Peoria Public Radio News

Education
4:41 pm
Tue March 31, 2015

Bradley University officially dedicates Charley Steiner School

Bradley University officially dedicated the Charley Steiner School of Sports Communication Tuesday. The long time sportscaster is entering his 11th season doing play-by-play for the Los Angeles Dodgers and is one of Bradley’s most notable alumni. Steiner says the dedication carries a personal significance:

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Business
10:57 pm
Mon March 30, 2015

Bradley University data breach could affect employees, their families

Bradley University says malicious software on two computers may have compromised personal data of its employees and their family members.  Bradley says the malware might have captured Social Security numbers, and some employees are reporting fraudulent tax return filings.  The FBI and IRS are participating in Bradley's investigation.  Bradley is offering employees one-year coverage for an identity protection service and has setup a website and call center for frequently asked questions.

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Government
10:52 pm
Mon March 30, 2015

District 150 could see ‘juggling’ finances, long-term priorities

The District 150 School Board is trying to balance short-term budget woes with long-term goals.  

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Peoria Public Radio News
1:25 pm
Mon March 30, 2015

LaHood make his candidacy official

Illinois State Senator Darin LaHood made his candidacy official today/Monday for the 18th Congressional District seat being vacated Tuesday by Aaron Schock.

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Peoria Public Radio News
8:34 am
Mon March 30, 2015

Gov Rauner's weekend visit to Peoria

Governor Bruce Rauner stopped in Peoria Sunday for the Illinois Sheriffs' Association Convention at the Pere Marquette Hotel. 

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Peoria Public Radio News
6:53 am
Mon March 30, 2015

Peoria County helps bees and budget

Peoria County is reducing the amount of mowing usually done along its highways and right of ways this summer.  

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Peoria Public Radio News
4:04 pm
Sat March 28, 2015

Used tire collection site for Peoria residents

Peoria Disposal company and the City of Peoria are teaming up to rid city neighborhoods of unwanted tires.

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Peoria Public Radio News
2:23 pm
Sat March 28, 2015

BU names Wardle Men's Basketball Coach

Bradley University has a new Men’s Basketball Coach. Brian Wardle was named Bradley’s 14th Basketball Coach Friday night. 

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Peoria Public Radio News
1:58 pm
Sat March 28, 2015

Schilling endorses LaHood for the 18th

Illinois State Senator Darin LaHood, and former 17th District Congressman Bobby Schilling greet party faithful at Peoria County Republican Party Headquarters, Saturday, March 28, 2015.
Credit Tanya Koonce / Peoria Public Radio

Former 17th District Congressman and Tea Party Conservative Bobby Schilling is endorsing state Senator Darin LaHood in the special election for the 18th District Congressional Seat.

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Peoria Public Radio News
2:58 pm
Fri March 27, 2015

PFD: No Confidence in Chief

Credit Peoria Public Radio

 The Peoria Fire Fighters Union has voted 'No Confidence' in Fire Chief Kent Tomblin.

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