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  1. Red 14U finishes season with NAFA Nationals appearanceRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 28 | Sentinel

    ... five innings while racking up four strikeouts. The Red lost the final bracket game, 5-4, against Big Dog Express/East Peoria, Ill., on Saturday. Both teams scored two runs in the fourth inning. The Red scored on walk by Lydia Steinhaus, a single by ...

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  2. Alan R. Kilgore, 61Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | Cadiz Record

    Funeral services for Alan R. Kilgore, 61, of Chestnut, Ill., formerly of East Peoria, Ill., will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, July 23, 2015 at Remmert Funeral Home in East Peoria, Ill. Visitation will begin at 4 p.m. until the service hour.

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  3. Ban on recreational boating on Illinois River continues Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    ... boaters due to extreme high water conditions," said Lt. Erick Neussl of the U.S. Coast Guard detachment in East Peoria. Recreational traffic was banned last month when the river reached 22 feet. Flood stage is 18 feet. Major flooding along the river ...

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  4. Electrical aggregation pays off bigRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    ... contracts with other energy providers need to examine their contracts for any early withdrawal penalties. East Peoria Director of Buildings and Inspections Robert Cole said that the program is not only a success for residents and small business. "If ...

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  5. 5K Kida s Dash added to Kidsa Day Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    ... Simmons, special events and volunteer coordinator for Crittenton Centers, said last year was fantastic in East Peoria. "We had a wonderful show from the community," Simmons said. "They really rallied around the event and supported us. We met and ...

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  6. Jennie AndersonRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 21 | Hawk Eye

    ... ta, Ill., she was the daughter of Ervin and Josie Guy Torrance. On Feb. 12, 1949, she married Merlyn Anderson in East Peoria, Ill. He died in 1964. She later married Charles Hatch and then James McKee.

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  7. Times, Pekin mergeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 7 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    ... is called the Times News Group. It consists of the Pekin Daily Times, the Washington Times-Reporter, the East Peoria Times-Courier, the Morton Times-News and Woodford Times. Jeanette Kendall of Peoria has been named as executive editor of the ...

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  8. Henryetta's Musical Mechanic Brings Classical Music, Old Machines To LifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2015 | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    ... "My great uncle, and my grandfather, and my grandmother on my mother's side all retired from Caterpiller in East Peoria Illinois," he said. Dan loves old machines and owns J and L Diesel Service in Henryetta, but he also has a passion for the ...

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  9. Mini-course shows its Washington StrongRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2015 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    ... wanted to do, dedicate a hole to Thomas, but we didn't know if the course would reopen." From an idea hatched by East Peoria resident Cathy Lane, wife of a Hillcrest member, most of the new holes were designed and built by area high school and ...

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  10. Events, traffic details set in East Peoria for Red, White and Boom Fourth of July festivitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2015 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    The largest fireworks display in the state will light the sky over the Illinois River between East Peoria and Peoria during UnityPoint Health Methodist-Proctor Red, White and Boom on July 4. Events in East Peoria will occur in RiverFront Park, behind Wal-Mart SuperCenter, starting at 5 p.m. through 8 p.m. Wildlife Prairie Park will present exhibits and food will be available from the East Peoria Community High School Athletic Boosters. The athletic boosters will sell grilled pork chops and hot dogs, soda and water.

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  11. Local martial arts teacher training for national title Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2015 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    Kelly O'Keefe has his own gym along Washington Street in East Peoria, but he works out at another gym, also on Washington Street. O'Keefe owns Kelly O'Keefe Martial Arts in Fondulac Plaza, where he offers kickboxing, jiujitsu and more.

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  12. Local List: 4 fun, local ways to spend the summer Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2015 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    ... a disc golf tournament that brings the best throwers in from across the nation. Bennett's Terraqueous Gardens in East Peoria is a high-quality seep that lies at the base of deeply dissected bluffs and hills bordering the east side of the Illinois ...

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  13. Moon secures national title for Georgia IronDawgsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | The Times

    Tim Moon secured a national title after lifting 360 kilograms at the WUAP/USA National Championships last Saturday in East Peoria, Illinois. Moon, 51, is a 1982 alumnus of Jefferson High and competes with the local powerlifting team, the Georgia IronDawgs.

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  14. Cat to Lay Off 50 More Workers at Illinois CampusRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | Construction Equipment

    Caterpillar will lay off an additional 50 workers at its East Peoria, Ill., campus due to a downturn in the demand for mining equipment. Caterpillar will lay off an additional 50 workers at its East Peoria, Ill., campus due to a downturn in the demand for mining equipment, reports Business Insider .

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  15. Caterpillar to lay off more workers due to mining sector slumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2015 | Seeking Alpha

    Caterpillar says it will lay off another 50 workers at its East Peoria, Ill., manufacturing hub because of the downturn in demand for mining equipment, bringing to 270 the number of workers it has said it will lay off this year at the site.

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  16. Caterpillar will lay off workers due to mining sector slumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2015 | Silicon Alley Insider

    The latest action brings to 270 the number of workers Caterpillar has said it will lay off this year at its East Peoria campus. The company employs about 3,900 workers at the site, which is its main manufacturing hub.

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  17. Caterpillar to lay off workers due to mining sector slumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2015 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Caterpillar, Inc. will lay off another 50 workers at its East Peoria, Illinois campus on Monday because of a downturn in demand for mining equipment, the company said. CHICAGO: Caterpillar, Inc. will lay off another 50 workers at its East Peoria, Illinois campus on Monday because of a downturn in demand for mining equipment, the company said.

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  18. East Peoria Council approves medical marijuana dispensary at former Fashion Bug siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2015 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    ... Mike Vaughn, who retired in the summer of 2008. Darin's first day on the job was Jan. 7, 2009. Darin came to East Peoria after serving as the chief of the fire department in Batavia from 1982 until 2008. Darin said then that it was time to retire ...

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  19. More Rain Brings More FloodingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2015 | RiverBender.com

    ... illes has issued a voluntary evacuation order, and the Illinois River is already above flood stage in Ottawa and East Peoria.

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  20. Tazewell County Sheriff's Office gets donation to support Care Trak programRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2015 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    Betty, an 81-year-old caregiver from East Peoria, worried constantly about her husband, 77, who was diagnosed with Alzheimer's in 2009. Betty's fear was that her husband would wander off in the middle of the night and she would not be able to find him.

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