The future of cooperation between Bloomington and Normal was among the topics discussed Thursday at the WGLT-League of Women Voters Candidate Forum featuring hopefuls from Wards 3 and 9. Charlie Schlenker hosted the forum broadcast live.
The closure of Macy's in Eastland Mall is a symbol of retail upheaval nationwide according to Bloomington City Council candidates in wards one, five, and seven. Willis Kern hosted the live broadcasted forum.
McLean County residents are hesitant to invest in new transportation technology and have made it clear in a recent survey, maintain the current road network before expanding it. Mike McCurdy talks with McLean County Regional Planning Commission Transportation Planner Jennifer Sicks and said less sprawl means less expansion of the transportation network. Find out what happens when a woman has to make a choice between putting food on the table for her family or buying feminine hygiene products. And GLTs' Judy Valente previews West Side Story, on stage at Bloomington Community Players.
Hear our regular conversation with Mayor Tari Renner. City Manager David Hales may be looking for a job. You'll hear Renner’s reaction. Hales was a finalist for a job in Racine WI. Mayor Renner also talks about fire response times, the city’s audit, and the coliseum. Dr. David Gill is one of the speakers at a Stand Up For Justice Rally on the lawn of the Bloomington Center for the Performing arts Tuesday evening. He’s also running against 13th District Congressman Rodney Davis. Hear what he thinks of the plan GOP’s health care plan. And it’s a conversation with ISU basketball coach.