Jenna Dooley http://peoriapublicradio.org en Flanagan South pipeline nearing completion http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/flanagan-south-pipeline-nearing-completion <div>A 600-mile oil pipeline that crosses Illinois is nearing completion. IPR'S Jenna Dooley has more:</div><div><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">When it's done, the Flanagan South project from Canada-based </span>Enbridge<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> is expected to carry 600,000 barrels of crude oil per day. It crosses several states, starting near Pontiac, Illinois to a hub in Cushing, Oklahoma.</span></p></div><div> Thu, 20 Mar 2014 12:16:48 +0000 Jenna Dooley 20525 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Flanagan South pipeline nearing completion NIU football player finalist for Heisman Trophy http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/niu-football-player-finalist-heisman-trophy <div>Northern Illinois University quarterback Jordan Lynch is a finalist for this year's Heisman Trophy. IPR'S Jenna Dooley has more:</div><div><p>Huskie<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> fans held their breath during last night's announcement on ESPN. They didn't have to wait long before 1996 Heisman winner Danny </span>Wuerffel<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> made it official.&nbsp;</span></p></div><div> Tue, 10 Dec 2013 12:27:03 +0000 Jenna Dooley 16101 at http://peoriapublicradio.org NIU football player finalist for Heisman Trophy Flowing fuels: monitoring Illinois pipelines http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/flowing-fuels-monitoring-illinois-pipelines <p>Today we wrap-up our series on &quot;Flowing Fuels&quot; with a look at who is responsible for inspecting pipelines in Illinois. As Illinois Public Radio&#39;s Jenna Dooley reports, inspections are based on location and the type of resource that flows through these lines:</p><p></p> Tue, 08 Oct 2013 11:52:15 +0000 Jenna Dooley 13074 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Flowing fuels: monitoring Illinois pipelines Flowing Fuels: New Pipeline Carries Oil, Brings Lawsuits http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/flowing-fuels-new-pipeline-carries-oil-brings-lawsuits <div>Today we begin a two-part series called &quot;Flowing Fuels&quot; about a new oil pipeline that will carry Canadian oil across several states. The line will begin in north-central Illinois. Illinois Public Radio&rsquo;s Jenna Dooley reports on the massive project and concerns surrounding it:</div><div><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Tomorrow...we&#39;ll hear more about who inspects pipelines in Illinois. That&#39;s in the second part of our series &quot;Flowing Fuels.&quot;</span></p></div><div>&nbsp;</div> Mon, 07 Oct 2013 12:18:16 +0000 Jenna Dooley 13023 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Flowing Fuels: New Pipeline Carries Oil, Brings Lawsuits ISP approves instructors who will train those applying for concealed carry permits http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/isp-approves-instructors-who-will-train-those-applying-concealed-carry-permits <div>Illinois gun owners are now a half-step closer to being able to legally carry concealed weapons. Fifty-four instructors have been approved by the Illinois State Police. They’ll be in charge of training the thousands of people expected to apply for concealed carry permits.</div><div> Wed, 25 Sep 2013 11:53:19 +0000 Jenna Dooley 12448 at http://peoriapublicradio.org ISP approves instructors who will train those applying for concealed carry permits Europeans Traverse U.S. On Famous Lincoln Highway http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/europeans-traverse-us-famous-lincoln-highway This year marks the centennial of America's first transcontinental road: the Lincoln Highway. You might have driven on the highway and not even known it, since it stretches from New York to California, passing through states like Iowa, Nebraska and Colorado, and carrying different state route numbers along the way.<p>Erik Gjermundsen of Fredrikstad Norway is checking off another item from his bucket list.<p>"I've been in the U.S. many times and I have always wanted to drive coast-to-coast," Gjermundsen says. Wed, 17 Jul 2013 06:58:00 +0000 Jenna Dooley 8985 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Europeans Traverse U.S. On Famous Lincoln Highway