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Chillicothe Times Bulletin
Service agencies' worries grow as state budget stalemate drags on PEORIA — As the state budget stalemate drags on, the struggle for area agenci
Service agencies' worries grow as state budget stalemate drags on
Chillicothe Times Bulletin / Posted yesterday
PEORIA — As the state budget stalemate drags on, the struggle for area agencies to keep programs operating is growing with each passing day.So, too, is the concern now that some in... Read more
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Chillicothe Times Bulletin
Peoria church parishioners shocked by sex allegations against pastor Posted Sep. 2, 2015 at 8:44 PM PEORIA — In spite of the Catholic church’s de
Peoria church parishioners shocked by sex allegations against pastor
Chillicothe Times Bulletin / Posted yesterday
Posted Sep. 2, 2015 at 8:44 PM PEORIA — In spite of the Catholic church’s decades-long entanglements in sex abuse scandals, parishioners of St. Ann Church were still jolted by... Read more
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East Peoria Times Courier
Peoria church parishioners shocked by sex allegations against pastor Posted Sep. 2, 2015 at 8:44 PM PEORIA — In spite of the Catholic church’s de
Peoria church parishioners shocked by sex allegations against pastor
East Peoria Times Courier / Posted yesterday
Posted Sep. 2, 2015 at 8:44 PM PEORIA — In spite of the Catholic church’s decades-long entanglements in sex abuse scandals, parishioners of St. Ann Church were still jolted by... Read more
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East Peoria Times Courier
Service agencies' worries grow as state budget stalemate drags on PEORIA — As the state budget stalemate drags on, the struggle for area agenci
Service agencies' worries grow as state budget stalemate drags on
East Peoria Times Courier / Posted yesterday
PEORIA — As the state budget stalemate drags on, the struggle for area agencies to keep programs operating is growing with each passing day.So, too, is the concern now that some in... Read more
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Central Illinois News Center
Pekin police arrest four in fake prescription incidentPEKIN, Ill. -- Four people are in jail after attempting to fill a fake prescrip
Pekin police arrest four in fake prescription incident
Central Illinois News Center / Posted yesterday
PEKIN, Ill. -- Four people are in jail after attempting to fill a fake prescriptions at a Pekin Walgreen's. Pekin police responded to the Walgreen's located at 2020 Court St. Tuesday, after a suspect dropped off a forged fake prescription. There,... Read more
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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 yesterday
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
Damage at abandoned landfill addressedGarbage in, no garbage out.That appears among the goals of impending repairs to
Damage at abandoned landfill addressed
East Peoria Times Courier / Posted yesterday
Garbage in, no garbage out.That appears among the goals of impending repairs to the cover of the abandoned Pekin Landfill.During its meeting Wednesday night, the Tazewell County Board approved up to $33,000 to fix problems at the landfill on Pekin’s... Read more
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Chillicothe Times Bulletin
People magazine Founding Editor Dick Stolley recalls the final days of World War II. More than 70 years after he left the newspaper, Dick Stolley still recalls th
People magazine Founding Editor Dick Stolley recalls the final days of World War II.
Chillicothe Times Bulletin / Posted 2 days ago
More than 70 years after he left the newspaper, Dick Stolley still recalls the distinct rumble of the printing press in the basement of the old Pekin Daily Times... Read more
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East Peoria Times Courier
People magazine Founding Editor Dick Stolley recalls the final days of World War II. More than 70 years after he left the newspaper, Dick Stolley still recalls th
People magazine Founding Editor Dick Stolley recalls the final days of World War II.
