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3 hrs ago | PeoriaTimes-Observer
Threads, Hope & Love, Crossroads United Methodist Church, the Salvation Army and Toys for Tots will be hosting a Christmas toy and gift event.
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8 hrs ago | Vision Monday
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.
12 hrs ago | TwinCities
Annmarie Klein knows she's blessed to have survived the tornado that leveled her family's central Illinois home, and she understands most of the things they lost - the Jacuzzi, 60-inch TVs, diamond jewelry, the convertible and other vehicles - can be replaced.
16 hrs ago | Green Bay Press-Gazette
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration reports that two people died and over 120 people were injured after a class EF4 tornado touched down in Washington, Ill.
Tornado damaged homes are seen on November 18, 2013 in Washington, Illinois. According to reports the tonado that ripped across Washington, Illinois has been preliminary classified as an EF-4.
Glenbrook South and Glenbrook North students are warming up their best jokes to help raise funds for those affected by the tornado in downstate Illinois.
In addition to the Washington Mayor Gary Manier making a disaster declaration, Gov. Pat Quinn and President Barack Obama also signed disaster declarations for 15 counties in Illinois including Tazewell and the city of Washington.
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Victims of a tornado that tore through Washington, Ill. in November are asking for the safe return of any belongings that may have been carried to other towns.
David is scheduled to undergo a bone-marrow transplant next week, says his mom Sandra Calixto, who set up a GoFundMe campaign to raise money to help cover his medical bills.
Abby Hobbs talked about the difficult task of trying to send help and comfort to tornado victims, some who called as their homes were being destroyed.
In this Monday, Nov. 18, 2013 photo, Jessica Bochart, right, works with friends and relatives to dig through the wreckage of her home in Washington, Ill.
Weeks after being hit by a tornado, Gifford gets a visit from U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin .
Eight representatives of the Buffalo Grove police and fire departments delivered relief last week to first responders who lost their homes to the tornado that struck the Washington, Ill.
The Chemical Coaters Association Int'l. is donating $2,000 to the Red Cross Relief fund for victims of devastating tornados that hit the Central Illinois region where one of CCAI's active chapters is located.