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Chillicothe Times Bulletin
Soccer takes Pekin tourneyA wild week on the soccer pitch culminated in some tournament hardware for Illi
Soccer takes Pekin tourney
Chillicothe Times Bulletin / Posted 5 hours ago
A wild week on the soccer pitch culminated in some tournament hardware for Illinois Valley Central.The Grey Ghosts went 2-0-1 to win the Pekin Tournament. A 3-2 victory Friday over Illini Bluffs before Saturday’s 2-0 win over the hosts and 1-1 tie... Read more
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East Peoria Times Courier
Council hears report about city governmentA government with a full-time city administrator and a full-time mayor is at le
Council hears report about city government
East Peoria Times Courier / Posted 5 hours ago
A government with a full-time city administrator and a full-time mayor is at least, in part, responsible for ineffective leadership in the city of East Peoria, according to a report from the Northern Illinois University Center of Governmental... Read more
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East Peoria Times Courier
East Peoria accepts utilities bid for Holiday Inn project EAST PEORIA — The City Council on Tuesday approved a construction bid to brin
East Peoria accepts utilities bid for Holiday Inn project
East Peoria Times Courier / Posted 13 hours ago
EAST PEORIA — The City Council on Tuesday approved a construction bid to bring water, sewer and other utilities to the site where a Holiday Inn will be built and, city officials hope, attract... Read more
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Central Illinois News Center
CWTC celebrates 55 yearsEAST PEORIA, Ill. -- The Community Workshop and Training Center, or CWTC, is ce
CWTC celebrates 55 years
Central Illinois News Center / Posted 20 hours ago
EAST PEORIA, Ill. -- The Community Workshop and Training Center, or CWTC, is celebrating 55 years this year. The center has been serving adults with disabilities since 1960 and Tuesday a ribbon cutting celebration was held in honor of the... Read more
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Central Illinois News Center
East Peoria Fire Department appoints new chiefEAST PEORIA, Ill. -- The city of East Peoria now has a new fire chief. Lieuten
East Peoria Fire Department appoints new chief
Central Illinois News Center / Posted 20 hours ago
EAST PEORIA, Ill. -- The city of East Peoria now has a new fire chief. Lieutenant Alan Servis was sworn in Tuesday morning at the East Peoria City Council Chambers. Firefighter Veronica Marmitt will now be promoted to Liutenant in place of... Read more
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East Peoria Times Courier
Morning crash kills Washington woman, shuts down road for hours WASHINGTON — An early morning crash involving a motorist and a pedestrian cla
Morning crash kills Washington woman, shuts down road for hours
East Peoria Times Courier / Posted yesterday
WASHINGTON — An early morning crash involving a motorist and a pedestrian claimed the life of a Washington woman and shut a major road for hours.Tammy L. Lyons, 45, died after the... Read more
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East Peoria Times Courier
Orange Is the New Black: Uzo Aduba Breaks Down Season 3's Epic Final Scene Survival in prison is all about the simple pleasures, according to Orange Is
Orange Is the New Black: Uzo Aduba Breaks Down Season 3's Epic Final Scene
East Peoria Times Courier / Posted yesterday
Survival in prison is all about the simple pleasures, according to Orange Is the New Black.Amid all the drama of Season 3, the one image that stands out as... Read more
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Chillicothe Times Bulletin
Rubber ducks race down the street for annual fundraiser EAST PEORIA — It wasn’t the world’s biggest bubblebath that brought 26,855 ru
Rubber ducks race down the street for annual fundraiser
Chillicothe Times Bulletin / Posted 2 days ago
EAST PEORIA — It wasn’t the world’s biggest bubblebath that brought 26,855 rubber ducks racing down a hill into the parking lot of the EastSide Centre, but the 27th annual Duck Race to benefit... Read more
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East Peoria Times Courier
Police, coroner on scene of fatal crash in Washington WASHINGTON — Authorities are on the scene of an apparent fatal accident that
Police, coroner on scene of fatal crash in Washington
East Peoria Times Courier / Posted 2 days ago
