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The Pekin Daily Times
Penning comes home to coach alma materMid-Illini Conference that includes Washington, which played in back-to-back IH
Penning comes home to coach alma mater
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 10 hours ago
Mid-Illini Conference that includes Washington, which played in back-to-back IHSA Class 3A state championship games, and East Peoria which played in the IHSA Class 3A sectional championship game. During his tenure at Tremont, Penning scheduled... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Are Tazewell schools prepared for no state funding?basis.” The district made cuts in February in anticipation of state budget issu
Are Tazewell schools prepared for no state funding?
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 10 hours ago
basis.” The district made cuts in February in anticipation of state budget issues — either reduced or no state funding. • East Peoria District 86 Superintendent Tony Ingold said the district will open its doors. The district has 266 days cash on... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Not a victory, but Peoria-area legislators see progress on budget dealleast not within the hearing of Reps. Jehan Gordon-Booth and Mike Unes. Both —
Not a victory, but Peoria-area legislators see progress on budget deal
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 15 hours ago
least not within the hearing of Reps. Jehan Gordon-Booth and Mike Unes. Both — Gordon-Booth a Peoria Democrat and Unes an East Peoria Republican — were quick to dismiss that language Wednesday evening after a marathon day of very little... Read more
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Kane County Chronicle
Kane County Chronicle Softball Player of the Year: Kaneland's Cohrs thinks, reacts, repeatswas part of the 2015 Knights team that surpassed all others by finishing third
Kane County Chronicle Softball Player of the Year: Kaneland's Cohrs thinks, reacts, repeats
Kane County Chronicle / Posted 19 hours ago
was part of the 2015 Knights team that surpassed all others by finishing third in the IHSA Class 3A state tournament in East Peoria, delivering the first state trophy in program history. Batting cleanup, Cohrs again paced the Knights with a .463... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Plenty of options for Fourth of July celebrations8 p.m. with the fireworks show beginning about 9:30 p.m. Admission is free. For
Plenty of options for Fourth of July celebrations
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 20 hours ago
8 p.m. with the fireworks show beginning about 9:30 p.m. Admission is free. For information, go to www.redwhiteandboom.us. East Peoria fireworks Events in East Peoria will occur in RiverFront Park, behind Wal-Mart SuperCenter, starting at 5 p.m.... Read more
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Kane County Chronicle
Cohrs thinks, reacts, repeatswas part of the 2015 Knights team that surpassed all others by finishing third
Cohrs thinks, reacts, repeats
Kane County Chronicle / Posted 20 hours ago
was part of the 2015 Knights team that surpassed all others by finishing third in the IHSA Class 3A state tournament in East Peoria, delivering the first state trophy in program history. Batting cleanup, Cohrs again paced the Knights with a .463... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
June 28 in Journal Star sports historyhis basketball career. The 6-foot-4 Miller was the top scorer for the Canton Co
June 28 in Journal Star sports history
Peoria Journal Star / Posted yesterday
his basketball career. The 6-foot-4 Miller was the top scorer for the Canton Community College squad the last two seasons. East Peoria fisherman Phil Miller Jr. has entered a 35-pound amberjack and a 7-pound, 8-ounce barracuda in the tourist... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Women charged with jail drug smuggling(latest case) was an isolated incident. Very little goes on (in the jail) that
Women charged with jail drug smuggling
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted yesterday
(latest case) was an isolated incident. Very little goes on (in the jail) that we don’t know about.” Holly Dunson, 36, of East Peoria, and Shelby Taylor, 24, of Pekin, were charged Monday with bringing contraband into the jail for Ashley Jolliff,... Read more
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Central Illinois News Center
Life flight called to crash in East PeoriaEAST PEORIA, Ill. -- A crash that happened on 116 near Spring Creek Road around
Life flight called to crash in East Peoria
Central Illinois News Center / Posted yesterday
EAST PEORIA, Ill. -- A crash that happened on 116 near Spring Creek Road around 5:00 pm Monday tied up traffic in the area. At least one person was seriously hurt, prompting life flight to be called. The Illinois State Police say a truck was unable... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Creve Coeur man sought for meth makingto his arrest. He was identified in a Tazewell County State’s Attorney’s affida
Creve Coeur man sought for meth making
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 2 days ago
to his arrest. He was identified in a Tazewell County State’s Attorney’s affidavit in the case of Ricky Gumm, 37, of East Peoria, who was charged with that crime Friday. Gumm remains held on $50,000 bond. A 16-year-old youth told police he... Read more
