades

A switch to pass-fail grading is curbing the "perfection" culture among U.S. nuclear missile forces. Critics of the old way say striving to be perfect invited cheating by those who launch the nukes.

It May Be Summer, But For Economists, This Week Feels Like Christmas

Each day this week will bring new decisions and reports that could have a big impact on the nation's economy.

Judge Rules Against Sterling, Allows LA Clippers Sale To Proceed

A California judge gave the green light to the sale of the team, which Donald Sterling's estranged wife had arranged in May.

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GLT at ISFSunday, August 3. Tickets available now!

GLT Program Schedule

Take a look at the News & Ideas program schedule and let us know what you think.

GLT Night at Illinois Shakespeare Festival

Enjoy a lovely picnic under the trees and an outstanding performance of Much Ado About Nothing under the stars.

Sweet Corn Blues Fest

Free blues, cheap corn and good times abound in Uptown Normal, August 23 and 24.

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What's Going On?

Check out the GLT Community Arts and Events Calendar for the latest on music, film, exhibits, and community events in Central Illinois.



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