Peoria Labor Temple

Tanya Koonce

Those gathered at the Peoria Labor Temple this morning honored the life and work of former IBEW Local 34 Business Manager Mark Ayers. 

Senator Dick Durbin rallies campaign faithful

Mar 20, 2014
Tanya Koonce / Peoria Public Radio

  Illinois Senator Dick Durbin, one of the most powerful Democrats in the Senate, is traveling the state as a candidate. That may be a reflection of the fact Durbin faces millionaire Illinois State Senator Jim Oberweis in the November general election. Oberweis won the Republican primary Tuesday, and spent significant personal money to do it.