East Peoria Times Courier / Posted 2 days ago
More than 70 years after he left the newspaper, Dick Stolley still recalls the distinct rumble of the printing press in the basement of the old Pekin Daily Times... Read more
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Chillicothe Times Bulletin
5 places to locate free food baskets in Tazewell County The Salvation Army Food Pantry is open from 9 to 11:30 a.m. every Tuesday and
5 places to locate free food baskets in Tazewell County
Chillicothe Times Bulletin / Posted 2 days ago
The Salvation Army Food Pantry is open from 9 to 11:30 a.m. every Tuesday and Thursday and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday for emergency food orders at 243 Derby St. Posted Sep. 1, 2015... Read more
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East Peoria Times Courier
5 places to locate free food baskets in Tazewell County The Salvation Army Food Pantry is open from 9 to 11:30 a.m. every Tuesday and
5 places to locate free food baskets in Tazewell County
East Peoria Times Courier / Posted 2 days ago
The Salvation Army Food Pantry is open from 9 to 11:30 a.m. every Tuesday and Thursday and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday for emergency food orders at 243 Derby St. Posted Sep. 1, 2015... Read more
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The Fairfield Ledger
Pekin runs away with wild week one winEDDYVILLE – Chase and Tyler Copeland each ran for over 100 yards and scored two
Pekin runs away with wild week one win
The Fairfield Ledger / Posted 2 days ago
EDDYVILLE – Chase and Tyler Copeland each ran for over 100 yards and scored two touchdowns apiece to lead the Pekin Panthers to a week one victory over Eddyville 36-22 on Friday. “I was very pleased with the way we ran the ball on Friday,” said... Read more
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Central Illinois News Center
Pekin man arrested for trying to hit two people with carPEKIN, Ill. -- Two Pekin residents escaped potentially serious injuries Saturda
Pekin man arrested for trying to hit two people with car
Central Illinois News Center / Posted 3 days ago
PEKIN, Ill. -- Two Pekin residents escaped potentially serious injuries Saturday after a man driving a truck attempted to hit them. It happened at the intersection of Hoff and Sapp Streets in Pekin. One victim says he was standing outside a home... Read more
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Central Illinois News Center
Man arrested after high speed motorcycle chase in PekinPEKIN, Ill. -- Pekin police have made an arrest after a high speed motorcycle c
Man arrested after high speed motorcycle chase in Pekin
Central Illinois News Center / Posted 3 days ago
PEKIN, Ill. -- Pekin police have made an arrest after a high speed motorcycle chase Sunday. Police say they saw a man pop the front tire of the motorcycle off the ground and took off toward Court Street around 4 p.m. Sunday. The man, identified as... Read more
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Central Illinois News Center
Boat capsizes after hitting damCREVE COEUR, Ill. --Authorities were called to the scene around 6 o'clock near
Boat capsizes after hitting dam
Central Illinois News Center / Posted 4 days ago
CREVE COEUR, Ill. --Authorities were called to the scene around 6 o'clock near Wesley road in Creve Coeur After a boat capsized near the I-474 overpass. According to police and firefighters who responded the boat was carrying two people when it... Read more
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KELO Sioux Falls
Friday Night ScoreboardHere are Friday's results from across KELOLAND. High School Football Aberdeen
Friday Night Scoreboard
KELO Sioux Falls / Posted 6 days ago
Here are Friday's results from across KELOLAND. High School Football Aberdeen Roncalli 30, Redfield/Doland 0 Alcester-Hudson 42, Viborg-Hurley 16 Andes Central/Dakota Christian 44, Tripp-Delmont/Armour 20 Arlington/Lake Preston 42, Elkton-Lake... Read more
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WLKY Louisville
High School Playbook week 2 scores and highlights!This is the second week of the prep football season! Coming up on High School
High School Playbook week 2 scores and highlights!
