3 min ago
City Officials Hoping to Keep the LST 'Anchored' in Evansville
They were built in Evansville, one of them is docked in Evansville, but will it stay in Evansville? It played a pivotal role in World War II but now the LST 325 could be the subject of a bidding war beaten Evansville and other cities in the Midwest.
4 hrs ago
The Volokh Conspiracy
Robert Barnes' piece in the Washington Post today recounts a hypothetical from Justice Breyer at yesterday's argument in Lozano v.
8 hrs ago
Evansville Courier & Press
Peoria, Ill., officials will investigate costs of luring LST 325 away from Evansville
The Peoria Journal-Star reported in its Wednesday edition that the Peoria City Council gave unanimous approval to starting a process to determine the cost of moving the ship to the Illinois River at Peoria in north-central Illinois.
9 hrs ago
WHBF-TV Rock Island
2 men arrested following death of homeless man
The Journal-Star reports 22-year-old Dylan A. Propst's body was found Wednesday in the crawl space of a vacant home.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
St. Louis museum buys $835,000 Wright chandelier
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports purchase approved Monday will add the 1903 chandelier in brass, bronze and leaded glass to a Frank Lloyd Wright chair the museum already owns.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Merle Widmer's Peoria Watch
Mandela's Promise Unfilled For Many
Excerpts from today's USA Today by Marisol Bello: Alexandra, South Africa is where most houses still have no electricity, clean water and the residents still use outhouses.
Operation Stitch-a-Stocking to benefit central Illinois residents affected by tornado
Fondulac District Library and Digital Outfitters have partnered to organize Operation Stitch-a-Stocking, a project which provides free custom embroidered holiday stockings to those affected by the tornadoes and storms that struck central Illinois in November.
Green Shoe Studio in East Peoria produces video after tornado Updated at
In the first few hours after the tornado hit Washington on Nov. 17, Jacob Colgan and his friends lent a hand and some muscle to help.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Affordable apartment program gets funding boost
More than 1,470 affordable apartments will be created or preserved for working families, seniors and people with disabilities in communities across the state, Gov. Pat Quinn announced Monday.
Audiovisual design engineer- project manager- | Thompson Electronics Company
TEC is a low voltage electronic systems integrator based in Peoria, IL. We have been in business since 1980 and employ 40+ people.
WHBF-TV Rock Island
Illinois volunteers catalog lost tornado documents
A central Illinois public library is working to reunite storm victims with their lost family documents that were scattered during last month's tornadoes.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Local Bar Hosts Day Long Fundraiser for Tornado Victims
The 815 Disaster Relief team put together a day long fundraiser at Take 20 Bar and Grill in Cherry Valley.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Furious Cool: Book Review
A new biography examines the galvanizing career of Richard Pryor, revealing his Cosby rivalry and gay affairs, and makes the case he's the most important comedian of his generation.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Optical Assistance and Recovery Continues in Communities Affected by Midwest Tornados
CHICAGO and E.PEORIA, Ill.-In the aftermath of several tornados that devastated Illinois communities last month, optical associations and industry members of the affected areas continue recovery efforts.
OLHMS lends hand to tornado victims
Building on the theme of 'From Our Music Family to Theirs,' the Oak Lawn-Hometown Middle School music department and its Band Parents Association have begun collecting funds for those affected by the recent tornadoes in Washington, Ill., and other schools in the area have agreed to do so as well.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Leading the 95
Jim Powell began his ministry leading a church of 50 people, which isn't bad if you consider the fact that the town only had a population of 100.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
EXCLUSIVE: Thrive Capital Partners shuts down operations in old Blaine-Sumner School building
The enterprise, aimed at developing businesses with a socially conscious impact, attracted more than $1 million in private equity funding from investors and hundreds of volunteers who helped paint and clean the former school building on Peoria's south side.
The Daily Vidette
Washington begins to pick up the pieces
From groceries and winter coats, to volunteers and financial assistance, people from all over Illinois have come together to donate and help the victims of the central Illinois tornadoes that touched down on Nov. 17. "We have had a huge outpouring from people financially," Erin Miller, regional communications director at American Red Cross of ... (more)
ENGAGEMENT - Green-Walsh
GREEN WALSH ENGAGEMENT Alison Elizabeth Green, of Peoria, and Brian Michael Walsh, of Woodridge, will be married Dec. 14 at the Cathedral of St. Mary's of the Immaculate Conception in Peoria.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient calls for new civil rights movement
Detroit - The Rev. C.T. Vivian, a Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient who worked as a part of the Rev.