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WTSP-TV Tampa
MLB releases 2018 spring training schedule@ Goodyear Chicago White Sox vs. LA Dodgers @ Glendale Arizona vs. Colorado @
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 33 minutes ago
@ Goodyear Chicago White Sox vs. LA Dodgers @ Glendale Arizona vs. Colorado @ Salt River Seattle vs. San Diego @ Peoria Saturday, February 24 Washington vs. Miami @ Jupiter Atlanta vs. Houston @ Palm BeachToronto vs. Detroit @... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Former Pekin cop faces second trialarrested for a fight in July 2016 and was taken to UnityPoint Health-Pekin hosp
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 34 minutes ago
arrested for a fight in July 2016 and was taken to UnityPoint Health-Pekin hospital with minor injuries before his trip to Peoria County’s juvenile detention center. A police squad car video showed Ujinski slapping the youth in the face after... Read more
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News On 6 Tulsa
Gas Leak Prompts North Tulsa Road ClosureRoad Closure Oklahoma Natural Gas employees are working to shut the gas off on
News On 6 Tulsa / Posted 56 minutes ago
Road Closure Oklahoma Natural Gas employees are working to shut the gas off on Peoria in North Tulsa due to a gas leak. Oklahoma Natural Gas employees are working to shut the gas off on Peoria in North... Read more
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Miami New Times
The Return of Loco Joehe may retain his post. "Joe is not nuts. He is very focused," says a former ca
Miami New Times / Posted an hour ago
he may retain his post. "Joe is not nuts. He is very focused," says a former campaign worker. "Joe knows what plays in Peoria, or in this case, Little Havana. It's good politics." Most city hall observers concede the mayor made some political... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Donovan Park clubhouse could host new tenant next year: Cyd's Gourmet KitchenMatt Buedel Journal Star Caterpillar/industry reporter @journobuedel PEORIA —
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 2 hours ago
Matt Buedel Journal Star Caterpillar/industry reporter @journobuedel PEORIA — A breakfast and lunch spot that has long called the Junction City commercial center its home looks to expand its offerings next year in a novel, nearby location. Cyd's... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Nick in the AM: Listening tour leads House Dem leader Steny Hoyer to PeoriaJournal Star reporter @vlahosnick The No. 2 Democrat in the U.S. House of Repr
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 3 hours ago
Journal Star reporter @vlahosnick The No. 2 Democrat in the U.S. House of Representatives spent part of Monday morning in Peoria. Instead of talking much about recent tumult in Washington, D.C., Steny Hoyer said he was in town to listen. Hoyer... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Jim Thome makes his debut on Hall of Fame ballotNEW YORK — Jim Thome is officially in the running to become a Hall of Famer. T
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 3 hours ago
NEW YORK — Jim Thome is officially in the running to become a Hall of Famer. The Peoria native is among 19 first-time candidates on the Baseball Writers' Association of America ballot for baseball's Hall of Fame. Thome was a five-time All-Star who... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Should I burn my letters from Charles Manson?question you face everyday. But now with Charles Manson dead, I wonder. In 199
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 3 hours ago
question you face everyday. But now with Charles Manson dead, I wonder. In 1992, I found out Manson had been arrested in Peoria as a teen. When I could find almost no information about that crime, I sent a letter to Manson, imprisoned in... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Listening tour leads House Dem leader Steny Hoyer to PeoriaJournal Star reporter @vlahosnick The No. 2 Democrat in the U.S. House of Repr
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 3 hours ago
Journal Star reporter @vlahosnick The No. 2 Democrat in the U.S. House of Representatives spent part of Monday morning in Peoria. Instead of talking much about recent tumult in Washington, D.C., Steny Hoyer said he was in town to listen. Hoyer... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Two people shot early Sunday outside Peoria nightclubAaron Ferguson Journal Star prep sports reporter @sports_aaron PEORIA — Two pe
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 4 hours ago
Aaron Ferguson Journal Star prep sports reporter @sports_aaron PEORIA — Two people were taken to the hospital after a shooting early Sunday morning in Downtown Peoria. The shooting happened at 3:35 a.m. Sunday near Berlin, a nightclub at 627 Main... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Two people suffer non-life threatening injuries outside of Downtown nightclubAaron Ferguson Journal Star prep sports reporter @sports_aaron PEORIA — Two pe
