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Oprah Winfrey -- I'm Gonna Be a Whorehouse Madam in Richard Pryor Movie
Oprah Winfrey 's been cast to play Richard Pryor 's grandmother -- a cruel and abusive lady pimp -- in the upcoming biopic directed by O's pal Lee Daniels .
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Lamar Daily News
Answers that do more than fill in gaps
Q: In speech, we often use "uh," "um" or some other sound to fill in a thought gap as we look for the next words.
Bureau County Republican
Dianne Smith, 69, of 111 Arlington Ave., Arlington, died at 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014, at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
East Peoria Police refuse to return body of dog shot by police
According to a post on Facebook: Justice For Bella Shot By East Peoria Police , a dog belonging to Shane Ellis was killed by East Peoria, Illinois police on August 21. East Peoria Police now refuse to return the body of the dog they shot.
Gojet CRJ7 near Peoria on Aug 22nd 2014, cabin did not pressurize
A Gojet Airlines Canadair CRJ-700 on behalf of United, registration N173GJ performing flight G7-3642 from Saint Louis,MO to Chicago O'Hare,IL , was climbing out of Saint Louis when the crew stopped the climb at FL250 reporting problems with the cabin pressure and decided to divert to Peoria,IL for a safe landing about 18 minutes later.
The Daily Gazette
Openings and closures as Dixon streetscape continues
DIXON – There will be water shut-offs and a lane closure on a portion of First Street next week as the downtown streetscape project enters its 15th week.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
St. Louis Cardinals
Cardinals extend deal with Peoria through 2020
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Thu Aug 21, 2014
2014 Girls Cross Country Preview: Trail mix
Photo: The girls cross country team started its practice schedule the morning of Aug. 13 at the high school.
Rebuilding Place in the Urban Space
A world class water/environmental education center at Poplar Point as ...
Out of the activities concerning the design competition for the 11th Street Bridge Park project in DC, I've been struck by some conceptual and highly visionary opportunities that could grow out of the project, were DC Government to engage with the community and the world at that level.
Bradley expects enrollment drop, budget cuts
Bradley University President Joanne Glasser says freshman enrollment is expected to be down this fall and the private university is looking at budget cuts.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
'All Our Names' tells heart-wrenching tale of exile, loss
At first glance, "All Our Names" seems to be a straightforward immigrant story. A young man, carrying the name of Isaac on his passport, has come from Uganda to Laurel, a small Midwestern town, on a one-year student visa.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Road work ahead on Business 24 in Washington Updated at
The Illinois Department of Transportation announced earlier this week that an upcoming patching project will result in the intermittent lane closures on Business 24 between Cummings Lane and Zinser Place.
Benefit for Jude Hill scheduled for Aug. 27 Updated at
A benefit will be held for Jude Hill of Germatown Hills 5-8 p.m. Aug. 27 in the Monte Christo Room, 387 Old Germantown Road.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Arrest over Twitter parody of mayor wasn't "unreasonable," Peoria says
The Illinois suburb that arrested a local man for parodying its mayor on Twitter said Monday that the prankster's detainment wasn't "unreasonable."
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Illinois company tests carp-rendering market - Sun, 17 Aug 2014 PST
When they arrive at the processing plant, the fish that have been cursed as a menace to American lakes and rivers are raked onto a conveyer belt, some of them still flopping.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Kelli Sue Landon Releases Stranded in Time
Author Kelli Sue Landon takes readers on a time-traveling mystery back to the 1970s in her new novel, "Stranded in Time" .
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Detroit veteran's ID stolen at VA hospital
IDENTITY THIEVES TARGETING THOSE WHO SERVED. IT MADE HARD TIMES HARDER FOR ONE LOCAL MAN.
Bureau County Republican
Heather Safranski and Korby Kasperski of Oglesby are announcing their engagement and approaching marriage.
Duck Race activities planned on East Peoria riverfront Updated at
Giant Quacky inflates, Lite Rock 107 Live Remote, Live WEEK Weather at 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. with Chuck Collins, Food for purchase by Par-A-Dice Hotel Casino, The Unique Twist.