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

    Tuesday Jun 30 | 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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  2. Mini-course shows its Washington StrongRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | 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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  3. Events, traffic details set in East Peoria for Red, White and Boom Fourth of July festivitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | 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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  4. Local martial arts teacher training for national title Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | 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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  5. Local List: 4 fun, local ways to spend the summer Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | 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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  6. Moon secures national title for Georgia IronDawgsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | 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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  7. Cat to Lay Off 50 More Workers at Illinois CampusRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | 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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  8. Caterpillar to lay off more workers due to mining sector slumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | 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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  9. Caterpillar will lay off workers due to mining sector slumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | 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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  10. Caterpillar to lay off workers due to mining sector slumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | 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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  11. East Peoria Council approves medical marijuana dispensary at former Fashion Bug siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | 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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  12. More Rain Brings More FloodingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | 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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  13. Tazewell County Sheriff's Office gets donation to support Care Trak programRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | 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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  14. Central Illinois Cruisers car show rolling into Levee District June 20 Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    After Doug McCarty's father, Dave, passed away last year, Doug received his father's 1970 pickup truck. As a child, Doug has fond memories of going to car shows with his dad, especially one in East Peoria.

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  15. With 'nothing to lose,' Kaneland softball rallies to take third in 3ARead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 13 | Daily Chronicle

    EAST PEORIA – Newly-awarded medals swung from Kaneland softball players' necks late Saturday morning as seven seniors, nine juniors, two sophomores and a freshman collaborated with their coaches to hoist a trophy. "It would be nice to be playing in the other game, but it's still great that we've made it here and that we got third," Knights junior left fielder Courtney Davis said.

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  16. Prep softball notebook: Kaneland fans 'very, very excited' after delayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 12 | Daily Chronicle

    EAST PEORIA – Two different groups at Friday's opening Class 3A softball state semifinal separated themselves by wearing fluorescent yellow T-shirts. If Kaneland fans could have performed the duties of the EastSide Centre grounds crew any earlier, many would have obliged.

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  17. Kaneland softball falls in state semifinal, ready for third-place gameRead the original story

    Friday Jun 12 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    Kaneland's Hannah Theobald crosses home plate during their Class 3A state semifinal game against Marengo at Eastside Center in East Peoria. The Indians, who advanced to the title game, held on to defeat the Knights, 2-1.

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  18. Kaneland ready for tough test from MarengoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 11 | Daily Herald

    ... with star pitcher Mariah Dionne and Marengo (34-6) in the first Class 3A state semifinal at East Side Centre in East Peoria. It should be clearly Kaneland's toughest test to date in the 3A playoffs. Dionne improved to 25-3 on Tuesday when she struck ...

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  19. Kaneland softball embraces 'huge factor' MorrowRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 10 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    ... postseason, which continues with Friday's Class 3A state semifinal against Marengo at EastSide Centre in East Peoria, includes four shutouts in five games. Morrow's postseason ERA is 0.66 – three earned runs (and five overall) in 32 innings. ...

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  20. Moe's Southwest Grill opens in Levee DistrictRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 9 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    ... opening, the first 50 people in line received coupons for one free burrito every week for a year. Albright of East Peoria chatted with the second person in line, Sarah DeJarnatt of Washington. DeJarnatt arrived in line at 5:30 a.m. with her two ...

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