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  1. Caterpillar acknowledges more layoffsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2016 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    An unspecified number of employees received layoff notices Thursday at two Caterpillar Inc. locations in Illinois, including at facilities in East Peoria. The work force reductions are part of the company's ongoing restructuring efforts that began a year ago with an announcement of up to 10,000 job cuts and have evolved to include the elimination of additional positions this year.

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  2. Junius Rodriguez calls for at least four debates against Darin LaHoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2016 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    Rodriguez, a Eureka College history professor, invoked Abraham Lincoln while making the demand of his opponent, a Peoria Republican elected last year in a special election. When Lincoln served in Congress - as multiple holders of the 18th Congressional District seat have noted with pride - the territory he represented included land that makes up the current district.

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  3. Oktoberfest coming to Peoria riverfront this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2016 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    The German American Central Society and the Peoria Park District are sponsoring their 21st Annual Peoria Oktoberfest on Sept. 16, 17, and 18, to promote German culture and heritage of Central Illinois.

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  4. United Way annual campaign kicks off with Day of Caring projectsRead the original story

    Sep 9, 2016 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    Some worked indoors organizing books and cleaning, while others pulled weeds and landscaped outside Common Place between bouts of rain. Forty volunteers from the legal services division at Caterpillar Inc. converged Friday afternoon on the South Peoria community center at 519 S. Shelley St. as part of a contingent of hundreds dedicating time to community service projects for the Heart of Illinois United Way's Day of Caring.

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  5. Dayspring Native American Church to host fall festival Sept. 10Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2016 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    The festival will take place from 4-6 p.m. Sept. 10 at the church, 201 N. Norwood Place, East Peoria, and offers visitors the chance to learn about Native American cultures and traditions.

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  6. Belgium mulls legal action against Caterpillar over plant closureRead the original story

    Sep 8, 2016 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    Belgium's government is considering legal action against Peoria-based Caterpillar Inc. over the U.S. heavy equipment maker's decision to close a manufacturing site and lay off more than 2,000 workers.  In a surprise announcement Sept.

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  7. Cedar Street Bridge closureRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2016 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    The Illinois Department of Transportation announces that the Cedar St. Bridge over the Illinois River will be closed to all traffic, from Wednesday, Sept. 21 until the end of November.

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  8. Verizon rolls out faster cellular data network in Peoria, Galesburg and BloomingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2016 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    Verizon cellular customers with any one of 39 mobile devices may have noticed a recent bump in download speeds in Peoria and a few other central Illinois cities. The cell service provider last week rolled out its LTE Advanced network in 461 cities across the country, including Peoria, Bloomington and Galesburg, and along some highways, interstates and country roads.

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  9. Caterpillar layoffs this week: 300 in Mossville, thousands overseasRead the original story

    Sep 2, 2016 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    Hundreds of mostly office employees received layoff notices at one of the largest Caterpillar Inc. facilities in the Peoria area this week, just as the company announced plans to close overseas production plants and eliminate thousands more positions. A total of 300 support and management employees at Building AC and the Tech Center in Mossville this week received job loss notifications that included severance packages, 60 days notice and mandated Illinois Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act letters.

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  10. Dispatch agencies work toward state mandated consolidationRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2016 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    Local law enforcement agencies and the Tazewell/Pekin Consolidated Communications Center are negotiating to consolidate 911 call centers to meet a law that limits the number of dispatch centers a county can have. TPCCC dispatches for 34 police, fire and Emergency Medical Services providers.

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  11. U of Illinois Pres. Timothy Killeen says collaboration at Jump center can grow economyRead the original story

    Aug 31, 2016 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    The interdisciplinary collaboration fostered at the Jump Trading Simulation & Education Center can lead to broader economic expansion beyond the academic and health care focus of the facility's two main partners. That was the message from a host of officials in academia, industry, government and the health care sector following a gathering Tuesday at the facility on the OSF Saint Francis Medical Center campus, where OSF HealthCare and the University of Illinois College of Medicine have partnered in areas of health care education, research and innovation.

