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  1. Sidewalks splashed with creativity at Belmont Shore's Chalk Art ContestRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Press-Telegram

    ... Long Beach, Calif. Oct. 20, 2018. (Photo by Leo Jarzomb) Artists Lori Escalera, right, of Vista, CA and Laura Gray of Peoria, IL work on chalk portraits in the Orientalism style at the Belmont Shore Sidewalk Chalk Art Contest in Long Beach, Calif. ...

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  2. Early Morning Fire Causes $10,000 in Damage to IL Burger KingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 19 | FireHouse.com

    Oct. 19, Peoria-A fire early Friday caused $10,000 in damage to the Burger King at 3129 N. University St. At 1:30 a.m., Peoria firefighters were notified of smoke coming from the roof of the eatery. Firefighters arrived to find heavy smoke and flames spewing from the roof.

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  3. Democrat Jill Blair vs. 20-year incumbent, Republican Keith SommerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    ... little things he has been able to do for his constituents over the years. Most recently, Sommer and Chuck Weaver (R-Peoria) introduced House Bill 4369, which requires the Illinois State Board of Education to develop a dyslexia guidance handbook. The ...

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  4. EXCHANGE: Children taught to communicate with babiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 18 | Daily Herald

    In this Oct. 2, 2018 photo, Reef Leman is quite happy to two-step during a learning song as Abbey Cook leads young kids in games and play as she introduces the concepts of sign language to babies and toddlers and their parents during a Communication Junction class in Peoria, Ill. Cook, who has a masters as a speech language pathologist, says she has seen through her own children how learning to communicate wants and needs can lead to fewer tantrums, as well as preparing kids for school.

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  5. Boxing training club uses therapy to steady Parkinson's patientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 18 | The Legal Record

    Rocky Steady Boxing of Peoria founder Dorian Mosack motivates Parkinson's Boxers with a mixture of humor and military discipline. "He's strict with everyone," Gladys Schmidt, whose husband is a member, said.

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  6. Pritzker campaign claims lawsuit doesn't get its facts rightRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 18 | The Capitol Fax Blog

    ... was one of the few Blacks not herded into POD 4. In fact, she was the only (and possibly first) Black organizer in Peoria; she was later informed by the campaign that she was hired meet a "Black Female organizer quota." Stationed in Peoria, Kasmine ...

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  7. Peoria and Tazewell County among the courthouses in Illinois to get...Read the original story

    Thursday Oct 18 | Illinois Bar Journal

    A reproduction of a photograph of Abraham Lincoln before he lived in the White House will grace the Tazewell County Courthouse after an unveiling ceremony next Tuesday.

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  8. Jamie GlishRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 18 | Peshtigo Times Wisconsin Community Newspaper

    ... a brief battle with cancer. Born Sept. 20, 1952, she graduated with a degree in Journalism from Bradley University in Peoria, Ill. She was editor of the Washington Times in " Washington, D.C., Public Relations Director for Eureka College in ...

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  9. Peoria's planned Ronald McDonald House will help 'ease the burden' for familiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 17 | The Legal Record

    From left, Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Illinois chief executive officer Kelly Thompson, Farnsworth Group project leader Jeremy Collins and Dax Foundation founder Julie Locke Moore playfully toss dirt with their shovels at the Sept. 17 groundbreaking of a Ronald McDonald House being built in downtown Peoria.

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  10. VOLLEYBALL: Pekin honors six seniors, beats East PeoriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 17 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    The Dragons defeated East Peoria 25-16, 25-16 in a Mid-Illini Conference match in Hawkins Gym and celebrated the dedication of six seniors: Anna McGovern, Lauren Juergens, Olivia Evans, Brooke Sherwood, Kerrigan Link and Olivia Driskell. Each senior has been in the Pekin volleyball program for four years.

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  11. Familiar opponents square off in 18th Congressional District raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 16 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    PEORIA - The race for the 18th Congressional District seat is a rematch. Whether it's a rerun will be determined on election night, Nov. 6. "There's a kind of motivation that I've never seen before in my life - the level of activism," said Rodriguez, a Eureka resident and Democratic challenger.

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  12. Second man charged in EP home invasionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 16 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    A second Peoria man faces charges for the January invasion and burglary of an East Peoria home in which the invaders bound and threatened to kill a resident they found sleeping. The crime allegedly was arranged by a woman with her drug dealer to steal from the woman's mother, who also lived in the home.

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  13. Healing what ails us with 'Love Peoria'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 16 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    PEORIA - The organizers of Love Peoria are asking central Illinois residents for a lavish display of good deeds, both large and small, for 60 days. “The whole thought is: Can we inspire the area to love extravagantly?” said Andy King, executive director of Dream Center Peoria, during an interview Tuesday morning.

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  14. Yeates, David A.Read the original story

    Tuesday Oct 16 | Lincoln Daily News

    ... will take place at a later date in Camp Butler National Cemetery, Springfield. David was born March 24, 1934 in Peoria, IL., the son of Forrest and Gretchen (Albright) Yeates. He married Marjorie ( Miller) Crowell on March 23, 1991. He proudly ...

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  15. White Cane Day observed MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 15 | WAVE-TV Louisville

    ... cane, a tool of mobility and staff of independence. The first White Cane Ordinance was passed in December 1930 in Peoria, Illinois, granting blind pedestrians protections and the right-of-way while carrying a white cane. "Since then every state has ...

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  16. Pekin Haunt offers an aggressive response to zombie attacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 15 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    ... anywhere between 100 and 500 visitors a night, depending on the weather. First-time patron Noble Morgan, 11, of East Peoria, had heard about the attraction from a family friend and relished the prospect of obliterating zombies. "I thought it would ...

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  17. Nick in the AM: Legendary rock group Kansas to perform at Peoria Civic CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 15 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    The legendary rock group Kansas has scheduled a performance March 9 at the Peoria Civic Center Theater, according to a news release issued Monday morning. Tickets are to go on sale to the general public Friday.

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  18. FOOTBALL: Senior moments belong to Pekin in win over EPRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 15 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    ... opportunities and turnovers," said Pekin coach Doug Nutter. "But I like how we played in the second half." East Peoria (1-7, 1-5) led 7-0 at halftime. The Raiders stopped the Dragons on the Pekin 4-yard line on the game's opening drive, and scored ...

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  19. Bradley Tops Online Poll of State's Groundbreaking WomenRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 15 | 95Q

    October 15 - Lydia Moss Bradley, the founder of Bradley University, received the most votes among groundbreaking women in the latest Illinois Top 200 online poll, finishing ahead of notable figures such as Oprah Winfrey and Mary Todd Lincoln. Along with her first husband Tobias, Bradley prospered in real estate and banking in the Peoria area.

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  20. Larry NoderRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 15 | Bureau County Republican

    ... J. Noder, 70, of rural Bradford died at 2:18 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018, at OSF Richard L. Owens Hospice Home in Peoria, surrounded by his loving family. He was born July 31, 1948, in Spring Valley, the son of Edwin and Marjorie (Swift) Noder. He ...

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