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On Deck - Wednesday, July 21, 2021

WCBU's On Deck has everything you need to know to start your day for Wednesday, July 21, 2021. Our top story is about how the Peoria-area real estate market continues to perform at a record pace, with properties moving faster than ever. You'll also hear how in Peoria a minimum wage earner has to work one and a half jobs to afford a two bedroom apartment. That's according to a new report from Housing Action Illinois and the National Low Income Housing Coalition. Charlie Schlenker speaks with Housing Action policy director Bob Palmer, who says the central Illinois figures are better than the state average, but that's not saying much.

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