FIGHT HATE WITH COMMUNITY DIALOGUE: 6 -8 p.m. March 7, ISLAMIC FOUNDATION OF PEORIA

ABOUT THE EVENT A Community Event to bring together Jews, Christians, and community leaders in solidarity to fight hate and celebrate the rich diversity of Peoria’s Muslim residents. DATE: March 07, 2016 TIME: 6:00 – 8:00pm LOCATION: 823 Salaam Dr, Peoria, IL   RSVP THE EVENT HERE WHY ARE WE DOING IT? As a result …

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President Obama to visit Springfield, address General Assembly Feb. 10 on “Better Politics”

President Barack Obama will deliver an address to the Illinois General Assembly in Springfield on Feb. 10. Obama will talk about “what we can do, together, to build a better politics — one that reflects our better selves,” a White House official said in a statement. Obama is a former member of the state Senate …

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7 in 10 Americans support access to abortion

Today is the anniversary of that historic day in 1973 when the Supreme Court, in a landmark decision, affirmed abortion as a constitutionally protected right. But you and I both know the story didn’t end there. In the 43 years since Roe v. Wade, anti-choice extremists have partnered with politicians across the country to pass …

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Illinois American seeks rate increase

  PRESS RELEASEJan. 21, 2016 Karen Cotton 309.566.4126 karen.cotton@amwater.com Illinois American Water Files Rate Request Over $342 million of capital investments across the state, including $42 million locally, drives request Peoria, Ill. (Jan. 21, 2016) — Today, Illinois American Water filed an application with the Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC) to adjust rates effective January 2017 …

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League of Women Voters: How judges get and keep positions

How do Judges Get and Keep Their Jobs? “How do Judges Get and Keep Their Jobs” is the topic of discussion for Drinks & Dialogue, a program hosted by the League of Women Voters of Greater Peoria. The public is invited to participate in the dialogue, at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, January 20, at the Hearth …

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