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Santorum Discusses Movies, Politics, And More On Sound Ideas Monday

Sat, 31 Jan 2015 20:37:37 CST

The Republican who came in second in the 2012 Presidential race stopped by the GLT studios over the weekend.

Bloomington May Get A "Duct Tape" Budget

Fri, 30 Jan 2015 16:01:17 CST

(Pictured, L to R: Alderman Black, Mike McCurdy, Alderman Schmidt, Alderman Sage) [...]

Bloomington Schools And Teachers Union Reach Tentative Contract

Fri, 30 Jan 2015 13:30:02 CST

Bloomington School District 87 teachers will vote next month on a tentative [...]

Man From Normal Faces Theft Charges After Disappearance Of Virginia Teen

Fri, 30 Jan 2015 11:46:10 CST

The McLean County State's Attorney's office has filed felony theft charges [...]

Connect Transit Riders Examine Proposed Stops

Fri, 30 Jan 2015 11:07:29 CST

Connect Transit presented its plans for a new "fixed stop" system for [...]

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At Long Last: It's Super Sunday

The pre-Super Bowl week of hype — which ran the gamut from frivolous to ominous — finally ends and we can turn to what could be one of the closest, most exciting championship games ever.

Mindy Kaling's Super Bowl Ad: Are Indian Women Invisible?

In a commercial, the comedian pretends no one can see her. One Indian journalist says there's more to the ad than selling insurance. Being visible comes with a risk of violence for women in India.

Family Struggles With Father's Wish To Die

Robert Schwimmer was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in 2013 and wants to hasten death if he finds himself in agonizing pain. His family stands ready to help, but have legal and spiritual concerns.

College Life Doesn't Have To Mean Crummy Cuisine, Says Dorm Room Chef

Sick of dining hall pizza, public health student Emily Hu taught herself how to cook — even with no oven. Now she's hoping to inspire her peers to pick up cooking skills and healthier eating habits.

Video Appears To Show Beheading Of Japanese Hostage Kenji Goto

The SITE Intelligence group has acquired footage that appears to show the execution of the Japanese journalist a week after another Japanese hostage was killed by the so-called Islamic State.

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GLT News Series: Police and Race in the Twin Cities

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