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WVEL Travel/Community Scope: Q-Fest 2019

WVEL Travel/Community Scope: Q-Fest 2019

(Photo By Flickr User JBLM MWR)   Celebrating art, music and food that will be held in and around Washington Park in downtown Quincy, IL. The event features new and familiar artists and activities including a fine and fresh art festival, street concert and Q-FEST Food Court. Q-FEST is a community celebration of the visual, musical…MORE

WVEL Travel Scope Now: Teen Drivers + 100 Deadliest Days

WVEL Travel Scope Now: Teen Drivers + 100 Deadliest Days

(Photo By Flickr User Michael Burns)   Fatal teen crash rates show drinking and driving, speeding and distraction are among top killers on the road during summer. Parents, with school out for teens across the Prairie State, do you ever worry about their safety on the roads? Well, you are not alone because the 100 Deadliest…MORE

WVEL Sports Scope Now: The St. Louis Blues Win Their First Stanley Cup

WVEL Sports Scope Now: The St. Louis Blues Win Their First Stanley Cup

(Photo By Flick User Dinur)   The St. Louis Blues beat the Boston Bruins in Game 7 for franchise’s first NHL Crown! With a win over the Bruins Wednesday night, St. Louis captured its first Stanley Cup title in franchise history. Paced by two first-period goals, the Blues defeated the Bruins 4-1 at TD Garden in Boston,…MORE

WVEL Sports Scope Now: IHSA Announcing Boys And Girls Basketball State Final Changes

WVEL Sports Scope Now: IHSA Announcing Boys And Girls Basketball State Final Changes

(Photo By Flickr User Great Lakes Institute of Management)   Starting in 2021 (through ’23), the IHSA Girls and Boys Basketball State Finals will be condensed to two weekends rather than its previous format of four weekends. According to a release from the IHSA & WEEK-TV, The IHSA Girls Basketball State Finals will be held on…MORE

WVEL Gospel Scope: Marvin Sapp Set To Become Senior Pastor Of Chosen Vessel Cathedral

WVEL Gospel Scope: Marvin Sapp Set To Become Senior Pastor Of Chosen Vessel Cathedral

(Photo By Flickr User puffin11k)   Gospel recording artist and Pastor Marvin L Sapp has announced to his congregation that he is retiring as Senior Pastor of Lighthouse Full Life Center. He has accepted the personal request of Bishop Richard E. Young to assume the role of Senior Pastor of Chosen Vessel Cathedral in Fort Worth,…MORE

WVEL Community Scope: The Peoria Park District Juneteenth Celebration

WVEL Community Scope: The Peoria Park District Juneteenth Celebration

(Photo By Flickr User The COM Library)   “Attention, Attention, The Peoria Park District Juneteenth Celebration is coming!” Juneteenth is the oldest known celebration commemorating the ending of slavery in the United States. Join us at Logan Center to learn about the history of Juneteenth, while celebrating the health of the body, mind, and spirit. There…MORE

WVEL News Scope Now: Steamboat Days Carnival Cancelled

WVEL News Scope Now: Steamboat Days Carnival Cancelled

(Photo By Flickr User k4dordy)   Newsline: Steamboat Days & The Peoria Riverfront The 2019 Steamboat Days carnival will be cancelled this year because of flood waters. In a Facebook post, the Peoria Area Community Events (PACE) announced Peoria’s annual Steamboat Days carnival is cancelled because of flooding. In the post Thursday evening, they said, Due…MORE

WVEL News/Travel Scope Now: Illinois’ Best And Worst Driving Cities

WVEL News/Travel Scope Now: Illinois’ Best And Worst Driving Cities

(Photo By Flickr User Thomas Hawk)   A new study by quotewizard.com & WQAD-TV, have listed the best and worst driving cities in Illinois, and many of the worst cities are close to home. The sites claims their data actually shows drivers in Illinois are some of the best in the country. To determine overall driver…MORE