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  1. Troy EdwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 8 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    Troy Edwards, 35, of Pekin, passed away at 3:40 p.m. Wednesday, April 6, 2016, in the emergency department at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center in Peoria. Troy was born Aug. 20, 1980, in Peoria to Ronald Ray and Vickie Sue Wright Edwards.

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  2. Easter Seals Run. Walk. Roll growing at Levee District; Event slated for April 23 Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 5 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    Organizers of one East Peoria's 5K/1-mile walk hope this year's event will continue to grow, much like the location it is being held at has over the past three years. The third annual Easter Seals Run.

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  3. Four Corners: Sanitary District Scandal Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 5 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    A coalition of big taxpayers brought about the downfall of a corrupt East Peoria political organization in the early 1930s. This coalition of local manufacturers and railroads, led by spokesman E. Bornstein, secretary of Caterpillar Inc., brought forth enough evidence for State's Attorney Nathan T. Elliff to indict Jesse Newton Hall and his henchmen on embezzlement charges.

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  4. Budget impasse hurting Pekin HospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 4 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    Pekin Hospital is not the only medical facility in the state struggling to keep programs operational while Illinois continues to withhold payments for services. Some Pekin Hospital patients are upset Premier OB/Gyn is closing.

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  5. Tazewell County plans Courthouse anniversary Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2016 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    They will on June 21, when their Courthouse begins its second century as both a historic relic and the rock-steady center of the county's government campus. Perhaps history itself will literally return to light that day, if officials can arrange to remove a time capsule sealed in the building's cornerstone when it was dedicated on the same day in 1916.

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  6. Local unions rally for arbitrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2016 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    House Bill 580, which would send contract negotiations to an arbitrator, was approved by the Illinois Senate March 3 and sent to Gov. Bruce Rauner March 18. Rauner vetoed a similar bill last year. The Senate was able to pass an override, but the bill died when the House failed to muster the votes.

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  7. Traffic delays expected as 24-foot-tall storage tank is moved through East PeoriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2016 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    EAST PEORIA A caravan bringing a 24-foot-tall water storage tank to ADM in Peoria is causing traffic delays throughout East Peoria this afternoon. Deep South Crane is transporting the water storage tank, accompanied by an escort of East Peoria and Illinois State police officers and utility vehicles from Ameren Illinois, whose workers will be moving utility wires as the trucks move through town.

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  8. Illinois farmland prices drop significantly in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2016 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    Illinois farmland prices posted the most significant decline in two decades in 2015, following the downward price trajectory, albeit in less steep fashion, of grain produced on the properties. Agriculture acreage across Illinois dropped between 8 and 9 percent, according to a recent report by the Illinois Society of Professional Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers.

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  9. Illinois farmland prices drop significantly in 2015 Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2016 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    Illinois farmland prices posted the most significant decline in two decades in 2015, following the downward price trajectory, albeit in less steep fashion, of grain produced on the properties. Agriculture acreage across Illinois dropped between 8 and 9 percent, according to a recent report by the Illinois Society of Professional Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers.

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  10. a Furenzya fundraiser slated Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2016 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    TLC Fosters was founded in 2013 after tornadoes ravaged homes in Washington, Pekin and East Peoria. The group has expanded at the Pekin Animal Hospital, and has now placed more than 300 local animals.

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  11. Four Corners: Lake Erie Coal Mine Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2016 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    Beneath much of Illinois lies a black treasure - coal. Illinois coal deposits began to form more than 300 million years ago during the Pennsylvanian Period, when the land that is now Illinois was near the equator.

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  12. Tazewell jury awards $5 million in surgery death suit Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2016 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    A Tazewell County jury found a Peoria hospital and two physicians liable Thursday in a wrongful death lawsuit brought by the family of a Delavan woman who died during hysterectomy surgery. The nine-day trial produced an award exceeding $5 million for the husband and three children of Kortney Sawyer, who died at Methodist Medical Center in March 2013.

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  13. East Peoria baseball falls in wild 12-10 lossRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2016 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    Raiders head coach Matt Plummer knows his team can have one of the best offenses in the Mid-Illini Conference this spring. "The preseason has been an absolute delight," the 15-year head coach said.

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  14. East Peoria's cleanup weeks are very popular a " and that's part of the problem Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2016 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    Commissioner Dan Decker wouldn't name the local business, but he has heard from more than one person a story that lies at the heart of the city's troubles with its twice annual cleanup weeks. "Someone posted on a bulletin board in a lunchroom in East Peoria that if any co-workers had junk they wanted to get rid of to bring it to her house and the city would take it away," Decker said recently.

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  15. A Review: Uncle Buck's FishBowl, great for a date or family funRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2016 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    For many, a dining trip to East Peoria may just be a fast food stop or checking out one of the venues in the Levee District. However, you'd be missing what could be a fun night at Uncle Buck's FishBowl and Grill.

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  16. Four Corners: 'Uncle Jack' one of East Peoria's most colorful charactersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2016 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    One of East Peoria's most colorful characters lived in a log cabin on a 6 acre tract of land on Peoria Lake, close to where Eastside Marina sits today. No parade was complete without Jack and his pony cart.

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  17. Watch for these road projects as spring rolls along in central Illinois Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2016 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    Drivers looking for signs of the new road construction season in the Peoria area probably haven't seen much beyond some traffic signal repairs, but expect the pace to pick up soon. "April 1 is generally the target date to keep in mind," said Brian Williamsen, District 4 spokesman for the Illinois Department of Transportation.

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  18. a oeComputer Safetya at Metamora Womana s Club Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2016 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    Scott King, an East Peoria resident, will give a "Computer Safety" presentation at the Metamora Woman's Club meeting at 7 p.m. March 21, at the Christian Union Church. King, a graduate of Metamora Township High School, will give pointers on how to use your computer in a safe manner to lessen chances of fraud and viruses.

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  19. Director of band and instrumental music provides 'gift' to music...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2016 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    For 100 years, music has played an important part at Metamora Township High School and bands have been a part of the school for 85 or those 100 years. For 24 years I was proud to be part of this historic program teaching and working with some of the finest young musicians our schools have to offer.

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  20. GOP Sen. Ted Cruz to campaign at Peoria Civic Center on Monday Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2016 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    Republican U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz will campaign at the Peoria Civic Center as part of a day of statewide barnstorming Monday. The event is scheduled to begin at 4 p.m., with doors opening at 3 p.m. It is slated to run until 5:30 p.m. Other Cruz events throughout the day are anticipated in Rockford, Glen Ellyn, Decatur and Springfield ahead of the Illinois primary election on Tuesday.

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