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WCBU 89.9 News Podcast
5 minutes | Mar 4, 2013
3-4-13 Monday Morning Edition Newscast
The Peoria District 150 School Board approved the continuation of a contract with the YMCA for afterschool programs at several of their buildings; Governor Pat Quinn has a tough job ahead of him as he prepares to deliver his latest proposed budget for a state in financial disarray; Quinn is scheduled to present his budget address in Springfield later this week.
5 minutes | Mar 1, 2013
3-1-13 Friday Morning Edition Newscast
Chances are slim for securing current federal funding to help bring passenger rail service between Peoria and Bloomington/Normal; Congresswoman Cheri Bustos is speaking out against the government sequester; Governor Pat Quinn reached a tentative contract deal with the state's largest government-employee union early this morning.
5 minutes | Feb 28, 2013
2-28-13 Thursday Morning Edition Newscast
Peoria County is looking to better gauge how well it's Planning and Zoning staff interact with residents; PIPCO Safety Director Bob Janssen is the winner of the 22nd Annual governor's Award for Workplace Health and Safety; layoffs at several state unemployment offices will begin tomorrow.
5 minutes | Feb 28, 2013
2-27-13 Wednesday Morning Edition Newscast
OSF Healthcare System is taking over eight medical sites from Proctor Hospital; Four percent of registered voters in the City of Peoria cast ballots in yesterday's primary election; Adams and Jefferson Streets in downtown Peoria could eventually be changed from one to two-way streets.
5 minutes | Feb 25, 2013
2-25-13 Monday Morning Edition Newscast
The Peoria City/County Health Department is proposing new rules to manage independent waste-water systems; the first woman to serve on the Illinois Supreme Court has died; a federal appeals court in Chicago won't revisit a ruling that says illinois has to let people carry guns in public.
5 minutes | Feb 22, 2013
2-22-13 Friday Morning Edition Newscast
A federal grand jury is charging a 28-year-old Manual Academy Art teacher with enticement of a minor, Environmentalists and business groups have reached an agreement that paves the way for "fracking" in Illinois; Illinois officials say savings from cuts to Medicaid have fallen short by $464 million.
4 minutes | Feb 21, 2013
2-21-13 Thursday Morning Edition Newscast
The city of East Peoria is pursuing funding to construct a new recreational trail; a local study is helping resident physicians at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center learn a common medical procedure; high school students at Manual Academy are learning ways to eat better and exercise.
5 minutes | Feb 20, 2013
2-20-13 Wednesday Morning Edition Newscast
To show their opposition to sequestration, and its possible impact on eastern Iowa and Western Illinois, two members of congress toured a defense contractor in the Quad Cities Tuesday; the National Rifle Association says it might sue the Illinois State Police over a backlog in application for gun permits; the Cook County State's Attorney's office says Illinois lawmakers don't have to pass a new concealed carry law.
5 minutes | Feb 19, 2013
2-19-13 Tuesday Morning Edition Newscast
Peoria Police are making slow but steady progress in Denise Leuthold's murder investigation; Advanced Medical Transport is permanently providing ambulance services to the Chillicothe Area; Congresswoman Cheri Bustos spoke at the Peoria County Democrats annual Presidents' Day dinner last night.
5 minutes | Feb 18, 2013
2-18-13 Monday Morning Edition Newscast
Disgraced former Illinois Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. now officially faces federal charges for misspending campaign money; Senator Dick Durbin says a compromise with House lawmakers ensures broad-based support for his bill to help brick-and-mortar retailers compete against out-of-state internet sellers; an Illinois lawmaker wants to put limits youth and school football practices, so athletes could tackle just once a week.
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