WASHINGTON — Authorities are on the scene of an apparent fatal accident that has closed a major road for hours.Crews have been at the intersection of Washington Road and North Summit Drive.Police... Read more
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East Peoria Times Courier
Rubber ducks race down the street for annual fundraiser EAST PEORIA — It wasn’t the world’s biggest bubblebath that brought 26,855 ru
Rubber ducks race down the street for annual fundraiser
East Peoria Times Courier / Posted 2 days ago
EAST PEORIA — It wasn’t the world’s biggest bubblebath that brought 26,855 rubber ducks racing down a hill into the parking lot of the EastSide Centre, but the 27th annual Duck Race to benefit... Read more
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East Peoria Times Courier
6 Things (We Think) Kanye West Said During His VMAs Speech Kanye West announced he's running for president in 2020, and yet somehow that
6 Things (We Think) Kanye West Said During His VMAs Speech
East Peoria Times Courier / Posted 2 days ago
Kanye West announced he's running for president in 2020, and yet somehow that was the least nonsensical thing he said during his Video Vanguard Award acceptance speech at the MTV Video... Read more
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East Peoria Times Courier
Exclusive: Danica McKellar to Judge the 2016 Miss America Competition Danica McKellar will serve as a judge during the 2016 Miss America Competitio
Exclusive: Danica McKellar to Judge the 2016 Miss America Competition
East Peoria Times Courier / Posted 2 days ago
Danica McKellar will serve as a judge during the 2016 Miss America Competition, TVGuide.com has learned exclusively."The Miss America Organization shares my passion for the... Read more
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East Peoria Times Courier
Hannibal Boss on the Finale: "If the Audience Is Done, Then I Will Be Done" [WARNING: The following story
Hannibal Boss on the Finale:
East Peoria Times Courier / Posted 3 days ago
"If the Audience Is Done, Then I Will Be Done" [WARNING: The following story contains spoilers about the Season 3 finale of NBC's Hannibal. Read at your own risk.]Hannibal ended its run (for now) on... [WARNING: The... Read more
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East Peoria Times Courier
How Strong Is the Family at the Center of Fear the Walking Dead? When faced with a zombie apocalypse, it becomes pretty clear that you have to
How Strong Is the Family at the Center of Fear the Walking Dead?
East Peoria Times Courier / Posted 3 days ago
When faced with a zombie apocalypse, it becomes pretty clear that you have to rely on the people closest to you. But for the core characters on Fear the Walking Dead, the ... When... Read more
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East Peoria Times Courier
This Downton Abbey Trailer Will Make You CryIt's really happening, isn't it? After six seasons, Downton Abbey is coming to
This Downton Abbey Trailer Will Make You Cry
East Peoria Times Courier / Posted 3 days ago
It's really happening, isn't it? After six seasons, Downton Abbey is coming to an end and we are helpless to stop it. But it seems we aren't the only ones facing down the unrelentin... It's really happening, isn't it? After six seasons, Downton... Read more
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Central Illinois News Center
Kroger hosts annual Community Food DriveEAST PEORIA, Ill.-- The annual community food drive is Saturday and Sunday. Th
Kroger hosts annual Community Food Drive
Central Illinois News Center / Posted 3 days ago
EAST PEORIA, Ill.-- The annual community food drive is Saturday and Sunday. The event is hosted by Kroger in partnership with Northwoods Church and Midwest Food Bank. All 12 Kroger locations in the Peoria area will be collecting donations through... Read more
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Central Illinois News Center
Small group protests East Peoria Police DepartmentEAST PEORIA, Ill. -- Disagreement today after an East Peoria family pet was sho
Small group protests East Peoria Police Department
Central Illinois News Center / Posted 4 days ago
EAST PEORIA, Ill. -- Disagreement today after an East Peoria family pet was shot and killed last week by police responding to a call about a dog on the loose. There was a small protest at the department Friday afternoon, but police say the... Read more
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East Peoria Times Courier
