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6:40 pm
Thu May 21, 2015

Northwoods mall talks upgrades with City of Peoria

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The Peoria City Council spent six hours discussing long-term policy priorities Thursday.  One goal is to help develop business corridors, including along Sterling Avenue.  City Councilman Jim Montelongo says he’s met with the general manager of Northwoods Mall to talk about how the city’s role in outdoor upgrades:

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Peoria Public Radio News
6:39 pm
Thu May 21, 2015

Police prepare checkpoints for holiday weekend

Credit Tanya Koonce

State and local police are out in force for the traditional kick-off of summer. An estimated 33-million motorist will take to the nation's roadways this weekend. 

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Education
6:36 pm
Thu May 21, 2015

UICOMP looks to add first-year med students

Credit http://peoria.medicine.uic.edu/

The new University of Illinois President stopped in Peoria Thursday to tour the College of Medicine campus.  The visit comes as the campus looks to expand:

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State News
4:47 pm
Thu May 21, 2015

America’s cows have sought after genes

You’ve probably heard of a stud bull before, the favored male cow that mates with the herd. But a stud dame?  They exist, and demand for their offspring is growing. IPR’s Abby Wendle reports.


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State News
4:38 pm
Thu May 21, 2015

Deere and Company to see income fall in second quarter

Thanks to falling farm income, profits for Deere and Company are expected to continue falling. 

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State News
4:30 pm
Thu May 21, 2015

Youth program rides bicycles to protest Rauner's grant freeze

A group of eleven people rode their bicycles 190 miles for three days from Chicago to Springfield to protest a loss of state funding. 

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State News
3:46 pm
Thu May 21, 2015

Fired Rutherford employees seek back pay, threaten lawsuit

ex-Treasurer Dan Rutherford

Three former Illinois employees are threatening to sue the state, claiming ex-Treasurer Dan Rutherford fired them for providing evidence in a sexual-harassment investigation that dismantled the Republican's career.

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State News
3:29 pm
Thu May 21, 2015

Illinois standardized tests getting shorter, simpler

School officials say next year's statewide student assessment exam will have a shorter, simpler format to improve the testing process for students and educators.

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State News
3:14 pm
Thu May 21, 2015

PA proposes $10M plan to remove tar-like liquids

The federal Environmental Protection Agency is pitching a $10 million plan to pump tar-like liquids from the groundwater near the Waukegan Port District's lakefront property.

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State News
2:50 pm
Thu May 21, 2015

Judicial Inquiry Board has more cases, fewer staff

The Illinois agency reviewing complaints against judges has a growing backlog of cases. 

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