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Central Illinois News Center
Accident slows down Rt. 116 trafficEAST PEORIA, Ill. -- Local authorities are investigating the cause of a two car
Accident slows down Rt. 116 traffic
Central Illinois News Center / Posted 2 days ago
EAST PEORIA, Ill. -- Local authorities are investigating the cause of a two car accident on Route 116 that snarled traffic for about an hour Wednesday morning. The crash backed up the southbound lane of Route 116 for about a quarter mile, as first... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Peoria Area Mountain Bike Association committed to conservationfor riding, they design, build and maintain the trails. The first trail the cl
Peoria Area Mountain Bike Association committed to conservation
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 2 days ago
for riding, they design, build and maintain the trails. The first trail the club took on was in Farmdale Reservoir in East Peoria. Maintenance agreements with park districts in Pekin and Metamora followed, and years of maintenance finally led... Read more
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Central Illinois News Center
Local people weigh in on Texas abortion billon the fence about the Supreme Court's ruling. "I don't believe in ending a li
Local people weigh in on Texas abortion bill
Central Illinois News Center / Posted 2 days ago
on the fence about the Supreme Court's ruling. "I don't believe in ending a life, but if it's someone's choice, I think they should be free to do what they want with that," said East Peoria resident, Aliyah Hunt. "It's their decision and their bod... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Arson at Goodfellas leads Tazewell County indictments16 were: • Cecil R. Birts-Randle, 25, 818 W. Hurlburt St., Peoria; retail theft
Arson at Goodfellas leads Tazewell County indictments
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 2 days ago
16 were: • Cecil R. Birts-Randle, 25, 818 W. Hurlburt St., Peoria; retail theft. • Paul W. Blacet, 45, 310 Chicago St., East Peoria; aggravated home repair fraud and theft. • Austin T.L. Bricker, 18, 3126 N. Indiana Ave., Peoria; residential... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Goodfellas arson leads indictments16 were: • Cecil R. Birts-Randle, 25, 818 W. Hurlburt St., Peoria; retail theft
Goodfellas arson leads indictments
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 3 days ago
16 were: • Cecil R. Birts-Randle, 25, 818 W. Hurlburt St., Peoria; retail theft. • Paul W. Blacet, 45, 310 Chicago St., East Peoria; aggravated home repair fraud and theft. • Austin T.L. Bricker, 18, 3126 N. Indiana Ave., Peoria; residential... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Search for city manager to beginMcCabe. “There’s a lot of competition.” The GovHR USA website shows varying sal
Search for city manager to begin
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 3 days ago
McCabe. “There’s a lot of competition.” The GovHR USA website shows varying salaries for city managers and administrators. East Peoria is listed seeking a city administrator with a salary range of $120,000 to $130,000. Oak Creek, Wis., has a... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Tazewell County indictments16 were: * Cecil R. Birts-Randle, 25, 818 W. Hurlburt St., Peoria; retail thef
Tazewell County indictments
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 3 days ago
16 were: * Cecil R. Birts-Randle, 25, 818 W. Hurlburt St., Peoria; retail theft. * Paul W. Blacet, 45, 310 Chicago St., East Peoria; aggravated home repair fraud and theft. * Austin T.L. Bricker, 18, 3126 N. Indiana Ave., Peoria; residential... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Quest for Alzheime's cure inspires cyclist's cross-country trekwent on his cross-country ride as part of a 17-member group with CrossRoads Cyc
Quest for Alzheime's cure inspires cyclist's cross-country trek
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 3 days ago
went on his cross-country ride as part of a 17-member group with CrossRoads Cycling. He had retired the previous year from East Peoria Community High School, where he was a teacher for 32 years and a coach for 20 years. The former history... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
June 26 in Journal Star sports historya newcomer to the race who is the defending North European snipe champion. Mike
June 26 in Journal Star sports history
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 3 days ago
a newcomer to the race who is the defending North European snipe champion. Mike Unruh captures the championship of the East Peoria Jaycees Golf tournament. Unruh tops Loren Gupton 4-and-3 for the title. 40 YEARS AGO Bill Hancock of Kingston... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Bradley University graduatesUniversity on May 14: Master of Arts Bartonville: Laura L. Stone. Canton: Ra
Bradley University graduates
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 4 days ago
University on May 14: Master of Arts Bartonville: Laura L. Stone. Canton: Rachel N. Lewis. Dunlap: Amanda M. Kessler. East Peoria: Andrea N. Lemon and Lisa S. Smith. Morton: Kristin T. Rinkenberger. Pekin: Jacquelyn K. Johnson and Molly E.... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Police seize car in traffic stop, stranding mom and kids far from home — but case doesn't add upit. “It’s been a nightmare,” Unes says. “And it could happen to anybody.” Une