Game of Thrones: Why the Jon Snow Twin Theory Is Almost Certainly Wrong If you ask Game of Thrones fans who Jon Snow's parents are, most will say wit
Game of Thrones: Why the Jon Snow Twin Theory Is Almost Certainly Wrong
East Peoria Times Courier / Posted 4 days ago
If you ask Game of Thrones fans who Jon Snow's parents are, most will say with near certainty that they are Rheagar Targaryen and Lyanna Stark. The popular ... If you ask Game... Read more
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Central Illinois News Center
Center for Prevention of Abuse ready for 27th annual Duck RacePEORIA, Ill. -- The Center for Prevention of Abuse is getting ready for its big
Center for Prevention of Abuse ready for 27th annual Duck Race
Central Illinois News Center / Posted 4 days ago
PEORIA, Ill. -- The Center for Prevention of Abuse is getting ready for its biggest fundraiser of the year. The 27th annual Duck Race takes place Saturday at 2 p.m. with activities starting at noon. This year the race has a new home at the Eastside... Read more
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East Peoria Times Courier
Bachelor in Paradise's Chris Harrison: Samantha Becomes the Puppet Master While Joe Becomes... Sad Page 2 of 3 - Behind that Bachelor prank - and how Chris Harrison is getting
Bachelor in Paradise's Chris Harrison: Samantha Becomes the Puppet Master While Joe Becomes... Sad
East Peoria Times Courier / Posted 5 days ago
Page 2 of 3 - Behind that Bachelor prank - and how Chris Harrison is getting hounded by women (who want to be with Ben)What is your opinion of Joe... Read more
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Central Illinois News Center
Station blood drive collects donations when they are most neededEAST PEORIA, Ill. -- We partnered with the American Red Cross to host a blood d
Station blood drive collects donations when they are most needed
Central Illinois News Center / Posted 5 days ago
EAST PEORIA, Ill. -- We partnered with the American Red Cross to host a blood drive at our station. The Red Cross has experienced a shortage of donors this summer and is now looking for people with rare blood types. Dozens of donors made their way... Read more
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Central Illinois News Center
Station blood drive collects donations when they are most neededEAST PEORIA, Ill.-- We partnered with the American Red Cross to host a blood dr
Station blood drive collects donations when they are most needed
Central Illinois News Center / Posted 5 days ago
EAST PEORIA, Ill.-- We partnered with the American Red Cross to host a blood drive at our station. The Red Cross has experienced a shortage of donors this summer and is now looking for people with rare blood types. Dozens of donors made their way... Read more
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East Peoria Times Courier
Postmortem: Suits Boss Explains That "Major Turning Point" and Why It Had to Happen [WARNING: The following story
Postmortem: Suits Boss Explains That
East Peoria Times Courier / Posted 6 days ago
"Major Turning Point" and Why It Had to Happen [WARNING: The following story contains spoilers about the midseason finale of Suits. Read at your own risk.]"Michael James Ross, you're under arrest for conspiracy... Read more
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East Peoria Times Courier
Former Club Cabaret dancer discusses wage lawsuit: 'We should be treated fairly' PEORIA — On the surface, a lawsuit filed by exotic dancers against their form
Former Club Cabaret dancer discusses wage lawsuit: 'We should be treated fairly'
East Peoria Times Courier / Posted 6 days ago
PEORIA — On the surface, a lawsuit filed by exotic dancers against their former strip club is about money, about earning a decent wage for a day’s labor.But Beth... Read more
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East Peoria Times Courier
East Peoria seeks more balanceAfter falling one win short of qualifying for the IHSA state playoffs, the Raid
East Peoria seeks more balance
East Peoria Times Courier / Posted 6 days ago
After falling one win short of qualifying for the IHSA state playoffs, the Raiders hope their ability to pass more effectively will translate into a winning 2015 season. The East Peoria football team is poised to be more diverse this season.After... Read more
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Central Illinois News Center
