Illinois State Senator Darin LaHood http://peoriapublicradio.org en Area seniors learn how to avoid scams http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/area-seniors-learn-how-avoid-scams <div>A Peoria lawmaker is making sure area seniors are prepared to avoid common scams. Republican State Senator Darin LaHood&nbsp;held a clinic for the elderly on fraud prevention strategies and ways to save money on utility bills.</div><div> Wed, 04 Sep 2013 20:15:14 +0000 Denise Molina 11428 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Area seniors learn how to avoid scams Newt Gingrich stops in Peoria for fundraiser http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/newt-gingrich-stops-peoria-fundraiser <p></p><p>Former U.S. House Speaker Newt Gingrich visited the Peoria Zoo Thursday before headlining a fundraiser for State Senator Darin LaHood.&nbsp; The former Republican Presidential Candidate criticized President Barack Obama's speech on the economy this week in Galesburg: Thu, 25 Jul 2013 23:01:32 +0000 Orko Manna 9443 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Newt Gingrich stops in Peoria for fundraiser