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Peoria Journal Star
North Peoria man dead, another seriously injured in motorcycle crash on Knoxville and Prospectlanes of both Knoxville and Prospect were closed for about two hours, reopening
North Peoria man dead, another seriously injured in motorcycle crash on Knoxville and Prospect
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 8 hours ago
lanes of both Knoxville and Prospect were closed for about two hours, reopening about 2:20 a.m. Andy Kravetz is the Journal Star public safety reporter. He can be reached at 686-3283 and akravetz@pjstar.com. Follow him on Twitter... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
New season means new stuff for high school footballHundreds of first-year varsity players are among new things to Peoria and Journ
New season means new stuff for high school football
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 9 hours ago
Hundreds of first-year varsity players are among new things to Peoria and Journal Star metro area high school football in 2016, the season for which kicks off Friday with a full slate of games around the state. The latest area school to undergo a... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Former Peoria police officer's sentencing for child porn conviction delayedadd an additional three years onto any sentence he receives in the possession o
Former Peoria police officer's sentencing for child porn conviction delayed
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 11 hours ago
add an additional three years onto any sentence he receives in the possession of child porn case. Andy Kravetz is the Journal Star public safety reporter. He can be reached at 686-3283 and akravetz@pjstar.com. Follow him on Twitter... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Proposed South Peoria plant prefers catfish but opens door to Asian carpsets up next door and wants to take all the Asian carp — great for them," he sa
Proposed South Peoria plant prefers catfish but opens door to Asian carp
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 13 hours ago
sets up next door and wants to take all the Asian carp — great for them," he said. Steve Tarter is the Peoria accountability reporter for the Journal Star. He can be reached at 686-3260 or starter@pjstar.com. Follow him at Twitter.com/Stev... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Former Rivermen coach Jared Bednar new head coach for NHL's Avalancheand I can't wait to get to work." The Associated Press contributed to this sto
Former Rivermen coach Jared Bednar new head coach for NHL's Avalanche
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 14 hours ago
and I can't wait to get to work." The Associated Press contributed to this story. Dave Eminian covers the Rivermen for the Journal Star. Reach him at 686-3206 or deminian@pjstar.com. Follow his videos on Tout and updates on Twitter @icetime... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Beachler's motors into its third generation as a Peoria institutioncheck out our Extra edition 'Keeping it in the Family,' featuring family-owned
Beachler's motors into its third generation as a Peoria institution
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 16 hours ago
check out our Extra edition 'Keeping it in the Family,' featuring family-owned businesses in the Peoria area, in Sunday's Journal Star. PEORIA — Brett Beachler represents the third generation of Beachlers to operate Beachler’s Vehicle Care and... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Calendar of entertainment events in the Peoria areaneed to be submitted 10 days prior to publication. Send information to Sally Mc
Calendar of entertainment events in the Peoria area
Peoria Journal Star / Posted yesterday
need to be submitted 10 days prior to publication. Send information to Sally McKee at smckee@pjstar.com or by mail to the Journal Star, 1 News Plaza, Peoria, IL 61643. Riverfront Museum The Peoria Riverfront Museum, 222 SW Washington St.,... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
East Peoria welcomes traveling 9/11 exhibit live from New York City"(The enemy) is coming. They're coming after us, so we must never forget. I tha
East Peoria welcomes traveling 9/11 exhibit live from New York City
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted yesterday
"(The enemy) is coming. They're coming after us, so we must never forget. I thank you. And God bless." Scott Hilyard is the Journal Star communities reporter. He can be reached at 686-3244 and shilyard@pjstar.com. Follow @scotthilyard on T... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Theobald: What football coaches really mean when they use clichesEditor's note: Phil Theobald is a retired Journal Star sports reporter and colu
Theobald: What football coaches really mean when they use cliches
Peoria Journal Star / Posted yesterday
Editor's note: Phil Theobald is a retired Journal Star sports reporter and columnist. This column was first published in the 1970s. With the high school football season set to kick off Friday night, we thought it appropriate to share it with you... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
East Peoria welcomes traveling 9/11 exhibit live from New York City"(The enemy) is coming. They're coming after us, so we must never forget. I tha
East Peoria welcomes traveling 9/11 exhibit live from New York City
Peoria Journal Star / Posted yesterday
"(The enemy) is coming. They're coming after us, so we must never forget. I thank you. And God bless." Scott Hilyard is the Journal Star communities reporter. He can be reached at 686-3244 and shilyard@pjstar.com. Follow @scotthilyard on T... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Heard it in a love song? Scorned Peoria girlfriend bashes car windows, slashes tireshe doesn’t do it anymore. And that, right there, Carrie Underwood, should be y
