open http://peoriapublicradio.org en Main/University intersection open for business in Peoria http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/mainuniversity-intersection-open-business-peoria <div>Peoria’s Main and University intersection officially opened Monday after months of construction and improvements. The $2.6 million project includes pedestrian-friendly bumpouts, raised pavement to slow traffic, and three lanes on Main and University for several blocks. &nbsp;Peoria City Engineer Scott Reeise says the short construction timeline was an aggressive pace:</div><p> Mon, 12 May 2014 21:40:14 +0000 Alex Rusciano 23199 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Main/University intersection open for business in Peoria Gifford students back in class following tornado http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/gifford-students-back-class-following-tornado <p></p><div>Students at Gifford Grade School returned to class Monday, a week after a tornado ripped through the Champaign County town. IPR’s Sean Powers was there as school officials tried to recapture some sense of normalcy.</div><p> Mon, 25 Nov 2013 23:04:45 +0000 Sean Powers 15448 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Gifford students back in class following tornado