Raoul blasts prevailing anti-worker agenda in Springfield

  State Sen. Kwame Raoul, D-Chicago, speaking at the Peoria Labor Temple on a recent campaign stop during his race for Illinois attorney general.   BY CLARE HOWARD On a recent campaign stop at the Peoria Labor Temple, Illinois Sen. Kwame Raoul, a candidate in the crowded race for Illinois Attorney General, said an anti-worker …

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League of Women Voters of Greater Peoria Candidate Forum on Feb. 17, 2018

League of Women Voters of Greater Peoria Candidate Forum on Feb. 17, 2018 For more information: IRENE PRITZKER, 309-692-3550, ipritzker@comcast.net The League of Women Voters of Greater Peoria is sponsoring a candidate forum for the local contested races in Tazewell County on March 20 Primary Election ballots. The event takes place from 10 am to noon …

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The lack of coverage of the Pollution Control Board

Dear Editor, The lack of coverage of the Pollution Control Board hearing in Peoria is disappointing. Dynegy, a Texas-based company, has asked the Illinois EPA to change the Multi-Pollutant Standard (MPS). This puts cities like Peoria at risk for increased air pollution and becoming a pollution hotspot. 2017 had 16 natural disasters resulting in a …

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Black To The Future, A Journey into Peoria’s African American History

BLACK TO THE FUTURE TO HIT THE STAGE MARCH 2, 3 & 4       Black To The Future, a play written and directed by Garry Moore, will be performed March 2, 3 and 4 at Woodruff Career and Technical Center, 1800 NE Perry in Peoria. March 2, 7:30pm March 3, 7:30pm March 4, 4pm General Admission …

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WOMEN’S MARCH TO THE POLLS 2018

Hundreds of thousands across the country and nearly 500 in East Peoria along the riverfront rallied to commemorate the anniversary of the women’s march on Washington, D.C. and to exhort women to weaponize their vote against Donald Trump. The events coincided with the government shutdown resulting from failed efforts to reach a budget agreement and …

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Women’s March to the Polls 2018: East Peoria River Front Park, Saturday, January 20th , 12-1pm

Contact: Brittany Miller Heart of Illinois NOW Phone 309/472-4964 now.bmiller@gmail.com Area Groups to Host Women’s March to the Polls 2018 Women and Allies will gather on the Anniversary of the Historic Women’s March East Peoria River Front Park, Saturday, January 20th , 12-1pm: This weekend marks the one year anniversary of the Women’s March, when millions of people across …

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DISCOVER HOW A CITY-OWNED WATER SYSTEM CAN BE RUN BY A PRIVATE COMPANY

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:                                                 CONTACT: Cheryl Budzinski Jan. 5, 2018                                                                                                 (309) 253-9594 c_budzinski@hotmail.com DISCOVER HOW A CITY-OWNED WATER SYSTEM CAN BE RUN BY A PRIVATE COMPANY PEORIA — With experience at more than 8,500 water systems, Veolia can offer valuable advice about public/private partnerships to steward the most valuable resource in Central Illinois: water. …

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A Must See Film: “The Sultan and the Saint”

A Film Premiere for Unity Productions Foundation’s new docudrama “The Sultan and the Saint”  Join us for the  Bradley University premiere of UPF’s latest film on Saturday, January 13th, 2017   at Marty Theater, Student Center Bradley University 915 N Elmwood Ave Peoria, Il. 61606 6:00 PM Free Admission During the Crusades, Saint Francis of Assisi …

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