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  12. Challenger Junius Rodriguez says Darin LaHood's new office is a 'crass political ploy'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2016 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    At a news conference Tuesday in Bloomington, Democratic congressional candidate Junius Rodriguez questioned the timing behind the Peoria Republican's decision to open the facility just as the election campaign is gearing up. "When a politician makes this type of decision just 10 weeks before a contested election, it is hard to view it as anything more than a crass political ploy to score points using the taxpayer's dime," he said in a prepared statement.

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  13. Collaboration at Jump Simulation Center can grow overall economy:...Read the original story

    Aug 30, 2016 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    The interdisciplinary collaboration fostered at the Jump Trading Simulation & Education Center can lead to broader economic expansion beyond the academic and health care focus of the facility's two main partners. That was the message from a host of officials in academia, industry, government and the health care sector following a gathering Tuesday at the facility on the OSF Saint Francis Medical Center campus, where OSF HealthCare and the University of Illinois College of Medicine have partnered in areas of health care education, research and innovation.

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  14. Challenger says new Bloomington office for Darin LaHood a 'crass political ploy'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2016 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    At a news conference in Bloomington on Tuesday, Democratic congressional candidate Junius Rodriguez questioned the timing behind the Peoria Republican's decision to open the facility just as the election campaign is gearing up. "When a politician makes this type of decision just 10 weeks before a contested election, it is hard to view it as anything more than a crass political ploy to score points using the taxpayer's dime," he said in a prepared statement.

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  15. Hockey and football lead the way as parents and coaches try to better ...Read the original story

    Aug 29, 2016 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    More than 100 8- to 14-year-olds flooded the fields at Southwood Park to complete what looked a lot like field sobriety tests: touching their fingers to their noses, walking a straight line toe to heel and reciting the months of the year backward. "What we're doing here today, we are actually assessing brain function," said Cristin Rassi, an advanced practice nurse and leader of the concussion program at Illinois Neurological Institute.

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  16. Community showers support on former central Illinois family mourning 'Bowden the Brave'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2016 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    PEORIA - If it takes a village to raise a child, perhaps it takes an army to support a family when one of those children is gone from the world too soon.  Adam and Christine Simmons have twice found themselves in situations as parents that they'd never thought they'd face. First, that they'd be able to have children of their own, and infinitely more shocking, that they would have to say goodbye to one of them so quickly.

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  17. Community showers support on former central Illinois family mourning the loss of 'Bowden the Brave'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2016 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    PEORIA - If it takes a village to raise a child, perhaps it takes an army to support a family when one of those children is gone from the world too soon.  Adam and Christine Simmons have twice found themselves in situations as parents that they'd never thought they'd face. First, that they'd be able to have children of their own, and infinitely more shocking, that they would have to say goodbye to one of them so quickly.

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  18. Community guide to understanding marijuanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2016 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    Tazewell Teen Initiative announced The Community Guide to Understanding Marijuana on Aug. 30. The presentation will take place at Central Junior High School, 601 Taylor St., East Peoria from 7-9 p.m. Chris Halsor, former Colorado Traffic Safety Resource Prosecutor, 14-year veteran prosecutor and founder of Understanding Legal Marijuana, LLC., created this presentation to provide education to policy makers, business owners, community members and parents the necessary foundations and information to make informed decisions regarding medical and recreational marijuana. "Tazewell Teen Initiative has been monitoring marijuana use by teens through the Illinois Youth Survey.

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  19. Schnucks ban on solicitation at stores could affect Salvation Army bell ringing in Peoria and PekinRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2016 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    "Our primary obligation is servicing our customers by providing the most pleasant and convenient shopping environment. Because of this, we have decided to end the solicitation of our customers or distribution of written or other materials at our stores," company spokesman Paul Simon said in a statement announcing the change.

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  20. East Peoria welcomes traveling 9/11 exhibit live from New York CityRead the original story

    Aug 24, 2016 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    EAST PEORIA - Nothing can match the raw emotion and anguish that Americans felt in the moments and days following the terrorist attacks in New York City on Sept. 11, 2001.  Wednesday, propped up by a 15-year cushion of history, came about as close as it can get.

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