Here are the top stories we covered this week (Aug. 28-Sept. 1, 2017) on WGLT and WGLT.org.
Funding Formula Reaches The Finish Line
Gov. Bruce Rauner signed off on public school funding after making a stop at Bloomington High School to discuss its accomplishments and flaws. One BHS student said many kids were not even aware who Bruce Rauner was.
Read the story: Rauner in Bloomington: School Funding Formula Not Perfect
Locals Tend To Texas
American Red Cross volunteers from central and southern Illinois were in Texas this week helping those affected by Hurricane Harvey. More volunteers are expected to head south in the coming weeks.
Read the story: More Local Red Cross Volunteers Headed To Texas For Harvey Relief
JB: "We Need To Win In 2018"
JB Pritzker is a Democratic candidate for governor. He stopped in Bloomington on Thursday to discuss his plans for the state.
Read the story: Photos: Pritzker Picks Up Union Endorsement During Bloomington Stop
Uber? Lyft? Both?
Twin City residents are pocketing extra cash by working for ride-sharing services. Some work in their free time, some full time. A few employees shared their experiences with GLT.
Read the story: What's It Like To Drive For Uber And Lyft In Bloomington-Normal?
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