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CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) - Supporters say a new Illinois law will help alleviate a teacher shortage, particularly in rural areas.

Peoria Police officers are getting some backup

Jan 22, 2014

The Peoria Police Department is hiring seven new officers. The new hires all have prior police service and have already completed the Illinois Police Training Institute. That means most of the seven will make it to the street for active service in June, just before the peak of Summer.