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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 $119,900 which is roughly $73/per square foot. More Peoria information.

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8 hrs ago | Illinoisreview

New U.S. House Majority Whip to raise funds for Schilling July 20th

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Patch.com

Animal Rights Activist Arrested for Freeing 2,000 Minks from Illinois Fur Farm

A pair of Los Angeles animal rights activists accused of releasing 2,000 minks from their cages at a Chicago-area fur farm now face federal charges, according to an indictment unsealed today.

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WTAX-AM Springfield

Peoria: Carp City?

Peoria County economic development official John Hamman says they want to build the plant so fishermen don't have to take the invasive fish to another location for processing.If the plant is built, Hamann says it could bring 30 to 40 new jobs.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

PeoriaTimes-Observer

Morton woman operates daylily farm in East Peoria

Theresa Roth loses track of time in her "office." Her "office" has a lot of space and a 360 degree view.

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Hotel Interactive

Aries Capital Expands Midwest Presence With Central Il Office

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

The Daily Gazette

Food delivery volunteers fill need

But Bill Saathoff, 86, Art Jenkins, 86, and Bob Hellrigel, 82, are just three of the 50 volunteers who help Heart of Illinois Harvest transport food from stores and restaurants to food pantries in the area.

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Bureau County Republican

Rev. Henry Fritz

The Rev. Henry Fritz, O.S.B., monk and priest of St. Bede Abbey in Peru, died Sunday, July 6, 2014, at St. Margaret's Hospital, Spring Valley, several days after suffering a severe stroke.

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

Free Republic

Muslim Store Cites Hobby Lobby in Shoplifter Mutilation Case [Chopped Off Boy's hand!]

On Wednesday, the owner of a small chain of convenience stores was arrested in Peoria, Illinois after he chopped off the hand of a 16 year-old shoplifter who had attempted to steal a bag of potato chips and a 16 oz.

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CBC News

Driv.r: Smashing it up with MUN's Baja team

By day, Gerry Amey is a producer with CBC Television's Here & Now. He spends his evenings hunting down used parts for his vintage BMW motorcycle.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

Hotel Interactive

First Hospitality Group To Manage Peoria Marriott Pere Marquette And...

Rosemont, Ill.-based First Hospitality Group, Inc. - a national hospitality management and development company with 30 years of award-winning experience and a long running relationship with the Marriott brand - announced yesterday that it has assumed management of two hotels in Peoria, Ill.: the well-known Peoria Marriott Pere Marquette and the ... (more)

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

WAND-TV Decatur

Evansville reaches deal to keep WWII Navy ship

The city of Evansville has reached a new contract that will keep a World War II-era Navy ship docked in the southwestern Indiana city for at least five more years.

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Ledger-Enquirer.com

EXCHANGE: Teen journeys for rare cancer treatment

Diagnosed with a rare disease at age 2, she's spent her adolescence dealing with the neurodegenerative effects of Langerhans cell histiocytosis and an accompanying 10 months of chemotherapy.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

PeoriaTimes-Observer

Volksfest July 6 at Hickory Grove Park

On July 6, the Peoria German-American Society will be hosting its annual Volksfest at Hickory Grove Park from noon- 8 p.m. Free admission and parking.

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PeoriaTimes-Observer

New pizza place set to open in Levee District July 7 Updated at

In 2003, the Couris started the original Firehouse Pizza on Pioneer Parkway in Peoria.

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FireHouse.com

Global Perspective on Fire Station Space, Land Use

How much space do you need to build a fire station? Well that depends on whether you are building in lower Manhattan, Peoria, Ariz.

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Mon Jun 30, 2014

Examiner.com

Play in Peoria

"Will it play in Peoria ?" was a phrase coined in vaudeville days. Some say the term came from Peoria being a tough town, once considered the whiskey capital of the world, with more bourbon and rye distilled here than anywhere else and apparently much of it consumed here, too.

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Thu Jun 26, 2014

PeoriaTimes-Observer

Holy cow! What's going on at Embassy Suites in East Peoria?

Those staying at Embassy Suites or driving by the East Peoria hotel last week likely did a double take.

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Wed Jun 25, 2014

CIO

The Internet of Things Figures Into This IT Leader's 5-Year Plan

When Chris LeBeau stepped into the top IT position at Peoria, Ill.-based Advanced Technology Services nearly two years ago, he formulated a clear objective for the IT division: putting the right technology tools and capabilities into the hands of the company's 3,000 employees to help them be more efficient and effective.

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Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Peoria offers $1.5 million to attract WWII ship

The city of Peoria, Illinois, has made its pitch to become the new home for a World War II-era Navy ship now docked in Evansville, offering $500,000 in city funds pledging to work to raise an additional $1 million needed to develop a docking site and welcome plaza.

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PeoriaTimes-Observer

This time, gun violence hits close to home

A guy with a gun started it, a guy with a gun ended it, and many eyewitnesses will never be the same because of it.

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