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  1. Jane Ellis Batty, a retired music teacher and music partner with her husband, Wayne, dies at 94Read the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Powhatan Today

    ... digital access at Richmond.com. $19 per month after six-month introductory offer. Mary Jane Ellis Batty, born in Peoria, Ill., grew up with her brother, William Ellis, in a hotel her parents ran in Mendota, Ill., where she roller skated in the ...

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  2. Bob Michel eulogized as a one-of-a-kind role modela at memorial serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | PeoriaTimes-Observer

     Former House Minority Leader and Peoria congressman Bob Michel was eulogized Saturday as a leader who exemplified civility and humility. "Everywhere he went, he taught his staff by example what it means to be a great public servant," successor ...

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  3. Plight of company towns: finding a new identityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 | Tri-cityherald.com

    ... - In this June 15, 2016 file photo shows Caterpillar Inc. products on display at the Caterpillar visitors center in Peoria, Ill. Caterpillar's recent decision to move 300 top headquarters jobs to the Chicago area made Peoria the latest city with a ...

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  4. Company towns fight for a new identityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Finance and Commerce

    The Caterpillar Inc. corporate offices, right, dominates the skyline March 6, 2009, along the Illinois River Peoria, Illinois. Caterpillar's recent decision to move 300 top headquarters jobs to the Chicago area made Peoria the latest city with a vacuum to fill.

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  5. "We are proud to call him one of our own"Read the original story

    Friday | The Capitol Fax Blog

    A Marine reservist from Illinois says he helped rescue one of two teens who were struggling in the surf off Emerald Isle Tuesday night. Duncan Harris of Peoria, Illinois spoke to WITN's Heather King on WITN News at Sunrise Wednesday.

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  6. Deere CEO says company will keep headquarters in Quad CitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Hawk Eye

    ... month's announcement by Caterpillar Inc. the company is moving its headquarters to Chicago from its longtime home of Peoria, Ill. Archer Daniels Midland moved its headquarters to Chicago from Decatur in 2014. "At this point and time, as long as I'm ...

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  7. As businesses move to big cities, company towns seek new identitiesRead the original story

    Friday | Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce

    PEORIA, Ill. - Peoria Mayor Jim Ardis planned to open this year's State of the City speech by thanking Caterpillar Inc. for its longtime commitment to the central Illinois town, declaring "We wouldn't be Peoria without Caterpillar."

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  8. Company towns losing to big citiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Arkansas Online

    PEORIA, Ill. -- Peoria Mayor Jim Ardis planned to open this year's State of the City speech by thanking Caterpillar Inc. for its longtime commitment to the central Illinois town, declaring, 'We wouldn't be Peoria without Caterpillar.'

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  9. Midsize companies trade hometowns for major cities, global marketsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Northwest Herald

    AP file photo Flags fly Jan. 31 outside the Caterpillar global headquarters building in downtown Peoria. Caterpillar's recent decision to move 300 top headquarters jobs to the Chicago area made Peoria the latest city with a vacuum to fill.

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  10. Company towns struggle to find new identitiesRead the original story

    Thursday | Rocky Mount Telegram

    PEORIA, Ill. - Peoria Mayor Jim Ardis planned to open this year's State of the City speech by thanking Caterpillar Inc. for its longtime commitment to the central Illinois town, declaring "We wouldn't be Peoria without Caterpillar."

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  11. Trump Love Can't Save Caterpillar or U.S. Steel From SlumpRead the original story

    Thursday | The Washington Post

    Doting words from President Donald Trump about Caterpillar Inc.'s bulldozers and U.S. Steel Corp.'s pipeline prospects couldn't save the two companies from a slump in material stocks Thursday. Shares of the Peoria, Illinois-based machinery maker posted the biggest decline in five months while the Pittsburgh-based steelmaker lost as much as 10 percent and ended down 7.9 percent.

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  12. Plight of company towns: finding a new identity - Thu, 23 Feb 2017 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 | The Spokesman-Review

    Peoria Mayor Jim Ardis poses for a photo in Peoria, Ill. Caterpillar's recent decision to move 300 top headquarters jobs to the Chicago area made Peoria the latest city with a vacuum to fill.

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  13. Doug Stewart to retire from PNC Bank after 40-year careerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    When Doug Stewart retires from his position as regional president of PNC Bank in Peoria this summer, the impact will be felt far beyond the banking community he's been a part of for more than 40 years. The current chairman of Bradley University's board of trustees as well as a board member at Illinois Central College, Stewart's list of community involvements include the Bielfeldt Foundation, OSF Healthcare System, the Peoria Riverfront Museum and the CEO Council.

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  14. In the Classroom - Illinois Central CollegeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 | The Times

    The following local students made the president's list for the fall semester at Illinois Central College in East Peoria: Elizabeth Kline, of Dana; Emma Fortner, Alisha Krugman and Claire Weers, of Minonk; Spencer Stasik, of Peru; Xavier Gingerevans, of Serena; Ryan O'Rourke, of Streator; and Christopher Kittilson, of Utica.

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  15. 'These Shining Lives' playing at BradleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 | The Times

    Performances of "These Shining Lives," Melanie Marnich's inspiring drama of young working women in 1920s Illinois, are scheduled Saturday, Feb. 26 through Saturday, March 5 at the Hartmann Center for the Performing Arts, 1423 St. James St., Peoria. During the commercial boom following World War I, hundreds of young Illinois women enjoyed well-paying jobs at Ottawa's Radium Dial Company, where they decorated watch and clock faces with luminescent radium paint.

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  16. Trump Love Can't Save Caterpillar or U.S. Steel From Stock SlumpRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 23 | The Washington Post

    Doting words from President Donald Trump about Caterpillar Inc.'s bulldozers and U.S. Steel Corp.'s pipeline prospects couldn't halt a downward trend in the two companies Thursday as material stocks tumbled. Shares of the Peoria, Illinois-based machinery maker headed for the biggest decline in five months while the Pittsburgh-based steelmaker lost as much as 10 percent.

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  17. Long Beach Innovation Offices Wave Goodbye to Two...Read the original story

    Nov 23, 2016 | Government Technology

    ... that joined the program at the end of 2014, and all of them - from big cities like Los Angeles to smaller ones like Peoria, Ill. - signed onto the same three-year limit. So Long Beach still has a ways to go before it needs to transition, but there ...

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  18. Michael MalloryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 | Hawk Eye

    Michael L. Mallory, 74, of Fort Madison died at 12:15 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017, at Wapello Specialty Care Center. Born Oct. 17, 1942, in Peoria, Ill., he was the son of Cecil and Iola Day Mallory.

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  19. Dauphin County offers free prom gowns, accessories for high studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | ABC 27

    Company towns like Peoria, Illinois, have long relied on a major employer to provide generations of locals with jobs and Does pointing out our differences divide, or enlighten? Kendra Nichols, Amanda St. Hilaire, and James Crummel talk about race relations in t The state Department of Agriculture found insect repellent, trash, and food that had to be thrown out in the latest round of restaurant insp

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  20. Bradley beats Missouri St for first win streak of seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | USA Today

    Luuk van Bree scored 17 points and Bradley secured its first back-to-back wins of the season with a 77-68 victory over Missouri State on Wednesday night Bradley beats Missouri St for first win streak of season Luuk van Bree scored 17 points and Bradley secured its first back-to-back wins of the season with a 77-68 victory over Missouri State on Wednesday night Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/2lxB1Eu PEORIA, Ill. - Luuk van Bree scored 17 points and Bradley secured its first back-to-back wins of the season with a 77-68 victory over Missouri State on Wednesday night.

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