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Peoria Journal Star
Bradley whips Evansville 66-53Dave Reynolds Journal Star sports reporter @DaveReynolds2 PEORIA -- Four Bradl
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 52 minutes ago
Dave Reynolds Journal Star sports reporter @DaveReynolds2 PEORIA -- Four Bradley Braves scored in double figures Saturday night as BU posted a 66-53 Missouri Valley Conference victory over Evansville before 6,205 at Carver Arena, the largest crowd... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Dunlap Middle School wins fourth IESA cheerleading title in six yearsPEORIA — Dunlap Middle School continued its dominance Saturday in the Illinois
Peoria Journal Star / Posted an hour ago
PEORIA — Dunlap Middle School continued its dominance Saturday in the Illinois Elementary School Association cheerleading state finals, winning its fourth state championship in six years. The school finished atop the large-team cheer category at the... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Washington hangs 10 for ninth straight Mid-Illini wrestling titlethan doubling second-place Canton (110.5). Metamora finished third (107), Pekin
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 2 hours ago
than doubling second-place Canton (110.5). Metamora finished third (107), Pekin fourth (80), Limestone fifth (74), East Peoria sixth (72) and Morton seventh (57). "This tournament, having a couple weeks going into regionals, it's nice to see... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Illinois schools test approach that lets students learn at own pacecompetency-based learning program, the Chicago Tribune reported. They include C
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 2 hours ago
competency-based learning program, the Chicago Tribune reported. They include Chicago Public Schools and districts in Peoria, Kankakee, East St. Louis and Rantoul. Rather than the one-size-fits-all approach in many traditional classrooms,... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Women's March activates voters in East PeoriaKelsey Watznauer @kwatznauer EAST PEORIA — The voices of hundreds chanting "Th
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 2 hours ago
Kelsey Watznauer @kwatznauer EAST PEORIA — The voices of hundreds chanting "This is what democracy looks like" carried across the slushy Illinois River on Saturday afternoon. The celebration of the first anniversary of the Women's March moved... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Campos: Junior bowlers claim city bowling titles at Christian Center LanesJohnny Campos Journal Star sports reporter @johnnycampos59 Austin Hall was the
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 3 hours ago
Johnny Campos Journal Star sports reporter @johnnycampos59 Austin Hall was the big winner at the inaugural Peoria River City Association Youth City Tournament, which concluded a two-weekend run last Sunday at Christian Center Lanes. Hall picked up... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Bullet strikes vehicle parked in South Peoria block, shatters windowNick Vlahos Journal Star reporter @vlahosnick PEORIA — A bullet struck and sha
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 3 hours ago
Nick Vlahos Journal Star reporter @vlahosnick PEORIA — A bullet struck and shattered an automobile window early Friday in South Peoria, police stated. The incident took place about 2 a.m. in the 1300 block of West Smith Street, according to a... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
ICC women trounce Lincoln Land 83-52EAST PEORIA — The Illinois Central College women's basketball team rolled to an
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 3 hours ago
EAST PEORIA — The Illinois Central College women's basketball team rolled to an 83-52 win over Lincoln Land on Saturday afternoon at Lorene Ramsey Gymnasium. The Cougars shot 53 percent from the floor and 42 percent from beyond the arc. They... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Business planner: Small business workshop this week focuses on starting a businessMatt Buedel Journal Star Caterpillar/industry reporter @journobuedel EAST PEOR
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 3 hours ago
Matt Buedel Journal Star Caterpillar/industry reporter @journobuedel EAST PEORIA — A free workshop offered this week at Fondulac Bank will focus on "Starting a Business in Illinois." The event runs from 3 to 5 p.m. Tuesday in the Folepi Room at the... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Campos: Junior bowlers claim city bowling titles at Christian Center LanesJohnny Campos Journal Star sports reporter @johnnycampos59 Austin Hall was the
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 4 hours ago
