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Nitty Gritty Dirt Band Makes Another Twin City Appearance

Thu, 23 Apr 2015 09:43:53 CDT

The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band brings 50 years of musical legacy to the BCPA this coming Sunday. GLT's Bruce Bergethon spoke with one of the original members of the band. That's Jimmy Fadden, one of the founding members of the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, talking with GLT's Bruce Bergethon.

BPD Seizes Drugs

Fri, 24 Apr 2015 15:47:04 CDT

Bloomington police say they have seized $13,000 in crack cocaine and marijuana [...]

Community Healthcare Clinic To Grow

Fri, 24 Apr 2015 15:45:32 CDT

The Community Healthcare Clinic will triple its space in a move to a building [...]

License Plate Data Retention Limits Debated

Fri, 24 Apr 2015 15:43:40 CDT

The Illinois House has passed a measure that restricts how long law enforcement [...]

PARCC Opt Out Legislation Considered

Fri, 24 Apr 2015 15:42:48 CDT

Illinois lawmakers are considering a bill that would protect students and their [...]

Rauner Makes Medicaid Cuts

Fri, 24 Apr 2015 15:41:26 CDT

Cuts to Medicaid will make up about one-third of the $300 million in spending [...]

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1,400 Confirmed Dead In Nepal After Powerful Earthquake

The magnitude-7.8 temblor hit north of the capital Kathmandu, toppling buildings in the capital. Dozens were also killed in neighboring India, China and Bangladesh.


Protesters Pledge To 'Shut Down' Baltimore Over Police Custody Death

People marched in the city's streets in support of Freddie Gray, who died after sustaining a fatal spinal cord injury during or after his arrest. Later, protests took a violent turn at Camden Yards.


On Everest, Quake-Triggered Avalanche Leaves Death, Chaos

Early reports are that at least eight climbers and/or their Sherpa porters have been killed at Everest Base Camp. Others are trapped higher up on the world's tallest peak.


Indonesia Sets Executions For 3 'Bali Nine' Drug-Smugglers

At least three members of the trafficking ring — two Australians seen as ringleaders and a Filipina maid who acted as a "mule" — have been informed that their execution by firing squad is imminent.


Invisible For Generations, 'Hidden Armenians' Emerge In Turkey

Many Armenian Christians were slaughtered by the Ottomans a century ago, but some survivors were taken in by Muslim families. A growing number are now reclaiming their Armenian heritage.


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