Daryl Scott http://peoriapublicradio.org en "Don't Shoot" 11/21 Town Hall Meeting (Video) http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/dont-shoot-1121-town-hall-meeting-video <p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/-Ala5IVn4Cw" width="560"></iframe></p> Mon, 02 Dec 2013 21:36:04 +0000 Daryl Scott 15736 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Washington Tornado Information and How to Donate http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/washington-tornado-information-and-how-donate <p><strong>Access</strong></p><p></p><p> Sat, 23 Nov 2013 05:58:31 +0000 Denise Molina-Weiger, Daryl Scott & Alex Rusciano & Tanya Koonce 15349 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Washington Tornado Information and How to Donate New Images Put Tornado Damage Into Broad Perspective http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/new-images-put-tornado-damage-broad-perspective <p>New images gathered by the City of Pekin using satellite imagery shows the full scale of destruction as viewed from space. The city's <a href="http://tmappsevents.esri.com/website/swipe-midwest-tornadoes/" target="_blank">GIS data from before and after the storm,</a> was referenced and compiled using ESRI software to reveal the path of destruction that Sunday's EF-4 in Washington took. The EF-2 tornado damage in Pekin, and East Peoria is also displayed in <a href="http://tmappsevents.esri.com/website/swipe-midwest-tornadoes/" target="_blank">the website</a>.&nbsp; The large footprint of the damage is immediately evident, as is the debris field just outside of the areas in the nearby farm fields.<br /><br />By selecting "bookmarks" on the upper right-hand side of the <a href="http://tmappsevents.esri.com/website/swipe-midwest-tornadoes/" target="_blank">web page</a>, users can also view additional overlays of satellite images.</p><p> Sat, 23 Nov 2013 04:26:59 +0000 Daryl Scott 15347 at http://peoriapublicradio.org New Images Put Tornado Damage Into Broad Perspective Updated Storm Relief Information http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/updated-storm-relief-information <p dir="ltr">&nbsp;</p><p><strong>Storm Relief Information &nbsp;</strong></p><p></p><p> Tue, 19 Nov 2013 23:55:09 +0000 Daryl Scott & Denise Molina-Weiger 15184 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Updated Storm Relief Information Utility Crews Working Through the Night To Restore Power http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/utility-crews-working-through-night-restore-power-0 <p>Ameren officials have activated their emergency operations center following the severe weather that ravaged portions of central Illinois Sunday, rendering some 140,000 residents powerless at the peak of the storms.&nbsp; Utility crews have focused on the cities of Washington, Pekin, Bloomington and as far east as Danville after the tornados and high winds damaged service lines. At 10:00pm Sunday, roughly 42,000 residents in Tazewell, Woodford, Peoria and McLean counties remain without electricity, while additional dangers exist for those customers with damaged homes and businesses.</p> Mon, 18 Nov 2013 03:08:26 +0000 Daryl Scott 15073 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Utility Crews Working Through the Night To Restore Power Police Extend Curfew Following Tornado http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/police-extend-curfew-following-tornado <p><em>UPDATED </em></p><p><span dir="ltr" id=":11j">In the aftermath of Sunday's tornadoes,</span> the City of Pekin will once again enforce a &nbsp;9pm to 6am curfew for areas on Sheridan from 2<sup>nd</sup> &nbsp;to 8<sup>th</sup> street, including areas north between those streets to Lakeside. Pekin<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Police will continue to heavily patrol all damaged areas. Residents are encouraged to call the following numbers if they need assistance, or are wanting to volunteer. This is a hotline that went live Thursday set up by the Emergency Operations Center.</span></p> Sun, 17 Nov 2013 23:21:23 +0000 Daryl Scott & Alex Rusciano 15071 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Police Extend Curfew Following Tornado Tornadoes Level Homes Across Tri-County Area http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/tornadoes-level-homes-across-tri-county-area <p style="margin-top:0in;margin-right:0in;margin-left:0in;margin-bottom:0.0001pt"><span style="font-family:'Courier New'">Heavy storms and at least one tornado ripped through Central Illinois <span class="aBn" data-term="goog_449996760" tabindex="0"><span class="aQJ">Sunday</span></span> morning. Peoria Public Radio's&nbsp;</span><span style="font-family:'Courier New'">Alex Rusciano reports the storms devastated parts of Washington.</span></p><p style="margin-top:0in;margin-right:0in;margin-left:0in;margin-bottom:0.0001pt">&nbsp;</p> Sun, 17 Nov 2013 21:48:51 +0000 Daryl Scott, Alex Rusciano & Denise Molina-Weiger 15065 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Tornadoes Level Homes Across Tri-County Area Tornado Relief Telethon-LIVE http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/tornado-relief-telethon-live <p><object height="315" width="560"><param name="movie" value="//www.youtube.com/v/QvK6MXQOaTA?hl=en_US&amp;version=3&amp;rel=0" /><param name="allowFullScreen" value="true" /><param name="allowscriptaccess" value="always" /><embed allowfullscreen="true" allowscriptaccess="always" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/v/QvK6MXQOaTA?hl=en_US&amp;version=3&amp;rel=0" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" width="560"></embed></object></p><p></p> Sun, 17 Nov 2013 20:13:37 +0000 Tom Hunt & Daryl Scott 15061 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Tornado Relief Telethon-LIVE Supreme Court Strikes Down "Amazon Tax" http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/supreme-court-strikes-down-amazon-tax <p>The Illinois Supreme Court today struck down the so-called "Amazon tax."&nbsp; As IPR's Brian Mackey reports, the decision could pave the way for businesses to make more money online.</p> Fri, 18 Oct 2013 20:32:21 +0000 Daryl Scott 13624 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Supreme Court Strikes Down "Amazon Tax" Schock Takes Criticism http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/schock-takes-criticism <p>A conservative group is criticizing Illinois congressman Aaron Schock for his vote to end the government shutdown and extend the treasury’s borrowing authority. Even so, it does not appear he will be challenged in next year’s primary. Illinois Public Radio’s Scott Stuntz reports.</p> Fri, 18 Oct 2013 20:21:32 +0000 Daryl Scott 13623 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Schock Takes Criticism