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Living Local Central Illinois

Shaun Newell, Jaymee Toler, Rockie Zeigler, and Morgan McHugh discuss topics important to people living in Central Illinois.

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Living Local Central Illinois January 22, 2020

Kimberly Eiten joins the show to discuss issues surrounding the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services. The group talks about the future of the IHSA boy's basketball tournament in Peoria and Rockie gives predictions for the stock market in 2020.

40mins

22 Jan 2020

Rank #1

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Living Local:Central Illinois 01-08-2020

The gang interviews Stan Nord about his first eight months on the Normal Town Council. The Netflix show "You" is still a smash hit in its second season. It is weird that viewers root for the bad guy when watching? Illinois may be looking at ways to consolidate some taxing bodies. What does that mean for you? All that and more on this week's Living Local CI.

51mins

8 Jan 2020

Rank #2

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Living Local Central Illinois Kim Blickenstaff Interview

Local developer Kim Blickenstaff sits down with Shaun Newell and Morgan McHugh to discuss his revitalization developments in Central Illinois and what brought him back to the Peoria area.

24mins

16 Dec 2019

Rank #3

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Living Local:Central Illinois 12-11-2019

Shaun, Morgan, and Rockie discuss the local impact of the USMCA, the recent announcement of an OSF Healthcare expansion locally and the approval of the first two marijuana dispensaries in the city of Peoria.

37mins

11 Dec 2019

Rank #4

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Living Local: Central Illinois February 12, 2020

Discussions today include the continued spread of the Coronavirus, a Facebook rumor about kidnapping and student bussing in Normal.

37mins

12 Feb 2020

Rank #5

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Living Local: Central Illinois February 5, 2020

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49mins

5 Feb 2020

Rank #6

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Living Local:Central Illinois January 28, 2020

Shaun, Morgan, and Rockie talk about the Four Points Hotel in downtown Peoria re-opening after seven years, JUUL e-cigarettes and Peoria Public Schools and an update on FICO scores.

29mins

29 Jan 2020

Rank #7

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Living Local Central Illinois February 28, 2020

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44mins

28 Feb 2020

Rank #8

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Living Local: Central Illinois 12-18-2019

Shaun Newell, Morgan McHugh and Rockie Zeigler discuss how Peoria residents can work together to curb violence in Peoria. This comes after a CBS News report saying Peoria is the 18th deadliest city in the United States. They also discuss the minimum wage increase coming to Illinois January 1, the policing of legalized marijuana and the fact Santa Claus is coming to town next week!

43mins

18 Dec 2019

Rank #9

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Living Local: Central Illinois April 07, 2020

Rockie Zeigler joins over Zoom to discuss the current state of the financial world and where we go from here.

18mins

7 Apr 2020

Rank #10