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WVEL News/Travel Scope Now: Post-Labor Day Travel Return Safety Tips

WVEL News/Travel Scope Now: Post-Labor Day Travel Return Safety Tips

(Photo By Flickr User Daniel Hoherd)   Many of you have enjoyed an extended weekend due to Labor Day, but Illinois State Police want drivers to be safe when traveling home. They advise drivers to check the weather for their entire route and car maintenance including tires before hitting the road. According to WGEM-TV, Police say…MORE

WVEL News/Politics Scope Now: The Illinois Supreme Court Hits The Road

WVEL News/Politics Scope Now: The Illinois Supreme Court Hits The Road

(Photo By Flickr User Richard Gillin)   “Attention constituents, attention constituents, The Illinois Supreme Court is going on the road!” The high court will hear oral arguments at Lewis and Clark Community College in Godfrey, IL on Wednesday, September 18, 2019. Acccording to Saga Communications, Chief Justice Lloyd Karmeier says conducting hearings outside of its Springfield,…MORE

WVEL Entertainment Scope Now: Prince’s Estate Will Operate Paisley Park Studio Complex

WVEL Entertainment Scope Now: Prince’s Estate Will Operate Paisley Park Studio Complex

(Photo By Flickr User Eric)   Prince’s estate will take over management of the late rock star’s studio complex near Minneapolis, MN. According to The Associated Press, Graceland Holdings, which runs Elvis Presley’s tourist attraction in Memphis, TN, had been operating Prince’s Paisley Park in Chanhassen, MN as a museum since October 2016. Prince’s oldest sibling,…MORE

WVEL Entertainment Scope: Kentucky Fried Chicken Is Partnering Up With Beyond Meat, Inc.

WVEL Entertainment Scope: Kentucky Fried Chicken Is Partnering Up With Beyond Meat, Inc.

(Photo By Flickr User Johnny Silvercloud)   “It’s finger lickin’ fake chicken…. good?!” Kentucky Fried Chicken plans to test plant-based chicken nuggets and boneless wings later this week at one of its restaurants in Atlanta, GA. Depending on customer feedback, the chain could expand the test to other markets. KFC is partnering with Beyond Meat to…MORE

WVEL News Scope Now: Illinois American Water Announces Firefighter Grant Program

WVEL News Scope Now: Illinois American Water Announces Firefighter Grant Program

  (Photo By Flickr User sboneham)   Newsline: Belleville, IL & Illinois American Water Company Illinois American Water Co. is announcing its 2019 Firefighter Grant Program. According to WICS-TV, the grants can be up to $1,000 and will be given to fire and emergency organizations within the company’s service area. They can be used for costs…MORE

WVEL Community/Travel Scope: Abingdon Community Festival

WVEL Community/Travel Scope: Abingdon Community Festival

(Photo By Flickr User Michigan Municipal League)   It’s that time of the year again, family!!! We’re celebrating the Northwestern Illinois side as the Abingdon Community Festival will, in a way, wrap up the summer in the little, big town of Abingdon, IL! The Abingdon Community Festival will be held starting Thursday, August 22nd and ending on…MORE