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Environmental News Brief

Junk Science Journals Two scientific journals known for their industry ties have become go-to publications for researchers who minimize risks from chemicals, according to an article published by Center for Public Integrity. Critics are charging the two peer-reviewed science journals,…

Food deserts

PHOTO BY BILL KNIGHT
Haddad's Market expanded its produce, meats and deli when it rebuilt after a 2010 fire. Pictured are meat manager John Pecenka and grocery manager Mark Lowery.

Distance and income leave some neighborhoods hungry for good food BY BILL KNIGHT The need is chicken-or-egg. And meat and fruit . . . . Neighborhoods need full-service groceries for consumers to shop for healthy food, but businesses need customer…

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The West Peoria Residents Association thanks members for their continued support and announces that Jamie and April Silver will be in charge of the Jamboree Run again this June. WPRA has agreed to sponsor the Heart of Illinois Special Olympics…

Elder Care Concerns

BY DAVE WEIMAN For some elders, the ideal solution to diminishing physical capabilities and/or minor medical concerns, is to have caregivers come to their home. There is a growing number of organizations that are available to provide this level of…