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'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.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Arrest over Twitter parody of mayor wasn't "unreasonable," Peoria says
The Illinois suburb that arrested a local man for parodying its mayor on Twitter said Monday that the prankster's detainment wasn't "unreasonable."
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Illinois company tests carp-rendering market - Sun, 17 Aug 2014 PST
When they arrive at the processing plant, the fish that have been cursed as a menace to American lakes and rivers are raked onto a conveyer belt, some of them still flopping.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Kelli Sue Landon Releases Stranded in Time
Author Kelli Sue Landon takes readers on a time-traveling mystery back to the 1970s in her new novel, "Stranded in Time" .
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Detroit veteran's ID stolen at VA hospital
IDENTITY THIEVES TARGETING THOSE WHO SERVED. IT MADE HARD TIMES HARDER FOR ONE LOCAL MAN.
Bureau County Republican
Heather Safranski and Korby Kasperski of Oglesby are announcing their engagement and approaching marriage.
Duck Race activities planned on East Peoria riverfront Updated at
Giant Quacky inflates, Lite Rock 107 Live Remote, Live WEEK Weather at 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. with Chuck Collins, Food for purchase by Par-A-Dice Hotel Casino, The Unique Twist.
CrossFit Kids offers exercise programs for youth Updated at
CrossFit Kids, a twice-per-week unit at CrossFit East Peoria, seeks to battle the growing global obesity issue among young people.
Stolen nights and places in between
My father was a music professor at Simpson College in Indianola, which afforded our family wide openings on summer calendars in the late 1970s.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Home designer keeps busy after tornado
Heidi Blackford was always interested in drawing and design growing up. Three majors later, she received her bachelor's degree in architectural studies from the University of Illinois.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Our sincerest condolences to Dr. John Christy and his family
Apr. 14, 1951 - Aug. 7, 2014 Alice Babbette "Babs" Christy stepped into eternity on Thursday afternoon, August 7, 2014.
Public defender in Illinois' McLean County resigns
The Pantagraph in Bloomington reports that Kim Campbell's resignation was announced to her staff Friday by Judge Elizabeth Robb.
Cass County Star-Gazette
Klokers to celebrate 40th anniversary
Bob and Paula Kloker will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary on Sunday, August 10. They were married August 10, 1974 at Dayton Avenue Baptist Church in Peoria by the late Rev.
Arrest in theft of Illinois hospital laughing gas
A 33-year-old central Illinois man has been charged in connection with the theft of laughing gas from the hospital where he worked.
Peoria officials relocate woman after retaliation
The Peoria County State's Attorney's Office is finding new housing for a 22-year-old woman who says six women attacked her for helping the office with a case.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
Would Nixon have resigned sooner or later in the social media era?
Forty years ago this week, President Richard Nixon resigned from office. Would the velocity of news in today's social media environment have accelerated or slowed his departure? The Watergate scandal that took Nixon down took more than two years to ripen.