Police seize car in traffic stop, stranding mom and kids far from home — but case doesn't add up
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 4 days ago
it. “It’s been a nightmare,” Unes says. “And it could happen to anybody.” Unes, 36, lives with her boys, 7 and 9, in East Peoria. Looking for new wheels in March, she went to a Peoria dealership and spotted a 2010 Ford Edge, which you could... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
2016 Journal Star all-area baseball teambut we didn’t get it done in the postseason. We’re going to buckle down and nex
2016 Journal Star all-area baseball team
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 4 days ago
but we didn’t get it done in the postseason. We’re going to buckle down and next year we’ll find a way.” COLIN DEARING EAST PEORIA / SENIOR / SECOND BASE HOT STREAK down the stretch led East Peoria team that went 6-23 in the regular season to... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
2016 Journal Star Baseball Player of the Year: Bryce Meyer, LimestoneW-L IP H R ER SO BB 3-21 Richwoods ND 3 3 0 0 2 1 3-26 Genoa-K W 4 1/3 3 1 1
2016 Journal Star Baseball Player of the Year: Bryce Meyer, Limestone
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 4 days ago
W-L IP H R ER SO BB 3-21 Richwoods ND 3 3 0 0 2 1 3-26 Genoa-K W 4 1/3 3 1 1 8 3 4-2 Chi. Christian W 3 2 0 0 7 2 4-6 East Peoria W 6 5 1 1 7 0 4-11 Morton W 7 2 0 0 7 2 4-18 Washington W 7 5 1 1 7 1 4-25 Metamora W 7 3 1 0 11 2 5-2 Canton... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
June 25 in Journal Star sports historyteam went 8-16 last season under third-year coach Dick Roe. 10 YEARS AGO Chad
June 25 in Journal Star sports history
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 4 days ago
team went 8-16 last season under third-year coach Dick Roe. 10 YEARS AGO Chad Whittington becomes champion of the East Peoria Men’s Open golf tournament. Whittington cards a 4-under-par 68 in the second round at Quail Meadows for a 140... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Seven JS-area players to play in ICA all-star gamesthe Class 3A state finals. The Blue infield has Bradley recruit Luke Shadid of
Seven JS-area players to play in ICA all-star games
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 5 days ago
the Class 3A state finals. The Blue infield has Bradley recruit Luke Shadid of Notre Dame and ICC signee Colin Dearing of East Peoria. The outfield includes Limestone’s James Welton, a St. Ambrose University baseball and football recruit. The... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
2016 Journal Star-area All-Star Softball Teamcleated in the ear.” ONE THING MY COACH, STEPHANIE RAMSEY, ALWAYS SAYS: “Take
2016 Journal Star-area All-Star Softball Team
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 5 days ago
cleated in the ear.” ONE THING MY COACH, STEPHANIE RAMSEY, ALWAYS SAYS: “Take it one game at a time.” ASHLEY EMERT EAST PEORIA/JUNIOR/UTILITY NUMBERS: Hit .478 with nine doubles, three triples, eight home runs, 26 RBI, 49 runs and 15... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Beverly PattersonJoann Patterson, 80, of Pekin, passed away at 7:55 a.m. Tuesday, June 21, 2016,
Beverly Patterson
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 6 days ago
Joann Patterson, 80, of Pekin, passed away at 7:55 a.m. Tuesday, June 21, 2016, at Pekin Manor. Born Dec. 18, 1935, in East Peoria to Henry and Lucille Chapman Worton, she married Harley F. Patterson Feb. 20, 1954. He died March of 2007 in... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Road dedicated to fallen soldierMotorists traveling along a portion of Illinois Route 8 in East Peoria will now
Road dedicated to fallen soldier
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 6 days ago
Motorists traveling along a portion of Illinois Route 8 in East Peoria will now be reminded of U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Paul Smith’s service and ultimate sacrifice. Family, friends, and city and state officials gathered Wednesday morning at the East... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
East Peoria adds a fourth certified arson investigatorEAST PEORIA — The East Peoria Fire Department now has four certified arson inve
East Peoria adds a fourth certified arson investigator
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 6 days ago
EAST PEORIA — The East Peoria Fire Department now has four certified arson investigators on its staff; that's twice the number of the Peoria Fire Department, a department five times its size. "We're happy to have our newest certified arson... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Brides & Bouquets: Memory making wedding storiesnight. We went out and got married three months later. My pretty little 16-yea
Brides & Bouquets: Memory making wedding stories
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 6 days ago
night. We went out and got married three months later. My pretty little 16-year-old and I went to the exotic city of East Peoria and found a Justice of the Peace by the name of Winston (also a lawyer) and got married. We had a sumptuous feast... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Happening Todaybe hosting "Health Living for Your Brain and Body" from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the F
Happening Today
