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Updated May 12, 2016 at 11:01 PM

WASHINGTON — Several members of a parents group asked the District 51 School Board for a third time Thursday to create unisex restrooms by the start of the 2016-17 school year for transgender students who attend the district’s schools.

Updated May 12, 2016 at 3:10 PM

Legislation passed in the Illinois House Thursday will expedite the process by which Pekin Community High School sells its building trade house each year.

Updated May 4, 2016 at 9:03 PM

A low bid of $1.283 million for voter-approved facilities work at Morton Junior High School and Morton High School was approved Tuesday by District 709 School Board members.

Updated May 3, 2016 at 11:05 PM

MORTON — A low bid of $1.28 million for voter-approved facilities work at Morton Junior High School and Morton High School was approved Tuesday by District 709 School Board members.

Updated May 2, 2016 at 9:58 AM

PEORIA — Another Bradley University alumnus is taking a top leadership role at the school.Walter Zakahi, a 1978 graduate of Bradley, has been named provost and senior vice president of academic...

Updated Apr 21, 2016 at 7:17 PM

On Thursday, the Illinois Central College Board of Trustees were told the college plans to pull $3 million from financial reserves if it does not receive $6 million in state funding for the 2016 fiscal year. The remaining money will be...

Updated Apr 21, 2016 at 7:15 PM

EAST PEORIA — Illinois Central College will begin its fiftieth year with its first female president.

Updated Apr 20, 2016 at 8:16 PM

PEORIA — Ten of Peoria County’s 18 school districts came out ahead under Gov. Bruce Rauner’s 2017 education funding plan, ranging from $513 for Hollis Consolidated School District 328 to $185,000 for Dunlap Community...

Updated Apr 19, 2016 at 10:27 PM

Automotive skills are in high demand, and will only be more valuable as baby boomers age and move into retirement.

Updated Apr 8, 2016 at 4:48 PM

EAST PEORIA — Illinois Central College’s search for a new president is apparently over, but the board of trustees isn’t releasing a name until a contract is final.The board reached a consensus Wednesday and...

Updated Apr 5, 2016 at 10:37 PM

EUREKA — The stench. The "horrible freakin’ stench."

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