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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 $104,900 which is roughly $71/per square foot. More Peoria information.

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58 min ago | KWQC-TV Davenport

News Minute: Here is the latest Illinois news from The Associated Press

Illinois Treasurer Dan Rutherford is asking a federal judge to throw out the lawsuit filed by one of his former employees.

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12 hrs ago | Counterpunch

Imagine Peoria Under a Blue Tent

The small tent camp is located five minutes walking distance from where I stay in Port-au-Prince.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

The News-Gazette

The Big 10 with Jeff D'Alessio, April 13, 2014

This week's homework assignment for high school teachers: Give us the one personal prom memory that your students will get the biggest kick out of while they're shopping for dresses and trying on tuxes the next few weeks.

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Journal and Courier

Engagement: Ashley Schwalm & David Solomon

Ashley is the daughter of Charlie Schwalm and Jill Maloney-Schwalm of Canton, IL.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

The Daily News Leader

Autograph, money change hands

I get requests for my autograph a lot. Every time I use my credit card. "Sign your name and then hit done," they usually say.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Daily Herald

Asian carp could be rebranded as cuisine

The swarms of Asian carp that infest the Illinois River may not want to hear this, but they're good to eat.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Forecast for John Coleman: Retirement

John Coleman, a TV weatherman for more than 60 years, including the last 20 at KUSI Channel 9/51, has decided to retire.

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CNN

"Isn't that special" - Kay DeBolt

My name is Tristessa Corrina, born to Paul and Linda in Peoria, IL in 1973. The first decade of my story is filled more violence, fear and trauma than I sometimes can truly recall.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

The Legal Record

Autism Awareness Month

This month, which is National Autism Awareness Month, Easter Seals Central Illinois will be hosting autism awareness trainings and workshops to help educate the community and spread awareness.

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NWAonline

Police: Illinois trio posed as agents, handcuffed family

Two women and a man from Illinois were arrested after posing as federal agents, handcuffing the residents of a house at 508 N. Dixieland Road and holding a man at gunpoint to force him to withdraw money from his bank, according to a news release from the Rogers Police Department.

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The Legal Record

Turn of the Century Artist Still Relevant

If you have ever lived in or visited Chicago, you may have heard of a man called Lorado Taft.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

PeoriaTimes-Observer

Kendall's Korner: Grandpa turns 90 this weekend

I thought this would be the perfect time to write about what an awesome guy he is.

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PeoriaTimes-Observer

Kendall's Korner: Grandpa turns 90 this weekend

I thought this would be the perfect time to write about what an awesome guy he is.

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PeoriaTimes-Observer

Jukebox Saturday Night performs Friday Updated at

A family-friendly music variety show for all ages featuring the band Jukebox Saturday Night, will take place from 7-9 p.m. Friday at the Fon du Lac Park District Administration Building, 201 Veterans Drive, East Peoria.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

Business Journal

Rockspring Capital scouting out new opportunities in Seguin's industrial sector

Jim McAlister, president and CEO of Rockspring Capital. The Houston-based firm recently closed on land in Seguin.

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PeoriaTimes-Observer

ICC to present 'Jim Maloofa s Legacy of Love for the Arts in Central Illinois' April 11

Family is important to Theresa Hicks of East Peoria. She has experienced "family" in more ways than one in her life.

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Science Blog

Scientists Develop New Way to Make Food Ingredient from Rice

Some of today's popular baked goods might tomorrow contain a butter-like extract, derived from rice bran oil, as a partial replacement for margarine, butter or shortening.

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Sun Apr 06, 2014

Northwest Herald

Illinois' next pension issue: Police, fire funds

Peoria firefighters attack a fire with an aerial truck at the Archer Daniels Midland plant in Jan. 9, 2013, in Peoria.

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Fri Apr 04, 2014

Illinoisreview

Schock signs on as co-chair of 2014 Global Race against Breast Cancer campaign

All posts, comments and statements made on IR are those of the authors only. Any disputes must be addressed to the writers, who are solely responsible for their posts, comments and statements.

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Wed Apr 02, 2014

D Magazine

Orbit Releases New BBQ-Flavored Gum, Inspired by Pecan Lodge

Orbit, as you know, makes gum. The head-head-tippy-top food scientist of the company is a guy named Henry O'Brien, who lives in Peoria, IL .

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