Hotel occupancy rates are fairly low in Bloomington Normal. But, developer Jim Pearson feels one more hotel will be good in downtown Bloomington. Pearson talks with GLT's Ryan Denham about the latest idea for a catalyst project in downtown Bloomington. Plus, Martin Luther King Day observances at Illinois Wesleyan University focus on affordable housing. Judy Valente has more. An IWU poet has a new book, and we'll hear Reverend King himself on this holiday from a speech he gave in the twin cities more than half a century ago.
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