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 7 days ago
be hosting "Health Living for Your Brain and Body" from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the Fondulac District Library, 400 Richland St., East Peoria. For more information, call 699-3917, ext. 2252. Documentary screening The Central Illinois Vegetarian/Vegan... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Canton still receiving state payments for sewer, water bills at prisonoffice, said Rich Carter, Munger’s press secretary, in February.Because of the
Canton still receiving state payments for sewer, water bills at prison
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 7 days ago
office, said Rich Carter, Munger’s press secretary, in February.Because of the intervention of State Rep. Mike Unes, R-East Peoria, the city began receiving emergency appropriations from the state to help cover the deficit.Three months after... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
East Peoria approves erosion control project for area devastated by 2013 landslideEAST PEORIA — The City Council on Tuesday approved a small erosion control proj
East Peoria approves erosion control project for area devastated by 2013 landslide
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 8 days ago
EAST PEORIA — The City Council on Tuesday approved a small erosion control project for the ravine behind Kaitlin Court where three houses were vacated and abandoned following a devastating landslide during heavy rains more than three years ago. The... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
East Peoria approves erosion control project for area that was devastated by a landslide years agoEAST PEORIA — The City Council on Tuesday approved a small erosion control proj
East Peoria approves erosion control project for area that was devastated by a landslide years ago
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 8 days ago
EAST PEORIA — The City Council on Tuesday approved a small erosion control project for the ravine behind Kaitlin Court where three houses were vacated and abandoned following a devastating landslide during heavy rains more than three years ago. The... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Imprisoned child sex assaulter charged againA former East Peoria man faces charges that he sexually assaulted two young gir
Imprisoned child sex assaulter charged again
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 10 days ago
A former East Peoria man faces charges that he sexually assaulted two young girls, one over a five-year period, before he was imprisoned in a similar Woodford County case. Johnathan Hartwell could spend years longer than the 12-year prison term he’s... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
June 19 in Journal Star sports historyUnder rookie manager Joe Girardi, the rebuilding Florida Marlins are the hottes
June 19 in Journal Star sports history
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 10 days ago
Under rookie manager Joe Girardi, the rebuilding Florida Marlins are the hottest team in the major leagues. Girardi, the East Peoria native and Spalding graduate, has led his team to 18 wins in its last 24 games. The Marlins, who have the lowest... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
MusicFest and Wellness Fair brings entertainment and resources to South PeoriaInstead of resources like grocery stores and restaurants coming to them, she sa
MusicFest and Wellness Fair brings entertainment and resources to South Peoria
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 11 days ago
Instead of resources like grocery stores and restaurants coming to them, she said, residents have to travel Downtown or to East Peoria. But on Saturday some of those resources, like a free mobile HIV testing unit, came to the park. Chris Wade,... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Despite budget woes, area lawmakers point to progress at state Capitola damper on lawmaking efforts — Koehler, Rep. Jehan Gordon-Booth, both D-Peoria
Despite budget woes, area lawmakers point to progress at state Capitol
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 11 days ago
a damper on lawmaking efforts — Koehler, Rep. Jehan Gordon-Booth, both D-Peoria, and a GOP colleague, Rep. Mike Unes of East Peoria, were all upbeat about some of the local accomplishments. Unes and Koehler highlighted a bill they jointly... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Steamboat Classic: Dunlap runner wins 15K 'triple crown'to make a move up. But, really, the goal was to come out and have fun, and that
Steamboat Classic: Dunlap runner wins 15K 'triple crown'
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 11 days ago
to make a move up. But, really, the goal was to come out and have fun, and that’s what I did today.” In the women’s race, East Peoria product Sarah Kasabian-Larson claimed the title in 58 minutes, 57 seconds, stopping Michaela Wiersema of Peoria... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Health department restaurant inspections for Mayand those scoring 100 points are published. 100 scorers Caffeina’s (Embassy S
Health department restaurant inspections for May
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 11 days ago
and those scoring 100 points are published. 100 scorers Caffeina’s (Embassy Suites Hotel), 100 Conference Center Dr., East Peoria Chipotle Mexican Grill, 300 W. Washington, East Peoria Fairfield Inn and Suites, 200 Eastlight Court, East... Read more