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 7 hours ago
Aaron Ferguson Journal Star prep sports reporter @sports_aaron PEORIA — Two people were taken to the hospital after a shooting early Sunday morning in Downtown Peoria. The shooting happened at 3:35 a.m. Sunday near Berlin, a nightclub at 627 Main... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Does Northwoods fight prove Peoria can't have nice things?Thanksgiving week, Nick in the Morning is trying to figure out why on earth the
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 8 hours ago
Thanksgiving week, Nick in the Morning is trying to figure out why on earth the opening of bowling lanes and an arcade in a Peoria shopping mall resulted in a facility-clearing brawl. The fight took place Saturday night at Northwoods Mall. Saturday... Read more
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News On 6 Tulsa
One Killed In Tulsa House Fire One person is dead after a house fire near 31st and Peoria. One person is de
News On 6 Tulsa / Posted 9 hours ago
One person is dead after a house fire near 31st and Peoria. One person is dead after a house fire near 31st and Peoria. Tulsa Man Rescued After Driving Into Drainage DitchTulsa Man... Read more
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ABC News
Trump demands loyaltyan effort he started in 2010 to boost the U.S. economy after the Great Recessio
ABC News / Posted 11 hours ago
an effort he started in 2010 to boost the U.S. economy after the Great Recession, with stops in Las Vegas, Kansas City and Peoria. In an interview, Hoyer, who will be joined by other House Democrats, said the goal of the tour is "to listen to... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Support groups, clubs, and servicesback door, 701 14th Ave., Fulton. Sauk Valley Multiple Sclerosis Support Group
SaukValley.com / Posted 16 hours ago
back door, 701 14th Ave., Fulton. Sauk Valley Multiple Sclerosis Support Group, 6 p.m., St. Paul Lutheran Church, 421 S. Peoria Ave., Dixon; Cindy, 815-349-9344. Group Hope for Depression and Bipolar Disorder, 6- 7:30 p.m., Sinnissippi Center,... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Mustangs lose to Junior Blues 5-1 in St. LouisST. LOUIS — The Peoria Mustangs dropped a two-game weekend series against the S
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 17 hours ago
ST. LOUIS — The Peoria Mustangs dropped a two-game weekend series against the St. Louis Junior Blues after falling 5-1 at Affton Ice Rink on Sunday afternoon. Jack Hatton took assists from Jake Cox and Mark Capkovic to put St. Louis ahead 1-0 in the... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Minorities joining police and fire departments, but Peoria needs moreJournal Star political reporter @ChrisKaergardNick Vlahos Journal Star reporter
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 17 hours ago
Journal Star political reporter @ChrisKaergardNick Vlahos Journal Star reporter @vlahosnick A report unveiled at Tuesday's Peoria City Council meeting showed police and fire officials are falling short of their targets in improving minority... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Eyewitnesses detail Round1 fight Saturday at Northwoods MallAaron Ferguson Journal Star prep sports reporter @sports_aaron PEORIA — Three
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 18 hours ago
Aaron Ferguson Journal Star prep sports reporter @sports_aaron PEORIA — Three eyewitnesses said that Saturday’s fight at Northwoods Mall involved five teenagers beating on one another. Police responded to “a large fight” that began in Round1, a new... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Matter of record: Nov. 19, 2017MARRIAGES Tazewell County Steavan Carey, 61; Jani Wilson, 57; both East Peori
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 21 hours ago
MARRIAGES Tazewell County Steavan Carey, 61; Jani Wilson, 57; both East Peoria. Chance Frey, 29; Shannon DeJonge, 29; both Morton. Christian Hall, 20, Winnabow, N.C.; Calen Alig, 19, East Peoria. Adam Hoye, 36; Jessica Allen, 35; both Yates... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
A listing of fundraising events in central IllinoisWomen, Wine and More PEORIA HEIGHTS — The women of the Central Illinois Chapte
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 21 hours ago
Women, Wine and More PEORIA HEIGHTS — The women of the Central Illinois Chapter of the Links, Incorporated will be hosting the second Women, Wine and More: An Evening of Wine Tasting and Hors d'oeurves from 7 to 10 p.m. Nov. 30 at Trailside Events,... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Central Illinoisans not afraid to lend a hand for Stuff-A-BusThere may not have been any ghouls on site, but members of Ghostbusters Peoria
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 21 hours ago
There may not have been any ghouls on site, but members of Ghostbusters Peoria were ready as they helped inspire shoppers at the East Peoria Kroger to donate non-perishable food for needy families as part of CityLink's Stuff-A-Bus program. The... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Peoria's food rescue warriors keep on truckingSteve Tarter Journal Star city of Peoria reporter @SteveTarter PEORIA — The fa