Johnny Campos Journal Star sports reporter @johnnycampos59 Austin Hall was the big winner at the inaugural Peoria River City Association Youth City Tournament, which concluded a two-weekend run last Sunday at Christian Center Lanes. Hall picked up... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
The Rock's 'Rampage' movie got start in Peoriaspotlights Dwayne Johnson battling genetic-mutated monstrosities — an action-pa
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 4 hours ago
spotlights Dwayne Johnson battling genetic-mutated monstrosities — an action-packed adventure that got its start in Peoria more than 30 years ago. In 1986, video arcades were buzzing and rattling with the "Rampage" video game, which allowed... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Morton violinist, 15, set to play iconic Carnegie hallDave Getz said Hoffmire is blessed with talent. "It's safe to say Casey is the
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 4 hours ago
Dave Getz said Hoffmire is blessed with talent. "It's safe to say Casey is the top high school-age violinist in the Peoria area," Getz said. Hoffmire has been the concertmaster for Youth Music Illinois' Youth Symphony for two years. She's... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
List of events for the week of Jan. 21, 2018, in central IllinoisLooking for entertainment in the Peoria area? Here are five things to do this w
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 5 hours ago
Looking for entertainment in the Peoria area? Here are five things to do this week. 1 SUNDAY The Central Illinois Jazz Society will perform at 6 p.m. followed by Kevin Hart & the Vibe Tribe at 7:15 p.m. at the Trailside Event Center, 4416 N.... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
$3.9 million solar farm proposed for Tazewell Countyreporter @journobuedel PEKIN — A solar energy developer that has expressed int
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 5 hours ago
reporter @journobuedel PEKIN — A solar energy developer that has expressed interest in multiple rural sites in the Peoria area has made its first formal proposal for a solar farm in the region. Cypress Creek Renewables has submitted plans... Read more
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Daily Herald
Thousands gathering at women's marches across Illinoisthat power in the polls." Events also are being held in Illinois communities i
Daily Herald / Posted 6 hours ago
that power in the polls." Events also are being held in Illinois communities including Rockford, Bloomington, East Peoria and the Quad Cities and in cities across the U.S More than 1 million people attended similar gatherings nationwide... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Armed robbers take $300, food from Avanti's delivery driverNick Vlahos Journal Star reporter @vlahosnick PEORIA — Men with a gun robbed a
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 6 hours ago
Nick Vlahos Journal Star reporter @vlahosnick PEORIA — Men with a gun robbed a food-delivery driver Friday night in Central Peoria, according to authorities. Avanti’s Ristorante received a delivery order for a residence in the 3600 block of West... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Woman injured in house fire on East BluffNick Vlahos Journal Star reporter @vlahosnick PEORIA — A woman sustained burns
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 7 hours ago
Nick Vlahos Journal Star reporter @vlahosnick PEORIA — A woman sustained burns to her hands and feet Friday night during an East Bluff house fire, according to authorities. Peoria firefighters and paramedics reported to 1205 E. Virginia Ave.... Read more
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Island Packet
Thousands expected at women's marches across IllinoisIn addition to the Chicago rally and march, events also are planned in communit
Island Packet / Posted 14 hours ago
In addition to the Chicago rally and march, events also are planned in communities including Rockford, Bloomington, East Peoria and the Quad Cities. More than 1 million people attended similar events across the U.S. last year in a show of... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
ICC program examines Jackie Chan and the Western HeroEAST PEORIA — Illinois Central College’s “Between the Lines” program explores J
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 14 hours ago
EAST PEORIA — Illinois Central College’s “Between the Lines” program explores Jackie Chan and the Western Hero at 2:30 p.m. Feb. 5 in Room 212C/D on the East Peoria Campus. Facilitator for the discussion is Marsha Watson, ICC faculty member. Chan is... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Big fourth quarter lifts Manual boys past RichwoodsPEORIA — Deonta Brown scored 22 and Rolando Brown 18 to lead Manual to a 59-41
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 19 hours ago
