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The City of Peoria is continuing to re-evaluate incentives used to entice business investment. It already has incentives on the books, including TIF rebates, revolving loan funds, and enterprise zones. Assistant City Manager Chris Setti says staff are looking at guidelines to qualify for incentives, like how many jobs are created and the size of the investment:
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How many are there? Chuck Pell says maybe 20 or more.He's the Chairman of the Sangamon County Historic Preservation Commission. The group has teamed up with the county's Farm Bureau to find out more about the long standing structures."I am confident many of these we will learn about are those type of families where they are fairly confident of their history of the last 150 to 200 years," Pell said. He points out the homes don't need to be a current residence.If you are unsure of the actual...
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Sixty years ago Tuesday, Rosa Parks was arrested for refusing to give her seat to a white passenger on a bus in Montgomery, Ala. A police officer made the arrest that set off the modern civil rights movement. Today police recruits in Alabama's capital city are being schooled in that history in a course designed to eliminate bias in policing.If you want to be a cop in Montgomery, first you have to take a bus tour of sorts. About two dozen police recruits, in cadet blues, are in the Rosa Parks...
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