4:08 pm
Wed April 23, 2014

Area law enforcement: boost early childhood education

Area law enforcement officials are calling on the state to boost its funding for early childhood education.  Peoria County Sheriff Mike McCoy, State’s Attorney Jerry Brady and other police chiefs worked with the ‘Fight Crime, Invest In Kids’ group to release a report detailing the need for more funding.  McCoy says more child care assistance money could help keep people out of jail in the future:

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10:45 pm
Tue April 15, 2014

A state push for more early childhood education

As Illinois navigated the economic downturn, lawmakers made lots of cuts including to early childhood education.  

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10:38 pm
Tue January 21, 2014

East Peoria talks early sales tax revenue numbers

East Peoria collected $108,000 more sales tax revenue last October compared to the same time in 2012. That’s according to preliminary numbers shared at last night’s City Council meeting.

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7:51 pm
Thu December 12, 2013

Still too early for IL conceal carry applications

It's still too early for Illinois gun-owners to apply for concealed carry permits. But they can get some parts of the application process done early.

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