PEORIA — Deonta Brown scored 22 and Rolando Brown 18 to lead Manual to a 59-41 Big 12 Conference boys basketball victory Friday against visiting Richwoods. Manual (4-10, 3-3) led 36-34 after three quarters, before closing the game with a 23-7 spurt... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Stars of the Day: Will Pepper of Peoria Christian, Trevor Heath of Peoria HeightsWill Pepper, Peoria Christian, boys basketball: The Chargers junior hit a trio
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 20 hours ago
Will Pepper, Peoria Christian, boys basketball: The Chargers junior hit a trio of 3-pointers and scored 21 points to lead Peoria Christian to a 56-38 victory at Streator Woodland. Trevor Heath, Peoria Heights, boys basketball: The Patriots junior... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Government shutdown includes research at Peoria ag labMatt Buedel Journal Star Caterpillar/industry reporter @journobuedel PEORIA —
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 23 hours ago
Matt Buedel Journal Star Caterpillar/industry reporter @journobuedel PEORIA — Scores of scientists and support staff at Peoria's iconic federal research laboratory probably will be off the job after Congress failed to pass a stopgap budget Friday... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Rivermen unravel over 14-minute stretch and lose 3-1 to HavocHUNTSVILLE, ALA. — The Peoria Rivermen fell into a three-goal hole in a span of
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 23 hours ago
HUNTSVILLE, ALA. — The Peoria Rivermen fell into a three-goal hole in a span of 14 minutes, and never recovered against a struggling Huntsville Havoc team Friday. The Rivermen produced a high-effort third period but could not avoid a 3-1 loss to... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Morton 15-old violinist set to play New York's iconic Carnegie hallDave Getz said Hoffmire is blessed with talent. "It's safe to say Casey is the
Peoria Journal Star / Posted yesterday
Dave Getz said Hoffmire is blessed with talent. "It's safe to say Casey is the top high school-age violinist in the Peoria area," Getz said. Hoffmire has been the concertmaster for Youth Music Illinois' Youth Symphony for two years. She's... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Government shutdown would include research at Peoria ag labMatt Buedel Journal Star Caterpillar/industry reporter @journobuedel PEORIA —
Peoria Journal Star / Posted yesterday
Matt Buedel Journal Star Caterpillar/industry reporter @journobuedel PEORIA — Scores of scientists and support staff at Peoria's iconic federal research lab will be off the job if Congress fails to pass a stopgap budget by Friday night. The... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Solar farm proposed for Tazewell Countyreporter @journobuedel PEKIN — A solar energy developer that has expressed int
Peoria Journal Star / Posted yesterday
reporter @journobuedel PEKIN — A solar energy developer that has expressed interest in multiple rural sites in the Peoria area has made its first formal proposal for a solar farm in the region. Cypress Creek Renewables has submitted plans... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
No easy road pickins for ValleyDave Reynolds Journal Star sports reporter @DaveReynolds2 PEORIA — The Missour
Peoria Journal Star / Posted yesterday
Dave Reynolds Journal Star sports reporter @DaveReynolds2 PEORIA — The Missouri Valley Conference is the epitome of balance this season. Just three games separate the three first-place teams in the standings — Loyola, Missouri State and Drake, all... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
East Peoria knife attacker sentenced to prisonA Bloomington man was sentenced Friday to four years in prison for an attempted
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted yesterday
A Bloomington man was sentenced Friday to four years in prison for an attempted armed robbery in East Peoria in which he cut his intended victim with a knife. Michael Foster, 25, pleaded guilty but mentally ill to that charge after those of home... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Competitive cheerleading on the moveNeville said. Fusion Athletics will be one of about 80 clubs competing Sunday
Peoria Journal Star / Posted yesterday
Neville said. Fusion Athletics will be one of about 80 clubs competing Sunday in the UCA Midwest Championships at the Peoria Civic Center. On Saturday, nearly 3,000 cheerleaders are expected to converge on the Exhibit Hall at the Civic Center... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Theft case against former Pekin councilman's son switches tracksattorney identified that possible alternative in court Friday as the county’s f
Peoria Journal Star / Posted yesterday