Heard it in a love song? Scorned Peoria girlfriend bashes car windows, slashes tires
Peoria Journal Star / Posted yesterday
he doesn’t do it anymore. And that, right there, Carrie Underwood, should be your next country song. PHIL LUCIANO is a Journal Star columnist. He can be reached at pluciano@pjstar.com, facebook.com/philluciano and (309) 686-3155. Follow him on... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Mona's, Capponi's, Bernardi's: Family business thrives over three generationscheck out our Extra edition 'Keeping it in the Family,' featuring family-owned
Mona's, Capponi's, Bernardi's: Family business thrives over three generations
Peoria Journal Star / Posted yesterday
check out our Extra edition 'Keeping it in the Family,' featuring family-owned businesses in the Peoria area, in Sunday's Journal Star. For more than eight decades, the Bernardi clan has done business the way it serves signature dishes: family... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Rural Glasford man allegedly shoots his older brother to deathhand to provide any counseling for students who may have been affected by this
Rural Glasford man allegedly shoots his older brother to death
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted yesterday
hand to provide any counseling for students who may have been affected by this unfortunate incident." Andy Kravetz is the Journal Star public safety reporter. He can be reached at 686-3283 and akravetz@pjstar.com. Follow him on Twitter... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
House explodes in central Illinois, sends couple into yardtwo residents hurtling out of the home. Tazewell County Sheriff's Department c
House explodes in central Illinois, sends couple into yard
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted yesterday
two residents hurtling out of the home. Tazewell County Sheriff's Department chief deputy Jeff Lower tells the (Peoria) Journal Star (http://bit.ly/2bGo7Sn ) that the blast happened about 1:45 a.m. Wednesday. Emergency responders arrived to find... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Mother and daughter are masterminds behind Mossville's Hayloft Shopscheck out our Extra edition 'Keeping it in the Family,' featuring family-owned
Mother and daughter are masterminds behind Mossville's Hayloft Shops
Peoria Journal Star / Posted yesterday
check out our Extra edition 'Keeping it in the Family,' featuring family-owned businesses in the Peoria area, in Sunday's Journal Star. MOSSVILLE — The Hayloft Shops in Mossville might not exist today if founder JoAnn Schotthofer hadn’t gotten... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Explosion blows Washington couple out of housevehicle was obliterated. The only part of the house left was a chimney. This
Explosion blows Washington couple out of house
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted yesterday
vehicle was obliterated. The only part of the house left was a chimney. This story will be updated Andy Kravetz is the Journal Star public safety reporter. He can be reached at 686-3283 and akravetz@pjstar.com. Follow him on Twitter... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Dining Out: Iron Spike Brewing Co. hits the markcolleagues moved about just as zippity-quick. If in the Galesburg area, Iron S
Dining Out: Iron Spike Brewing Co. hits the mark
Peoria Journal Star / Posted yesterday
colleagues moved about just as zippity-quick. If in the Galesburg area, Iron Spike is the go-to place. PHIL LUCIANO is a Journal Star columnist. He can be reached at pluciano@pjstar.com, facebook.com/philluciano or (309) 686-3155. Follow him on... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Peoria City Council approves extension on PDC garbage contractthat protects potentially significant buildings from being demolished without a
Peoria City Council approves extension on PDC garbage contract
Peoria Journal Star / Posted yesterday
that protects potentially significant buildings from being demolished without a review. Steve Tarter is the Peoria accountability reporter for the Journal Star. He can be reached at 686-3260 and starter@pjstar.com. Follow him on Twitter @SteveTart... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Federal judge rules against Edwards coal-fired energy plantEdwards plant, it must respect the community and the law by installing function
Federal judge rules against Edwards coal-fired energy plant
Peoria Journal Star / Posted yesterday
Edwards plant, it must respect the community and the law by installing functional pollution controls.” Andy Kravetz is the Journal Star public safety reporter. He can be reached at 686-3283 and akravetz@pjstar.com. Follow him on Twitter... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
PPS moves to solve teacher shortage, substitute teacher issuesqualified instructors, she said, but she values the relationships she has devel
PPS moves to solve teacher shortage, substitute teacher issues
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 2 days ago
qualified instructors, she said, but she values the relationships she has developed with classroom teachers. Pam Adams is the Journal Star education reporter. She can be reached at 686-3245 and padams@pjstar.com. Follow her on Twitter @pad... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
City Council approves 2 1/2 year extension on garbage contract with PDCthat protects potentially significant buildings from being demolished without a
