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The Pekin Daily Times
Morton grounded by Washington run gameBy Norm Ulrich Jr. of the Journal Star MORTON — The Washington Panthers crept
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 7 hours ago
By Norm Ulrich Jr. of the Journal Star MORTON — The Washington Panthers crept their way into Carper Field and rushed their way to a 40-20 Mid-Illini Conference football victory over host Morton on Friday night. The Panthers' defense had allowed an... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Dunlap looks back on memorable football regular seasonAaron Ferguson Journal Star prep sports reporter @sports_aaron Dunlap senior L
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 7 hours ago
Aaron Ferguson Journal Star prep sports reporter @sports_aaron Dunlap senior Luke Bennyhoff knew it was going to be a special season after the Eagles beat 36-6 in the opening week. “Most memorable part of the season was winning that first game,... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Former Canton, Bradley standout Matt Rader inducted into Canton Hall of FameAaron Ferguson Journal Star prep sports reporter @sports_aaron Canton three-sp
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 7 hours ago
Aaron Ferguson Journal Star prep sports reporter @sports_aaron Canton three-sport athlete Matt Rader was inducted into the Little Giants Athletic Hall of Fame on Friday night. Rader, a 1992 Canton graduate, was an varsity letter winner in baseball,... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Stark County wins, now sits and waits for playoff fateStan Morris Journal Star sports reporter @StanMorrisPJS Wyoming — The streak,
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 8 hours ago
Stan Morris Journal Star sports reporter @StanMorrisPJS Wyoming — The streak, more than likely, is still alive and well. Stark County used its offense in the first half and its defense in the second to pull out a 28-21 victory Friday at Gary... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Richwoods rolls past Centennial 45-16 to gain playoff eligibilityDave Allen of the Journal Star PEORIA — After completing just one of his first
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 10 hours ago
Dave Allen of the Journal Star PEORIA — After completing just one of his first six passes, Keenan Streitmatter got hot and threw for 186 yards and three touchdowns in the first half to help Richwoods open a big lead on the way to a 45-16 home win... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Peoria High clinches playoff berth with win over GalesburgJosh Wessler Journal Star sports reporter @joshwessler PEORIA — Coran Taylor r
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 10 hours ago
Josh Wessler Journal Star sports reporter @joshwessler PEORIA — Coran Taylor ran for a touchdown and threw for two more Friday night as the Peoria High football team secured a playoff spot with a 36-28 victory over Galesburg. The Lions (6-3)... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Peoria groups hate to see neighborhood coordinator goSteve Tarter Journal Star city of Peoria reporter @SteveTarter PEORIA — Terenc
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 13 hours ago
Steve Tarter Journal Star city of Peoria reporter @SteveTarter PEORIA — Terence Acquah may have worked with Peoria neighborhoods for only two years, but he made his mark. Witness the farewell party thrown in his honor in the little park behind the... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Rivermen Opener arrives: 'The mentality (here) is, you expect to win a championship'Dave Eminian Journal Star sports reporter @icetimecleve PEORIA — For the Peori
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 14 hours ago
Dave Eminian Journal Star sports reporter @icetimecleve PEORIA — For the Peoria Rivermen, it's all about taking that final step in the Southern Professional Hockey League. Finish first? Done that. Reach the playoffs? Done that. Get to the... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Over $26,000 in cash, electronics and medical marijuana missing from West Peoria homePhil Luciano Journal Star columnist @lucianophil WEST PEORIA — A West Peoria m
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 15 hours ago
Phil Luciano Journal Star columnist @lucianophil WEST PEORIA — A West Peoria man said $22,000 in bills and coins were burgled from his home Sunday, along with electronics and medical marijuana, police said. The 61-year-old, who lives in the 2000... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Bradley Red-White scrimmages set for SaturdayDave Reynolds Journal Star sports reporter @DaveReynolds2 PEORIA — The annual
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 15 hours ago