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 21 hours ago
Steve Tarter Journal Star city of Peoria reporter @SteveTarter PEORIA — The fact that eight tons of food is circulated every week from stores and restaurants in Peoria to food pantries and soup kitchens in the city is an accomplishment in... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Police reports for Saturday & Sunday, Nov. 18-19, 2017at East Third Street and Fourth Avenue; disobeyed stop sign; released on a prom
SaukValley.com / Posted yesterday
at East Third Street and Fourth Avenue; disobeyed stop sign; released on a promise to comply. Kimber E. Davis, 27, of West Peoria; 309 p.m. Friday at Sterling Police Department; Whiteside County warrant for speeding; posted bond and... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Two people suffer non-life threatening injuries outside of Downtown nightclubAaron Ferguson Journal Star prep sports reporter @sports_aaron PEORIA — Two pe
Peoria Journal Star / Posted yesterday
Aaron Ferguson Journal Star prep sports reporter @sports_aaron PEORIA — Two people were taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries in a shooting that happened around Berlin nightclub, 627 Main Street, at 3:35 a.m. Sunday, according to... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Philharmonic Chorale presents holiday concert at ICC on Dec. 3EAST PEORIA — The Philharmonic Chorale will present its holiday concert at 3 p.
Peoria Journal Star / Posted yesterday
EAST PEORIA — The Philharmonic Chorale will present its holiday concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 3, at the Performing Arts Center, Illinois Central College East Peoria Campus. The concert will feature familiar holiday carols with a twist. "We are... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Art and music events in central Illinois: Nov. 19, 2017prior to publication. Send information to Sally McKee at smckee@pjstar.com or b
Peoria Journal Star / Posted yesterday
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. Exhibits "Forest Park Prairie: From Darkness to Light," fine art exhibit of works by Barbara Hoffman,... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Corn Stock Theatre presents 'The Gifts of the Magi'PEORIA — Corn Stock Theatre's Winter Playhouse presents a special show for the
Peoria Journal Star / Posted yesterday
PEORIA — Corn Stock Theatre's Winter Playhouse presents a special show for the holidays with "The Gifts of the Magi." The musical is based on a famous Christmas story by O. Henry, and partially based on his other work entitled "The Cop and the... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Rivermen haunted by old ties in 4-3 sudden-death shootout loss to BullsJournal Star sports reporter @icetimecleve The son of a former St. Louis Blues
Peoria Journal Star / Posted yesterday
Journal Star sports reporter @icetimecleve The son of a former St. Louis Blues goaltender teamed up with the son of a Peoria Rivermen Hall of Fame winger and a former Rivermen center to give the Birmingham Bulls their first win of the season... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Indiana State sweeps Bradley in BU's volleyball season finalePEORIA — Indiana State defeated Bradley 25-22, 25-21, 33-31 in the Braves' fina
Peoria Journal Star / Posted yesterday
PEORIA — Indiana State defeated Bradley 25-22, 25-21, 33-31 in the Braves' final volleyball match of the season Saturday night at Reniassance Coliseum. Junior Erica Haslag collected a match-high 18 kills and had 15 digs, while sophomore Hannah... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
College Volleyball: Haslag surpasses 500 killsPEORIA, Ill. — Bradley junior outside hitter Erica Haslag finished with a match
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted yesterday
PEORIA, Ill. — Bradley junior outside hitter Erica Haslag finished with a match-high 18 kills Saturday in the Braves' 25-22, 25-21, 33-31 loss to Indiana State to end the season. Haslag (Helias High School) added 15 digs for a double-double, her... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Fighting reported at Round One in Northwoods MallSteve Tarter Journal Star city of Peoria reporter @SteveTarter PEORIA — Fighti
Peoria Journal Star / Posted yesterday
Steve Tarter Journal Star city of Peoria reporter @SteveTarter PEORIA — Fighting broke out at Northwoods Mall on Saturday night among young people attending the mall's Round One facility. Peoria Police reported that "a large fight" moved from the... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
One year later, Canton continues to recover from downtown explosionbut the Opera House sustained the most damage. After much debate, the Opera Ho
Peoria Journal Star / Posted yesterday
