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Arts Beat | April 2018

MUSIC April 3: “Rockin’ Road to Dublin,” Irish dance, 7 p.m. Civic Center Theater. 673-3200. April 6: Cousin Eddie “Live at the Five Spot.” 5:30 p.m. Contemporary Art Center. 674-6822. April 7: Sun Stereo, with People Brothers Band. 9 p.m.…

Labor Roundup | April 2018

Striking graduate assistants at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign rallied March 8 to celebrate a tentative settlement after a marathon overnight bargaining session. “We got our two biggest priorities related to addressing financial stability and guaranteed tuition waivers” for…

Morton Water Warriors

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BY ANDREA ROTH When Morton resident Tiffany Cruse takes her 8-month-old daughter Tahlia, for a medical checkup, she’s asked about lead paint. “What’s concerning to me is it’s (questions) only about paint, not other sources (of lead poisoning). I know…

Arts Beat: March 2018

Music March 1: “Wood & Wire Collective” bluegrass, folk and Americana music. 6:30 p.m. Pour Bros. Craft Taproom. 670.0430. March 2: Get The Led Out, a Led Zeppelin tribute. 8 p.m. Peoria Civic Center Theater. 673-3200. March 2: Central Illinois…