City Council approves 2 1/2 year extension on garbage contract with PDC
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 2 days ago
that protects potentially significant buildings from being demolished without a review. Steve Tarter is the Peoria accountability reporter for the Journal Star. He can be reached at 686-3260 or starter@pjstar.com. Follow him at Twitter@SteveTa... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Federal judge sides with environmentalists in lawsuit against Edwards coal plantEdwards plant, it must respect the community and the law by installing function
Federal judge sides with environmentalists in lawsuit against Edwards coal plant
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 2 days ago
Edwards plant, it must respect the community and the law by installing functional pollution controls.” Andy Kravetz is the Journal Star public safety reporter. He can be reached at 686-3283 and akravetz@pjstar.com. Follow him on Twitter... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Duckworth calls Kirk 'unhinged' for Obama 'drug dealer in chief' commentadding "that's what we'd say on the South Side," an allusion to Graham being si
Duckworth calls Kirk 'unhinged' for Obama 'drug dealer in chief' comment
Chicago Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
adding "that's what we'd say on the South Side," an allusion to Graham being single. Kirk also suggested to the Peoria Journal Star last year that people drive faster through African-American neighborhoods out of fear of crime. Kirk had a... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Rural Glasford man allegedly shoots his older brother to deathhand to provide any counseling for students who may have been affected by this
Rural Glasford man allegedly shoots his older brother to death
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 2 days ago
hand to provide any counseling for students who may have been affected by this unfortunate incident." Andy Kravetz is the Journal Star public safety reporter. He can be reached at 686-3283 and akravetz@pjstar.com. Follow him on Twitter... Read more
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People Magazine
Who Is Colton Underwood? 5 Things to Know About the NFL Star Who Landed a Date with Aly Raismanaccording to the site. "She's a very busy lady right now, so I wasn't expectin
Who Is Colton Underwood? 5 Things to Know About the NFL Star Who Landed a Date with Aly Raisman
People Magazine / Posted 2 days ago
according to the site. "She's a very busy lady right now, so I wasn't expecting to hear from her immediately," he told the Journal Star. When it comes to his attraction to the gold medalist, Underwood told the newspaper: "I've always been... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Aug. 23 in Journal Star sports historyAUG. 23 IN JOURNAL STAR SPORTS HISTORY 50 YEARS AGO ■ In the Peoria Men’s Cit
Aug. 23 in Journal Star sports history
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 2 days ago
AUG. 23 IN JOURNAL STAR SPORTS HISTORY 50 YEARS AGO ■ In the Peoria Men’s City golf tournament at North Moor, the second round of match play features highly competitive contests in Championship Flight. Of the 16 matchups, two go to extra holes and... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Peoria Public Schools cuts deficit but teacher shortage remainsminutes. However, two of the board’s usual commenters weren’t at the meeting, S
Peoria Public Schools cuts deficit but teacher shortage remains
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 2 days ago
minutes. However, two of the board’s usual commenters weren’t at the meeting, Savino Sierra and Terry Knapp. Pam Adams is the Journal Star education reporter. She can be reached at 686-3245 and padams@pjstar.com. Follow her on Twitter @pad... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Pekin Hospital to become affiliate of UnityPoint Health-Peoriafinal agreement will be subject to regulatory processes and is expected before
Pekin Hospital to become affiliate of UnityPoint Health-Peoria
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 2 days ago
final agreement will be subject to regulatory processes and is expected before the end of 2016. Laura Nightengale is the Journal Star health and lifestyle reporter. She can be reached at 686-3181 and lnightengale@pjstar.com. Follow her on Twitter... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
PPS cuts deficit but teacher shortage remainsminutes. However, two of the board’s usual commenters weren’t at the meeting, S
PPS cuts deficit but teacher shortage remains
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 3 days ago
minutes. However, two of the board’s usual commenters weren’t at the meeting, Savino Sierra and Terry Knapp. Pam Adams is the Journal Star education reporter. She can be reached at 686-3245 and padams@pjstar.com. Follow her on Twitter @pad... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Kirk: Obama ‘acting like drug dealer in chief’ in Iran dealat the time. Kirk later apologized for “inappropriate remarks.” In April of la
Kirk: Obama ‘acting like drug dealer in chief’ in Iran deal
SaukValley.com / Posted 3 days ago
at the time. Kirk later apologized for “inappropriate remarks.” In April of last year, during an interview with the Peoria Journal Star, Kirk said he wanted the government to help black entrepreneurs, spur “a class of African-American billionaires”... Read more
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Boston Globe
Kirk says Obama ‘acting like drug dealer in chief’ in Iran dealthe time. Kirk later apologized for ‘‘inappropriate remarks.’’ In April of las
Kirk says Obama ‘acting like drug dealer in chief’ in Iran deal