but the Opera House sustained the most damage. After much debate, the Opera House was razed last summer. The owner, Peoria-based developer Kert Huber, offered to donate the office building to the city. But the City Council cited... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Dunlap Co-op swimmer Emma Theobald wins state title in 100 butterflyA finals in 54.61 seconds at the Winnetka New Trier High School poo, for her fi
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted yesterday
A finals in 54.61 seconds at the Winnetka New Trier High School poo, for her first state title. She is now only the third Peoria-area swimmer to win a title at the girls state meet, joining the Metamora Co-op's Noelle Peplowski (100 breaststroke... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Dunlap Co-op swimmer Emma Theobald wins state title in 100 butterflyA finals in 54.61 seconds at the Winnetka New Trier High School poo, for her fi
Peoria Journal Star / Posted yesterday
A finals in 54.61 seconds at the Winnetka New Trier High School poo, for her first state title. She is now only the third Peoria-area swimmer to win a title at the girls state meet, joining the Metamora Co-op's Noelle Peplowski (100 breaststroke... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
#PJSPreps: Journal Star using Twitter to help preview the 2017-18 high school boys basketball seasonstarters but returns six players with key varsity minutes. Will space teams out
Peoria Journal Star / Posted yesterday
starters but returns six players with key varsity minutes. Will space teams out with 3-pt shooting and athleticism. East Peoria: Jon Grzanich takes over coaching duties and returns guard Cole Morton, who is one of 13 players listed at 6-foot or... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
List of events for the week of Nov. 19, 2017, in central IllinoisLooking for entertainment in the Peoria area? Here are five things to do this w
Peoria Journal Star / Posted yesterday
Looking for entertainment in the Peoria area? Here are five things to do this week. 1 SUNDAY The Peoria Train Fair, sponsored by the Illinois Valley Model Railroad Club and Pekin's River City Model Railroad Club, will be from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
"As God as my witness, I thought turkeys could fly" — in Peoria?promo goes horribly awry as turkeys are dumped from a helicopter and plummet to
Peoria Journal Star / Posted yesterday
promo goes horribly awry as turkeys are dumped from a helicopter and plummet to the earth. Theater of the absurd? Not in Peoria. As with a smattering of other towns nationwide, Peoria once had its own turkey drop. Here, the feather-flying... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Home medical-equipment vendors worried about Medicaid managed-care reboottesting the waters to see whether this works,” Stewart said. “It’s a dangerous
Peoria Journal Star / Posted yesterday
testing the waters to see whether this works,” Stewart said. “It’s a dangerous test.” State Sen. David Koehler, D-Peoria, said he introduced Senate Bill 2262 earlier this month to require managed-care organizations pay medical vendors at... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
New attorney seeks new trial in Stark County fatal DUI caseJournal Star TOULON — A privately hired attorney has taken over the aggravated
Peoria Journal Star / Posted yesterday
Journal Star TOULON — A privately hired attorney has taken over the aggravated DUI case of Scott A. Petty, 29, of Kewanee. Peoria attorney Maureen Williams will seek a new trial for Petty, who was sentenced to nine years in prison earlier this... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Chicago's Second City performs holiday show at ICC Nov. 25EAST PEORIA — Audience members can enjoy an evening of holiday-themed laughs an
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 2 days ago
EAST PEORIA — Audience members can enjoy an evening of holiday-themed laughs and help a worthy cause when Second City presents its Non-Denominational Christmas Show on Saturday, Nov. 25, at the Illinois Central College Performing Arts Center. Second... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Police say 9-old Peoria girl has been foundScott Hilyard Journal Star communities reporter @scotthilyard PEORIA — A 9-yea
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 2 days ago
Scott Hilyard Journal Star communities reporter @scotthilyard PEORIA — A 9-year-old Peoria girl who was reported missing earlier Friday has been found. The Peoria Police Department sent out a news release late Friday stating the girl had been... Read more
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SaukValley.com
What do voters do when we’re stymied?I call it the I-80 District, running from the Mississippi to Indiana, from the
SaukValley.com / Posted 2 days ago
I call it the I-80 District, running from the Mississippi to Indiana, from the Quad Cities to Kankakee, as well as down to Peoria. If the GOP can win back this district in 2020, the court will have a GOP majority for the first time since 1962.... Read more
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CBS Denver
Brewery Teaching Valuable Life Lessons To Those With Special Needsin east Denver is teaching people with disabilities some valuable life skills.
