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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 $71/per square foot. More Peoria information.

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3 hrs ago | Bureau County Republican

Prairie Wind Ensemble will present final concert of the season

The Prairie Wind Ensemble, in residence at Illinois Central College, will present its final concert of the season at 7:30 p.m. May 9 in the Illinois Central College Performing Arts Center in East Peoria.

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7 hrs ago | Northwest Herald

Peoria mayor defends response to Twitter account

PEORIA – Peoria's mayor defended his actions in response to a fake Twitter account set up in his name, saying he felt his identity was stolen and that the comments posted online were "absolute filth."

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

The News and Tribune

LST ship not moving to Jeffersonville

The USS LST Ship Memorial board will decide between two cities to determine the World War II-era military craft will moor for the next decade.

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PeoriaTimes-Observer

State's parks offers opportunities for staycations Updated at

Stan Weimer touched on the free resources available at the Fondulac District Library where he gave a presentation Thursday about another type of free resource - the state's parks.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

Daily Chronicle

Mayorsa group pushes for Illinois pension reform

Rockford Mayor Larry Morrissey, accompanied by several mayors and village presidents from across Illinois, speaks Monday during a news conference calling for state lawmakers to overhaul local pension systems for police and fire departments in Chicago.

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Wall Street Journal

Caterpillar CEO Compensation Cut 33%

Total compensation for Doug Oberhelman, Caterpillar Inc.'s chairman and chief executive officer, declined 33% last year, the Peoria, Ill.-based company said in a securities filing Monday.

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Washington Times

Parody Twitter account of Peoria, Ill., mayor prompts police raid

Illinois police raided a Peoria home last week to find the person behind a parody Twitter account that falsely claimed to be Mayor Jim Ardis.

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CBS Local

Suburban And Downstate Mayors Call For Police And Fire Pension Reform

More than two dozen mayors and village presidents from Chicago's suburbs and downstate are warning Illinois lawmakers not to forget that they are undergoing a police and fire pension crisis of their own, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

Cybergrass

The Way Down Wanderers Builds Momentum with New EP

Equal parts fast-paced and soulful, this slightly folk, slightly bluegrass 5-song EP by The Way Down Wanderers pulls listeners in with its originality and thoughtfulness.

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WEHT

Crucial Meeting Concerning LST's Future Plans Looms Large

For more than eight years, the famed LST 325 has been moored in Evansville. However, the ship's future in the River City could be determined by it's location near the riverfront.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

Free Republic

Peoria Mayor Jim Ardis now has a facebook page

Help End FReepathons by Donating Monthly! Generous FReeper Sponsors are donating $10 for every New Monthly Donor! Please Sign Up today! He ordered the Peoria police to raid the source of his twitter feed....spread the word about his new site Disclaimer: Opinions posted on Free Republic are those of the individual posters and do not necessarily ... (more)

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CNET News.com

Big asteroids hit Earth far more than we're told, say astronauts

To, well, celebrate Earth Day, April 22, three former astronauts will claim they have evidence that remote parts of the Earth have endured 3 to 10 times more large-scale asteroid strikes than has been revealed.

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Modified Mustangs & Fords

Best Ford Mustang Rare Finds

"Rare Finds" are Mustang treasures uncovered by enthusiasts. Most have been either abandoned or neglected, although some may be well-preserved and just out of sight for many years.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Raw Story

Illinois cops seize computers and cell phones in search for Twitter account mocking mayor

Police in Peoria, Illinois seized computers and cell phones while attempting to find the person responsible for a satirical Twitter account mocking the town's mayor.

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Techmeme

Twitter account impersonating Peoria, Illinois mayor leads to police...

Twitter account impersonating Peoria, Illinois mayor leads to police raid, arrests - Fake Peoria mayor Twitter account prompts real raid of West Bluff house - Police searched a West Bluff house Tuesday and seized phones and computers in an effort to unmask the author of a parody Twitter account

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Alabama Live

Team John Randall is running on hope for 6-year-old diagnosed with melanoma

It started last February 26th, when Laura and John Howard's six year old son, John Randall, was diagnosed with a rare form of childhood cancer, Pediatric Melanoma.

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Hampton Roads Daily Press

Award-winning educator now helps teachers through the National Institute of Aerospace

Jaramillo becomes animated and excited when talking about the twists her career has taken.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Great Falls Tribune

MANG conducting night operations tonight

The 120th Airlift Wing is conducting night flying operations tonight in the Great Falls area, with takeoff at 9 p.m. A C-130 from the Air National Guard unit in Peoria, Ill., is visiting Gore Hill this week for three days of flying to keep 120th airmen current on their qualifications.

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Bureau County Republican

BPART announces adjustments to designated trip days

Starting May 1, trips outside the Bureau and Putnam County service area will be adjusted in order to increase efficiencies in the Bureau Putnam Area Rural Transit system and improve customer service.

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The Legal Record

CASA Volunteers Needed

April is Child Abuse Awareness Month and CASA is looking for volunteers in Peoria and McLean County.

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