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Chain Store Age
New tenants head to East Peoria's Levee District
Called The Levee District, the 86-acre new downtown going up in East Peoria, Ill., will include 500,000 sq.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Optical Assistance and Recovery Continues in Communities Affected by Midwest Tornados
CHICAGO and E.PEORIA, Ill.-In the aftermath of several tornados that devastated Illinois communities last month, optical associations and industry members of the affected areas continue recovery efforts.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
The Daily Vidette
Washington begins to pick up the pieces
From groceries and winter coats, to volunteers and financial assistance, people from all over Illinois have come together to donate and help the victims of the central Illinois tornadoes that touched down on Nov. 17. "We have had a huge outpouring from people financially," Erin Miller, regional communications director at American Red Cross of ... (more)
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Individuals, groups volunteer time to help tornado victims
Residents are quick to come to the aid of fellow Chillicotheans who need help, but this last week Chillicotheans proved the same is true for those outside of town.
Naperville donations headed to tornado victims
Naperville City Councilman Dave Wentz checks the van he's driving downstate with supplies that will be delivered to an animal shelter in East Peoria.
East Peoria Tornado Facebook page provides information, networking Updated at
Facebook is a tool that has been widely used after the Nov. 17 tornado that swept through parts of East Peoria, Washington and Pekin.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Salvation Army seeks tornado disaster donations
The Salvation Army has been active aiding victims in the aftermath of the Nov. 17 tornadoes.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Tornado relief fund being established in East Peoria Updated at
The East Peoria Chamber of Commerce and City of East Peoria are partnering to establish a relief fund to assist East Peoria families affected by the tornado on Nov. 17. Those donating to the fund should make checks payable to the City of East Peoria and on the memo line write "City of East Peoria Tornado Relief Fund".
Sun Nov 24, 2013
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AT&T Assists Victims of Illinois Tornadoes
Chicago , Illinois -- To help those in need in Central Illinois after the area was struck by a series of tornadoes, AT&T has stationed a customer service team in Washington, Ill.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
The San Diego Union-Tribune
Better to give a little than nothing at all
It is Thanksgiving next week and once again I am among the lucky, the greatly blessed, who will gather with family and friends around a holiday table.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Tornado relief updates from Central Illinois Emergency Information and the American Red Cross
Weekend priorities are retrieval of personal belongings and debris clean up: It is recommended that residents remove as many personal belongings as possible over the weekend.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Click to read how you can help the Rca Care Network and World Renew...
World Renew, the RCA CARE Network's partner in disaster response, is responding in Midwest communities where a fast-moving cold front spawned more than 75 tornadoes on Sunday, November 17, that killed at least six people and flattened large parts of a town in Illinois.
The Daily Vidette
Arrangements made to pay respects for studenta s death
A two-vehicle accident Sunday morning on College Avenue resulted in the death of one of ISU's students, Jacob Garber.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Washington Residents Scramble To Find Lost Pets
CBS 2's Brad Edwards was at the Tazewell County Animal Control where there was one reunion and one more added to the missing.
Dream Center Peoria's Operation Blessing volunteers join tornado relief effort
They came from Brimfield, Peoria, Dunlap, Morton and Washington. They were wrapped in coats and clutching warm cups of coffee to ward off the mid-November cold.
Tornado assistance information on donations, volunteering and fundraising
Central Illinois residents are rallying behind those who were in the path of the tornado hitting Washington, East Peoria and Pekin.
Sprint to Credit Service Fees for Central Illinois Tornado Victims
In the aftermath of the recent tornados that ravaged the Midwest, Sprint is automatically crediting late fees, voice, text and data overage charges, roaming services, long distance, call forwarding and directory assistance for Sprint customers and businesses in parts of East Peoria, Metamora, Morton, Pekin, and Washington, Ill.
Anheuser-Busch provides relief to tornado victims
Anheuser-Busch is providing 2,156 cases of emergency drinking water-or 51,744 cans-for use by residents affected by the recent storms in Washington, Pekin and East Peoria, IL.
Thanksgiving dinner for tornado victims sees outpouring of support
While homeowners in tornado ravaged areas have been overwhelmed with the challenge of salvaging property and other immediate tasks, a group is thinking ahead to the Thanksgiving holiday.
Peoria police officers assist in Washington tornado aftermath
The streets were barren and quiet as Peoria police Officer James Feehan drove through devastated Washington subdivisions Sunday night.