Category Archives: WVEL News

WVEL News Scope Now: CVS Pharmacy+ CBD-Infused Products

WVEL News Scope Now: CVS Pharmacy+ CBD-Infused Products

(Photo By Flickr User Mike Mozart)   CVS Pharmacy has started selling cannabis-based products in eight states. According to WEEK-TV and WGEM-TV, the products will be available in about 800 stores in eight states, including Illinois. The other states are Alabama, California, Colorado, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, and Tennessee. CVS has partnered with cannabis manufacturers to…MORE

WVEL Health/News Scope Now: Aspirin + Healthy, Older Adults

WVEL Health/News Scope Now: Aspirin + Healthy, Older Adults

(Photo By Flickr User Matthew Hurst)   Taking a low-dose aspirin daily to prevent a heart attack or stroke is no longer recommended for adults age 70 or over, according to new guidelines released earlier this week, NBC News & NBC Chicago reported. The American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association reversed previous guidance…MORE

Bradley Braves NCAA Tournament Watch Party At The Riverfront Museum

Bradley Braves NCAA Tournament Watch Party At The Riverfront Museum

(Photo By Flickr User Taylor Studios, Inc.)   “Get Up Everybody, Stand Up And Cheer,……. The Best Is Here!!” Do you want to cheer on the Bradley Braves in the Quest for the Final Four? Come join in at the Peoria Riverfront Museum as you can come out and cheer on our Bradley Braves in the…MORE

WVEL News Scope Now: The Illinois House Approves Tobacco 21 Legislation

WVEL News Scope Now: The Illinois House Approves Tobacco 21 Legislation

(Photo By Flickr User Sudipto Sarkar)   The Illinois House has approved a measure to raise the age to purchase tobacco products statewide to 21. According to WEEK-TV, last week, the House voted 82-31 in favor of raising the minimum purchasing age for cigarettes, e-cigarettes, and nicotine products. “That’s an encouraging, bipartisan vote that puts us…MORE

WVEL/IHSA Insider: 2019 IHSA Class 3A/4A Boys Basketball State Finals

WVEL/IHSA Insider: 2019 IHSA Class 3A/4A Boys Basketball State Finals

(Photo By Flickr User k4dordy)   “Which High School Boys Basketball Class 3A/Class 4A team will be crowned “IHSA Kings Of The Court?” Now we know that this question was asked for the Gentle Gents of Class 1A/Class 2A on last week; now we will see who will take all as the “Road To River City,…MORE

IHSA Madness Experience Reminder

IHSA Madness Experience Reminder

(Photo By Flickr User JD Hancock)   “Attention, Attention, The IHSA Madness Experience Is Here For One More Weekend!” Since 1996, the IHSA Madness Experience™, a family-oriented extravaganza of fun, interactive games, historical exhibits and good times, has been an integral part of the Boys State Finals in Peoria. Just across the concourse from the…MORE