History http://peoriapublicradio.org en Mother Jones Monument to get upgrades http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/mother-jones-monument-get-upgrades <div>&nbsp;</div><div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>A labor group hopes that efforts to upgrade a nearly 80-year old monument in downstate Illinois will also bring a history lesson to new generations. &nbsp;</div><div> Mon, 16 Jun 2014 19:25:38 +0000 Jeff Bossert 24979 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Mother Jones Monument to get upgrades Governor campaign could become most expensive in history http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/governor-campaign-could-become-most-expensive-history <div>With the outcome of the primary election settled, Illinois politicians are turning their attention to November. The campaign for governor could become the most expensive race in the state's history.</div><p> Wed, 19 Mar 2014 22:05:24 +0000 Patrick Smith 20500 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Governor campaign could become most expensive in history Out and About - July 5, 2013 http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/out-and-about-july-5-2013 <P>This week, we're talking with Kristan McKinsey from the Peoria Riverfront Museum. Their exhibit, "Ansel Adams: Western Exposure" includes more than 120 of Adams' photographs, including many which have rarely been publicly displayed. Other items in the exhibit include drawings, camera equipment&nbsp;and Adams' personal items. The exhibit has been curated by daughter-in-law, Jeanne Adams. It continues through September 22nd. Also on display at the museum is "Lincoln: Self-Made in America," which chronicles Lincoln's early life, political career, Presidency and assassination. Fri, 05 Jul 2013 13:00:00 +0000 Nathan Irwin 8313 at http://peoriapublicradio.org