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Updated Nov 13, 2014 at 3:21 PM

United States Congresswoman Robin Kelly will give the keynote address at the Mid-year commencement ceremony at Bradley University on December 20 at the Renaissance Coliseum on campus and will be awarded the Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters.

Updated Oct 30, 2014 at 2:30 PM

The Philharmonic Chorale is celebrating its 90th season with its concert entitled, "Christmas with the Philharmonic Chorale," at 3 p.m. Dec. 7 at Illinois Central College Performing Arts Center in East Peoria. Tickets are $12 for general...

Updated Oct 9, 2014 at 9:35 AM

Illinois Central College will host an informational breakfast on EPA and OSHA compliance for business professionals. "EPA/OSHA for Small and Medium Business: A Compliance Checklist" is offered on

Posted Oct 8, 2014 at 9:00 AM

Build a new high school. Build a new middle school. Keep addressing more pressing facilities issues while searching for the best long-term solution.

Posted Sep 30, 2014 at 8:00 PM

Illinois has entered its second school year with the new Common Core standards in place, and because of a broken state education funding formula, it appears it’s here to stay. Republican local lawmakers are concerned...

Posted Sep 30, 2014 at 7:45 PM

In 2009 the National Governors Association began drafting standards that would become known as the "Common Core." All but six states have now become members of the initiative. The NGA along with the Chief State...

Updated Sep 25, 2014 at 10:05 PM

Area high school students and their parents are invited to Illinois Central College's "College Night" on 

Updated Sep 11, 2014 at 11:03 AM

Eureka College will open its annual homecoming torch parade, bonfire, pep rally and fireworks display to the public. Activities will begin at

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