Two Illinois firms have partnered to bring a modern mailbox for the drone delivery market to life.

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The Spirit of Invention - A Q&A with John Hinnen
The lifelong tinkerer designed toys and other products out of his parents’ garage for years. Now his creations are coming to market.
Cancer Under the Microscope at UICOMP
UICOMP research leads to new discoveries, partnerships and collaborations—and is an economic asset to the community.
Outreach to Future Scientists and Engineers
Outreach activities at NCAUR touch kids at every stage of their educational careers.
An Interview with Dr. Craig Cady - Bohlander Stem Cell Research Laboratory
iBi checked in with Dr. Craig Cady to discuss his team’s current research, advances in the field, milestones and obstacles, and the state of basic science research. 

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Working with students and industry leaders, Dr. Prasad Shastry has made immense contributions to the development of wireless technologies.
Fighting mosquitoes with new, eco-friendly, bio-based products…
There are typically 100 or more clinical trials going on at any given time at Illinois CancerCare.

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Nominations for the 25th anniversary class of 40 Leaders Under Forty are now being accepted! The nomination deadline is September 7, 2018. Help us select the next class of leaders! Visit today. We had a fantastic group of 40 Leaders alumni join us for last night’s social. Congratulations to Henry Vicary, the 2018 40 Leaders Alumnus of the Year! Thanks to everyone who came out, and don’t forget to nominate a young leader for this year’s class! Congratulations to the @riverfrontmuseum, voted Best Cultural Attraction in the #BestofPeoria 2018! We unveil our #BestOfPeoria 2018 winners in the latest issue of #PeoriaProgress! Visit to find distribution location information.
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Nikole Cooney's surreal and magical world mirrors the beauty of nature through fairytale-like imagery.

Central Illinois Perspective
Enriching the Artistic Landscape
New partnerships and continued growth push ArtPop Peoria artists to new heights.
A Fulton County Getaway
Spend a weekend or a day exploring the emerging wine industry (and more) in rural Fulton County.
Primed for Creativity
Through hands-on art parties, Creativity Uncorked reveals the original artist inside each of us.
A Midsummer Night in Peoria
Shakespeare speaks to everyone—that is the profound belief of Chicago Shakespeare Theater. This summer, CST brings that message to Peoria.

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Ten things you didn’t know about the Peoria-born actress, producer and storyteller…
Make your own sauerkraut—it’s fun and surprisingly easy to do!
With the upcoming release of its fourth issue, the Bluffs Literary Magazine continues to evolve as a platform for a growing community of writers.

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