Dave Reynolds Journal Star sports reporter @DaveReynolds2 PEORIA — The annual Bradley Red-White scrimmage featuring a free peek at the men’s and women’s basketball teams is Saturday afternoon at Renaissance Coliseum. The women’s squad will be... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Commerce Bank will open a new regional headquarters in Downtown PeoriaMatt Buedel Journal Star Caterpillar/industry reporter @journobuedel PEORIA —
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 15 hours ago
Matt Buedel Journal Star Caterpillar/industry reporter @journobuedel PEORIA — A bank that has long maintained a presence in the heart of Peoria will remain a financial fixture Downtown even as it relocates its regional headquarters. Commerce Bank... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Peoria's Warehouse District looks to keep on growingSteve Tarter Journal Star city of Peoria reporter @SteveTarter PEORIA — Develo
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 15 hours ago
Steve Tarter Journal Star city of Peoria reporter @SteveTarter PEORIA — Developers are looking for some code changes in order to keep residential units going up in the city's growing Warehouse District. Michael Freilinger, president and CEO of the... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
On dating app, Peoria County men hustled for hundreds of dollarsPhil Luciano Journal Star columnist @lucianophil PEORIA — In separate incidenc
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 16 hours ago
Phil Luciano Journal Star columnist @lucianophil PEORIA — In separate incidences, online dating scams targeted two Peoria County men, including one taken for $1,300, police said. On Oct. 13, a 27-year-old rural Peoria man told the Peoria County... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Dunlap school district condemns student's racist social media postChris Kaergard Journal Star political reporter @ChrisKaergard DUNLAP — A racia
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 16 hours ago
Chris Kaergard Journal Star political reporter @ChrisKaergard DUNLAP — A racially charged social media posting by a Dunlap School District 323 student has drawn a response from the district's administration condemning its racist language. It's the... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Cyber grafter can't con Hanna CityPhil Luciano Journal Star columnist @lucianophil HANNA CITY — A cyber grafter
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 17 hours ago
Phil Luciano Journal Star columnist @lucianophil HANNA CITY — A cyber grafter wasn't slick enough to hornswoggle two village officials. Thursday afternoon, Village Treasurer Lori Braden received an email purportedly from Mayor Fred Winterroth... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Over $26,000 in cash, electronics and pot missing from West Peoria homePhil Luciano Journal Star columnist @lucianophil WEST PEORIA — A West Peoria m
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 17 hours ago
Phil Luciano Journal Star columnist @lucianophil WEST PEORIA — A West Peoria man said $22,000 in bills and coins were burgled from his home Sunday, along with electronics and medical marijuana, police said. The 61-year-old, who lives in the 2000... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Canton man killed in single-vehicle crash north of townChris Kaergard Journal Star political reporter @ChrisKaergard CANTON — A Canto
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 19 hours ago
Chris Kaergard Journal Star political reporter @ChrisKaergard CANTON — A Canton man is dead after a single-vehicle accident just north of city limits. Robert Farrar, 68, of Canton was pronounced dead at the scene of a crash Thursday afternoon on... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Mystery arsonist ignites 5-foot flames at front door of Lake Camelot dwellingPhil Luciano Journal Star columnist @lucianophil MAPLETON — An arsonist ignite
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 19 hours ago
Phil Luciano Journal Star columnist @lucianophil MAPLETON — An arsonist ignited a fire with five-foot flames at the from door of a Lake Camelot residence, police said. A resident of the 4800 block of South Lake Camelot Drive called the Peoria... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Peoria taking steps to be a more walkable citySteve Tarter Journal Star city of Peoria reporter @SteveTarter PEORIA — Jan Br
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 23 hours ago
Steve Tarter Journal Star city of Peoria reporter @SteveTarter PEORIA — Jan Brown hasn't walked across the Bob Michel Bridge yet, but it's on her to-do list. The former Chicagoan who moved to Peoria in 1975 enjoys walking — both around her north... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Police arrest more than 100 people in Lincoln warrant sweep95 were charged with misdemeanors and 13 were accused of felonies. The officer
San Antonio Express-News / Posted yesterday
