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  1. ArtsPartners is seeking artists' works for billboard displayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2015 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    Peoria, IL ArtsPartners of Central Illinois Inc. is proud to announce a call for entries to artists in Peoria, Tazewell, and Woodford counties for consideration in ArtPop Peoria. ArtPop Peoria is part of a national program that shines the spotlight on talented local artists by displaying their artwork on Adams Outdoor Advertising 14' x 48' billboards.

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  2. Riverfront Museum invites public to run Community Solar System March 21Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    Riverfront Museum invites the public to run the Community Solar System during the Interplanetary 5K Race this Sat. Mar. 21, on the Peoria riverfront.

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  3. Read Reactions to Schock's exit range from indiffe...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    As social and conventional media exploded Tuesday with comments and reaction to U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock's resignation, opinions up and down Main Street in Downtown Peoria ranged from indifference to ignorance to glee to sadness. And while natives within the River City groan when they hear the phrase, "how it plays in Peoria," the reality is that Schock's stunning resignation took many by surprise.

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  4. Read Sudden fall: Illinois Rep. Aaron Schock is re...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    Illinois Rep. Aaron Schock abruptly resigned Tuesday following a monthlong cascade of revelations about his business deals and lavish spending on everything from overseas travel to office decor in the style of "Downton Abbey." "I do this with a heavy heart," Schock said in a statement.

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  5. Spaghetti benefit planned for East Peoria woman with rare form of cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    Emily Damarin had back pain for more than a decade. Originally a doctor told her she had a bulging disc and degenerative back disease.

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  6. Car sales are making a comeback with technology, economy, craftsmanship Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    With new technology and quality craftsmanship, Mike Bambrick, general manager at Uftring Automall in East Peoria, said things are definitely looking up for car sales. "The average age of a car on the road right now is 11 years old, so people have held onto their cars through the tougher economy in the late 2000s, so they're due; some of them are overdue," Bambrick said.

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  7. Local Lists: 5 Irish Pubs Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    Kari's Irish Pub, East Peoria Kari's Irish Pub, 808 Meadow Ave. in East Peoria, will be open from 6 a.m. to 1 a.m. Tuesday. The pub will offer corned beef and cabbage along with beer specials and breakfast.

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  8. The Three Email Marketing Goals You Can't ForgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2014 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    Tammy Finch is a website designer and social media consultant from East Peoria, IL, and the founder of Web Services, Inc. She has more than 16 years of experience teaching clients to use the Internet as a business tool, and has worked with ...

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  9. Oa Flahertya s to hold day of Irish festivitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    New owner of Paddy O'Flaherty's Frank Pedulla said the festivities will begin with a ribbon cutting at 11 a.m. Tuesday. "I'm hoping it's as big a day as what it was in the past,'" Pedulla said .

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  10. Easter Seals telethon breaks record, raises $2.6 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    The 40th Anniversary Easter Seals Telethon held March 7 signed off the air with a record-breaking total of $2,563,251. The telethon was broadcast live on WMBD 31 from the Par-A-Dice Hotel in East Peoria.

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  11. Bloomington attorney Mark Zalcman announces GOP primary challenge to Aaron Schock Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2015 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    Aaron Schock doesn't have to face voters at the ballot box until next year. But in order to run for re-election it appears he may first have to surmount a primary challenge.

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  12. Obituary: Wesley Duncan, 90, of Metamora Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    Wesley C. Duncan, 90, of Metamora, died at 6:30 a.m. Monday, March 2, 2015, at Snyder Village Health Center in Metamora. Born March 16, 1924, in Urbana, Ohio, to David E. and Theresa F. Duncan, he married Betty Lou Coleman on June 4, 1946, in Urbana; she preceded him in death on Oct. 17, 2014.

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  13. Area homeless count aids in whata s needed Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    A recent count by the Heart of Illinois Continuum of Care has reported a larger number of homeless people in the Peoria area. The Point-in-Time Count and what the COC calls a "Street Sweep," conducted on Jan. 27, consisted of Peoria, Tazewell, Woodford and Fulton Counties.

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  14. Peoria Area House of Speed focuses on making athletes better Posted atRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    Eric Crowhurst immersed himself in the sports world nearly his entire life and now he is making a career out of it. Crowhurst, 32, of Dunlap, who is also a Peoria firefighter, opened the Peoria Area House of Speed at 4200 E. Washington St. on Nov. 2 in East Peoria.

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  15. East Peoria attorney talks about Selma marching experienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    When the seniors at the University of Illinois were going to Florida for Spring Break in 1965, Dick Williams and his roommate Bill Krajec decided to go to Selma, Alabama. Williams, a longtime attorney who has his practice Williams, Williams & Bembenek in East Peoria, said he knew there was a protest march taking place in Selma concerning blacks and the right to register to vote.

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  16. Johnson signs with Parkland Posted atRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    Metamora senior Brittany Johnson is a competitor, and as such, is ready to take her game to the next level. The Lady Redbirds soccer player signed a letter of intent Thursday to join the women's soccer team at Parkland College at Champaign beginning in the 2015 fall semester.

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  17. Midwest Food Banka s operations felt throughout the nation, world Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    What was once an organization that distributed food to just 10 food pantries in Bloomington is now a multi-million dollar operation serving hundreds of thousands. The Midwest Food Bank has grown since it was first established in 2003 and Morton was able to join in on the giving in 2012 after opening its facility at 700 Erie Ave. "The MidWest Food Bank isn't designed to feed individuals at the individual level.

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  18. East Peoria attorney talks about Selma marching experience Posted atRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    When the seniors at the University of Illinois were going to Florida for Spring Break in 1965, Dick Williams and his roommate Bill Krajec decided to go to Selma, Alabama. Williams, a longtime attorney who has his practice Williams, Williams & Bembenek in East Peoria, said he knew there was a protest march taking place in Selma concerning blacks and the right to register to vote.

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  19. Looking back: Altorfer Bros. Co. made shells to pierce German tanks...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    During World War II, manufacturing came to a halt for many businesses that could no longer get steel, including Altorfer Bros. Co. in East Peoria, which made washing machines.

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  20. Three Redbird wrestlers head to sectionalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    The Metamora wrestling team sent three grapplers to the sectionals and placed fifth in team scoring Saturday at the IHSA Class 2A regional at Metamora. Senior Lucas Munter took the Redbirds' only weight class title of the day, topping East Peoria senior Bryce Sandoval with a 4-minute, 27-second fall to claim the 145-pound division.

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