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Government
5:15 am
Mon March 2, 2015

Longer Peoria County, City weather siren test set Tuesday

City of Peoria and County residents should be prepared to hear the outdoor warning sirens a little longer Tuesday. The monthly test will take place at ten in the morning and could last up to three minutes.

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Government
6:17 pm
Wed February 25, 2015

Peoria City, County weigh-in on Rauner’s proposed budget

Peoria City and County say Bruce Rauner’s proposed budget carries significant financial impacts. 

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Government
5:17 pm
Wed February 4, 2015

Ardis talks Peoria Promise, crime and business during annual address

The Peoria Promise foundation is changing the way it pays for District 150 graduates to attend Illinois Central College. 

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Government
10:45 pm
Tue January 13, 2015

Peoria Council faces tough budget projections through 2019

The Peoria City Council is facing a gloomy budget outlook in the next five years.  Peoria Public Radio’s Alex Rusciano reports on the latest numbers:

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Government
5:30 am
Fri January 2, 2015

Peoria City, County consider road agreement changes

Peoria City and County are looking to make it easier to repair and transfer roads between both municipalities.

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Government
11:17 pm
Tue December 9, 2014

Peoria Council changes emergency snow route parking fines

The Peoria City Council approved reducing the fines for parking on snow routes by $200. City Manager Patrick Urich says changing the fine to $50 daily will help with collecting the parking fines:

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Government
11:13 pm
Tue December 9, 2014

Peoria Council OKs medical marijuana process changes

The Peoria City Council approved zoning changes for medical marijuana sites that supporters say bring more transparency. 

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Government
11:24 pm
Tue November 25, 2014

Peoria getting new assisted living facility

 A $20 million assisted living facility is set to be built in the area that was previous the Southtown TIF District. The Peoria City Council approved a zoning change to the Romeo B Garrett property next to Kindred Hospital. Construction is planned to being on the complex next summer. Project manager Rick Banas says the facility will offer more than 100 apartments, and has payment help for tenants:

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Government
11:17 pm
Tue November 25, 2014

Peoria Council approves $3M loan to sports complex

The Peoria City Council approved a three-million-dollar-loan to the developer of the Louisville Slugger Sports Complex.  Peoria Public Radio's Alex Rusciano reports: 
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Government
11:08 pm
Tue November 18, 2014

City Council to talk big-spending issues next year

The City of Peoria is considering a budget that largely maintains the status-quo for 2015.  Peoria Public Radio’s Alex Rusciano reports major issues will be left for future budgets:
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