7:25 pm
Tue February 3, 2015

Business owners weigh-in on Peoria food truck debate


Peoria is taking another look at whether to allow food trucks to operate in the city. The question is resurfacing more than two years after a narrow defeat by the city council. Peoria Public Radio’s Alex Rusciano reports some business owners and one food truck owner are weighing-in on what seems to be a polarizing issue:

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5:30 am
Mon January 26, 2015

Lawmaker trying to ban conversion therapy for minors

A state representative from Chicago is trying again to ban conversion therapy for minors in Illinois. The practice uses counseling to sway youth away from same-sex attraction.  

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State News
6:45 am
Tue October 21, 2014

Quinn and Rauner face off in final debate

The debate portion of the Illinois governor’s race is over. The last debate gives voters a little clarity.

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State News
1:57 pm
Wed October 15, 2014

Candidates for Il Treasurer participate in first debate

The major-party candidates for Illinois treasurer jabbed at each other at a debate in downtown Chicago Wednesday morning. The treasurer debate was pretty darn lively. Here’s moderator Paul Green in the middle of the debate…

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2:13 am
Wed October 15, 2014

Quinn, Rauner square-off in second debate

Governor Pat Quinn and challenger Bruce Rauner continue to battle over what’s best for Illinois’ future.  The top candidates have faced off in two televised debates. 
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10:01 pm
Thu October 9, 2014

Bustos, Schilling square-off in Congressional debate

Bobby Schilling and Cheri Bustos say they know something about the high cost of college and high student loan debt. But they just don't agree on what to do about it. That was one of several disagreements last night between the candidates for Illinois' 17th District seat in Congress.  Schilling is a republican who held the seat for one term until he lost to democrat Bustos two years ago. And he's a father of ten.

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Peoria Public Radio News
1:51 pm
Wed August 20, 2014

Quinn and Rauner to face off in Peoria

Peoria will be among the few stops the candidates for governor will face off in traditional debates.

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State News
4:55 pm
Mon August 11, 2014

Quinn and Rauner look forward to debates


Illinois' candidates for governor have gone at each other non-stop, in commercials and through the press. But rarely have they interacted in person. 

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8:47 pm
Tue May 20, 2014

IHSA faces scrutiny in Springfield

The organization that coordinates Illinois high school sports and activities was under scrutiny Tuesday in Springfield. As Hannah Meisel reports, lawmakers want the Illinois High School Association to be more transparent, but the not-for-profit group is pushing back.

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6:02 pm
Fri April 11, 2014

Quinn, Rauner square-off face to face

Credit WBEZ / Chicago Public Radio

Governor Pat Quinn and his Republican challenger Bruce Rauner shared the same stage Friday.

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