WLKY Louisville / Posted 6 days ago
This is the second week of the prep football season! Coming up on High School Playbook at 11:15 p.m. Fred Cowgill and Derek Forrest will have highlights from the following games: FRED: WE START WITH A KENTUCKY BATTLE OF TOP 10 CLUBS, AS MALE... Read more
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Newton Daily News
Friday Prep Football Scores Week 1Knoxville 26, Newton 23 CMB 48, West Marshall 14 Pleasantville 16, Colfax-Min
Friday Prep Football Scores Week 1
Newton Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
Knoxville 26, Newton 23 CMB 48, West Marshall 14 Pleasantville 16, Colfax-Mingo 7 Lynnville-Sully 53, Van Buren 6 Pella Christian 48, PCM 11 CAM, Anita 66, Adair-Casey 8 Coon Rapids-Bayard 52, Charter Oak-Ute 8 Harris-Lake Park 47, North Iowa,... Read more
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FOX 41 Louisville
First Down Friday Scores and Video Highlights - Week 2It's week 2 of high school football in Kentuckiana, and the WDRB Sports Team ha
First Down Friday Scores and Video Highlights - Week 2
FOX 41 Louisville / Posted 6 days ago
It's week 2 of high school football in Kentuckiana, and the WDRB Sports Team has you covered for all the action with more in-depth coverage than any other station. Check out the highlights from Friday's games in the video player above. And we have... Read more
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WTHR Indianapolis
Operation Football scores - August 28High school football scores from around Indiana on Friday, August 28: Adams Ce
Operation Football scores - August 28
WTHR Indianapolis / Posted 6 days ago
High school football scores from around Indiana on Friday, August 28: Adams Central 26, Eastside 12 Anderson 30, Pendleton Hts. 20 Andrean 37, Hammond Noll 0 Bellmont 41, S. Adams 0 Bloomington North 18, Bedford N. Lawrence 14 Bloomington South... Read more
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Central Illinois News Center
Two arrested for in Peoria meth bustPEORIA, Ill. -- Two people have been arrested in Peoria for making and possessi
Two arrested for in Peoria meth bust
Central Illinois News Center / Posted 6 days ago
PEORIA, Ill. -- Two people have been arrested in Peoria for making and possessing meth amphetamine. 43-year-old Christina Peifer and 51-year-old Virgil MacDonald of Peoria were arrested in connection with a search warrant by Illinois State Police,... Read more
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Mt. Pleasant News
Wolves fall just short in triangularBy ANDY KRUTSINGER Mt. Pleasant News WINFIELD — The Winfield Mt. Union volley
Wolves fall just short in triangular
Mt. Pleasant News / Posted 6 days ago
By ANDY KRUTSINGER Mt. Pleasant News WINFIELD — The Winfield Mt. Union volleyball team got their season underway on Thursday night with a triangular against Pekin and West Burlington. The Wolves fell to a talented Pekin team, 25-11, 25-23 and were... Read more
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Vancouver Business Journal
Ports Of Progress: Cowlitz ports brim with activityEditor’s note: This “Ports of Progress” article is part of a continuing series
Ports Of Progress: Cowlitz ports brim with activity
Vancouver Business Journal / Posted 6 days ago
Editor’s note: This “Ports of Progress” article is part of a continuing series of stories examining the economic impact that ports in Southwest Washington have on the region and in the communities they operate in. According to the United States... Read more
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Mt. Pleasant News
W-MU volleyball starts up tonightBy ANDY KRUTSINGER Mt. Pleasant News WINFIELD — The Winfield-Mt. Union volley
W-MU volleyball starts up tonight
Mt. Pleasant News / Posted 7 days ago
By ANDY KRUTSINGER Mt. Pleasant News WINFIELD — The Winfield-Mt. Union volleyball team tips off their 2015 season tonight in a triangular with Pekin and West Burlington at home. The Wolves are coming off of a 24-10 season in 2014. The triangular... Read more
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Central Illinois News Center
House fire in Pekin leaves on person injuredPEKIN, Ill. -- One person is hurt after a house fire in Pekin. The fire broke
House fire in Pekin leaves on person injured
Central Illinois News Center / Posted 8 days ago
PEKIN, Ill. -- One person is hurt after a house fire in Pekin. The fire broke at around 3:30 this afternoon in the 2200 block of Valentine Avenue. Police say four people were home when the fire started and one person did suffer some minor burns. A... 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 8 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 8 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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Central Illinois News Center
Bradley University temporarily closes campus dormPEORIA, Ill.-- Students are back in class at Bradley University Wednesday, but
Bradley University temporarily closes campus dorm
Central Illinois News Center / Posted 8 days ago
PEORIA, Ill.-- Students are back in class at Bradley University Wednesday, but one building on campus will sit unused all year. No students moved into Wykoff Hall over the weekend, that's because the university has temporarily closed the... Read more
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Chillicothe Times Bulletin
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
Chillicothe Times Bulletin / Posted 8 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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Central Illinois News Center
Construction on Veterans Drive continues Wednesday in PekinPEKIN, Ill. -- The construction of Veterans Drive in Pekin is in the final proc
Construction on Veterans Drive continues Wednesday in Pekin
Central Illinois News Center / Posted 8 days ago
PEKIN, Ill. -- The construction of Veterans Drive in Pekin is in the final process of being completed. In order to finish the road work, the road will be closed from Towerline Road to 14th Street starting Wednesday. The road is expected to be... Read more
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Central Illinois News Center
Military veterans attend Pekin job fairPEKIN, Ill. -- Military veterans looking for work are attending a unique job fa
Military veterans attend Pekin job fair
Central Illinois News Center / Posted 8 days ago
PEKIN, Ill. -- Military veterans looking for work are attending a unique job fair in Pekin Wednesday. The federal prison is hosting the event to help locals looking for work. Recruiters from local companies, along with federal and state agencies... Read more
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The Fairfield Ledger
Wednesday, August 26, 2015Blood Drive, Batavia Senior Center, 3:30-6:30 p.m. Appointments: 800-452-1097.
