10:00 pm
Tue April 28, 2015

Peoria Council OKs video gaming rules

The Peoria City Council approved new regulations for video-gaming parlors by a six-to-four vote. 

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State News
6:31 am
Wed February 4, 2015

WIU reinstates college newspaper's Editor-in-Chief

Credit Credit Tim Schroll / WIU

Student reporters working for the college newspaper at Western Illinois University will be able to continue freelancing. At least for now.  

The Western Courier’s position on freelancing was called into question recently when the university suspended the editor-in-chief, Nick Stewart from his job with pay. The university took action after Stewart filmed and sold a video of a large fight after a Black Student Association event on campus.
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State News
2:30 pm
Wed January 21, 2015

U of I releases video to end college sexual assault

Big names at the University of Illinois are lending their voices to a White House-backed campaign to end sexual assaults at colleges across the country.

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12:51 am
Wed October 29, 2014

No changes for Peoria video gaming regulations

   The Peoria City Council continues looking for ways to regulate video-gaming parlors. Peoria Public Radio’s Alex Rusciano reports, the council adjourned without picking a final option:
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Peoria Public Radio News
4:02 pm
Tue August 26, 2014

Peoria Riverfront Museum Participates in ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

The Peoria Riverfront Museum staff and boardmembers take the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.  All the money raised by the Riverfront Museum participants is being donated locally, to the Peoria Walk to Defeat ALS fund. The Museum has issued the challenge to the Peoria Park District, the Peoria Symphony Orchestra, and the Peoria Civic Center.  Listen to the radio story here:

7:45 am
Thu January 23, 2014

Some Dunlap parents express concern over alleged video use

Some Dunlap School District parents expressed concern about an alleged video using images of students without getting permission.  Dunlap Superintendent Jay Marino is alleged to have used the images in marketing material for a side education business.  Some parents say that they should have been asked first before allegedly using the images for the business.  Other parents are rising to defend Marino calling it a witch-hunt.   A check of the video online shows that is was removed. 

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