CBS Denver / Posted 2 days ago
in east Denver is teaching people with disabilities some valuable life skills. The Brewability Lab is located near I-70 & Peoria and only hires people with special needs. Open for over a year now, the brewery is the brain child of Tiffany Fixter,... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Gorman nets two, Levine shines in goal, Greenberg injured as Rivermen soar 4-1 over ThunderboltsDave Eminian Journal Star sports reporter @icetimecleve Connor Gorman had a br
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 2 days ago
Dave Eminian Journal Star sports reporter @icetimecleve Connor Gorman had a breakout game to help the second-place Peoria Rivermen move to within two points of the top spot in the SPHL on Friday. Gorman scored two goals, including the game-winner,... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Dotty's gaming parlor in the Heights robbed at gunpointScott Hilyard Journal Star communities reporter @scotthilyard PEORIA HEIGHTS —
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 2 days ago
Scott Hilyard Journal Star communities reporter @scotthilyard PEORIA HEIGHTS — A masked and armed robber pointed a gun at the head of a customer at Dotty's gaming parlor, 712 E. War Memorial Drive, Unit A, Friday night, and told everyone else not to... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Bradley volleyball sweeps EvansvillePEORIA — Bradley's Erica Haslag collected 20 kills to help lead the Braves to a
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 2 days ago
PEORIA — Bradley's Erica Haslag collected 20 kills to help lead the Braves to a 25-21, 26-24, 25-23 volleyball victory over Evansville on Friday night at Renaissance Coliseum. It was Bradley's first sweep in Missouri Valley Conference play this... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Where have all the female coaches gone? The dynamics of gender in the coaching rankson Becker’s staff but doesn’t aspire to be a head coach, mainly because of her
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 2 days ago
on Becker’s staff but doesn’t aspire to be a head coach, mainly because of her job as a registered dietician at Hy-Vee in Peoria. “I love what I do and love the role I have of helping to mold strong women,” she said. Bisping has found her own... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Richwoods helps take 'burden off' heart transplant patientPam Adams Journal Star education reporter @padamspam PEORIA — Recovering from
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 2 days ago
Pam Adams Journal Star education reporter @padamspam PEORIA — Recovering from heart transplant surgery may be a bit easier for Shay Weldy and her children, at least financially during the holidays. Students, staff and parents at Richwoods High... Read more
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News On 6 Tulsa
Two In Hospital After Shooting In North Tulsato a local hospital. Their condition was unknown as of Friday night. Officers
News On 6 Tulsa / Posted 2 days ago
to a local hospital. Their condition was unknown as of Friday night. Officers said the actual shooting took place near 51st and Peoria. No suspect information was available. Anyone with information may call Crime Stoppers at... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
9-old Peoria girl missing from around Trewyn SchoolScott Hilyard Journal Star communities reporter @scotthilyard PEORIA —The Peor
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 2 days ago
Scott Hilyard Journal Star communities reporter @scotthilyard PEORIA —The Peoria Police Department is requesting help from the public in locating a missing 9-year-old girl. Tammy Scott is a black female, 5-feet tall, 140 pounds with brown eyes and... Read more
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