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Peoria Public Schools Registration Events Reminder

Peoria Public Schools Registration Events Reminder

(Photo By Flickr User Ben W)   The first day of school is just more than three weeks away for Peoria District 150, and online registration is now available. But, if you’d prefer to register in person, there are several events coming up. We’re reminding everyone out there that if you want to stay ahead of…MORE

WVEL Sports Scope Now: Indianapolis Colts Training Camp

WVEL Sports Scope Now: Indianapolis Colts Training Camp

(Photo By Flickr User David Armstrong)   Join in the fun and celebrate as the 2019 Indianapolis Colts Football Training Camp returns to Grand Park Sports Campus in Westfield, IN! Indianapolis Colts Camp begins July 25th and concludes August 15th. Fans of all ages are welcome for practice and a number of different activities as Colts…MORE

WVEL Sports Scope Now: Chicago Bears Training Camp

WVEL Sports Scope Now: Chicago Bears Training Camp

(Photo By Flickr User levi krusza)   The Bears will conduct training camp from July 25th through August 11th at Olivet Nazarene University in Bourbonnais, IL, where fans will be able to watch practice and park free of charge. The Bears will hold training camp at ONU for the 18th straight summer. The campus is located…MORE

WVEL IHSA Insider/Sports Scope Now: IHSA State Football And Basketball Championships Return To Over-The-Air Television

WVEL IHSA Insider/Sports Scope Now: IHSA State Football And Basketball Championships Return To Over-The-Air Television

(Photo By Flickr User LV Memories)     The Illinois High School Association (IHSA) and digital broadcast partner the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) Network are proud to announce a new partnership with Quincy Media, Inc. that will create a statewide television and digital network to carry IHSA State Final broadcasts live during…MORE

WVEL Education/News Scope Now: Peoria Public Schools Host Upcoming Registration Events

WVEL Education/News Scope Now: Peoria Public Schools Host Upcoming Registration Events

(Photo By Flickr User GotCredit)   The first day of school is just more than under a month away for Peoria District 150, and online registration is now available. But, if you’d prefer to register in person, there are several events coming up. Kellar Primary, Peoria High, Harrison Community Learning Center, and Glen Oak Community Learning…MORE

WVEL Sports/Health Scope Now: Baseball Legend Bob Gibson, Fighting Pancreatic Cancer

WVEL Sports/Health Scope Now: Baseball Legend Bob Gibson, Fighting Pancreatic Cancer

(Photo By Flickr User Don (The UpNorth Memories Guy) Harrison)   One of the toughest competitors in St. Louis Cardinals history is now taking on another tough opponent. Cancer. Baseball Hall Of Famer Bob Gibson, is fighting pancreatic cancer. According to KSDK-TV, Gibson’s agent, Dick Zitzman, confirmed on last Saturday night that Cardinals legend is fighting…MORE

WVEL News Scope Now: Hot Dog And Hamburger Buns With Plastic In Them Are Being Recalled

WVEL News Scope Now: Hot Dog And Hamburger Buns With Plastic In Them Are Being Recalled

(Photo by Flickr User Cody Meek)     Newsline: Recall on hot dog and hamburger buns with plastic in them Flowers Foods Inc. is voluntarily recalling hamburger and hot dog buns and other bakery products due to the potential presence of small pieces of hard plastic that may have been introduced during production. The products were distributed…MORE

WVEL Education/News Scope Now: Target Will Be Offering Discount To Teachers For School Supplies

WVEL Education/News Scope Now: Target Will Be Offering Discount To Teachers For School Supplies

(Photo By Flickr User Mike Mozart)   Target is offering a 15 percent discount from July 13th-20th to help teachers buy classroom supplies. Teachers need to enter their teacher ID information on a verification form (https://offers.sheerid.com/target-teacher/) to confirm they are a teacher in order to get the coupon. Target said if more information is necessary, they…MORE

WVEL Sports Scope Now: The Chicago Bears Are Coming To Decatur, IL

WVEL Sports Scope Now: The Chicago Bears Are Coming To Decatur, IL

(Photo By Flickr User Jim Larrison)   The Chicago Bears are coming to Decatur, IL on Sunday, July 21st as part of the team’s centennial season festivities. A “Return to Decatur” event is scheduled for that day at the Decatur Civic Center. The public can purchase tickets for $5 each (plus applicable fees) by going online…MORE

WVEL Travel Scope: 2019 Taste of Chicago

WVEL Travel Scope: 2019 Taste of Chicago

(Photo By Flickr User Peter F.)   “Looking to give the Taste, well, a taste?” The 39th annual Taste of Chicago takes place July 10th-14th, bringing more than 80 restaurants to the city’s Grant Park. Last year’s event attracted more than one million visitors, all hungry to take a bite out of some of the city’s…MORE