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Cape Coral Daily Breeze
Owen P. Dixon
He was born on Oct. 25, 1935, in Harrisburg, Ill., to William Owen and Maude Ethel Dixon.
Thu May 02, 2013
Michigan man one of two truckers killed in Illinois crash
Authorities in Marshall County in central Illinois have identified the two truck drivers who were killed in a fiery crash this week in a head-on collision near the community of Varna.
Wed May 01, 2013
Hands-on activities to add to a unit about plants
" Botany " might seem like a big word to your kids, but when they find out what it means, they'll discover that it's actually a very familiar topic.
Sun Apr 28, 2013
The Huffington Post
PHOTOS: Flooding, Tsunami Debris And Spring Snow
A Pakistani motorcyclist crosses a flooded street following heavy rain in Peshawar on April 26, 2013.
Thu Apr 25, 2013
Spending cuts may deep-six crucial flood gauges
Steve Peters, property manager of the Lakeview Apartments, which is surrounded by flood waters from the Illinois River, uses a make shift bridge to access dry land Wednesday, April 24, 2013, in Peoria Heights, Ill.
Wed Apr 24, 2013
Record flooding swamps Midwest
Floodwaters began a slow, inch-by-inch retreat Wednesday in inundated Peoria, Ill., offering hope to residents who watched helplessly as the Illinois River reached a 70-year high and swamped their homes and businesses.
Flood victims pray for dry weather as rivers crest
AmeriCorps member Tom Schweiss walks atop a sandbag levee as he monitors pumps Tuesday, April 23, 2013, in Clarksville, Mo.
Tue Apr 23, 2013
The Peoria ACLU Chaptera s annual meeting venue changed
The Peoria American Civil Liberties Union Chapter's annual meeting, scheduled for Thursday at the IVY Club on 1502 N. Galena Road, Peoria Heights, will instead be held at Mount Hawley Country Club, 7724 N. Knoxville Ave, Peoria.
More rain expected for swollen Midwest rivers
Communities in Illinois and Missouri fought Tuesday to hold back surging rivers swollen by days of drenching rain, even as an approaching storm system threatened new downpours.