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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 $74/per square foot. More Peoria information.

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11 hrs ago | PeoriaTimes-Observer

Affiliated Dialysis Centers offers in-house treatment options at nursing homes Posted at

Steve Bucher wants to make a difference in helping people who receive dialysis. His business model is aimed at this goal.

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Yesterday | KMOV-TV Saint Louis

Illinois woman dies retrieving phone from fire

Authorities say a central Illinois woman is dead after running back into her burning home to get her cell phone.

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Yesterday | PeoriaTimes-Observer

Palanza's open second location in East Peoria Updated at

Fifty-seven years later, Chris, who is the third generation, his daughter, Angie the fourth, and Angie's daughter, Caitlyn Benedict, the fifth generation, are still going strong with the restaurant and opened a second location in June.

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Yesterday | PeoriaTimes-Observer

Washington woman opens Co-Op Shop Around the Corner in East Peoria Updated at

Coming from a family of seven siblings - five girls and two boys - the Colgans spent time as a family watching shows like "The Mary Tyler Moore Show," "Dick Van Dyke" and "I Love Lucy."

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Daily Gazette

Local traffic to open on short stretch of Peoria in Dixon

DIXON – Peoria Avenue will slowly begin to open to traffic next week as the downtown streetscape project enters its 11th week.

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Bresnahan to lead two Central Illinois TV stations as dual president

Moss Bresnahan will become the public television system's first dual president when he takes over in September at WTVP-TV in Peoria, Ill., and WILL-TV, 90 miles to the east in Urbana-Champaign.

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Daily Chronicle

Emerald ash borer found in central Illinois

In Peoria County, they were found near Dunlap and Peoria. In Tazewell County, state officials found them in Minier using surveillance traps.

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Tech Review

a Q&a with Gene Wolfe

Gene Wolfe was born in New York City in 1931 and spent his early childhood in Peoria, Illinois, where he lived near his future wife, Rosemary.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Castanet.net

Caterpillar 2nd-quarter profit rises, revenue falls; lifts full-year earnings forecast

The construction equipment company's adjusted profit topped Wall Street's view, but revenue fell short.

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Bellingham Herald

Caterpillar 2Q profit rises, revenue declines

The construction equipment company's adjusted profit topped Wall Street's view, but revenue fell short.

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The News-Gazette

Dey: Cameras 'much ado about nothing' at Peoria trial

The murder trial that wrapped up in Peoria County on Monday had it all. A live husband, a dead wife and an alleged 21-year-old mistress from Lithuania whom the missionary couple had sponsored to come to the United States and attend college.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

PeoriaTimes-Observer

Mad Dog Cleaning Service goes beyond normal cleaning tasks

Owner and operator Dawn Page is a stickler for quality and is no stranger to hard work.

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St. Petersburg Times

New Catholic ministry to host young adults in bar setting

With the goal of providing spiritual support for young adult Christians, a committee from two local Catholic churches is launching a new ministry Aug. 6 at Rookies Sports Bar and Grill.

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PeoriaTimes-Observer

Habitat for Humanity in East Peoria to have yard sale July 25 Updated at

Habitat for Humanity's East Peoria ReStore will have their first ever Yard Sale on from 10 a.m.-7 p.m. July 25. The Yard Sale is a one-day fundraising event that will be held at the East Peoria ReStore, located at 110 Carver Lane in East Peoria, behind the Avanti's.

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PeoriaTimes-Observer

Expo offers help for female entrepreneurs; state agency to co-host July 24 program in East Peoria

The Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity, North-Central Regional Economic Development and Illinois Main Street will host the first North Central regional Women's Business Resources Expo at the Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites East Peoria on July 24. "Female entrepreneurs are playing an important part in Illinois' economic comeback," ... (more)

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

PeoriaTimes-Observer

Long Term Recovery Center opens Updated at

Mike Bowers survived the Nov. 17 tornado by hanging onto a bathroom sink and his dogs Booker T. and Sammy while winds tore into his third-floor apartment at Georgetown Commons.

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PeoriaTimes-Observer

Integ Motorsports brings Indian motorcycles to East Peoria

Integ Motorsports, 1107 E. Washington St. in East Peoria, got its first batch of Indians last month and the visitor traffic has been brisk.

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IHRA

Weekend Wrap-up: IHRA Summit Pro-Am Tour returns to Cordova Dragway Park

After more than a decade away, the IHRA's Summit Racing Equipment Pro-Am Tour presented by AMSOIL returned to Cordova Dragway Park over the weekend for a special Wild Card event.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

PeoriaTimes-Observer

Noodles & Company coming to Levee District Updated at

Cullinan Properties LTD announced that Noodles & Company will be opening a new restaurant in November at the Levee District in East Peoria.

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WAND-TV Decatur

Jury weighs case of man accused in wife's death

Jurors in central Illinois' Peoria County are deliberating in the trial of a former Baptist missionary accused of shooting his wife to death on Valentine's Day of last year.

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