95 were charged with misdemeanors and 13 were accused of felonies. The officers tried to serve 545 warrants. The Lincoln Journal Star reports the officers were from Lincoln police, Lancaster County Sheriff's Office, Nebraska State Patrol,... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Upcoming entertainment events in the Peoria area: Oct. 20, 2017need to be submitted 10 days prior to publication. Send information to Sally Mc
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. Peoria Civic Center Oct. 21-22: Monster Jam, 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. Oct. 21 and 1... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Cubs' loss was torture, but the future remains brightKirk Wessler Journal Star sports editor @kirkwessler CHICAGO — Years from now,
Peoria Journal Star / Posted yesterday
Kirk Wessler Journal Star sports editor @kirkwessler CHICAGO — Years from now, when this case finally reaches the Supreme Court of the United States, the nation will celebrate rare unanimity among the nine men and women in the black robes. Yes,... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Limestone clinches Mid-Illini volleyball title for Coach StonerAaron Ferguson Journal Star prep sports reporter @sports_aaron BARTONVILLE — L
Peoria Journal Star / Posted yesterday
Aaron Ferguson Journal Star prep sports reporter @sports_aaron BARTONVILLE — Limestone won its fourth Mid-Illini Conference volleyball championship in five years to send coach Shelly Stoner out in style. “I think tonight was huge,” said Stoner... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Peoria Riverfront Museum, Caterpillar Visitors Center mark five-year anniversaryChris Kaergard Journal Star political reporter @ChrisKaergard PEORIA — Five ye
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted yesterday
Chris Kaergard Journal Star political reporter @ChrisKaergard PEORIA — Five years ago on a chilly Saturday morning, leaders gathered Downtown to dedicate a block that had been years in the planning. That ceremony on Oct. 20 marked the opening day... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Peoria Riverfront Museum, Caterpillar Visitors Center mark five-year anniversaryChris Kaergard Journal Star political reporter @ChrisKaergard PEORIA — Five ye
Peoria Journal Star / Posted yesterday
Chris Kaergard Journal Star political reporter @ChrisKaergard PEORIA — Five years ago on a chilly Saturday morning, leaders gathered Downtown to dedicate a block that had been years in the planning. That ceremony on Oct. 20 marked the opening day... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Litigation envelops old Hennepin steel millGary L. Smith of the Journal Star HENNEPIN — The cloud of litigation envelopin
Peoria Journal Star / Posted yesterday
Gary L. Smith of the Journal Star HENNEPIN — The cloud of litigation enveloping an old steel mill site in Hennepin has thickened recently, with a significant court ruling in a pending case and new lawsuits in both Putnam County and federal court by... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Kewanee man guilty of meth-related DUI in 2015 fatal crashGary L. Smith of the Journal Star TOULON — A Kewanee man faces up to nine year
Peoria Journal Star / Posted yesterday
Gary L. Smith of the Journal Star TOULON — A Kewanee man faces up to nine years in prison after being found guilty of causing the death of a Henry woman in an auto accident while driving under the influence of methamphetamine nearly two years... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Area tennis players advance in state consolation bracketBUFFALO GROVE — Two Journal Star-area singles players and two doubles teams adv
Peoria Journal Star / Posted yesterday
BUFFALO GROVE — Two Journal Star-area singles players and two doubles teams advanced to the second day of the girls Class 1A state tennis state tournament on Thursday. Dunlap freshman Taylor Disharoon and Notre Dame junior Maria Coulter both went... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Area tennis players advance in state consolation bracketBUFFALO GROVE — Two Journal Star-area singles players and two doubles teams adv
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted yesterday
BUFFALO GROVE — Two Journal Star-area singles players and two doubles teams advanced to the second day of the girls Class 1A state tennis state tournament on Thursday. Dunlap freshman Taylor Disharoon and Notre Dame junior Maria Coulter both went... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
5 questions with Emma Argo, Eureka cross countryStan Morris Journal Star sports reporter @StanMorrisPJS Emma Argo is the No. 1
Peoria Journal Star / Posted yesterday
