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Peoria Public Radio News
2:05 pm
Mon July 8, 2013

Public Works Department to host reconstruction meeting

The City of Peoria’s Public Works Department will host a meeting Wednesday regarding the reconstruction of University Street.

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Peoria Public Radio News
12:25 pm
Mon July 8, 2013

Bustos announces plans for district-wide economic summit

17th District Congresswoman Cheri Bustos is moving forward on her campaign priorities to help create jobs and reinvigorate the manufacturing base.

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Peoria Public Radio News
11:01 am
Mon July 8, 2013

Groundbreaking transplant patient dies

Credit OSF Saint Francis Medical Center

A Korean toddler who received a pioneering trachea transplant in Peoria has died. A spokesperson with the Children’s Hospital of Illinois at OSF Saint Francis says 2-year old Hannah Warren passed away on Saturday.

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Peoria Public Radio News
8:27 am
Mon July 8, 2013

Schilling wants rematch against Bustos

The former Congressman of the 17th District wants his job back. Republican Bobby Schilling announced Monday he is seeking a rematch against Democratic Congresswoman Cheri Bustos. 

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State News
7:42 am
Mon July 8, 2013

Deadlines and the Governor

Tuesday is the latest deadline Governor Pat Quinn has set for overhauling Illinois' pension systems. It's part of what's become an ongoing pattern: Quinn sets a deadline, the General Assembly fails to meet it, Quinn sets another deadline, et cetera. 

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State News
7:23 am
Mon July 8, 2013

Lawmakers to vote on changes made to concealed carry bill

Illinois lawmakers are due back in Springfield this week. They’re expected to vote on changes the governor made to a concealed carry bill. Governor Pat Quinn says lawmakers caved to the National Rifle Association while negotiating the bill.

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State News
7:16 am
Mon July 8, 2013

Southern Il farmers discuss fruit and vegetable crop

A year ago, southern Illinois fruit and vegetables were struggling through a record drought. This year, growers say things couldn’t be more different, with cooler temperatures and much higher rain totals. Wayne Sirles is Vice President of Rendleman Farms in Union County. He says last year, peaches were ready much earlier than normal, and this year people will have to wait just a bit longer. 

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Peoria Public Radio News
6:57 am
Mon July 8, 2013

Peoria County proposes new animal control contract

Peoria County is asking municipalities to sign onto a three year contract for animal control services. The current contracts with 14 Peoria County communities expire at the end of the year.

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Out and About
8:00 am
Fri July 5, 2013

Out and About - July 5, 2013

Peoria Public Radio News
6:23 am
Fri July 5, 2013

Focus Forward committee approves budget

The group charged with re-working economic development efforts in the Peoria region is closer to adopting a budget.

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