Wednesday, August 26, 2015
The Fairfield Ledger / Posted 8 days ago
Blood Drive, Batavia Senior Center, 3:30-6:30 p.m. Appointments: 800-452-1097. Fairfield Farmers’ Market, Howard Park, 3-6 p.m. Information: fairfieldfarmersmarket@gmail.com. Fairfield Kiwanis Club, McElhinny House, 5:45 p.m. Teen Anger... 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 8 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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Central Illinois News Center
Pekin man arrested in weekend battery incidentPEKIN, Ill. -- One man is in jail in connection with an aggravated battery in P
Pekin man arrested in weekend battery incident
Central Illinois News Center / Posted 9 days ago
PEKIN, Ill. -- One man is in jail in connection with an aggravated battery in Pekin on Saturday. Devontae Farley was arrested on charges of aggravated battery after police were called to the Pekin Hospital emergency room where a man had been beaten... Read more
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The Fairfield Ledger
Tuesday, August 25, 2015Pekin Community School District, Indian Hills Community College parent informat
Tuesday, August 25, 2015
The Fairfield Ledger / Posted 9 days ago
Pekin Community School District, Indian Hills Community College parent information meeting, 6:30 p.m. Prairie Hike, Jefferson County Park, 6 p.m. Information: 472-4421. Blood Drive, SunnyBrook Home Care Center, 1-4 p.m. Appointments:... 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 10 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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Bureau County Republican
One rung at a timeAs you ascend, you notice the rungs widening, the legs strong enough to hold mo
One rung at a time
Bureau County Republican / Posted 10 days ago
As you ascend, you notice the rungs widening, the legs strong enough to hold more than just yourself. You find members of your life over every rise and smile wide at each friendly encounter, passing some by while waiting for others to arrive. In time... Read more
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Mt. Pleasant News
WACO to host first volleyball tournament of season tonightBy ANDY KRUTSINGER Mt. Pleasant News WAYLAND — The WACO volleyball team will
WACO to host first volleyball tournament of season tonight
Mt. Pleasant News / Posted 10 days ago
By ANDY KRUTSINGER Mt. Pleasant News WAYLAND — The WACO volleyball team will begin its season tonight (Mon.) with a tournament hosted on their home floor. The tournament starts at 5 p.m. and includes Columbus Community, Maharishi, Van Buren, Pekin,... Read more
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The Fairfield Ledger
Monday, August 24, 2015Pekin Community School District, open house, 5:30-7 p.m.; sixth-grade orientati
Monday, August 24, 2015
The Fairfield Ledger / Posted 10 days ago
Pekin Community School District, open house, 5:30-7 p.m.; sixth-grade orientation, junior high gym, 6 p.m.; freshman orientation, high school gym, 6:30 p.m. Birmingham Lions Club, carry-in supper, Birmingham Lions Building, 7 p.m. Square Dance... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
Ranked Gael programs ready to runBoth the Gael boys and girls are highly ranked to start the season, with the bo
Ranked Gael programs ready to run
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 11 days ago
Both the Gael boys and girls are highly ranked to start the season, with the boys checking in at No. 6 and the girls fifth. That's fine by long-time SEHS head coach Mike Szalat, who has high expectations of his own for both squads. "We've got the... Read more
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WLKY Louisville
High School Playbook: Week 1 scores and highlightsHigh School Playbook returns to the gridiron and WLKY! Check out highlights fr
High School Playbook: Week 1 scores and highlights
WLKY Louisville / Posted 13 days ago
High School Playbook returns to the gridiron and WLKY! Check out highlights from the games below and scroll down to see even more scores! ♪ HIGH SCHOOL PLAYBOOK STARTS RIGHT NOW. FRED: THEY SEEM A LITTLE EXCITED. DEREK: YEAH, YOU KNOW WHY? BECAUSE... Read more
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WLKY Louisville
High School Playbook returns!High School Playbook returns to WLKY tonight! We’ll have highlights and scores
High School Playbook returns!