Stan Morris Journal Star sports reporter @StanMorrisPJS Emma Argo is the No. 1 runner on Eureka's No. 7 state ranked girls cross country team. The junior is seeking a third consecutive trip to the state cross country meet, where she finished eighth... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Ransomware on the rise for individuals and businesses alikeMatt Buedel Journal Star Caterpillar/industry reporter @journobuedel PEORIA —
Peoria Journal Star / Posted yesterday
Matt Buedel Journal Star Caterpillar/industry reporter @journobuedel PEORIA — Malicious computer code that makes data and software inaccessible until a ransom is paid represents the most pervasive technology problem for individuals and large... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Week 9 football preview: By the numbersAaron Ferguson Journal Star prep sports reporter @sports_aaronStan Morris Journ
Peoria Journal Star / Posted yesterday
Aaron Ferguson Journal Star prep sports reporter @sports_aaronStan Morris Journal Star sports reporter @StanMorrisPJS 2 — Undefeated teams entering the final week. Dunlap and Farmington are both 8-0. 21 — Years in a row Stark County has made the... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Real world points example: Notre DameAaron Ferguson Journal Star prep sports reporter @sports_aaron Notre Dame (5-3
Peoria Journal Star / Posted yesterday
Aaron Ferguson Journal Star prep sports reporter @sports_aaron Notre Dame (5-3): If the Irish beat Normal West, they will be automatically locked into the field of 256 teams. If they lose, their playoff chances are reliant on their one nonconference... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
NBC Sports Chicago to air IHSA playoff pairing showAaron Ferguson Journal Star prep sports reporter @sports_aaron NBC Sports Chic
Peoria Journal Star / Posted yesterday
Aaron Ferguson Journal Star prep sports reporter @sports_aaron NBC Sports Chicago will broadcast the IHSA's playoff pairings show at 8 p.m. Saturday. The show will reveal the 256 teams that make the field and who they will play beginning with Class... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
2017 Playoff PrimerAaron Ferguson Journal Star prep sports reporter @sports_aaronStan Morris Journ
Peoria Journal Star / Posted yesterday
Aaron Ferguson Journal Star prep sports reporter @sports_aaronStan Morris Journal Star sports reporter @StanMorrisPJS 14 — Football teams from the Journal Star area that have qualified for the playoffs: Dunlap (8-0) 5A Farmington (8-0)... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Busy final weekend at Peoria SpeedwayBy Jeff Adams for the Journal Star After getting rained out the last two weeke
Peoria Journal Star / Posted yesterday
By Jeff Adams for the Journal Star After getting rained out the last two weekends, Peoria Speedway will once again try to wrap up its 2017 season this weekend, with three events planned. The fifth annual Crebo Motorsports High Performance Swap Meet... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Peoria community radio station switching to hip hopSteve Tarter Journal Star city of Peoria reporter @SteveTarter PEORIA — Peoria
Peoria Journal Star / Posted yesterday
Steve Tarter Journal Star city of Peoria reporter @SteveTarter PEORIA — Peoria's community radio station is abandoning the talk/news programming it's offered since 2010 in favor of an urban music format. WAZU-FM 90.7 has provided a mixed bag of... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Restaurant opens inside Peoria Heights gaming loungeThomas Bruch Journal Star entertainment reporter @thomasbruch PEORIA HEIGHTS —
Peoria Journal Star / Posted yesterday
Thomas Bruch Journal Star entertainment reporter @thomasbruch PEORIA HEIGHTS — The kitchen in the defunct Kaydee Kats restaurant sat unused for almost nine months as the former Peoria Heights eatery morphed into a video gaming lounge this year. But... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Aaron Schock attorneys contest federal claims on misstatementsAndy Kravetz Journal Star public safety reporter @andykravetz PEORIA — Attorne
Peoria Journal Star / Posted yesterday
Andy Kravetz Journal Star public safety reporter @andykravetz PEORIA — Attorneys for former U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock took issue Wednesday with prosecutors' assertion that nothing improper happened with two grand juries who investigated the Peoria... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
New gates at Emiquon are awarded top prizeLeslie Renken Journal Star health/lifestyles reporter @leslierenken LEWISTOWN
Peoria Journal Star / Posted yesterday
Leslie Renken Journal Star health/lifestyles reporter @leslierenken LEWISTOWN — The unique water control system newly constructed at Emiquon Preserve has been awarded the top prize from the Association of Conservation Engineers. Believed to be the... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Aaron Schock attorneys contest federal claims on misstatementsAndy Kravetz Journal Star public safety reporter @andykravetz PEORIA — Attorne