Volunteers prepare for 27th Annual Duck RaceEAST PEORIA, Ill -- The 27th Annual Duck Race is almost here, but there is stil
Volunteers prepare for 27th Annual Duck Race
Central Illinois News Center / Posted 6 days ago
EAST PEORIA, Ill -- The 27th Annual Duck Race is almost here, but there is still work to be done to get the racers ready. Volunteers tagged the ducks for this year's Center for Prevention of Abuse duck race. Each duck now has a number to identify it... Read more
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Central Illinois News Center
ICC holds public forum to find new presidentEAST PEORIA, Ill -- The ICC Board of Trustees tonight opened its search for a n
ICC holds public forum to find new president
Central Illinois News Center / Posted 6 days ago
EAST PEORIA, Ill -- The ICC Board of Trustees tonight opened its search for a new school president to the public. This was the first of three public discussions, so the Search Committee can get public input on what they hope to see in the next... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Caterpillar Announces Another Round of LayoffsCaterpillar Inc. has announced it is laying off another 475 workers in its cust
Caterpillar Announces Another Round of Layoffs
NBC Chicago / Posted 6 days ago
Caterpillar Inc. has announced it is laying off another 475 workers in its customer service operations, including 300 in the Peoria area. The Peoria-based heavy equipment maker on Tuesday said the layoffs are a result of consolidation and "current... Read more
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East Peoria Times Courier
Raiders working to make stridesThe Raiders were seventh overall last season in the Mid-Illini Conference with
Raiders working to make strides
East Peoria Times Courier / Posted 6 days ago
The Raiders were seventh overall last season in the Mid-Illini Conference with 2.5 points after going 1-6 in nine-hole duals and placing seventh in the 18-hole tournament. The East Peoria girls golf team hopes to make a move this season.The Raiders... Read more
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East Peoria Times Courier
Peoria-area festivals get rolling with Dunlap Days, Erin Feis, Lincoln Balloon Festival Although school has started there is still plenty of nice weather ahead to ge
Peoria-area festivals get rolling with Dunlap Days, Erin Feis, Lincoln Balloon Festival
East Peoria Times Courier / Posted 6 days ago
Although school has started there is still plenty of nice weather ahead to get out and enjoy the festivals and special events in central Illinois. Here are some... Read more
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East Peoria Times Courier
From soup to sushi, East Peoria's River 1000 satisfiesDining Out: EAST PEORIA — Buffet-goers across the region, whose options narro
From soup to sushi, East Peoria's River 1000 satisfies
East Peoria Times Courier / Posted 6 days ago
Dining Out: EAST PEORIA — Buffet-goers across the region, whose options narrowed when the old Ming’s Chinese Buffet shuttered, can now rejoice that the space has been filled by a more than... Read more
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East Peoria Times Courier
Civil rights activist Amelia Boynton Robinson dies at 104 BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Amelia Boynton Robinson, a civil rights activist who helpe
Civil rights activist Amelia Boynton Robinson dies at 104
East Peoria Times Courier / Posted 6 days ago
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Amelia Boynton Robinson, a civil rights activist who helped lead the 1965 "Bloody Sunday" voting rights march and was the first black woman to run for Congress in Alabama,... Read more
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SaukValley.com
The Rev. Paul R. OlsonPaul was born Feb. 5, 1924, in Chicago, the son of Gordon and Anna M. (Chalbeck
The Rev. Paul R. Olson
SaukValley.com / Posted 6 days ago
Paul was born Feb. 5, 1924, in Chicago, the son of Gordon and Anna M. (Chalbeck) Olson. He married Joyce K. Weaver on Aug. 2, 1953, in Sterling. She preceded him in death April 2, 2005. Survivors include four sons, David (Wendy) Olson of Yorba... Read more
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East Peoria Times Courier
Two Journalists Fatally Shot During a Live Broadcast in Virginia WDBJ7 reporter Alison Parker and photographer Adam Ward were killed during a
Two Journalists Fatally Shot During a Live Broadcast in Virginia
East Peoria Times Courier / Posted 7 days ago
