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  1. Caterpillar moving headquarters to Chicago Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2017 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    Caterpillar Inc. has scrapped plans to build a new office complex in Downtown Peoria and will move its global headquarters to the Chicago area by the end of the year. The upper echelon of executives, including newly installed CEO Jim Umpleby, will begin relocating later this year, with up to 100 employees total moving by year's end.

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  2. Caterpillar moving headquarters, CEO from Peoria to ChicagoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2017 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    Caterpillar Inc. has scrapped plans to build a new office complex in Downtown Peoria and will move its global headquarters to the Chicago area by the end of the year. The upper echelon of executives, including newly installed CEO Jim Umpleby, will begin relocating later this year, with up to 100 employees total moving by year's end.

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  3. Dozens protest in Peoria against Trump immigration orderRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2017 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    Dozens of protesters gathered outside of Peoria's federal courthouse Sunday afternoon to take a stand against Trump immigration order. The executive order was signed by President Donald Trump on Friday, and since then thousand of people have been protesting against it across the country.  Encouraged by car horns and hand waves from drivers who were passing by, the protesters fought the low temperature to make sure the community knows where they stand at.

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  4. St. Jude cancer patient Nathan Pennington dies at age 8Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2017 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    "Our precious Nathan Brock is healed. He went peacefully into the arms of Jesus at 1:46 p.m.," she wrote.

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  5. Federal judge Sue Myerscough recuses herself from Schock trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2017 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    PEORIA - The federal judge presiding over the Aaron Schock corruption case has recused herself from the proceedings after the Peoria Republican's attorneys claimed she could be perceived as biased against their client. U.S. District Judge Sue Myerscough denied the allegations, which were delivered to her in a Jan. 12 letter from George J. Terwilliger, one of Schock's attorneys.

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  6. Rivermen opponent Columbus team bus in I-74 rollover accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2017 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    A charter bus carrying the Columbus Cottonmouths team was in a rollover crash on Interstate 74 on Thursday afternoon as the Southern Professional Hockey League team was on its way into Peoria for a weekend series against the Peoria Rivermen. The Rivermen confirmed it was the Columbus bus, and that players, head coach Jerome Bechard and traveling staff were among a traveling party of 24 from the Georgia-based team.

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  7. Peoria community comes together to raise awareness about homelessnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2017 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    About 50 people from all ages spent Friday night in a cardboard box outside the Civic Center to raise awareness of the plight of homelessness in the community. Gimme Shelter also is a fundraiser for South Side Office of Concern, an organization focused on getting people off the streets, putting them into permanent homes, and offering whatever services they need to make sure they stay there.

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  8. Consumer group petitions ICC for Illinois American Water rate decreaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2017 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    An Illinois American Water rate hike that took effect in Peoria at the beginning of the year may face a challenge before the Illinois Commerce Commission. The Citizens Utility Board, a not-for-profit organization created by statute to represent the interests of residential utility customers in Illinois, has petitioned the ICC for a rehearing on rates approved in December.

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  9. Q&A: Newly inaugurated Rep. Ryan Spain discusses prioritiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2017 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    SPRINGFIELD - Ryan Spain was sworn in Wednesday afternoon to the state House, replacing longtime Rep. David Leitch, who retired. Earlier in the week, the Peoria Republican sat down with the Journal Star just off the House floor to discuss his priorities for the new term.

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  10. Allegiant adding two weekly flights from Peoria to Destin, Fla.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2017 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    Allegiant Air will add twice-weekly service to Destin, Fla., from Gen. Wayne A. Downing Peoria International Airport starting in May.  The expansion of flights from the Peoria airport brings to 12 the number of cities to which passengers can fly from the facility, more than any other downstate airport.

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  11. Allegiant adding two weekly flights from Peoria to Destin, FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2017 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    Allegiant Air will add twice-weekly service to Destin, Fla., from Gen. Wayne A. Downing Peoria International Airport starting in May.  The expansion of flights from the Peoria airport brings to 12 the number of cities to which passengers can fly from the facility, more than any other downstate airport.

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  12. Tazewell County heroin deaths rise, yet lives are saved Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2017 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    The city's police department and its officers saved two people from drug overdose deaths in recent months and conceivably more through the department's Heroin Initiative, a one-of-a-kind drug fighting program. "There's no doubt the two were at death's door" before officers short-circuited the opiate drugs they'd taken with naloxone they now carry as part of the Initiative, said Police Chief John Dossey.

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  13. Guests told Pere Marquette to lose Marriott name Jan. 23Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2017 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    Visitors planning to stay at the Marriott Pere Marquette in Downtown Peoria are being told that, after Jan. 23, the hotel will no longer carry the Marriott name. "The hotel will no longer be associated with Marriott, but will continue annual operations as the Pere Marquette and your reservations will be honored," a Jan. 3 letter from the Marriott Corp. informed a guest coming from Chicagoland.

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  14. Flu activity prompts area hospitals to limit visitorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2017 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    Proctor, Pekin Hospital, and Hopedale Medical Complex are asking the public to voluntarily limit hospital visits. This is a precautionary measure to protect patients, visitors, and staff from spreading the flu and other upper respiratory illnesses.

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  15. Killer allegedly attacked victim's stepsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2017 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    The alleged killer of an East Peoria man last week had reportedly been fired from the business where the victim's stepson worked, police said Tuesday. Kenneth Ohler, 47, remained hospitalized and unable to tell detectives why he allegedly shot Michael Dixon, 60, before turning his handgun on himself in Dixon's home last Thursday night.

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  16. One man killed, suspect injured in EP shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2017 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    Police on Friday were investigating a shooting incident Thursday night in East Peoria which left one man dead and the alleged shooter seriously injured. Police found the two men shortly after 6:30 p.m. inside a home at 809 Springfield Road.

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  17. Peoria Stock Yards close after nearly 150 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2016 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    PEORIA - With little attention right before Christmas, a nearly 150-year-old institution sold its last hog and prepared to close. The Peoria Stock Yards will close this week, Reuters reported on Friday, citing a decline in hog sales at the yards and changes throughout the industry.

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  18. Sunnyland homeowner shoots intruder on Christmas morning Dec 27 atRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2016 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    Husband-and-wife intruders had entered the house while Cecil and his girlfriend were sleeping, East Peoria police say. As the wife shrieked profanities, the husband came at Cecil, then his girlfriend, Cecil says.

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  19. Four Corners/East Peoria History: Davis Bros. TapRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2016 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    On April 30, 1948, Ray Vincent Davis and his wife, Pearle, purchased lots 17 and 18 of the Pfeifer's Addition to East Peoria from the estate of Rosie Messer. Ray built a concrete slab masonry building, formed a partnership with his brothers Clyde and Eugene "Tubby" Davis and the three of them opened as Davis Bros.

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  20. East Peoria Chamber offers GED preparation classRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2016 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    The East Peoria Chamber of Commerce announces a GED Preparation class to be offered in East Peoria Jan. 18-May 10, 2017. This class is offered through collaboration among the East Peoria Chamber, the Fondulac District Library, and the Peoria Park District ELITE Program.

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