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  1. Barry Manilow to play in Peoria 'One Last Time'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    Barry Manilow added the Peoria Civic Center arena to his "One Last Time!" tour part of the last list of cities on what's been dubbed his final tour. Tickets for the March 24 show go on sale at 10 a.m. Wednesday and can be purchased at Civic Center box office, ticketmaster.com , all Ticketmaster locations or by calling 1-800-745-3000.

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  2. Kent receives degreeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Bureau County Republican

    LeeAnn Kent of Walnut received a Bachelor of Science from Bradley University in Peoria during commencement ceremonies on Dec. 19. She graduated cum laude, achieving a 3.4 or better grade point average on a 4.0 scale.

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  3. Logan County begins collaboration efforts to address HeroinRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 6 | Lincoln Daily News

    ... to develop a comprehensive strategy to reduce heroin use and overdose in Logan County. Chief Jerry Mitchell of the Peoria Police Department also attended the meeting to share City of Peoria and Peoria County efforts to combat heroin. 'The spirit of ...

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  4. Feds Launch Social Media Verification RegistryRead the original story

    Friday Feb 5 | Government Technology

    ... agency or another, and will continue to post without concern for the greater public good like the prankster in Peoria, Ill., who established an account for the mayor against his wishes. For an agency like the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, ...

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  5. Exotic Dancer Represented by Nichols Kaster, PLLP Files Lawsuit Against Club Cabaret for Unpaid WagesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2015 | 24-7 Press Release

    ... who worked at the club within the past three years. According to the complaint, Club Cabaret, which is located in Peoria, Illinois, misclassifies its entertainers as "independent contractors," instead of employees. The complaint explains that the ...

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  6. And you think Rahm has troubles?Read the original story

    Monday | The Capitol Fax Blog

    ... among federal, state and local prosecutors; law enforcement; outreach specialists; community leaders; and media. A Peoria man sentenced in December to 15 years in prison for running an underage prostitution operation plied his illegal trade out of ...

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  7. Edwardsville High School band, choir and orchestra students have great showing at All-StateRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | RiverBender.com

    ... then, from music students throughout Illinois, were chosen to be part of ILMEA All-State. The students traveled to Peoria early on a Thursday, where they again auditioned for All-State or the Honors ensembles and spent the next three days rehearsing ...

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  8. Caterpillar Closing Five Plants, Cutting 670 JobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Construction Equipment Guide

    ... equipment company will cut about 230 jobs for office and production workers at a major manufacturing campus in East Peoria, Ill., where Caterpillar said it's consolidating some manufacturing and transferring some work to outside contractors. Another ...

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  9. Understanding the threat of radon in central IllinoisRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    Although no one can see, smell or taste radon, Abigail Carroll, measurement technician for Peoria Radon Testing Inc., understands how the gas affects those exposed to it. Her advice for people who are concerned about radon in their own homes is to research what radon is, the different ways to test for it and ultimately, how to combat it.

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  10. Luke Bryan on Crash My Playa Festival, Chris Stapleton & Growing His International AudienceRead the original story

    Sunday | Billboard

    ... Music Awards on April 3 in Las Vegas, will kick off his Kill the Lights Tour on Feb. 18 in Evansville, Ind. Feb. 19 - Peoria, Ill. Feb. 20 - Cedar Falls, Iowa Feb. 25 - Montreal, Quebec Feb. 26 -27 - Uncasville, Conn. March 8 - Las Cruces, N.M. ...

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  11. Sterling wins 2A regional title; Dixon thirdRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Daily Gazette

    Sterling's Andrew Garcia controls Peoria Notre Dame's Shawn McDaniel during the 138-pound title bout at Saturday's Class 2A Notre Dame Regional in Peoria. Garcia won a 10-2 major decision.

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  12. A Better Way to Be EvangelicalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Christianity Today

    ... beautiful. David Foster Wallace's last novel, The Pale King , was released in 2011. It is set in an IRS office in Peoria, Illinois, a setting of mind-numbing boredom and life-sucking bureaucracy, which was exactly Wallace's point: that all we have ...

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  13. Major Progress Made at the Louisville Slugger Sports ComplexRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2015 | 24-7 Press Release

    "We designed a proprietary blend of turf, colors, and infill to ensure that the fields would stay cool and keep players safe while remaining aesthetically pleasing." PEORIA, IL, July 23, 2015 /24-7PressRelease/ -- By late this summer, Peoria will be home to a one-of-a-kind baseball and softball complex.

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  14. Peoria mayor credits program for reducing gun violenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | The News-Gazette

    ... we follow, not the anti-snitching." Once that message gets out, police and prosecutors need to do their part, said Peoria Mayor Jim Ardis, who credits "Don't Shoot" for reducing gun violence in his city. "The education piece is the carrot and the ...

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  15. Wrestling: Sterling wins 2A regional title; Dixon thirdRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | The Daily Gazette

    Sterling's Andrew Garcia controls Peoria Notre Dame's Shawn McDaniel during the 138-pound title bout at Saturday's Class 2A Notre Dame Regional in Peoria. Garcia won a 10-2 major decision.

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  16. Thomas' 18 points helps Bradley upset Indiana State, 63-58Read the original story

    Saturday Feb 6 | USA Today

    Donte Thomas scored 18 points and Bradley converted eight straight free threw attempts in the final minute to upset Indiana State, 63-58 for the Braves' second Missouri Valley Conference win Saturday night Thomas' 18 points helps Bradley upset Indiana State, 63-58 Donte Thomas scored 18 points and Bradley converted eight straight free threw attempts in the final minute to upset Indiana State, 63-58 for the Braves' second Missouri Valley Conference win Saturday night Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1Xbicmz PEORIA, Ill.

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  17. Edward James DufekRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Tama News-Herald

    PEORIA Edward James Dufek, 91, of Peoria passed away peacefully Sunday, Jan. 31, 2016 at 9:14 pm at Lutheran Hillside Village Senior Care Center. He is survived by his wife, Anna May of Peoria, IL; two daughters, Debra Ann Zenian of Westchester, IL, and Susan Annette Smith of Richmond, TX; one grandson, Benjamin David Smith of Richmond, TX; his younger sister, Mildred Smith of Waterloo, IA; one cousin, Marvin Yilek of Toledo, Iowa; as well as several nieces and nephews.

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  18. Treasurer Frerichs Invites Public to Attend Ag Invest Roundtable EventsRead the original story

    Friday Feb 5 | Lincoln Daily News

    ... and take part in the discussion, please attend one of the following roundtable events: Monday, February 8, 2016 Peoria County Farm Bureau 1716 N. University, Peoria 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Monday, February 8, 2016 La Salle County Farm Bureau 4201 ...

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  19. Greater Peoria Economic Development Council launches workforce...Read the original story

    Thursday Feb 4 | Lincoln Daily News

    The website offers a one-stop career exploration resource for students, parents, and educators in Greater Peoria.

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  20. Alabama A&M Alum, Dr. Marquita Furness Davis makes history as...Read the original story

    Sep 5, 2011 | Aamunews.blogspot.com

    ... "I found my fit in Birmingham, but I'm very much an outsider in Montgomery," Davis said. Dr. Davis grew up in Peoria, Ill. Her mother was a teacher. Her father, a former paratrooper and semiprofessional football player, worked for Caterpillar Inc. ...

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