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7:06 am
Tue May 6, 2014

Investigation into spending continues for Chicago Congressman

The U.S. House Ethics Committee announced Monday it will continue an investigation into spending by Chicago Congressman Luis Gutierrez. The Committee is looking into whether Gutierrez violated House rules - or federal law - when he hired his former Chief of Staff to consult his office.

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State News
6:57 am
Tue May 6, 2014

Diana Rauner distances herself from budget requests

Bruce Rauner stands with wife Diana on primary election night, March 18, 2014.

Gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner is a Republican, but his wife says she is not. As Rauner's campaign continues to criticize Governor Quinn's stance on taxes, Rauner's wife has a stake in the cause. IPR'S Hannah Meisel has more.

Just after the March primary election, Illinois was introduced to Diana Rauner, Bruce Rauner's wife. She introduced herself as...

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Peoria Public Radio News
6:00 am
Tue May 6, 2014

Caterpillar aims for second viral video

Credit Caterpillar

The second in a series of Caterpillar promotional videos is being released Tuesday morning.

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Government
9:36 pm
Mon May 5, 2014

Schock introduces bill to help military surviving family members

U.S. Congressman Aaron Schock introduced legislation to give surviving military spouses more time to decide how best to spend death benefits. 

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Crime
9:22 pm
Mon May 5, 2014

Peoria officer faces child porn charges

Peoria police officer John McCavitt faces child pornography charges. His criminal investigations continue. McCavitt posted bond and was released after being charged with 10 counts of child pornography. 

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Health
8:46 pm
Mon May 5, 2014

Schnuck’s chain: no sickness reports from recalled chicken salad

The Schnuck’s grocery chain says there are no reports of anyone getting sick from recalled chicken salad that had been sold at its deli counters.

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Health
8:43 pm
Mon May 5, 2014

Health officials hopeful on US case of MERS

Federal and state officials in Indiana are hopeful a deadly virus from the Middle East has been contained.

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Government
8:33 pm
Mon May 5, 2014

State argument over citizen’s initiatives

State election officials are beginning a long and deliberate process --- going through the two citizen's initiatives filed last week.  Challengers are trying to argue that's a waste of time and money.

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Peoria Public Radio News
7:15 pm
Mon May 5, 2014

Free Car Seat Checks in East Peoria

Free car seat checks are available Wednesday afternoon from 1 - 4 at the East Peoria Fire Department Central Station. Trained child passenger safety technicians will be available to educate parents and caregivers on the proper installation of child restraints. 

Peoria Public Radio News
7:04 pm
Mon May 5, 2014

Peoria County Civic Leadership Program

High school students residing in Peoria County have the chance to join in the summer civic leadership program.  It’s a free one day program on Wednesday June eleventh, with the potential for learning more about county government.

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