WDBJ7 reporter Alison Parker and photographer Adam Ward were killed during a live broadcast in Virginia on Wednesday morning.The two members of the local news station were filming an... Read more
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East Peoria Times Courier
Enterprise zone applications get state approvalArea officials have been waiting several months to hear if they would be winner
Enterprise zone applications get state approval
East Peoria Times Courier / Posted 7 days ago
Area officials have been waiting several months to hear if they would be winners in the race for coveted enterprise zones this fall.The wait is over — at least, the wait to hear which applications were approved. The Northern Tazewell County Zone and... Read more
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East Peoria Times Courier
New school style for CentralThe paint is dry, the carpet is down and the desks are all in neat little rows
New school style for Central
East Peoria Times Courier / Posted 7 days ago
The paint is dry, the carpet is down and the desks are all in neat little rows at Central Junior High School.School started Aug. 17 in the new $17.4 million facility that houses approximately 1,500 sixth-grade through eighth-grade students. The new... Read more
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Chillicothe Times Bulletin
IVC soccer looks to dominate in 2015Second-year Illinois Valley Central boys head soccer coach Nolan Wilson feels t
IVC soccer looks to dominate in 2015
Chillicothe Times Bulletin / Posted 7 days ago
Second-year Illinois Valley Central boys head soccer coach Nolan Wilson feels that the well-known boys soccer programs of the area, such as Morton and Dunlap High Schools will need to make room at the top for his Grey Ghosts this season.Wilson, who... Read more
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East Peoria Times Courier
New digs for old waresA change of venue can mean a big difference for a given business.Take the case
New digs for old wares
East Peoria Times Courier / Posted 7 days ago
A change of venue can mean a big difference for a given business.Take the case of East Peoria resident Nikki Rutledge and her Sunnyland business Needle in a Haystack.After originally opening in January at 2438 Washington Road, Rutledge was approached... Read more
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East Peoria Times Courier
Caterpillar lays off 300 employees in the Peoria area PEORIA — Layoffs continued at Caterpillar Inc. this summer as the company ann
Caterpillar lays off 300 employees in the Peoria area
East Peoria Times Courier / Posted 7 days ago
PEORIA — Layoffs continued at Caterpillar Inc. this summer as the company announced the elimination of 475 employees, including 300 in the Peoria area, Tuesday afternoon.Caterpillar notified the... Read more
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East Peoria Times Courier
Interview: For Frampton, it’s no longer about the hits, but the challenge Posted Aug. 21, 2015 at 10:51 AM Peter Frampton says two of his albums stand
Interview: For Frampton, it’s no longer about the hits, but the challenge
East Peoria Times Courier / Posted 7 days ago
Posted Aug. 21, 2015 at 10:51 AM Peter Frampton says two of his albums stand as the most important of his career, and �when all is said and done,� they will serve as �the two... Read more
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East Peoria Times Courier
Former Club Cabaret dancer discusses wage lawsuit: 'We should be treated fairly' Posted Aug. 25, 2015 at 9:07 PM PEORIA — On the surface, a lawsuit filed by
Former Club Cabaret dancer discusses wage lawsuit: 'We should be treated fairly'
East Peoria Times Courier / Posted 7 days ago
Posted Aug. 25, 2015 at 9:07 PM PEORIA — On the surface, a lawsuit filed by exotic dancers against their former strip club is about money, about earning a decent wage... Read more
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WSIL 3 Southern Illinois
Caterpillar Announces Another Round of LayoffsPEORIA, Ill. (AP) - Caterpillar Inc. has announced it is laying off another 475
Caterpillar Announces Another Round of Layoffs
WSIL 3 Southern Illinois / Posted 7 days ago
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) - Caterpillar Inc. has announced it is laying off another 475 workers in its customer service operations, including 300 in the Peoria area. The Peoria-based heavy equipment maker on Tuesday said the layoffs are a result of... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Caterpillar announces another round of layoffsPEORIA, Ill. (AP) - Caterpillar Inc. has announced it is laying off another 475
