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  1. Area update: Fisher wants input from public on gamingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | The News-Gazette

    ... he wouldn't even serve alcohol if the state didn't require it. He has visited similar places in Champaign, Rantoul and Pekin. Trustees indicated they desire input from the public on the issue to determine their support or opposition. "This is not a ...

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  2. GoodwillRead the original story

    Monday Feb 1 | Morris Daily Herald

    ... Revenue Service. We serve 21 counties within central Illinois and operate retail stores in Peoria, East Peoria, Pekin, Peru, Washington, Canton, Galesburg, Kewanee and Macomb. All the proceeds from Goodwill stores goes toward fulfilling our mission ...

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  3. Grant helps Peoria firefighters get new gearRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 30 | Valley Morning Star

    Pekin Daily Times reports the Illinois American Water Company gave an $800 equipment grant to the city department and the same amount to 10 other volunteer and full-time departments in Peoria and Tazewell counties.

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  4. Jailed Hecker moved from Colorado to Illinois for his ninth prison in five yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | Star Tribune

    ... Bureau of Prisons confirmed this week that Hecker was transported from a federal prison in Littleton, Co. to one in Pekin, Illinois sometime in November, but would not say why. Hecker, 63, had been at the Federal Correction Instituion in Littleton, ...

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  5. Tazewell County Area News BriefsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | The Legal Record

    Illinois American Water has filed an application with the Illinois Commerce Commission to hike rates for water and sewer service in all of the company's operating districts, including Pekin. If approved, the new rates would go into effective in January 2017.

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  6. Washington collects 10 titles, cruises to Mid-Illini mat crownRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 23 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    ... No. 1 in the state in Class 2A and 22nd nationally, won its seventh consecutive league title by racking up 262 points. Pekin was second with 117 and Metamora third with 115. "It wasn't a perfect day, but we're getting closer to that perfect match," ...

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  7. Motorists and car dealers love the drop in gas prices, but ethanol producers are sufferingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 22 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    ... said. Area car dealers make up another group happy over low fuel prices. Brian Dennison of Ray Dennison Chevrolet in Pekin credits low gas prices with driving truck and SUV sales at his dealership. "The price at the pump can only help. It's already ...

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  8. Once just for kids, coloring craze embraced by grown-ups and local librariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 25 | The Legal Record

    ... too," Sevier said. At least one local art gallery has also embraced the trend. The Speakeasy Art Center in downtown Pekin has been offering "Color Me Calm" from 6 to 8 p.m. on the second and fourth Thursday of each month since early last summer. "We ...

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  9. Tazewell County's December health inspection scoresRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 24 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    ... a score of fewer than 80 points and those scoring 100 points are published. > Busy Corner Restaurant, 229 Derby St., Pekin, scored a 79 on Dec. 10. Violations included: Several food items not given seven-day use-by labeling; waitress handling toast ...

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  10. GoodwillRead the original story

    Sunday Jan 24 | Morris Daily Herald

    ... Revenue Service. We serve 21 counties within central Illinois and operate retail stores in Peoria, East Peoria, Pekin, Peru, Washington, Canton, Galesburg, Kewanee and Macomb. All the proceeds from Goodwill stores goes toward fulfilling our mission ...

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  11. Illinois American Water proposes rate increase of 18 percent on typical Peoria customerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    Illinois American Water announced Thursday it had filed a statewide rate increase request to pay for already-made capital improvements, increasing bills for typical Peoria district customers by 18.2 percent monthly. In the separate Pekin district, the increase would cause bills to rise 8.7 percent, according to information provided by the company.

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  12. Motorists and car dealers love the drop in gas prices, but ethanol...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 22 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    ... said. Area car dealers make up another group happy over low fuel prices. Brian Dennison of Ray Dennison Chevrolet in Pekin credits low gas prices with driving truck and SUV sales at his dealership. "The price at the pump can only help. It's already ... 1 comment

  13. Pekin police arrest Peoria woman with children and open alcohol in car Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 19 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    A Peoria woman was arrested Saturday on drunken driving and traffic charges with two young children in the car. Cahlia Hamilton, 30, faces charges of driving under the influence of alcohol, endangering the life or health of a child, illegal transportation of alcohol and operating an uninsured motor vehicle, according to Pekin police.

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  14. GoodwillRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 19 | Morris Daily Herald

    ... Revenue Service. We serve 21 counties within central Illinois and operate retail stores in Peoria, East Peoria, Pekin, Peru, Washington, Canton, Galesburg, Kewanee and Macomb. All the proceeds from Goodwill stores goes toward fulfilling our mission ...

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  15. Harsted stars for Ottawa at PITRead the original story

    Sunday Jan 10 | The Times

    ... Morton Invitational, Streator finished a strong second by scoring 175.5 points. That was just 11 points off champion Pekin (186.5). Jacob Medema was Streator's first champion of the day at 160 pounds. Medema (22-2), who is listed as honorable ...

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  16. Meet A Maverick: Bryce AneloskiRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 9 | Lee's Summit Tribune

    A talented new addition to the Missouri Mavericks this season, defenseman Bryce Aneloski, also brings his own fan club to the team's games. Aneloski is a Pekin, Illinois native and his parents still root him on from home.

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  17. Gardeners can rely on this calendar from Peoria Extension officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 8 | The Legal Record

    ... and fertilizing houseplants and overwintering tropical plants. May shows MGs planting 48 large flower pots for Pekin Main Street. Finish seeding your lawn and fertilize it on Mother's Day. June brings Farmers Markets where MGs often have garden ...

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  18. Roy PollackRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 6 | Bureau County Republican

    ... heels and to serve as a Gold Coat at Perry Memorial Hospital for many years. The Cremation Society of Mid-Illinois Co. Pekin/Peoria is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be made at csmico.com .

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  19. Floodwaters draw warnings anew about wastewater, pollutantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2016 | White Lake Beacon

    ... to 59 feet. (Bill Johnson/The Delta Democrat-Times via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT River gulls fly over flagpoles at the Pekin pier and boat launch in Pekin, Ill., Monday, Jan. 4, 2016, as flood levels on the Illinois River reached their crest this past ...

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  20. Google +Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2016 | Linn's Stamp News

    Everett McKinley Dirksen, a longtime Congressional Representative and U.S. Senator from Illinois, was born Jan. 4, 1896, in Pekin, Ill. Dirksen studied at the University of Minnesota College of Law at Minneapolis and later worked in a series of different jobs and businesses.

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