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The Leadoff

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WGLT's The Leadoff is a daily dose of Bloomington-Normal news, arts and culture, and music. Every day on WGLT's daily podcast, we'll deep-dive into one local story. Then we'll get you ready for the day (or the weekend) with a look ahead with WGLT reporters and guests from the community. Available by 5 a.m. every weekday.


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Latest Episodes

WGLT's The Leadoff is everything you need to know to start your day for Tuesday, March 28, 2023. You'll hear about early voting trends in McLean County ahead of the April 4 election. Plus, a preview of ISU's Science and Technology Week keynote speake... more

26 hours ago

WGLT's The Leadoff is everything you need to know to start your day for Monday, March 27, 2023. You'll hear about relocation plans for a large youth soccer program. Plus, counting down the final days of Bloomington's Skate N Place.

2 days ago

WGLT's The Leadoff is everything you need to know to start your day for Friday, March 24, 2023. You'll hear about a carbon dioxide pipeline that developers want to run through central Illinois. Plus, an interview with a Unit 5 parent who wants to vot... more

5 days ago


5 out of 5 stars from 12 ratings
  • Great resource

    I listen every morning and feel lucky—most communities this size don’t have access to a podcast of important local news.

    Apple Podcasts
    United States3 years ago
  • Informative

    Great local news

    Apple Podcasts
    United States3 years ago

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