Breanna Grow

Breanna Grow is a correspondent for GLT. She joined the station in September 2018.

Grow previously worked at AdaptBN and The Pantagraph. She graduated from Illinois State University.

Peoria Riverfront Museum

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It’s a Monday afternoon with nothing to do. Your other plans have been rained out, so you decide to pay a visit to the Peoria Riverfront Museum.

Editor's note: This is part of a five-story series reported at the Housing Action Illinois conference in Bloomington on Oct. 24-25. The stories ran Wednesday, Oct. 30, on WGLT's Sound Ideas.

Cass Herrington / Peoria Public Radio

Speakers at a Housing Action Illinois conference in Bloomington say a partnership between the City of Peoria and the Salvation Army is one example of how communities can work to rehouse residents.

On any given Saturday morning, the average teen might be getting ready for work, heading to practice or a game, or maybe even sleeping in.

Bloomington may have a moratorium on new video gaming machines, but the city will collect a $500 annual fee on existing machines beginning May 1.