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    One of the most agriculturaly and demographically diverse Midwestern state in America is Illinois. Home to such cities as Chicago, Springfield and Peoria, the state is known for being rich in natural resources such as coal and wood, and the Port Chicago connects to the Great Lakes via the Mississippi River, making it an economical hub for the central region of the United States. Chicago is the third largest city in the nation, and the state itself is known as the Prairie State, due to the majority of the state being made of wide open plains of farmland that has become known as the Heart of Illinois.

    At first glance, Illinois might appear to offer very little in terms of reasons to visit, but the truth of the matter is that the state is rich in history, although it might be lacking in terms of natural beauty. For example, Cahokia is the site of a prehistoric Native American city, one of only eight UNESCO World Heritage sites in the United States, compared to the hundreds spread around the world. The Lewis and Clark Trail goes through Illinois, and the capital of Springfield not only boasts the capital building but Abraham Lincoln's tomb and his home, as well as the old State Capitol. Then there's Chicago herself, which is one of the world's most well-known cities, famous for its deep dish pizza and blues music scene.

    Illinois is packed with museums and historical buildings showcasing American history, but the state also has two major league baseball teams: the Chicago Cubs and the Chicago White Sox. In addition, the Chicago Bears are an NFL team, and their basketball team, the Chicago Bulls, is one of the most well-known basketball teams in the world. The Chicago Blackhawks recently won the NHL's Stanley Cup. There are dozens of national parks and within the state as well, making for a diverse experience regardless of what time of year you happen to travel.
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    • WWCT
      12.22 Km from Illinois
      WWCT is an FM broadcasting station licensed for Bartonville, Illinois. Through most of its history, the WWCT callsign was associated with Peoria's 105.7 frequency allocation; the call sign and related format was moved to 96.5 (Farmington) in 2003, then 99.9 (Bartonville) in 2006. On September 26, 2010, the station flipped to an adult album alternative format after several weeks of stunting. The original 99.9 callsign WIXO, and its music format, had moved to 105.7 in 1996.
    • Par-A-Dice Hotel and Casino
      14.98 Km from Illinois
      Par-A-Dice Hotel and Casino is a casino located on the Illinois River off Illinois Route 116/U.S. Route 150 in East Peoria, Illinois, United States. The Par-A-Dice opened in 1991 in Peoria, Illinois, and moved across the river to East Peoria in 1993. Originally established with local investors, it was later sold to Boyd Gaming. The Par-A-Dice had cruised the Illinois River 10 times daily during its early years, but stopped cruising altogether after Illinois dropped the requirement for riverboat ...
    • WCIC
      16.57 Km from Illinois
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    • WOAM
      17.08 Km from Illinois
      WOAM (AM 1350) is a Peoria, Illinois radio station that broadcasts an Adult Standards/MOR format.
    • Area code 309
      17.51 Km from Illinois
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    • Madison Theatre
      17.63 Km from Illinois
      Madison Theatre is a historic theater in Peoria, Illinois, United States that opened on October 16, 1920, as a silent picture theatre.
    • Pere Marquette Hotel
      17.68 Km from Illinois
      The Peoria Marriott Pere Marquette is a 14-story hotel in downtown Peoria, Illinois, United States. It was built in 1926 for $2.5 million (now $33 million after inflation), and features 288 guest rooms. The hotel is named for Father Jacques Marquette, and it is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It is located directly across the street from the Madison Theatre building and a half block from Peoria City Hall, both on the National Register also. Renovations took place in 1954 and ...
    • Peoria City Hall
      17.69 Km from Illinois
      Peoria City Hall, located in the United States city of Peoria, Illinois, was designed and built by Reeves and Baillee in 1897 for US$271,500. The city hall was dedicated January 5 to January 7, 1899. The building is still Peoria's city hall and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The Peoria Civic Center was built behind it in 1982.
    • WAZU
      27.07 Km from Illinois
      WAZU is a non-commercial educational (NCE) public radio station on 90.7 MHz at Peoria, Illinois. It is owned by Sirius Syncope, a not-for-profit organization in West Peoria, Illinois. Station manager Jeremy Styninger applied for a license in March 1998. The station received its construction permit on 30 May 2007. In a December 2009 Illinois Central College board meeting, the college president announced an ICC contract to establish the station, and a map showing coverage from Mendota to Mason Cit...
    • WZND-LP
      37.37 Km from Illinois
      WZND-LP (103.3 MHz FM) is an Low Power FM radio station licensed to Bloomington, McLean County, Illinois, United States. The station is staffed by students of Illinois State University and airs music from genres including rock, hip-hop, classic, pop, and country.

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    Graphic showing average weather in Illinois in Celcius and Centimeters (Change to Farenheit and Inches)

    Month Temp °C Rainfall Cm Temp °F Rainfall Inches
    Jan -4.3 70.3 24.3 27.7
    Feb -2.7 65.3 27.1 25.7
    Mar 3.6 84.1 38.5 33.1
    Apr 10.2 100.8 50.4 39.7
    May 16.3 110.8 61.3 43.6
    Jun 21.4 111 70.5 43.7
    Jul 24 92.4 75.2 36.4
    Aug 22.8 84.7 73 33.3
    Sep 18.8 96.8 65.8 38.1
    Oct 12.1 67.2 53.8 26.5
    Nov 4.3 68.3 39.7 26.9
    Dec -2.1 67.7 28.2 26.7

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