attorney identified that possible alternative in court Friday as the county’s fledgling Veterans Court. Similar to one in Peoria County, it’s available to defendants whose alleged crimes, typically non-violent, may have stemmed from issues related... Read more
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14 WFIE Evansville
Thunderbolts to host Birmingham doubleheaderLast weekend, Evansville would manage to grab a point in Peoria, before returni
14 WFIE Evansville / Posted yesterday
Last weekend, Evansville would manage to grab a point in Peoria, before returning home to face the same Rivermen, along with the Mississippi RiverKings. With wins in both home contests, the Thunderbolts took 5 out of 6 points to remain in third... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Theft case against former Pekin councilman's son switches tracksattorney identified that possible alternative in court Friday as the county’s f
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted yesterday
attorney identified that possible alternative in court Friday as the county’s fledgling Veterans Court. Similar to one in Peoria County, it’s available to defendants whose alleged crimes, typically non-violent, may have stemmed from issues related... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Peoria woman to police: burglar took nothing but VCRPhil Luciano Journal Star columnist @lucianophil PEORIA — A North Valley woman
Peoria Journal Star / Posted yesterday
Phil Luciano Journal Star columnist @lucianophil PEORIA — A North Valley woman told police that a VCR — and nothing else — vanished from her home during a break-in Thursday. The woman, who lives on Evans Street, left for work at 12:50 p.m. and... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
IV bag shortage hits hospitals; Peoria area sees minimal impactmidst of a nasty flu season and supplies from factories in storm-ravaged Puerto
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted yesterday
midst of a nasty flu season and supplies from factories in storm-ravaged Puerto Rico have been slow to rebound. For one Peoria area hospital conglomerate, it has meant some changes; another maintains that its supplies are fine. Supplies of... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Illinois clinic provides abortions via telemedicine, which provides wider access but is prohibited in 19 statestake a second medication on her own, ending the pregnancy. At least twice a we
Orlando Sentinel / Posted yesterday
take a second medication on her own, ending the pregnancy. At least twice a week, abortions at Whole Woman’s Health of Peoria are performed via telemedicine, an intersection of technology and health care at the forefront of the reproductive... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Pushy bandit strikes Family Dollar in South PeoriaPhil Luciano Journal Star columnist @lucianophil PEORIA — A masked robber shov
Peoria Journal Star / Posted yesterday
Phil Luciano Journal Star columnist @lucianophil PEORIA — A masked robber shoved and threatened a Family Dollar employee before swiping $200.12 Thursday night, according to a Peoria police report. Just before 7:30 p.m., a man entered the store, 600... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
IV bag shortage hits hospitals; Peoria area sees minimal impactmidst of a nasty flu season and supplies from factories in storm-ravaged Puerto
Peoria Journal Star / Posted yesterday
midst of a nasty flu season and supplies from factories in storm-ravaged Puerto Rico have been slow to rebound. For one Peoria area hospital conglomerate, it has meant some changes; another maintains that its supplies are fine. Supplies of... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Real-estate transactions: Jan. 19, 2018of Jan. 8, are compiled from information on file with the respective counties.
Peoria Journal Star / Posted yesterday
of Jan. 8, are compiled from information on file with the respective counties. They represent sales of $78,000 or more. PEORIA COUNTY 3711 S. Granville Ave., Bartonville, Larry W. and Marilyn R. Davis to Clyde Robison, $90,000. 878 W.... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Illinois down to one quarterback as Jeff George Jr., Chayce Crouch leave programRivers of Frisco, Texas, signed his letter of intent last month to play at Illi
Chicago Tribune / Posted yesterday
Rivers of Frisco, Texas, signed his letter of intent last month to play at Illinois and is scheduled to enroll this summer. Peoria quarterback Coran Taylor committed to Illinois but did not sign during the early signing period. Coach Lovie Smith... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
New Peoria program helps homeless men find permanent housingPhil Luciano Journal Star columnist @lucianophil PEORIA — In a first for Peori
Peoria Journal Star / Posted yesterday
