Peoria Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. Man allegedly broke into Peoria woman's home, videotaped her sleeping ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2016 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    A South Peoria man was ordered held on $100,000 bond for allegedly breaking into a woman's house and videotaping her while she slept and then posting the video on her Facebook page. Oliver Ochoa, 25, of 1314 S. Arago St., appeared in Peoria County Circuit Court on one count of residential burglary in connection with the July 30 incident in the 1800 block of South Livingston Street.

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  2. Par-A-Dice to host traveling 9/11 exhibitRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2016 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    Area residents will be invited to touch the tragedy and heroism of the 9/11 terrorist attack in New York City when a special exhibit arrives in East Peoria later this month. It will cost them nothing.

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  3. Stormwater fee sees opposition Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2016 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    What would have been the beginning stages of implementing a stormwater fee, a proposed deal with Amec Foster Wheeler, was voted down Monday by the City Council. A majority of the council cited residents' input and the disdain for passing on another fee to the taxpayers.

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  4. Stormwater fee sees opposition, Pekin City Council votes down agreement Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2016 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    What would have been the beginning stages of implementing a stormwater fee, a proposed deal with Amec Foster Wheeler, was voted down Monday by the City Council. A majority of the council cited residents' input and the disdain for passing on another fee to the taxpayers.

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  5. U.S. Rep. Adam Kinzinger echoes Peoria remarks about Donald Trump on CNN Updated atRead the original story

    Aug 4, 2016 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    When U.S. Rep. Adam Kinzinger, R-Channahon, appeared on CNN on Wednesday evening and told host Wolf Blitzer that he couldn't support Donald Trump for president, his language mirrored concerns expressed during an interview with the Journal Star back in May. "I don't see how I can get there any more," Kinzinger said on the program, citing Trump's resistance to NATO's attack-on-one-is-an-attack-on-all policy and his recent, prolonged and public spat with the family of fallen soldier Humayun Khan. "I'm an American before I'm a Republican," Kinzinger said, outlining the "red lines" he felt Trump had crossed. 2 comments

  6. I Can Bike gives children with disabilities confidence to ride bicycles Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2016 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    While people walked on the outer perimeter of the track, children rode special bicycles on the inner portion. Brenda Bleichner, executive assistant to Easter Seals president and CEO, said the program is called I Can Bike, one of the offerings from I Can Shine.

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  7. Area organizations aim to keep elderly independent Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2016 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    Imagine needing to get to the grocery store or a doctor's appointment, but having no way to get there. For many seniors, this is a reality.

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  8. Gov. Rauner seeks fall vote on term limit amendment proposalRead the original story

    Jul 26, 2016 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    Two reform proposals to "change the culture in government and restore public service" are crucial for residents of the state to support, Gov. Bruce Rauner said Tuesday during a visit to Tree Lane Farms. Standing atop a hay wagon on the property, Rauner asked an assembled crowd of citizens and local public officials to demand members of the Legislature vote during their fall veto session on putting a constitutional amendment on the ballot to impose term limits on state officials.

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  9. Caterpillar Inc. expects more layoffs after disappointing second quarterRead the original story

    Jul 26, 2016 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    Caterpillar Inc. once again announced diminished sales for the second quarter of the year and pointed to soft global markets and political turmoil as reasons for a dim outlook for the remainder of the year. The company's second quarter report also indicated additional layoffs are expected in the second half of 2016 - beyond the massive round of thousands of job cuts announced late in 2015.

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  10. Memphis to Peoria runners take on heat, rain, childhood cancer Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2016 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    2015 was the second consecutive year the event raised more than $1 million $15,960,149 - the total amount raised by Memphis to Peoria runners in 34 years. St. Jude Runs, which now includes 39 satellite runs, has donated a total of $40.5 million to St. Jude $2.2 million - the amount required each day to operate St. Jude, of which 75 percent comes from public contributions such as those raised during the St. Jude Run Two hundred runners, 10 chefs and dozens of their supporters piled into a caravan of RVs headed for Memphis, where they'll start their trek battling the elements to continue their fight against childhood cancer.

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  11. EP City Council bans electronic cigarettes, may consider vape shops exempt Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2016 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    City officials will review whether to specifically exempt electronic cigarette shops and stores from an ordinance banning the use of the cigarettes in public places. The ordinance that was approved by the City Council on July 19 is unclear on the topic of an exemption for e-cigarette shops, or vape shops as they are known, and additional language might be necessary, according to City Attorney Scott Brunton.

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  12. Four Corners East Peoria History: The Franklin Street BridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2016 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    Referred to originally as the "new wagon bridge," the Franklin Street span would replace Old Tooth Picks, the old wagon and foot bridge built in 1848. With the first pilings driven in 1906 by the Marsh Bridge Company of Des Moines, Iowa, it was opened to traffic on April 11, 1909, at a cost of $222,088.

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  13. Bicycle group rides through town to help veterans with home projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2016 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    The group, biking coast-to-coast as part of the Fuller Center Bicycle Adventure, stopped in central Illinois to repair homes for local veterans. Spanning 15 different states, the Bicycle Adventure is a two-month journey from Seattle, Washington, to our nation's capital.

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  14. Cross-country cyclists stop by to help veteransRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2016 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    On Saturday, bicyclists from all across the country were welcomed to the First Christian Church in Creve Coeur with cheers, food and entertainment. The group, biking coast-to-coast as part of the Fuller Center Bicycle Adventure, stopped in central Illinois to repair homes for local veterans.

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  15. Many Tazewell County bridge repairs still unfunded Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2016 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    Bridges are the structures that bring families together. They allow businesses to flourish and help farmers bring produce to market.

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  16. Former coach says he gave, not took from East Peoria football Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2016 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    The former coach of East Peoria high school's football team gave back, in purchases for his program, more than the $24,000 he's accused of taking, he testified in his felony theft trial Wednesday. Whether that's true doesn't matter, Doug Martin's prosecutor argued during Martin's five hours of testimony in the bench trial's third day.

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  17. In its first meeting Tuesday, mayor's coalition vows to end heroin epidemic Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2016 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    Elected officials and law enforcement leaders held a public forum Tuesday night to address what some are calling an epidemic of heroin abuse in the region. Members of the recently formed Mayor's Community Coalition Against Heroin gave presentations at Northwoods Community Church to detail the impact the drug has at the local and national levels.

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  18. Morton man charged with arson in blow torch incident Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2016 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    A Morton man who allegedly used a blow torch to set fire to his mattress in an East Peoria home where he was staying temporarily was indicted this month by a Tazewell County grand jury. William W. Oggero, 21, of 408 Bauman Ave., was charged with arson.

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  19. Morton man charged with arson Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2016 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    A Morton man who allegedly used a blow torch to set fire to his mattress in an East Peoria home where he was staying temporarily was indicted this month by a Tazewell County grand jury. William W. Oggero, 21, of 408 Bauman Ave., was charged with arson.

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  20. Comcast implementing a data cap on internet usage in Peoria area Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2016 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    The recent Comcast announcement that certain trial markets - including the Peoria area, according to notices received by local customers - would soon have a 1 terabyte data cap for internet service probably met a collective gesture: a shrug. That's an awful lot of streaming music, videos and images, even for those most connected, and Comcast's own assurances pledged few of the company's clients would bump up against the ceiling.

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