rally http://peoriapublicradio.org en Hundreds rally in support of District 150 principal on leave http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/hundreds-rally-support-district-150-principal-leave <p></p><div>Hundreds of people turned out in support of Charter Oak Primary School principal John Wetterauer during Monday’s District 150 School Board meeting. &nbsp;Peoria Public Radio’s Alex Rusciano reports:</div><p> Tue, 17 Dec 2013 05:36:11 +0000 Alex Rusciano 16425 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Hundreds rally in support of District 150 principal on leave Opponents of same-sex marriage rally in Springfield http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/opponents-same-sex-marriage-rally-springfield <p></p><div>A day after supporters of same-sex marriage rallied at the Illinois Capitol, opponents had their turn. &nbsp;Thousands gathered at the statehouse Wednesday, urging the Illinois House to uphold traditional marriage. &nbsp;IPR’s Amanda Vinicky reports:</div><p> Wed, 23 Oct 2013 20:47:46 +0000 Amanda Vinicky 13847 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Opponents of same-sex marriage rally in Springfield Hundreds rally for same-sex marriage in Springfield, opposition rally planned Wed. http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/hundreds-rally-same-sex-marriage-springfield-opposition-rally-planned-wed <p></p><p>Back on Valentine's Day, the state Senate approved legislation that would allow gays and lesbians to get married in Illinois. The hope then was that Illinois would become the tenth state to legalize same-sex marriage. Eight months later, it still hasn't happened.</p><p> Tue, 22 Oct 2013 20:29:17 +0000 Amanda Vinicky 13777 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Hundreds rally for same-sex marriage in Springfield, opposition rally planned Wed. Economist stresses District 150, business and city cooperation http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/economist-stresses-district-150-business-and-city-cooperation <p></p><div>District 150 and area businesses need to jointly-invest in programs to help students. That’s the message from author and economic futurist Rebecca Ryan. She spoke to more than 100 business people at Peoria City Hall. Peoria Mayor Jim Ardis says Ryan’s advice reminds all groups to make pro-active investments in programs that help students:</div><p> Thu, 15 Aug 2013 22:04:53 +0000 Alex Rusciano 10487 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Economist stresses District 150, business and city cooperation Gun-control advocates rally in Springfield http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/gun-control-advocates-rally-springfield <p>As Illinois lawmakers consider lifting the concealed-carry ban, activists rallied to call on legislators to also enact new gun regulations. A court has given the state until early June to pass a law allowing people to carry guns in public. &nbsp; While gun-control advocates like Senator Dan Kotowski have accepted that, they say Illinois can still enact restrictions.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 12 Apr 2013 02:54:12 +0000 Alex Rusciano 3870 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Gun-control advocates rally in Springfield