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WVEL News Scope Now: Shopko Bankruptcy Filing And Store Closures

WVEL News Scope Now: Shopko Bankruptcy Filing And Store Closures

(Photo By Flickr User thalling55)   Shopko, which, operates stores in Quincy, Jacksonville, and Monmouth, IL, announced earlier this week that it, along with its subsidiaries, have filed voluntary petitions for a court-supervised financial restructuring under Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code. The release states that during the restructuring process, Shopko will continue to…MORE

WVEL Family/Sports Scope Now: “Harlem Globetrotters Legends” To Be Honored At Upcoming 2019 Tour Stops

WVEL Family/Sports Scope Now: “Harlem Globetrotters Legends” To Be Honored At Upcoming 2019 Tour Stops

(Photo By Flickr User Jim Azar)   The world famous Harlem Globetrotters (“A/K/A The Clown Princes Of Basketball”), announced on last week that the team will honor three former greats as Globetrotter Legends, the team’s highest honor short of jersey retirement, at upcoming stops on their 2019 Fan Powered North American Tour. According to Vipology, the…MORE

27th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Luncheon Reminder

27th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Luncheon Reminder

(Photo By Flickr User U.S. Embassy New Delhi)   Just In Case You Missed It, we wanted to send out a family reminder to everyone that the 27th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Luncheon returns to the Peoria Civic Center on Monday, January 21, 2019 in Peoria, IL. The featured speaker this year is…MORE

WVEL Weather Scope Now: Winter Storm Gia Snow Totals

WVEL Weather Scope Now: Winter Storm Gia Snow Totals

(Photo By Flickr User Stanley Zimny)   In case you may have missed it, Winter Storm Gia hit the WVEL-AM/Central Illinois Listening Area with snow over this past weekend. You may be wondering, “How many inches of snow did we get time around?” or “What city has the most inches of snow to date?” Enquiring…MORE

WVEL News Scope Now: New Tax Laws

WVEL News Scope Now: New Tax Laws

(Photo By Flickr)   “Ahhh, once again, tax season is here!” There are several new tax laws that are taking effect this year. The new Tax Laws for 2019 include some of the following : *Tax Brackets Under the TCJA, there are seven tax brackets for the 2018 tax year, ranging from 10% for taxpayers…MORE

WVEL News/Travel Scope Now: The ISP Is Urging Safe Driving In The New Year

WVEL News/Travel Scope Now: The ISP Is Urging Safe Driving In The New Year

(Photo Courtesy Of Flickr User daijo1)     Newsline: The State Of Illinois Illinois State Police is reminding drivers to drive safe in the year of 2019. According to WICS-TV, Illinois State Troopers will begin aggressively enforcing two additional violations that contribute to road rage incidents and traffic crashes. While on an interstate, vehicles must travel…MORE