Boston Globe / Posted 3 days ago
the time. Kirk later apologized for ‘‘inappropriate remarks.’’ In April of last year, during an interview with the Peoria Journal Star, Kirk said he wanted the government to help black entrepreneurs, spur ‘‘a class of African-American... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Slap-happy readers want cops to smack lippy teenslove to see more of the same. “If this were my kid, I would have given the off
Slap-happy readers want cops to smack lippy teens
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 3 days ago
love to see more of the same. “If this were my kid, I would have given the officer a high five,” says Kristina on the Journal Star Facebook page.. Adds John, “The officer should be getting a medal!” A hero, eh? The teen was in handcuffs and... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
'Dreamland' author speaks in Peoria of need for greater awareness about national heroin problemlibrary, said a free heroin forum will be staged at the Peoria Civic Center on
'Dreamland' author speaks in Peoria of need for greater awareness about national heroin problem
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 3 days ago
library, said a free heroin forum will be staged at the Peoria Civic Center on Aug. 31. Steve Tarter is the Peoria accountability reporter at the Journal Star. He can be reached at 686-3260 or starter@pjstar.com. Follow him at Twitter@SteveT... Read more
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SportingNews
Jailbird: That time the Cardinals called up a player from jailgot the news from the Santa Cruz Jail, where he’d been incarcerated for public
Jailbird: That time the Cardinals called up a player from jail
SportingNews / Posted 3 days ago
got the news from the Santa Cruz Jail, where he’d been incarcerated for public drunkenness,” his hometown Peoria Journal Star newspaper reported. It appears Donlin was great at two things – baseball and drinking. He hit .351 in 1903 for... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Peoria City Council to pick up garbage issue at Tuesday's meetingthat it would take 18 months to undertake a comprehensive proposal process," he
Peoria City Council to pick up garbage issue at Tuesday's meeting
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 3 days ago
that it would take 18 months to undertake a comprehensive proposal process," he said. Steve Tarter is the Peoria accountability reporter for the Journal Star. He can be reached at 686-3260 or starter@pjstar.com. Follow him at Twitter@Steve... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Suspended Pekin cop allegedly slapped insulting, potty-mouth juvenile during arresthas been on unpaid leave since July 10. The Illinois State Police conducted the
Suspended Pekin cop allegedly slapped insulting, potty-mouth juvenile during arrest
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 3 days ago
has been on unpaid leave since July 10. The Illinois State Police conducted the investigation. Scott Hilyard is the Journal Star communities reporter. He can be reached at 686-3244 and shilyard@pjstar.com. Follow him on Twitter... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Sen. Mark Kirk: President Obama 'acting like drug dealer in chief' in Iran dealat the time. Kirk later apologized for "inappropriate remarks." In April of la
Sen. Mark Kirk: President Obama 'acting like drug dealer in chief' in Iran deal
Northwest Herald / Posted 3 days ago
at the time. Kirk later apologized for "inappropriate remarks." In April of last year, during an interview with the Peoria Journal Star, Kirk said he wanted the government to help black entrepreneurs, spur "a class of African-American billionaires"... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Sen. Mark Kirk: President Obama 'acting like drug dealer in chief' in Iran dealat the time. Kirk later apologized for "inappropriate remarks." In April of la
Sen. Mark Kirk: President Obama 'acting like drug dealer in chief' in Iran deal
Daily Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
at the time. Kirk later apologized for "inappropriate remarks." In April of last year, during an interview with the Peoria Journal Star, Kirk said he wanted the government to help black entrepreneurs, spur "a class of African-American billionaires"... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
'Dreamland' author calls for greater awareness to help national heroin problemout that a free heroin forum will be staged at the Peoria Civic Center on Augus
'Dreamland' author calls for greater awareness to help national heroin problem
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 3 days ago
out that a free heroin forum will be staged at the Peoria Civic Center on August 31. Steve Tarter is the Peoria accountability reporter at the Journal Star. He can be reached at 686-3260 or starter@pjstar.com. Follow him at Twitter@Ste... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Suspended Pekin cop slapped insulting, potty-mouth juvenile during arresthas been on unpaid leave since July 10. The Illinois State Police conducted the
Suspended Pekin cop slapped insulting, potty-mouth juvenile during arrest
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 3 days ago
has been on unpaid leave since July 10. The Illinois State Police conducted the investigation. Scott Hilyard is the Journal Star communities reporter. He can be reached at 686-3244 and shilyard@pjstar.com. Follow him on Twitter... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Driverless cars: moving into the fast lane?more announcements (regarding driverless vehicles) in the near future," said Ha
Driverless cars: moving into the fast lane?
