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On Deck - Wednesday, January 6, 2021

WCBU's On Deck has everything you need to know to start your day for Wednesday, January 6, 2021. Our top story is about how collective trauma healing and Black mental health are among the presentation topics this weekend in a Peoria-based virtual wellness seminar hosted by Soulside Healing Arts. You'll also hear how despite Peoria City Council positions being non-partisan, histical context coupled with nuanced rhetoric can sometimes be a clear giveaway to a candidate's partisan allegiance. WCBU's Demarcus Hamilton sat down with First District Peoria City Council candidate Aaron Chess, after he received backlash from his would be constituents for attending a Trump rally, as his political position and intentions are called into question.


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