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted yesterday
Andy Kravetz Journal Star public safety reporter @andykravetz PEORIA — Attorneys for former U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock took issue Wednesday with prosecutors' assertion that nothing improper happened with two grand juries who investigated the Peoria... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Attorneys for Aaron Schock contest federal claims on misstatementsAndy Kravetz Journal Star public safety reporter @andykravetz PEORIA — Attorne
Peoria Journal Star / Posted yesterday
Andy Kravetz Journal Star public safety reporter @andykravetz PEORIA — Attorneys for former U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock took issue Wednesday with prosecutors' assertion that nothing improper happened with two grand juries who investigated the Peoria... Read more
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Lincoln Journal Star
37th Annual LPS Marching Band InvitationalHigh School freshman Cameron Walker roams the football field with an umbrella d
Lincoln Journal Star / Posted yesterday
High School freshman Cameron Walker roams the football field with an umbrella during the band's performance in the 37th Annual Lincoln Public Schools Marching Band Invitational on Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017, at Seacrest Field. KAYLA WOLF, Journa... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Ground pork products from Pekin Schnucks store face recallChris Kaergard Journal Star political reporter @ChrisKaergard PEKIN — If you b
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted yesterday
Chris Kaergard Journal Star political reporter @ChrisKaergard PEKIN — If you bought any of several fresh ground pork products from the Schnucks at 1001 Court Street between Monday and Wednesday, you'll want to return them posthaste. The company has... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Ground pork products from Pekin Schnucks store face recallChris Kaergard Journal Star political reporter @ChrisKaergard PEKIN — If you b
Peoria Journal Star / Posted yesterday
Chris Kaergard Journal Star political reporter @ChrisKaergard PEKIN — If you bought any of several fresh ground pork products from the Schnucks at 1001 Court Street between Monday and Wednesday, you'll want to return them posthaste. The company has... Read more
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Lincoln Journal Star
Concordia rolls over Midland to open GPAC women's hoops tourneyKucks (second right) gets triple-teamed under the basket by Concordia forward M
Lincoln Journal Star / Posted yesterday
Kucks (second right) gets triple-teamed under the basket by Concordia forward Maggie Goltz (right), forward Carissa Gutz (34) and guard Devin Edwards (10) in the first half on Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017, at Walz Arena. FRANCIS GARDLER, Jour... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
At Halloween, readers offers many tricks, few treatsPhil Luciano Journal Star columnist @lucianophil Boo! As Halloween approaches,
Peoria Journal Star / Posted yesterday
Phil Luciano Journal Star columnist @lucianophil Boo! As Halloween approaches, readers offer a scary, screaming Random Axe of Snideness. Another satisfied customer: I read your articles. They make me annoyed. It might be time to think of a... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Charley Steiner living the dream with the Dodgers and Bradley UniversityKirk Wessler Journal Star sports editor @kirkwessler CHICAGO — Charley Steiner
Peoria Journal Star / Posted yesterday
Kirk Wessler Journal Star sports editor @kirkwessler CHICAGO — Charley Steiner is living the dream. He grew up in 1950s New York and became a Brooklyn Dodgers fan as he listened on the radio in the family kitchen to the great Vin Scully, calling... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
At Halloween, reader snideness offers many tricks, few treatsPhil Luciano Journal Star columnist @lucianophil Boo! As Halloween approaches,
Peoria Journal Star / Posted yesterday
Phil Luciano Journal Star columnist @lucianophil Boo! As Halloween approaches, readers offer a scary, screaming Random Axe of Snideness. Another satisfied customer: I read your articles. They make me annoyed. It might be time to think of a... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Naked truth is Joe Maddon's ump 'process' gripe was rightKirk Wessler Journal Star sports editor @kirkwessler CHICAGO – The umpires ble
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 2 days ago
Kirk Wessler Journal Star sports editor @kirkwessler CHICAGO – The umpires blew the call, but later admitted they were wrong. Curtis Granderson of the Dodgers struck out twice in the same at-bat. And Cubs manager Joe Maddon got ejected from the... Read more
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