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Student Reporter Baylee Steelman

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Here are the top stories we covered this week (Oct. 16-20, 2017) on WGLT and WGLT.org.

Taking A Knee In Normal

Students at Normal Community High School kneeled during the national anthem at their Homecoming week assembly. Many also wore their Black Lives Matter T-shirts in support of the organization. 

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Negativity In News Happening

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Facing cybersecurity issues on multiple fronts, local officials and IT experts briefed U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis on Thursday about what they're doing to keep pace with hackers and other online threats.

(b) The City shall have the right at any lime, and from lime to time, to cause recognized independent auditors to audit all of the books of CIA relating to Revenues and Operating Expenses, including, without limitation, bank books, sales slips, cash regis
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Here are the top stories we covered this week (Oct. 9-13, 2017) on WGLT and WGLT.org.

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Unit 5 leaders say the school district’s mission is to help each student achieve personal excellence.

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Bloomington aldermen signaled support Monday for a major overhaul to how the city’s elected officials spend taxpayer money on travel, meals, and other reimbursable expenses.

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Bloomington aldermen were curious but cautious Monday night on whether the Grossinger Motors Arena management company should also take over the city’s performing arts venue.

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Here are the top stories we covered this week (Sept. 25-29, 2017) on WGLT and WGLT.org.

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The Normal Town Council toured the new fire department headquarters Monday prior to its regular meeting at City Hall.

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Here are the top stories we covered this week (Sept. 25-29, 2017) on WGLT and WGLT.org.

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The Unit 5 school board has approved a 3 percent increase in spending in its next budget, even as it faces an overall deficit.

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Most Bloomington homeowners will see a $6.06 increase in their monthly utility bills starting next May.

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Here are the top stories we covered this week (Sept. 18-22, 2017) on WGLT and WGLT.org.

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The Normal Town Council is hoping to downsize its payroll because of revenue losses.

A majority of Bloomington aldermen say they favor increasing storm and sanitary sewer rates all at once next year instead of spreading the hikes over several years.

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Activists rallied in Uptown Normal and the Illinois State University Quad on Saturday to call on Illinois lawmakers to support the Equal Rights Amendment.

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Here are the top stories we covered this week (Sept. 4-8, 2017) on WGLT and WGLT.org.

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An open house about plans to widen an east-side Bloomington intersection at Towanda Barnes and Ireland Grove roads drew heat from residents Wednesday night.

Downtown Bloomington may not “Dream Big” after all.

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Here are the top stories we covered this week (Sept. 4-8, 2017) on WGLT and WGLT.org.

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Here are the top stories we covered this week (Aug. 28-Sept. 1, 2017) on WGLT and WGLT.org.

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The Bloomington City Council has created a downtown section for its Community Development Department.

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Bloomington Mayor Tari Renner said Monday he’ll be taking a temporary leave of absence for undisclosed medical reasons.

Illinois State University

Here are the top stories we covered this week (Aug. 21-25, 2017) on GLT and WGLT.org.

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The business manager for Unit 5 said Wednesday he has never faced more uncertainty concerning school funding during his time with the district.

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Here are the top stories we covered this week (Aug. 14-18, 2017) on GLT and WGLT.org.

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A congressman who represents Chicago's northwest suburbs condemned the uproar of violence and hatred displayed in Charlottesville, Virginia.

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Heartland Community College campus extensions in Logan and Livingston counties could gain more courses in different fields of study.

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You may like Portillo’s. But Peter Robinson loves Portillo’s.

He left his home in Waterman (near DeKalb) at 3:30 a.m. to be one of the first in line for Tuesday’s much-anticipated opening of the new Portillo’s in Normal. That’s a 90-minute drive, then another 5-hour wait, before the 10:30 a.m. opening. (By 9 a.m. there were around 12 people already in line in Normal, including Robinson.)

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Bloomington Mayor Tari Renner's proposal to hire an aide does not appear to have solid majority support among aldermen.

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Here are the top stories we covered this week (Aug. 7-11, 2017) on GLT and WGLT.org.

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