Illinois November tornadoes http://peoriapublicradio.org en State offers tornado recovery relief after FEMA denial http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/state-offers-tornado-recovery-relief-after-fema-denial <p><span style="background-color: transparent; font-family: 'Courier New'; font-size: 16px; white-space: pre-wrap; line-height: 2;">Governor Pat Quinn is offering 45 million dollars in state funding to help Illinois communities recover from November's deadly tornadoes. That’s after FEMA’s second denial for public disaster assistance.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Wed, 05 Mar 2014 22:09:47 +0000 Tanya Koonce 19830 at http://peoriapublicradio.org State offers tornado recovery relief after FEMA denial Tornado victims share a night at the PRM http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/tornado-victims-share-night-prm <p><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: 'Courier New'; font-size: 16px; white-space: pre-wrap; line-height: 2;">People affected by the November 17, 2013 tornadoes were invited to a special kick-off event last night at the Peoria Riverfront Museum. About 40 people attended, many young families, to share their stories following the disaster.</span></p><p> Tue, 28 Jan 2014 05:08:29 +0000 Tanya Koonce 18134 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Tornado victims share a night at the PRM Gov Quinn visits Washington Jan 31 http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/gov-quinn-visits-washington-jan-31 <p><span id="docs-internal-guid-61523cb5-4a97-585a-8cd8-84ef34077631"><span style="font-size: 15px; font-family: 'Courier New'; background-color: transparent; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;"><span style="font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', Times, serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Governor Pat Quinn signed legislation in Washington Illinois today that ensures FEMA funds to cover last spring’s flooding. Peoria Public Radio’s Tanya Koonce reports the state’s shared obligation for the FEMA relief is nearly six million dollars: </span></span></p> Tue, 31 Dec 2013 21:44:24 +0000 Tanya Koonce 17012 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Gov Quinn visits Washington Jan 31 Post-tornado adjustments http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/post-tornado-adjustments <div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The tornadoes that tore through Central Illinois a week ago left &nbsp;apparent physical damage. But Peoria Public Radio’s Tanya Koonce reports the memories of living through the natural disaster may also have an impact.&nbsp;</div><div> Tue, 26 Nov 2013 00:49:39 +0000 Tanya Koonce 15450 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Post-tornado adjustments IEMA Director talks tornadoes http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/iema-director-talks-tornadoes <p></p> Thu, 21 Nov 2013 12:16:16 +0000 Tanya Koonce 15246 at http://peoriapublicradio.org IEMA Director talks tornadoes