Phil Luciano Journal Star columnist @lucianophil PEORIA — In a first for Peoria, a multi-agency initiative aims to transition homeless men toward permanent housing and better health. The Interim Shelter Program is driven by a donation of $117,000... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
A year ago, Columbus team bus crash united Peoria's hockey communityDave Eminian Journal Star sports reporter @icetimecleve PEORIA — The Peoria Ri
Peoria Journal Star / Posted yesterday
Dave Eminian Journal Star sports reporter @icetimecleve PEORIA — The Peoria Rivermen are on a bus to Huntsville for a set of road games this weekend. While they are focused on the road ahead in the SPHL race, the Rivermen took some time this week... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
IV bag shortage hitting hospitals, though Peoria area sees minimal impactmidst of a nasty flu season and supplies from factories in storm-ravaged Puerto
Peoria Journal Star / Posted yesterday
midst of a nasty flu season and supplies from factories in storm-ravaged Puerto Rico have been slow to rebound. For one Peoria area hospital conglomerate, it has meant some changes; another maintains that its supplies are fine. Supplies of... Read more
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KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix
Arizona Storytellers: Desiree Garciait, but she still worried. Desiree Garcia is a community leader in Phoenix. T
KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix / Posted yesterday
it, but she still worried. Desiree Garcia is a community leader in Phoenix. The next Storytelling event is Jan. 24 at The Peoria Center for the Performing Arts in Peoria. To learn more about the Arizona Storytellers project or how to tell your... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Free performance of the Estampe Trio will provide 'Rhythm and Color'Leslie Renken Journal Star health/lifestyles reporter @leslierenken PEORIA — “
Peoria Journal Star / Posted yesterday
Leslie Renken Journal Star health/lifestyles reporter @leslierenken PEORIA — “Rhythm and Color — The 20th Century Global Trailblazers” will warm a cold winter day when The Estampe Trio performs at First United Methodist Church on Jan. 28. A trio of... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
One year ago, Columbus team bus crash united Peoria's hockey communityDave Eminian Journal Star sports reporter @icetimecleve PEORIA — The Peoria Ri
Peoria Journal Star / Posted yesterday
Dave Eminian Journal Star sports reporter @icetimecleve PEORIA — The Peoria Rivermen are on a bus to Huntsville for a set of road games this weekend. While they are focused on the road ahead in the SPHL race, the Rivermen took some time this week... Read more
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News On 6 Tulsa
Evaluation Ordered For Boy Charged In Chandler Crossbow Deathboy charged with first-degree murder in the killing of a 10-year-old boy last y
News On 6 Tulsa / Posted yesterday
boy charged with first-degree murder in the killing of a 10-year-old boy last year. Sewer Work To Close Lanes Of Peoria In TulsaSewer Work To Close Lanes Of Peoria In Tulsa More lanes of Peoria will be closed near the area that was... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Gander Mountain stores to reopen under new nameOcala, FL 5. Pensacola, FL 6. St. Augustine, FL 7. Tampa, FL 8. Albany, GA
Dayton Daily News / Posted yesterday
Ocala, FL 5. Pensacola, FL 6. St. Augustine, FL 7. Tampa, FL 8. Albany, GA 9. Cedar Rapids, IA 10. O’Fallon, IL 11. Peoria, IL 12. Rockford, IL 13. Springfield, IL 14. Ft. Wayne, IN 15. Greenfield, IN 16. Indianapolis (Castleton),... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Upcoming entertainment events in the Peoria area: Jan. 19, 2018prior 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. Peoria Civic Center Peoria Civic Center, 201 SW Jefferson Ave., PeoriaCivicCenter.com or call... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Armed robbery strikes Family Dollar Thursday night in South PeoriaPhil Luciano Journal Star columnist @lucianophil PEORIA — A South Peoria retai
Peoria Journal Star / Posted yesterday
Phil Luciano Journal Star columnist @lucianophil PEORIA — A South Peoria retailer was hit by an armed robbery Thursday night, Peoria police said. The heist happened just before 7:30 p.m. at Family Dollar, 600 S. Western Ave., police said. Further... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
UCF has license (plate) to boastplates say “Big Sky.” Astronomers report that the sky over lovely downtown Butt
Orlando Sentinel / Posted yesterday
plates say “Big Sky.” Astronomers report that the sky over lovely downtown Butte is technically no larger than the sky over Peoria or anywhere else. Nevada proclaims itself “The Silver State.” It is not made of silver. Granted, when it comes to... Read more
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