Category Archives: WVEL News

WVEL Entertainment Scope Now: The Obamas Have Scored Their First Oscar Nomination

WVEL Entertainment Scope Now: The Obamas Have Scored Their First Oscar Nomination

(Photo By Flickr User Justin Sloan)   The Forever First Family produced ‘American Factory,’ a film showing the impact the closing of General Motors had on the community of Dayton, Ohio. Barack and Michelle Obama’s first film under their Netflix agreement has been nominated for an Oscar in the best documentary feature category. American Factory, which…MORE

WVEL Sports Scope Now: The 2020 NHL All-Star Weekend Is Coming To The Gateway City

WVEL Sports Scope Now: The 2020 NHL All-Star Weekend Is Coming To The Gateway City

(Photo By Flickr User Dave Herholz)   The National Hockey League and St. Louis Blues are bringing the 2020 NHL® All-Star Weekend to the Stanley Cup Championship City, St. Louis, MO! The game’s biggest names and brightest stars will converge to take a break from the intensity of the regular season and showcase the greatest talent…MORE

WVEL Entertainment Scope: Hasbro Toy Company Now Officially Owns Death Row Records

WVEL Entertainment Scope: Hasbro Toy Company Now Officially Owns Death Row Records

(Photo By Flickr User Gage Skidmore)   “It’s official, toy company Hasbro now owns Death Row Records!” In December 2019, Brian Goldner, Hasbro chairman and chief executive officer, announced the acquisition of Entertainment One, which owns Death Row Records, in an all-cash transaction valued at approximately $3.8 billion. The deal was made last summer, but now…MORE

28th Annual MLK Luncheon Reminder

28th Annual MLK Luncheon Reminder

(Photo By Flickr User PBS NewsHour)   Just wanting to give a family reminder about the 28th Annual MLK Luncheon, coming to the Peoria Civic Center. Florida’s first African-American nominee for governor Andrew Gillum will be the keynote address at the annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Luncheon to be held Monday, January 20, 2020 at…MORE

WVEL Health Scope Now: Winter Health Emergency Tips

WVEL Health Scope Now: Winter Health Emergency Tips

(Photo By Flickr User Can Pac Swire)   As we move further into winter, health officials want to remind people about the possible health illnesses and injuries people can endure during the cold season. HSHS Good Shepherd Hospital of Quincy, IL and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security said as part of a national campaign, they…MORE

WVEL Entertainment Scope: 2020  Christian Contemporary/Gospel Grammy Nominations

WVEL Entertainment Scope: 2020 Christian Contemporary/Gospel Grammy Nominations

(Photo By Flickr User Trending Topics 2019)   “And the winner for this year’s Christian Contemporary /Gospel Grammy is…….” Yes, it’s that time of the year again; it’s Grammy Award time for yours & mine! Do you want to know who were the nominees for this year’s prestigious award? This year’s Christian Contemporary/Gospel Awards are as…MORE

Oscar Mayer Is Looking For Their Next Wienermobile Driver

Oscar Mayer Is Looking For Their Next Wienermobile Driver

(Photo By Flickr User Ryan)   “Oh, I wish I was a Wienermobile driver, that is what I truly wanna be……..Extra, extra, read all about it!” “Who wants to be a hotdogger?” If so, Oscar Mayer is hiring for their next Wienermobile driver. The company posted job openings for ‘Hotdoggers’ aka the person who drives…MORE

31st Annual Central Illinois Auto Show Reminder

31st Annual Central Illinois Auto Show Reminder

(Photo By Flickr User George Panos)   The Peoria Metro New Car Dealers Association is proud to bring back the annual Central Illinois Auto Show to the Peoria Civic Center in Peoria, IL on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, January 10th-12th, 2020 (NEW DATE)! Don’t miss this spectacular display of over 300 vehicles from 37 dealers representing…MORE

WVEL Heath Scope Now: Flu Numbers Are Rising In Illinois

WVEL Heath Scope Now: Flu Numbers Are Rising In Illinois

(Photo By Flickr User Rebecca Brown)   Healthline: The State Of Illinois “Attention family members, attention family members, flu numbers on the rise!” The state of Illinois is currently smack dab in the middle of flu season and so far the flu has hit hard. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention & WGEM-TV,…MORE

WVEL Health Scope: Shea Butter-The New Moisturizer

WVEL Health Scope: Shea Butter-The New Moisturizer

(Photo By Flickr User daveynin)   Have you run out of your favorite moisturizer? While you may think that you need to take a trip to your drugstore immediately to re-up on your face cream, there is a product you probably have on your nightstand that can provide moisture. Enter in: shea butter. Believe it or…MORE