Caterpillar announces another round of layoffs
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 7 days ago
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) - Caterpillar Inc. has announced it is laying off another 475 workers in its customer service operations, including 300 in the Peoria area. The Peoria-based heavy equipment maker on Tuesday said the layoffs are a result of... Read more
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WREX-TV Rockford
Caterpillar announces another round of layoffsPEORIA, Ill. (AP) - Caterpillar Inc. has announced it is laying off another 475
Caterpillar announces another round of layoffs
WREX-TV Rockford / Posted 7 days ago
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) - Caterpillar Inc. has announced it is laying off another 475 workers in its customer service operations, including 300 in the Peoria area. The Peoria-based heavy equipment maker on Tuesday said the layoffs are a result of... Read more
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WAND TV 17 Decatur
Caterpillar announces another round of layoffsPEORIA, Ill. (AP) - Caterpillar Inc. has announced it is laying off another 475
Caterpillar announces another round of layoffs
WAND TV 17 Decatur / Posted 7 days ago
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) - Caterpillar Inc. has announced it is laying off another 475 workers in its customer service operations, including 300 in the Peoria area. The Peoria-based heavy equipment maker on Tuesday said the layoffs are a result of... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Caterpillar to lay off 50 more employees in East PeoriaPeoria-based Caterpillar on Monday said it is laying off an additional 50 peopl
Caterpillar to lay off 50 more employees in East Peoria
Chicago Tribune / Posted 7 days ago
Peoria-based Caterpillar on Monday said it is laying off an additional 50 people at its East Peoria campus beginning June 29. Last week, the maker of construction and mining equipment said it would lay off 120 workers in East Peoria. That's in... Read more
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Central Illinois News Center
Flood waters out of sight but clean up costs are adding upEAST PEORIA, Ill. -- Administrators from several communities are crunching the
Flood waters out of sight but clean up costs are adding up
Central Illinois News Center / Posted 8 days ago
EAST PEORIA, Ill. -- Administrators from several communities are crunching the number on this summer's flood clean -up. Peoria, East Peoria and North Pekin have spent the past few weeks calculating their flood costs. Preliminary figures show that... Read more
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East Peoria Times Courier
Fear the Walking Dead: Just How Different Is It From the Original Series? Don't call Fear the Walking Dead a spin-off.AMC's new series inspired by the
Fear the Walking Dead: Just How Different Is It From the Original Series?
East Peoria Times Courier / Posted 10 days ago
Don't call Fear the Walking Dead a spin-off.AMC's new series inspired by the success of The Walking Dead is a "companion series," but the differences betwe... Don't call Fear... Read more
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Central Illinois News Center
Controversy over Pekin Community High School's hair policy continues to growPEKIN, Ill.-- The controversy over Pekin Community High School's hair policy co
Controversy over Pekin Community High School's hair policy continues to grow
Central Illinois News Center / Posted 11 days ago
PEKIN, Ill.-- The controversy over Pekin Community High School's hair policy continues to grow. Brady Slater, a senior at Pekin High was told his hair violated the school's dress code. Brady had stars and striped shaved into his hair over the... Read more
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East Peoria Times Courier
Family Research Council Condemns Josh Duggar's Cheating, But Wife Anna Won't Leave Him Having your spouse learn you're cheating is bad. Having your former boss find
Family Research Council Condemns Josh Duggar's Cheating, But Wife Anna Won't Leave Him
East Peoria Times Courier / Posted 11 days ago
Having your spouse learn you're cheating is bad. Having your former boss find out and then publicly blast you for it just makes everything worse.On Friday, the... Read more
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