State Senator Bill Brady http://peoriapublicradio.org en GOP gubernatorial candidates react to Daley dropping out of race http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/gop-gubernatorial-candidates-react-daley-dropping-out-race <div>Illinois republican gubernatorial candidates have mixed reactions to Democrat Bill Daley’s decision to drop out of the race. IPR'S&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">Lauren<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> </span>Chooljian</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> reports.</span></div><div><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The news about Daley came just weeks after he announced his candidacy.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Daley says he realized he wasn’t up for the quote “enormity” of campaigning.</span></p> Wed, 18 Sep 2013 11:16:25 +0000 Lauren Chooljian 12105 at http://peoriapublicradio.org How the Republican gubernatorial candidates spent Labor Day http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/how-republican-gubernatorial-candidates-spent-labor-day <div>Today is the first day candidates for elected office in Illinois can start gathering signatures to get on next year’s primary ballot. IPR'S&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">Alex Keefe reports how some Republican candidates spent their holiday.</span></div><div><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">NAT: (Marching band scales...)</span></p> Tue, 03 Sep 2013 12:24:16 +0000 Alex Keefe 11341 at http://peoriapublicradio.org How the Republican gubernatorial candidates spent Labor Day Stanley Cup makes trip to Springfield http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/stanley-cup-makes-trip-springfield <div>The Stanley Cup has made a trip to Illinois' capital city.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">It made an appearance Monday at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield just weeks after the Blackhawks won it for the second time in four seasons.</span></div><div>&nbsp;</div><p> Tue, 30 Jul 2013 11:17:46 +0000 Brian Mackey 9632 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Stanley Cup makes trip to Springfield