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Government
7:13 pm
Mon March 3, 2014

Illinois retirees’ tax break in question amid recommendation

Illinois retirees' would lose their tax break, if lawmakers sign onto the recommendation of a nonpartisan government research group.  The plan has fallen flat before.

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Government
6:10 pm
Tue February 11, 2014

Lane closures expected following water main break

Illinois American Water is planning to repair parts of the road damaged by this week’s water main break on North East Jefferson. Lane closures are expected later this week to achieve the road work.  Crews have finished repairs on the 30-inch transmission pipe following the water main break at Jefferson and Abington Streets. 

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Business
8:01 pm
Thu November 7, 2013

IL Lawmaker confident on ADM tax break bill

The State Senator who has worked out a deal with Archer Daniels Midland says the company should remain optimistic about its chances for a state tax deal, even though the General Assembly adjourned without passing one.  ADM, currently based in Decatur, is searching for a new global headquarters. Executives are considering Chicago, but have also toured other cities.

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Government
11:18 pm
Tue September 10, 2013

Peoria looks to redo Main/University, cuts proposed deficit

Credit Daryl Scott/Peoria Public Radio

The City of Peoria could delay some road projects to completely redo the University and Main intersection following a water main break last week.  City Manager Patrick Urich says the city will set up a public meeting with area business owners, Bradley University officials and neighborhood associations to discuss ways to improve the intersection.  He says the recent water main break highlights the need to talk about the future of Main and University:

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Traffic
3:45 pm
Mon September 9, 2013

Main and University water line repairs could last weeks

Crews work to repair a water main break at Main and University in Peoria, on Friday September 6th, 2013.
Credit Daryl Scott/Peoria Public Radio

Traffic delays could last a few more weeks at Main and University following a water main break.  Illinois American Water says the intersection is reduced to right-hand turns and one lane traffic in each direction. Detour routes are posted and drivers are also encouraged to avoid the area if possible.  Illinois American water says the road will be fully repaired in the next few weeks

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