Mark Daniel | WGLT

Mark Daniel

Courtesy / Bloomington-Normal Economic Development Council

Two community leaders who got a peek behind the Rivian curtain Monday say they returned from Michigan more optimistic about the EV startup's future.

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Plans are taking shape for Bloomington-Normal high schoolers to participate in a national walkout movement this month aimed at curbing gun violence in schools.

Carleigh Gray / WGLT

Unit 5’s school board on Monday reluctantly approved around $400,000 in property-tax breaks for a Canadian manufacturer in exchange for the promise of hundreds of new local jobs.

Ryan Denham / WGLT

A cost-cutting move in Unit 5 schools may be paying off in another way for students.

Mike Miletich / WGLT

A plan being floated to steer taxpayer money toward a voucher-like program for families that send their children to private schools is a dangerous step backward toward segregation, Unit 5’s superintendent said Tuesday.