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Government
11:48 pm
Tue January 7, 2014

East Peoria City Council has new meeting space

The East Peoria City Council has a new meeting place the first and third Tuesdays of each month.  The body moved its chambers from the current city hall building to the shared-space as part of the library complex in the new downtown.  City Councilman Tim Jeffers says the location change is important:

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Business
7:21 pm
Wed September 4, 2013

MC Sports to open store in East Peoria

A MidWest-based sporting goods company is opening a store in East Peoria. MC Sports is opening a 22,000 square-foot store in the former Shopko building on Main Street. It’s the first business in that location since 2007 when Shopko closed.  The location sits next to East Peoria’s new downtown Levee District that includes CostCo and Target. MC Sports runs more than 70 stores in seven states throughout the MidWest.

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Government
11:45 pm
Tue February 19, 2013

Food carts could come to downtown East Peoria

  East Peoria is looking to allow food carts in its new downtown area this spring.  Peoria Public Radio’s Alex Rusciano reports the idea is to boost more foot-traffic in the city’s new Levee District: East Peoria City Staff proposes allowing six food carts around the Civic Plaza area that includes the new library, meeting space and potential future city hall.

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