Peoria Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. Pekin City Councilman calls Salvation Army policy 'discriminatory'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2016 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    When the Salvation Army's Harold J. Rust Transitional Center reopens in August, single men will no longer be allowed to stay there overnight. Speaking for the Salvation Army at Monday's City Council meeting, Major Jesse Collins explained that the change is a financial issue, not an issue of discrimination against single men.

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  12. Councilman calls Salvation Army policy 'discriminatory'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2016 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    When the Salvation Army's Harold J. Rust Transitional Center reopens in August, single men will no longer be allowed to stay there over night. Speaking for the Salvation Army at Monday's City Council meeting, Major Jesse Collins explained that the change is a financial issue, not an issue of discrimination against single men.

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  13. Methodist's $12 million 'facelift' brings hospital's look into 21st century Updated atRead the original story

    Jul 11, 2016 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    The Methodist campus has been altered and augmented over the decades to produce buildings that, while still valuable for serving patients, weren't efficient or aesthetically cohesive. The facelift dramatically improved the hospital's facade as visible from Interstate 74 with a more uniform color and texture, achieved with a foam-like material covered in durable stucco and then painted.

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  14. Pekin drains failing at unprecedented rate Updated Jul 10, 2016 atRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2016 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    The orange and white barrels around town have a story to tell - that of old drains, heavier rains and added cost to the city of Pekin. "I do know that we have storm water and sewer pipes in the city that are 60 to 70 years old, going back to the 1950s and 1960s," said Interim City Manager Sarah Newcomb.

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  15. Drains failing at unprecedented rate Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2016 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    The orange and white barrels around town have a story to tell - that of old drains, heavier rains and added cost to the city of Pekin. "I do know that we have storm water and sewer pipes in the city that are 60 to 70 years old, going back to the 1950s and 1960s," said Interim City Manager Sarah Newcomb.

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  16. Matthew EvansRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2016 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    Matthew Evans, 26, of Visalia, Calif., passed away peacefully Saturday, July 2, 2016, at Kaweha Delta Hospital in Visalia, Cailf., after losing a long, hard fought battle with illness. He is survived by his parents, Joseph and Kimberly Evans of Visalia, Calif.; three brothers, Chad Jewell of Pekin, Josh Thorne of Green Valley and Tyler Evans of Peoria; maternal grandparents, Gary and Vickie Thorne of Pekin; and paternal grandparents, Jack and Jane Evans of Pekin.

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  17. From the History Room @ The Pekin Public Library: Cole put Pekin in pictures Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2016 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    The standard reference volumes on Pekin and Tazewell County history are illustrated with numerous vintage photographs and if it's a photo from the 1800s, odds are it was the work of Henry Hobart Cole, who is remembered in old biographical accounts as "Pekin's pioneer photographer." The Pekin Public Library's Local History Room files on H.H. Cole are augmented with materials shared by the Peoria Public Library and the Tazewell County Genealogical and Historical Society.

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  18. Job of police officer more problematic today but that doesn't "change the work" Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2016 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    Police-involved shootings in Dallas, Louisiana and Minnesota as well as St. Louis and Georgia in the past few days have made an already hard job even tougher. "The difficulties associated with trying to work as a police officer are so much more dynamic and problematic today than when I began years ago, in the late 70s.

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  19. Richard AnlikerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2016 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    Richard M. Anliker, 16, of Pekin, passed away at 3 p.m. Saturday, July 2, 2016, in the emergency room at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center in Peoria. Surviving are his father of Pekin; his mother of Manito; two sisters, Aloura Price of Springfield and Samantha Anliker of Manito; one nephew, Zayden Price; his grandparents, Angela Anliker of Pekin, Diana Baugh of Riverton and Michael Cobratti of Bartonville; his great-grandmother, Jean Schappaugh of Manito; his aunts and uncle, Sara Williams of Manito, Cecelia van Rooyen of Takoma Park, Md., Alesha Baugh of Riverton and Ryan Williams of Springfield.

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  20. Q&A: Gov. Bruce Rauner talks about his next budget steps Updated atRead the original story

    Jul 6, 2016 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    Last week, Gov. Bruce Rauner signed a stopgap budget hours before Illinois' second fiscal year in a row started without a spending plan. The bipartisan compromise allocates funds for most state operations through the start of January and funds schools for a full fiscal year.

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