Bloomington http://peoriapublicradio.org en FedEx moving airport operations out of Peoria http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/fedex-moving-airport-operations-out-peoria <p>FedEx is terminating its operations from the Peoria International Airport. The company is reportedly moving its operations to the Central Illinois Regional Airport in Bloomington. FedEx business is just under half of total air cargo flights out of the Peoria airport. &nbsp;Airport Director Gene Olson says FedEx is moving to make their operations more efficient. The Peoria Airport Authority is working to find a replacement service to occupy the FedEx space at the airport. It’s unclear when FedEx will move its cargo plane services to Bloomington.</p> Fri, 09 May 2014 22:21:21 +0000 Alex Rusciano 23084 at http://peoriapublicradio.org FedEx moving airport operations out of Peoria Investors plan to keep Rivermen in Peoria http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/investors-plan-keep-rivermen-peoria <p></p><div>The Peoria Rivermen Hockey Team is set to remain in the city, but local investors are applying to operate in a different league. The Vancouver Canucks told the Civic Center it won’t run its American Hockey League team in Peoria leaving the city without a team. Now the owners of the Bloomington U-S Cellular Coliseum team are asking the Southern Professional Hockey League for the rights to have another team in Peoria. Bart Rogers is a former Rivermen executive and a manager of the U.S. Cellular Coliseum. He says the move aims to keep Peoria’s hockey tradition alive:</div><p> Mon, 13 May 2013 22:00:00 +0000 Alex Rusciano 5524 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Investors plan to keep Rivermen in Peoria Young girl dies from flu in McLean County http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/young-girl-dies-flu-mclean-county <p></p> Mon, 18 Feb 2013 23:01:56 +0000 Alex Rusciano 1156 at http://peoriapublicradio.org