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Signs Of Life In Washington's Economy


A key source of revenue for the City of Washington is nearly holding steady despite a devastating tornado that was followed by a brutal winter...MORE

Tornado Relief Package On The Way


A $45 million state aid package for tornado-ravaged cities promised by Gov. Pat Quinn in early March is almost ready to go...MORE

Tornado Survivor 'Getting Back To Normal'


The road to recovery is far from over for Davidson, but he says things are starting to look up. His wounds have healed, and the new house he's building is starting to take shape...MORE

Peoria Starts Refilling Salt Supply After Brutal Winter


On average, Public Works crews go through about 4,000 tons of salt each winter. This year, though, they used more than twice that amount...MORE

Peoria Starts Refilling Salt Supply After Brutal Winter


On average, Public Works crews go through about 4,000 tons of salt each winter. This year, though, they used more than twice that amount...MORE

Liquor Establishment Intervention OK'd


Problematic liquor stores and bars in Peoria are on notice under a new city ordinance...MORE

Dunlap Cuts Teaching Positions


The Dunlap Board of Education voted Wednesday night to eliminate 10 full-time and a handful of part-time teaching positions as a step towards closing the District's $2.1 million budget gap...MORE

Peoria Co. Sales Tax Increase Fails


A whopping 66% of voters said "no" to the one-cent sales tax increase in Tuesday's election...MORE

Rauner Grabs GOP Nomination


(AP) Venture capitalist Bruce Rauner won the GOP primary Tuesday in his bid for Illinois governor, as voters embraced a first campaign by the multimillionaire...MORE

From The Streets To The Ballot Box


Change150's campaign to sway voters in the third school board district race is successful...MORE

Stay Alive: Hang Up And Drive


Public Relations students at Bradley University have launched an online campaign against using cell phones while driving...MORE

Council May Intervene In Taft Homes Talks


Council members say the Peoria Housing Authority has been "unprofessional" in handling its plan to disperse the public housing complex, and extra communication may ease a "volatile" situation in the community...MORE

Manier: FEMA Failed Illinois


The Mayor of Washington says FEMA's second public assistance declination is a major blow, but the task of rebuilding will not stop because of it...MORE

Downtown Parking Rates Going Up


Parking in downtown Peoria will soon cost you a buck an hour...MORE

Expo Gardens Compromise Reached


Residents near Exposition Gardens might get some sleep under a new agreement approved by the Peoria City Council...MORE

What Is "House In A Box"?


The Society of St. Vincent de Paul oversees the national "House In A Box" program.  It helps families without insurance recover from natural disasters.  Tom Pelger, Society President of the Society's Council...MORE

Sports Complex A 'Done Deal'


The proposal for the somewhat controversial Louisville Slugger Sports Complex has been waved home by the Peoria City Council...MORE

Injured Worker Rescued In Pekin


A worker installing a sewer pipe at the Pekin Water Treatment Plant was injured Tuesday morning, and had...MORE
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