Valerie Vasconez is a student reporter at WCBU. She joined WCBU in summer 2021. She is a student at Bradley University in Peoria.
All across America, corporations are putting LGBT merchandise on their shelves and changing their logos to more colorful ones. While this allows shops to show how welcoming they can be to all customers regardless of their sexuality, it’s also seen as problematic "rainbow capitalism."
Businesses, festivals and conventions may operate at pre-pandemic numbers soon. The Peoria City/County Health Department confirmed during Thursday's briefing that Peoria will be headed into Phase 5 starting June 11.
The Peoria Riverfront Museum has opened its newest exhibit “T. Rex: the Ultimate Predator” to the public.