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Central Illinois News Center
Local law enforcement trains on motorcyclesEAST PEORIA, Ill. -- Officers across Central Illinois got some hands-on motorcy
Local law enforcement trains on motorcycles
Central Illinois News Center / Posted 12 days ago
EAST PEORIA, Ill. -- Officers across Central Illinois got some hands-on motorcycle training Friday that will help keep them and the public safe. Several police agencies from Peoria and Tazewell Counties are participating in a three-week training... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Real estate transactions: June 17, 2016N. Lawndale Ave., Washington, Amanda L. Hartter to Chris and Brie A. Vanderhei,
Real estate transactions: June 17, 2016
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 12 days ago
N. Lawndale Ave., Washington, Amanda L. Hartter to Chris and Brie A. Vanderhei, $101,000. 2318 Springfield Road, East Peoria, Billie E. and Karen S. Puckett to Danny A. Chambers, $101,250. 708 Peoria St., Washington, Gary D. Austin to... Read more
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Central Illinois News Center
Know the signs of heat strokeyou are going to see in any patient, regardless of age, is going to be more of
Know the signs of heat stroke
Central Illinois News Center / Posted 13 days ago
you are going to see in any patient, regardless of age, is going to be more of a heat exhaustion," says Ryan Beck from the East Peoria Fire Department. "It is going to be some cramping, nausea, vomiting, dizziness... that progresses into heat... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Friends of the Fondulac Library Big Book Sale June 16 EAST PEORIA — Looking for some great bargains? Look no further than the Frien
Friends of the Fondulac Library Big Book Sale June 16
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 14 days ago
EAST PEORIA — Looking for some great bargains? Look no further than the Friends of Fondulac Library's Big Book Sale. Scheduled for an added evening of sales, come for the preview night of... Read more
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Central Illinois News Center
New grocery store will end foodAldi’s left here, the people down in here don’t have any place to go and shop,
New grocery store will end food
Central Illinois News Center / Posted 14 days ago
Aldi’s left here, the people down in here don’t have any place to go and shop, so they had to go up on the hill, over in East Peoria, or whatever, so I think it’s a good thing for the community here,” said Toby Hill of Peoria. The Save-A-Lot... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Matt Hale moved out of supermax prison in Colorado and into Indiana federal prisonAfter 11 years of being held in the nation's most stringent federal prison, avo
Matt Hale moved out of supermax prison in Colorado and into Indiana federal prison
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 15 days ago
After 11 years of being held in the nation's most stringent federal prison, avowed white supremacist Matt Hale, formerly of East Peoria, is now serving the remainder of his 40-year prison term at an facility in Terre Haute, Ind. Hale, 44, has been... Read more
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Central Illinois News Center
Do you know what to do with leftover prescriptions?EAST PEORIA, Ill. -- Many people who take prescription painkillers are often le
Do you know what to do with leftover prescriptions?
Central Illinois News Center / Posted 16 days ago
EAST PEORIA, Ill. -- Many people who take prescription painkillers are often left with extra and no idea how to get rid of them. Johns Hopkins researchers surveyed more than 1,000 people who used prescription drugs in the last year. 60% had... Read more
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Central Illinois News Center
Pediatricians stress the need for fathersEAST PEORIA, Ill. -- Pediatricians are stressing the importance of a father's i
Pediatricians stress the need for fathers
Central Illinois News Center / Posted 16 days ago
EAST PEORIA, Ill. -- Pediatricians are stressing the importance of a father's involvement in a child's life. That's because research shows fathers have a significant impact on their children's well being. A father's play tends to be more physical... Read more
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Bureau County Republican
Rev. Gabriel Bullockis preceded in death by his parents and his sister, Sharon Haney. He is survive
Rev. Gabriel Bullock
Bureau County Republican / Posted 17 days ago
is preceded in death by his parents and his sister, Sharon Haney. He is survived by his siblings, Dave (Carol) Bullock of East Peoria, Sue (Joe) Thierer of Peoria, Mary Beth (Fred) Roedl of Bloomington, Ind., Paul (Marti) Bullock of Dunlap, Dan... Read more
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SaukValley.com
SportShorts for Monday, June 13, 2016the top of the sixth inning to beat Washington 4-1 in the Class 3A state champi
SportShorts for Monday, June 13, 2016
SaukValley.com / Posted 17 days ago
the top of the sixth inning to beat Washington 4-1 in the Class 3A state championship game Saturday at EastSide Centre in East Peoria. Isabell Alexander’s two-run singled highlighted the sixth, in which three of the runs were unearned. Brianna... Read more
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