WLKY Louisville / Posted 13 days ago
High School Playbook returns to WLKY tonight! We’ll have highlights and scores from these 11 games: Manual 28, Central 10 DeSales 42, Fairdale 6 Trinity 45, Ensorth (Tennessee) 0 Male 41, Floyd Central 0 Salem 31, Scottsburg 0 Charlestown 31,... Read more
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FOX 41 Louisville
SCORES: First Down Friday Week 1LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) - Week 1 of First Down Friday is in the books. The full
SCORES: First Down Friday Week 1
FOX 41 Louisville / Posted 13 days ago
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) - Week 1 of First Down Friday is in the books. The full slate of Kentuckiana high school football games are listed below with final scores: Indianapolis Arlington 36, Clarksville 6 Pulaski County 64, Jeffersonville 26 North... 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 13 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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Herald Sun
Bolt aims to blast through the drugs hazeJamaica athlete Usain Bolt reacts as he answers a question at a press conferenc
Bolt aims to blast through the drugs haze
Herald Sun / Posted 13 days ago
Jamaica athlete Usain Bolt reacts as he answers a question at a press conference before the Athletics World Championships in Beijing. THE 15th world track and field championships get underway in Beijing on Saturday, with the issue of doping having... Read more
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Central Illinois News Center
Tackling the Asian Carp problemPEORIA, Ill. -- The solution to Asian Carp overpopulation was in the audience.
Tackling the Asian Carp problem
Central Illinois News Center / Posted 13 days ago
PEORIA, Ill. -- The solution to Asian Carp overpopulation was in the audience. They're commercial fishermen. Some came from the other side of the globe to attend Friday's International Asian Carp Conference in Peoria. There they were encouraged to... Read more
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Central Illinois News Center
Student's hair cut causes controversy at Pekin Community High SchoolPEKIN, Ill.-- The first day of school led to controversy for one Pekin Communit
Student's hair cut causes controversy at Pekin Community High School
Central Illinois News Center / Posted 14 days ago
PEKIN, Ill.-- The first day of school led to controversy for one Pekin Community High School student. When Brady Slater decided to get stars and stripes shaved into his hair over the summer he never expected it would affect his education. "I cut my... Read more
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East Peoria Times Courier
Violence to women produce chargesTwo men were charged with this week with violently assaulting their girlfriends
Violence to women produce charges
East Peoria Times Courier / Posted 14 days ago
Two men were charged with this week with violently assaulting their girlfriends in unrelated cases. One faces perhaps decades in prison if he’s caught and convicted.Bryan Wilson, 28, forced his girlfriend to drive with him from East Peoria to Peoria... Read more
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GalvaNews
Defensive driving course for seniors planned by Farm Bureau units The Bureau, Henry, and Stark County Farm Bureaus will be hosting a Defensive
Defensive driving course for seniors planned by Farm Bureau units
GalvaNews / Posted 14 days ago
The Bureau, Henry, and Stark County Farm Bureaus will be hosting a Defensive Driving Course on Wednesday and Thursday, August 26-27 at the Black Hawk College Community Education... Read more
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East Peoria Times Courier
All is ready for East Peoria's new $17.4 million junior high school PEKIN — The paint is dry, the carpet down and the desks are all in neat littl
All is ready for East Peoria's new $17.4 million junior high school
East Peoria Times Courier / Posted 15 days ago
PEKIN — The paint is dry, the carpet down and the desks are all in neat little rows awaiting the first students at Central Junior High School in East Peoria.The first day of school... Read more
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