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4:37 pm
Wed April 22, 2015

Illinois among states seeing increase in food stamps

Demand for food stamps has increased in Illinois and 10 other states despite a healthier economy and better jobs numbers. An Associated Press analysis finds it's an unforeseen consequence of President Barack Obama's health care law.

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State News
3:50 pm
Wed April 22, 2015

Landfill gives up storing toxic waste over Illinois aquifer

A company that for years has planned to store toxic PCBs in a landfill sitting atop a central Illinois aquifer now says it's giving up the idea.

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State News
3:31 pm
Wed April 22, 2015

Proposal bans new state programs before election

A measure in the Illinois Senate would prevent elected officials from promoting new programs and grants before an election. 

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Peoria Public Radio News
3:25 pm
Wed April 22, 2015

Preparing for Red White and BOOM

Credit Tanya Koonce / Peoria Public Radio

It’s more than 70 days away, but not too soon to start planning for the Unity Point Health Red White and BOOM. The Peoria and East Peoria Riverfronts will be the site of the largest Fourth of July Fireworks display in the state again this year.

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Peoria Public Radio News
3:18 pm
Wed April 22, 2015

Historic Peoria locations named Most Endangered

Two Peoria area locations have been named among the Most Endangered Historic Places in Illinois. 

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State News
3:00 pm
Wed April 22, 2015

Chicago's Art Institute receives largest gift in its history

The Art Institute of Chicago is receiving a major gift of contemporary art, including works by Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein, Jasper Johns and Jeff Koons.

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State News
2:54 pm
Wed April 22, 2015

Clerks work to comply with voting law before Schock primary

County clerks in the congressional district of former U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock say they're scrambling to comply with a new Illinois voting law ahead of a primary election vote to replace him.

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State News
2:40 pm
Wed April 22, 2015

Illinois hospital advocacy groups to form single entity

Two influential hospital organizations in Illinois are planning to merge into one entity by the end of the year.

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State News
2:00 pm
Wed April 22, 2015

Rauner: Stop 'fair share' fees for non-union teachers

Gov. Bruce Rauner says public school teachers who aren't union members shouldn't have to pay union fees - the same policy he's tried to enforce among state government workers. 

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State News
1:49 pm
Wed April 22, 2015

Chicago schools suspend contract with company under probe

Chicago Public Schools is suspending its roughly $20 million contract with a suburban company under federal investigation.

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