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  1. 287 crash claims one lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Lamar Daily News

    ... vehicle continued northbound coming to rest on its wheels facing west. The Ford's driver, 67-year-old Larry Wilhelm of Pekin, IL was restrained at the time of the crash. Mr. Wilhelm was transported to Prowers Medical Center for treatment, but died ...

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  2. Enterprise zone applications get state approvalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    ... zone for economic growth and the program helping our existing and new businesses that will construct here," said Pekin Economic Development Director Leigh Ann Brown "It helps on their construction projects, property tax abatement and it really helps ...

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  3. Aventine Renewable Energy, Inc. (AVRW) - Alternative Energy - Deals and Alliances ProfileRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | PR-inside.com

    ... yeast. Aventine's ethanol is used in cleaner burning ethanol-blended gasolines. The company operates facilities in Pekin and Canton, Illinois; and Aurora, Nebraska; in the US. Its Pekin wet mill and dry mill has the annual capacity to produce ...

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  4. Woodford County news briefsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | The Legal Record

    ... about state requirements for fur trappers. The course will be held from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 29 at Pekin Park District's Soldwedel Program Center, 207 McNaughton Park Road. The course consists of eight hours of instruction, covering ...

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  5. CME Group may increase corn delivery facilities by 65 pctRead the original story

    Friday Aug 21 | Reuters

    Aug 21 CME Group Inc may increase the number of delivery facilities for its corn futures contract by more than 65 percent by expanding the size of its delivery territory, according to an online survey the market operator created for customers. The CME, which owns the Chicago Board of Trade and other futures exchanges, is considering extending the delivery territory for corn to St. Louis from Pekin, Illinois, to make it consistent with the territory for soybean futures, the survey says.

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  6. Pekin native's movie premiere gets red carpet treatmentRead the original story

    Monday Aug 17 | The Legal Record

    Local audiences came out for the recent premiere of filmmaker Joe Bland's latest film "Imperium" at the Apollo Theater in downtown Peoria. The 20-minute film was shot in Pekin, Peoria and Chicago.

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  7. Ledgestone Insurance Open most lucrative everRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    "It's neat to see the best players in the world and it's beneficial to them to have the highest purse of all-time," tournament director Nate Heinold said. Ten courses - Bradley Park in Peoria, Illinois Central College in East Peoria, Kennel Lake, Megiddo at Westwood Park and Northwood Park in Morton, McNaughton and Sunset Hills in Pekin, two at Lake Eureka and Washington Park in Washington - will be utilized.

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  8. School nursing steps up from the Band-AidRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    ... a trained lay person that are necessary to permit a student to benefit from special education must be provided,'" said Pekin District 303 Superintendent Danielle Owens. "Of course, schools are then held to making sure that there are personnel ...

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  9. New Market Report: Aventine Renewable Energy, Inc. (AVRW) - Oil & Gas - Deals and Alliances ProfileRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 18 | PR-inside.com

    ... yeast. The company serves energy and food companies located in the US and around the world. It operates facilities in Pekin and Canton, Illinois; and Aurora, Nebraska; in the US. Aventine is headquartered in Pekin, Illinois, Texas. Full Report ...

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  10. EXCHANGE: Pekin Hospital top doctor speaks on innovationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | SFGate

    In this July 1, 2015, photo, Dr. Gordon Cross, who began his two-year stint as president of the medical staff at Pekin Hospital on June 1, illustrates some of the technology used today in radiology. Cross has been a radiologist at Pekin Hospital for 10 years.

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  11. Essential oil event in Pekin to benefit St. JudeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    Instead of relying on coffee or a sugary snack for energy, Joyce Day puts a drop of essential oil in her palms and inhales deeply. Day, 37, a Pekin native, is an essential oil educator.

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  12. Teachers learn new math teaching techniquesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 10 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    Pekin District 108 Math Teacher Stephanie Harris remembers the young man who came into her classroom two years ago convinced he was unable to grasp math concepts. She also remembers the delight she felt when she saw that same unsure boy become a teacher.

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  13. Ex-Hopedale village clerk pleads guilty to embezzlementRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 8 | Daily Herald

    A former clerk in the small Tazewell County village of Hopedale has pleaded guilty to embezzlement - 20 years after her predecessor was convicted of the same crime. The Pekin Daily Times reports that 65-year-old Paula Gregory pleaded guilty on Friday to stealing almost $12,000 from the village by pocketing cash payments made by residents on water and sewer bills.

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  14. Darr gets life for child molestation Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 7 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    A North Pekin man will spend the rest of his natural life behind bars for the horror he forced a young child to endure for several years. David Darr, 48, did not shed a tear or utter an "I'm sorry" to the family of the child, who testified in April to put her monster away.

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  15. Times News Group seeking interns for fall and winter terms Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 6 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    Times News Group consists of five weekly newspapers and one daily: Morton Times-News, East Peoria Times-Courier, Woodford Times, Chillicothe Times-Bulletin and Washington Times-Reporter and the Pekin Daily Times. "Internships are a great way to get hands-on experience prior to seeking a job," Executive Editor Jeanette Kendall said.

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  16. Pollution oversight board hears testimony on local coal plantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 4 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    Environmental activists and union representatives packed the halls of Pekin's City Council Chamber Tuesday to hear testimony on the role of local power plants in the area's highly polluted air. Tazewell and Peoria county residents listened to over six hours of testimony before the Illinois Pollution Control Board, which convened in Pekin regarding regulation of pollutants at NRG Energy's Powerton and Dynegy's E.D. Edwards coal plants.

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  17. Unions, policy analysts decry prevailing wage repealRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 3 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    ... roughly $1 billion in economic output and $44 million in tax revenue, he said. Bob Schroeder, business manager for the Pekin-based Local 231 chapter of the Laborers' International Union of North America (LIUNA), said prevailing wage laws are vital ...

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  18. Pollution board hears testimony on local coal plantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 4 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    Environmental activists and union representatives packed the halls of Pekin's City Council Chamber Tuesday to hear testimony on the role of local power plants in the area's highly polluted air. Tazewell and Peoria county residents listened to over six hours of testimony before the Illinois Pollution Control Board, which convened in Pekin regarding regulation of pollutants at NRG Energy's Powerton and Dynegy's E.D. Edwards coal plants.

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  19. Aventine Renewable Energy, Inc. (AVRW) - Clean Technology - Deals and Alliances ProfileRead the original story

    Friday Jul 31 | PR-inside.com

    ... yeast. The company serves energy and food companies located in the US and around the world. It operates facilities in Pekin and Canton, Illinois; and Aurora, Nebraska; in the US. Aventine is headquartered in Pekin, Illinois, Texas. Full Report ...

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  20. a Vapea laws, effects still in a fogRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    ... arguments are shrouded in the smoke of debate that's rising with the e-cigarette business nationwide. For adults in Pekin and most of Illinois, however, at least one general point will stand clear this year: The General Assembly has effectively ...

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