Peoria Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. Four Corners (East Peoria History): Hopewell GrangeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2016 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    The Grange, officially referred to as The National Grange of the Order of Patrons of Husbandry, is a fraternal organization in the United States that encourages families to band together to promote the economic and political well-being of the community and agriculture. The term grange originally referred to a building for storing grain and evolved to describe a farmstead including out-buildings.

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  2. EP Civic Plaza changes plans and sculptorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2016 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    Exceptionally civic-minded, Bahnfleth had agreed to donate a substantial amount of money to cover Emser's plan to sculpt a bandshelll-like structure to be placed near the eastern tip of the new Civic Plaza, a triangular grassy expanse between the new City Hall and Fondulac District Library complex and Costco in the Levee District. Bahnfleth not only approved of the design, she loved it, Emser said.

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  3. Nick in the AM: Medical-cannabis dispensary to open in East PeoriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2016 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    The NuMed dispensary is to occupy space the Fashion Bug women's clothing store once filled at 504 Riverside Drive. It's in a strip mall located next to the Texas Roadhouse restaurant.

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  4. Millions of lights sparkle during the Festival of LightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2016 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    EAST PEORIA One of the largest lighted holiday events in the Midwest returns to Central Illinois at the 32nd annual East Peoria Festival of Lights, running from Nov. 26 through Dec. 31. Many of the festival events are named for Folepi, the festival's toy soldier mascot and an acronym for "Festival Of Lights East Peoria Illinois." Folepi's Winter Wonderland opens at 5 p.m. Thanksgiving night and will remain open through New Year's Eve, including Christmas Eve and Christmas night.

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  5. Autopsy: Blunt force trauma killed Ameren worker in Canton blastRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2016 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    Nothing unusual otherwise was found in the autopsy of Arturo Silva Jr., 38, of Mapleton, according to Fulton County Coroner Steve Hines. Silva was part of an Ameren Illinois crew that was repairing a gas leak when the blast took place, shortly before 6 p.m. Wednesday.

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  6. Schock arraignment set for Dec. 12Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2016 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    PEORIA - A federal judge in Springfield set Dec. 12 as the day when former U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock will enter a plea to two dozen felony counts of fraud, false statements and filing a false tax return. In a two-line, text order, U.S. District Judge Sue Myerscough granted the request by the Peoria Republican and his attorneys to push the hearing date back from Nov. 21 to Dec. 12. The hearing will occur at 3:30 p.m. that day in Springfield's federal courthouse.

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  7. A timeline of events that led to the indictment of Aaron SchockRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2015 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    The Washington Post publishes an article by style section reporter Ben Terris about the bold decoration of U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock's Washington, D.C. office, which staffers told Terris was inspired by the “red room in Downton Abbey.” Terris noted the “drippy crystal chandelier” that also would be mentioned in Schock's federal indictment nearly two years later. The article, and the efforts by Schock and his then-communications director to kill the story, raised questions about who would pay for such lavish decorating expenses.

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  8. A summary of the allegations against former U.S. Rep. Aaron SchockRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2016 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    PEORIA - On Thursday, federal prosecutors announced a 52-page, 24-count indictment against former U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock alleging financial misconduct, not filing tax returns and fraud. The charges allege a course of conduct that began when the Peoria Republican was first elected to Congress in 2008 and continued until October 2015, about six months after he resigned from office.

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  9. Aaron Schock indicted on 24 counts of fraud against federal governmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2016 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    Federal prosecutors allege that former U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock "defrauded the federal government and his campaign committees and covering it up with false and fraudulent statements, claims and invoices." The 24-count indictment, filed Thursday, charges the Peoria Republican with wire fraud, falsification of Federal Election Commission filings, mail fraud, and theft of government funds, making false statements and filing a false tax return.

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  10. A time line of events that led to the indictment of Aaron SchockRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2015 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    The Washington Post publishes an article by style section reporter Ben Terris about the bold decoration of U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock's Washington, D.C. office, which staffers told Terris was inspired by the “red room in Downton Abbey.” Terris noted the “drippy crystal chandelier” that also would be mentioned in Schock's federal indictment nearly two years later. The article, and the efforts by Schock and his then-communications director to kill the story, raised questions about who would pay for such lavish decorating expenses.

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  11. Former U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock expects a grand jury indictment todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2016 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    Former U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock's legal team said Thursday they expect an indictment will be brought soon against their client. As of 1:10 p.m., no charges had been announced by the U.S. Attorney's office in Springfield.

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  12. Tammy Duckworth offers optimism, thoughts on Supreme Court vacancyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2016 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    "I couldn't think of a more appropriate day than for us to get together on Friday after we honor our nation's heroes," Duckworth said at the end of a visit to Peoria on Wednesday to thank supporters in her overwhelming victory. It was a return for the Hoffman Estates Democrat to a city where she served during her stint in the Illinois National Guard, flying "the skies over Peoria for well over a decade."

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  13. Regulators propose new rules for alternative energy suppliersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2016 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    One of the coldest winters on record could bring significant changes for Illinois consumers looking to purchase power from suppliers other than traditional utility companies. A regulatory process expected to take several months opened Friday at the Illinois Commerce Commission with a first round of public comments on proposals that would create standard contract language, better specify differences between variable and fixed electric rates, and put new restrictions on door-to-door and telemarketing sales.

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  14. Peoria airport kicks off first nonstop flight to CharlotteRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2016 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    Peoria's airport kicked off the first direct flight to Charlotte, N.C., on Friday with a pre-flight ceremony. Members of the Metropolitan Airport Authority of Peoria and assorted dignitaries celebrated the addition of the 11th destination with a direct flight from the Gen.

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