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Press release: WASHINGTON - United States Senator Mark Kirk (R-IL) today released the following statement announcing his opposition to S. 968, the PROTECT IP Act. "Freedom of speech is an inalienable right granted to each and every American, and the Internet has become the primary tool with which we utilize this right. The Internet empowers [...]
Press release: Each year, in loving memory of his mother, future hall of fame major league baseball player and central Illinois native Jim Thome and his wife, Andrea, host a dinner and auction to benefit Children’s Hospital of Illinois. The 2012 Joyce Thome Benefit for Children’s Hospital was held Saturday, January 14, 2012 in the Peoria [...]
Press release: The Peoria Police Department has issued a traffic collision alert for the City of Peoria. Citizens that are involved in vehicle crashes, where no one is injured and all vehicles are drivable, should exchange information and report the accident in person to the Peoria Police Department at 600 SW Adams Street, within 36 hours after [...]
Press release: CAPtions, Peoria's longest-running TV issues program, looks at "New Markets for Black Business". The first segment includes guest Larry Ivory, President of the Illinois Black Chamber of Commerce, and Norm Durflinger, Mayor of Morton. Both men accompanied Gov. Pat Quinn to China in a trade delegation to explore business [...]
Press releases: The legendary and brilliant Marx Brothers will usher in the new year at downtown Peoria’s non-profit Apollo Theater on Saturday, Jan 14 with “A Day at the Races.” Directed by Sam Wood – the accomplished filmmaker behind the camera for such classics as “Our Town,” “Pride of the Yankees” and “For Whom the Bell [...]
Press release: Public Employees for Community Concerns has contracted with Tavis Smiley to give the keynote address at the 20th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Luncheon. The luncheon will take place on January 16, 2012 at the Peoria Civic Center. The doors open at 11:00 a.m. and the luncheon begins at 12:00 Noon. Tickets [...]
Press release: Illinois Congressional candidate Cheri Bustos today released the following statement after House Republicans finally agreed to a compromise that protects the payroll tax cut for another two months: “Because House Republicans reluctantly did what the majority of their constituents wanted all along, 160 million hard-working [...]
Press release: Effective January 1, 2012, it will be illegal to knowingly put electronic waste (e-waste) into a landfill in Illinois. Under the Electronic Products Recycling and Reuse Act, electronic products have to be recycled. As a result of the new Illinois E-Waste Law, Peoria Disposal Company (PDC) will no longer pick up e-waste from [...]
Press release: Please put your Christmas trees out on your regular garbage collection day. PDC will collect Christmas trees through January 13, 2012.
Press release According to the officials at Peoria Comcast office, the computer server that malfunctioned in Mid-November is back in Peoria, so local programming for Comcast Cable 22, Faith Alive 20, and Pekin's Cable 5 is resuming. The disruption only affected Comcast Cable subscribers in Peoria County. PCCEO, the producers of CAPtions and [...]
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