On Deck - Friday, October 8, 2021
WCBU's On Deck has everything you need to know to start your day for Friday, October 8, 2021. Our top story is about how the Peoria Housing Authority has officially handed Taft Homes over to a Wisconsin-based developer. Taft’s name has also changed to Providence Pointe. You’ll also hear how Distillery Labs is slated to open in the former Thomas building in downtown Peoria next spring. It's just one hub of the Illinois Innovation Network, organized under the University of Illinois umbrella. Tim Shelley speaks with U of I president Tim Killeen about IIN and how it'll play in Peoria.