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 3 days ago
more announcements (regarding driverless vehicles) in the near future," said Hambrick. Steve Tarter is the Peoria accountability reporter for the Journal Star. He can be reached at 686-3260 or starter@pjstar.com. Follow him on Twitter@SteveT... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Father loses custody of girls to wife, sex offenderfather, who is willing and able to care for his children, feeling helpless to p
Father loses custody of girls to wife, sex offender
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
father, who is willing and able to care for his children, feeling helpless to protect his children." As reported in the Journal Star, he said the stepfather should undergo an independent evaluation to assess if the girls were at risk. And... Read more
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Queensland Times
Father loses custody of girls to wife, sex offenderfather, who is willing and able to care for his children, feeling helpless to p
Father loses custody of girls to wife, sex offender
Queensland Times / Posted 4 days ago
father, who is willing and able to care for his children, feeling helpless to protect his children." As reported in the Journal Star, he said the stepfather should undergo an independent evaluation to assess if the girls were at risk. And... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Father loses custody of girls to wife, sex offenderfather, who is willing and able to care for his children, feeling helpless to p
Father loses custody of girls to wife, sex offender
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 4 days ago
father, who is willing and able to care for his children, feeling helpless to protect his children." As reported in the Journal Star, he said the stepfather should undergo an independent evaluation to assess if the girls were at risk. And... Read more
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News Mail
Father loses custody of girls to wife, sex offenderfather, who is willing and able to care for his children, feeling helpless to p
Father loses custody of girls to wife, sex offender
News Mail / Posted 4 days ago
father, who is willing and able to care for his children, feeling helpless to protect his children." As reported in the Journal Star, he said the stepfather should undergo an independent evaluation to assess if the girls were at risk. And... Read more
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Daily Examiner
Father loses custody of girls to wife, sex offenderfather, who is willing and able to care for his children, feeling helpless to p
Father loses custody of girls to wife, sex offender
Daily Examiner / Posted 4 days ago
father, who is willing and able to care for his children, feeling helpless to protect his children." As reported in the Journal Star, he said the stepfather should undergo an independent evaluation to assess if the girls were at risk. And... Read more
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Northern Star
Father loses custody of girls to wife, sex offenderfather, who is willing and able to care for his children, feeling helpless to p
Father loses custody of girls to wife, sex offender
Northern Star / Posted 4 days ago
father, who is willing and able to care for his children, feeling helpless to protect his children." As reported in the Journal Star, he said the stepfather should undergo an independent evaluation to assess if the girls were at risk. And... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Father loses custody of girls to wife, sex offenderfather, who is willing and able to care for his children, feeling helpless to p
Father loses custody of girls to wife, sex offender
The Daily Mercury / Posted 4 days ago
father, who is willing and able to care for his children, feeling helpless to protect his children." As reported in the Journal Star, he said the stepfather should undergo an independent evaluation to assess if the girls were at risk. And... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Kirk likens Obama to 'drug dealer in chief' for $400 million Iran paymentho," adding "that's what we'd say on the South Side," an allusion to Graham bei
Kirk likens Obama to 'drug dealer in chief' for $400 million Iran payment
Chicago Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
ho," adding "that's what we'd say on the South Side," an allusion to Graham being single. Kirk also suggested to the Peoria Journal Star last year that people drive faster through African-American neighborhoods out of fear of crime. Kevin Artl,... Read more
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Island Packet
Nebraska volleyball program consistently generates a profitto a bigger venue on campus three years ago. It is rare for a college volleyba
Nebraska volleyball program consistently generates a profit
Island Packet / Posted 4 days ago
to a bigger venue on campus three years ago. It is rare for a college volleyball program to be profitable, but the Lincoln Journal Star reports (http://bit.ly/2b9OaQG ) Nebraska leads the nation in attendance with an average of 8,206 fans at each... Read more
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