tiger http://peoriapublicradio.org en Planning Commission applying for $3M federal funding http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/planning-commission-applying-3m-federal-funding <p>The Tri-County Regional Planning Commission is applying for federal funding to help further the Eastern Bypass. That project would connect Interstate 74 with Illinois Route 6 in the north-east-region of Peoria. The Commission is applying for up to $3 million in Tiger Grant money. The next step in the study is to pick a proposed route for the bypass within a specific corridor. The money is part of $36 million in Tiger money available nation-wide for planning projects</p> Fri, 21 Mar 2014 00:43:36 +0000 Alex Rusciano 20567 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Planning Commission applying for $3M federal funding Peoria Zoo tiger dies of fungal infection http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/peoria-zoo-tiger-dies-fungal-infection <p>Last week’s death of a female tiger at the Peoria Zoo was caused by a fungal infection. That’s according to necropsy results that were finalized this week.&nbsp;</p><p> Wed, 28 Aug 2013 19:32:42 +0000 Denise Molina-Weiger 11102 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Peoria Zoo tiger dies of fungal infection Peoria Zoo’s adult tiger dies from illness http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/peoria-zoo-s-adult-tiger-dies-illness <p>The adult female tiger at the Peoria Zoo died Sunday evening after a short illness. &nbsp;The tiger, Kyra, gave birth to four cubs last summer. &nbsp;Zoo officials say Kyra’s appetite started changing earlier this month and her health did not improve after treatment. &nbsp;A necropsy was performed and test results are pending.</p> Mon, 19 Aug 2013 19:00:15 +0000 Alex Rusciano 10627 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Peoria Zoo’s adult tiger dies from illness