A world war two era landing ship is not docking in Peoria. The city's bid for the LST 325 totaled around $1.5-Million, but it wasn't enough to lure the board overseeing the ship to leave Evansville Indiana, where it's currently docked. The nine member board voted 7-to-2 to keep the LST, or Landing Ship, Tank, in the Hoosier state. The city council has been divided over the project, with some embracing the effort to bring the ship to Peoria as a tourist attraction, and others feeling the money should instead be invested in the community.
(image courtesy Peoria Public Radio)
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