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Peoria, Illinois is located in Peoria County. Zip codes in Peoria, IL include 61601, 61654, and 61633. The median home price in Peoria is $114,900 which is roughly $75/per square foot. More Peoria information.

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6 hrs ago | Bureau County Republican

BPART announces changes in service, fees

The BPART transportation system is making changes to trips inside and outside the Bureau and Putnam County service area and increasing fares effective Oct. 1. BPART provided more than 75,000 trips from July 1, 2013, to June 30, which was an 18 percent increase in transportation over last year.


Sat Aug 30, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Burger King pulls a Benedict Arnold on America: Farmer

Vehicles drive passed a Burger King Worldwide Inc. restaurant in Peoria, Illinois, U.S., on Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014.


Fri Aug 29, 2014

Oprah Winfrey To Play A Pimp In Richard Pryor Biopic

Oprah Winfrey may need to develop a pimp hand soon. According to reports, the billionaire mogul will portray Richard Pryor's grandmother Marie Carter in the upcoming biopic about the late comedian.


The Daily Gazette

Peoria Civic Center reports $875,000 annual loss

General Manager Jim Wetherington says the taxpayer-supported concert venue and convention center lost $875,000 during the fiscal year ending this month.


Thu Aug 28, 2014


Illinois hospital opens $1 million garden

We have re-imagined our design in a bold new way. Before we roll it out for everyone, we are giving select readers an opportunity to try out the new design.


Wed Aug 27, 2014

Perez Hilton

Oprah Will Transform Into a Really Crazy Grandmother For Her Next Movie Role

The usually poised Oprah has signed on to portray, Marie Carter , violent grandmother who happens to run a brothel in an upcoming biopic.


Tue Aug 26, 2014

Oprah Winfrey -- I'm Gonna Be a Whorehouse Madam in Richard Pryor Movie

Oprah Winfrey 's been cast to play Richard Pryor 's grandmother -- a cruel and abusive lady pimp -- in the upcoming biopic directed by O's pal Lee Daniels .


Mon Aug 25, 2014

Lamar Daily News

Answers that do more than fill in gaps

Q: In speech, we often use "uh," "um" or some other sound to fill in a thought gap as we look for the next words.


Bureau County Republican

Dianne Smith

Dianne Smith, 69, of 111 Arlington Ave., Arlington, died at 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014, at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria.


Sat Aug 23, 2014

East Peoria Police refuse to return body of dog shot by police

According to a post on Facebook: Justice For Bella Shot By East Peoria Police , a dog belonging to Shane Ellis was killed by East Peoria, Illinois police on August 21. East Peoria Police now refuse to return the body of the dog they shot.



Gojet CRJ7 near Peoria on Aug 22nd 2014, cabin did not pressurize

A Gojet Airlines Canadair CRJ-700 on behalf of United, registration N173GJ performing flight G7-3642 from Saint Louis,MO to Chicago O'Hare,IL , was climbing out of Saint Louis when the crew stopped the climb at FL250 reporting problems with the cabin pressure and decided to divert to Peoria,IL for a safe landing about 18 minutes later.


The Daily Gazette

Openings and closures as Dixon streetscape continues

DIXON – There will be water shut-offs and a lane closure on a portion of First Street next week as the downtown streetscape project enters its 15th week.


Fri Aug 22, 2014

St. Louis Cardinals

Cardinals extend deal with Peoria through 2020

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Elburn Herald

2014 Girls Cross Country Preview: Trail mix

Photo: The girls cross country team started its practice schedule the morning of Aug. 13 at the high school.


Rebuilding Place in the Urban Space

A world class water/environmental education center at Poplar Point as ...

Out of the activities concerning the design competition for the 11th Street Bridge Park project in DC, I've been struck by some conceptual and highly visionary opportunities that could grow out of the project, were DC Government to engage with the community and the world at that level.


WAND-TV Decatur

Bradley expects enrollment drop, budget cuts

Bradley University President Joanne Glasser says freshman enrollment is expected to be down this fall and the private university is looking at budget cuts.


Wed Aug 20, 2014

Bellingham Herald

'All Our Names' tells heart-wrenching tale of exile, loss

At first glance, "All Our Names" seems to be a straightforward immigrant story. A young man, carrying the name of Isaac on his passport, has come from Uganda to Laurel, a small Midwestern town, on a one-year student visa.


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Tue Aug 19, 2014


Road work ahead on Business 24 in Washington Updated at

The Illinois Department of Transportation announced earlier this week that an upcoming patching project will result in the intermittent lane closures on Business 24 between Cummings Lane and Zinser Place.



Benefit for Jude Hill scheduled for Aug. 27 Updated at

A benefit will be held for Jude Hill of Germatown Hills 5-8 p.m. Aug. 27 in the Monte Christo Room, 387 Old Germantown Road.



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