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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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1 hr ago | 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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1 hr ago | 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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My FOX Chicago

Channahon man among 2 killed in SUV rollover crash in Morris

A southwest suburban man and a 16-year-old girl died and two other people were seriously injured in a rollover crash Sunday night in Grundy County.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

Illinois Man Accused of Killing Wife on Valentine's Day Heads to Trial

A former Baptist missionary from Illinois is on trial for allegedly killing his wife on Valentine's Day so he could be with the Lithuanian college student prosecutors say is his mistress.

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ABC News

Man Killed Wife on Valentine's Day to Be With College Student, DA says

A former Baptist missionary from Illinois is on trial for allegedly killing his wife on Valentine's Day so he could be with the Lithuanian college student prosecutors say is his mistress.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Northwest Herald

Fireworks might have damaged Peoria home

The Journal-Star reports Wednesday that neighbors of the northwest-side house approached a Peoria County Sheriff's deputy after seeing a bright flash and hearing an explosion above the elderly woman's home.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

The Motley Fool

A Solazyme Investor's Guide to Moema's Commercial Equipment: Fermentation

We recently looked at supporting infrastructure and upstream systems in the first half of this four-part series.

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WAND-TV Decatur

Strangled Illinois woman's ex-husband found dead

Peoria officials say the ex-husband of a strangled woman whose murder investigation is ongoing has died of apparent suicide.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

Northwest Herald

Peoria man wants to withdraw plea in wife's death

PEKIN – A central Illinois man who was sentenced to 55 years in prison for fatally shooting his wife says he wants to retract his guilty plea.

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Belleville News Democrat

Born into insurance family, Miller carries on

David Miller said he always envisioned being a part of his family's Belleville insurance agency, W.A. Schickedanz Agency Inc., which is one of the 30 largest insurance agencies in the state.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

WAND-TV Decatur

County tests cameras in court for first time

The murder trial of a former Baptist missionary will be the first trial in Peoria County to allow cameras in the court.

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