Media http://peoriapublicradio.org en Number of Statehouse reporters down http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/number-statehouse-reporters-down <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">State government controls billions of dollars in tax money and makes decisions that impact lives every day. &nbsp;</span></p><p> Thu, 10 Jul 2014 23:12:42 +0000 Jamey Dunn 26276 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Number of Statehouse reporters down U of I chancellor target of social media attacks http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/u-i-chancellor-target-social-media-attacks <div>The University of Illinois’ Urbana chancellor became the target of social media attacks late Sunday and Monday morning over her decision to keep the campus open despite the cold weather. &nbsp;</div><p> Tue, 28 Jan 2014 05:26:03 +0000 Jeff Bossert 18136 at http://peoriapublicradio.org U of I chancellor target of social media attacks New changes for farmers on antibiotics in meat http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/new-changes-farmers-antibiotics-meat <p></p><div>The FDA wants to phase out antibiotics in meat. Regulators released a broad plan Wednesday, Dec. 11, designed to prevent meat producers from using drugs that are also used to treat sick humans. That means some changes Midwest farmers and ranchers will have to get used to.</div><p> Thu, 12 Dec 2013 00:16:48 +0000 Peter Gray 16206 at http://peoriapublicradio.org New changes for farmers on antibiotics in meat