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  1. Illinois 200: Caterpillar's long central Illinois history, and its HQ move to the suburbsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 6 | Daily Herald

    The main office building for Caterpillar Inc. in Peoria no longer houses top executives. The world headquarters are now in Deerfield.

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  2. Illinois village sued over 4-year-old boy's fire deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 4 | Daily Herald

    The mother of a 4-year-old boy who died in a house fire has sued a central Illinois village, arguing its fire department's response was inadequate. The lawsuit filed against Bartonville claims its volunteer firefighters took 12 minutes to arrive at the burning house on July 17 and didn't seek immediate help from a Peoria fire station that's about five minutes away.

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  3. Boys cross country: Warren runs to title of Antioch inviteRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 29 | Daily Herald

    The coolest running conditions of the cross country season led to some outstanding results for Warren's boys Saturday morning in the Pat Harland Invitational hosted by Antioch. The Blue Devils conquered the hilly, 3-mile Fox River Park course in far southern Wisconsin to take home the championship of the 14-team meet with 57 points, while Sycamore was the runner-up with 99 points.

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  4. Motorola executive known as 'The Wizard' was ahead of his timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 23 | Daily Herald

    When people trade photos and videos from their smartphones today, it is hard to remember a time when such pocket-size computers weren't used to transport huge chunks of data. Freeburg, a St. Charles Township resident known by family and friends as "The Wizard," died last week after a battle with leukemia.

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  5. New dates being added for Bob Seger's final concert tourRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 18 | Daily Herald

    In this Oct. 16, 2014, file photo, singer Bob Seger poses for a portrait in a Capitol Records studio in Los Angeles. New dates are being added as Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band prepare for their final tour.

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  6. Hart, Glenbard West win in PeoriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2018 | Daily Herald

    Led by individual winner and two-time Class 3A champion Katelynne Hart, Glenbard West won the girls championship of the Richard Spring Cross Country Invite Saturday at Detweiller Park in Peoria. The Wheaton Warrenville South boys team, ranked No.

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  7. Clippers voice Ralph Lawler to retire at end of seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2018 | Daily Herald

    Ralph Lawler has announced his intention to retire as the television and radio voice of the Los Angeles Clippers at the end of the season, which will be his 40th with the NBA team. Lawler said Wednesday that it's important that he and his wife have a life after basketball.

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  8. STEM, manufacturing career pathways help guide studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2018 | Daily Herald

    Middle school students in District 214's sender schools can explore the district's manufacturing and engineering pathways through after-school programs. Hersey educator Richard Hyde, right, helps a middle school student with a project.

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  9. Peoria Fire Department not contacted in 4 fatal firesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2018 | Daily Herald

    The Journal Star reports that Peoria Mayor Jim Ardis says he blames that reluctance on four fire deaths in Bartonville and West Peoria over the past 11 years. A recent time-response analysis by the newspaper found that in each of the fatal fires, Peoria firefighters were not called to the scene.

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  10. EXCHANGE: Beleaguered Peoria neighborhood nurtures gardenRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2018 | Daily Herald

    This Aug. 2, 2018 photo shows a vegetable garden near St. Ann Catholic Church in Peoria, Ill. The site is a gathering spot for those attending the "Garden of Hope."

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  11. Hall of Famer Jim Thome is living the dreamRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2018 | Daily Herald

    "Wow, is this amazing," Thome said after taking the podium in Cooperstown. "These last few months have been an absolute whirlwind for a kid that grew up in Peoria, Illinois, hitting rocks in our gravel driveway on South Crest Drive with an aluminum bat until my family and neighbors couldn't take it anymore.

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  12. EXCHANGE: Peoria police officer hands out stuffed animalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2018 | Daily Herald

    In this Aug. 2, 2018 photo, Peoria police officer Curtis Lindsay offers a stuffed animal to Jakobe Duffin, at the CityLink Mass Transit Center in downtown Peoria, Ill. Lindsay has been passing to stuffed animals to children he encounters for the past year.

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  13. Peoria flight bound for North Carolina loses cabin pressureRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2018 | Daily Herald

    An official says an American Eagle flight from Peoria, Illinois, bound for North Carolina landed safely after a sudden loss of cabin pressure. Gen. Wayne A. Downing Peoria International Airport director Gene Olson says the 50-seat CRJ200 jet took off about 7:30 a.m. Tuesday bound for Charlotte, North Carolina.

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  14. EXCHANGE: Hungry giraffes snack on problem tree limbsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2018 | Daily Herald

    In this July 16, 2018 photo, children feed Emy, one of the four Peoria Zoo's giraffes eats leafy = honey locust and mulberry branches and leaves during feeding time in Peoria, Ill. Ameren Illinois needs electric lines kept free of leafy vegetation.

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  15. A look at the Baseball Hall of Fame's 2018 inducteesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2018 | Daily Herald

    LARRY WAYNE "CHIPPER" JONES JR.: Born April 24, 1972 in Deland, Florida. ... 6-foot-4, 210 pounds, batted both, threw right.

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  16. State alleges improper road salt storage near Illinois RiverRead the original story

    Jul 25, 2018 | Daily Herald

    A central Illinois freight company and a road salt producer face state allegations of contaminating areas near the Illinois River with toxic chemicals. The Illinois attorney general's office filed a complaint this month against Peoria Barge Terminal and Morton Salt, alleging that they improperly stored road salt in 2011 and 2012.

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  17. 4-year-old boy found dead after central Illinois house fireRead the original story

    Jul 17, 2018 | Daily Herald

    The Peoria County coroner says the body of John Bankes III was found inside the house after the fire that was reported about noon Tuesday in the village of Bartonville. Thick black smoke poured from the windows of the one-story house as firefighters worked to put out the blaze.

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  18. Camping World co-brands 14 Gander Outdoors storesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2018 | Daily Herald

    Camping World Holdings Inc., a large network of RV-centric retail locations, said that 14 of its retail locations will operate with a co-branded offering showcasing both Gander Outdoors products and services for the outdoor enthusiast and Camping World parts, accessories and services for the RV enthusiasts. These Gander Outdoor and Camping World co-branded locations are in key markets for the outdoor and RV enthusiast and will focus on the sales and installation of all RV parts, accessories and services and the full assortment of Gander Outdoors products and services, said Marcus Lemonis, chairman and CEO of Camping World in Lincolnshire.

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  19. EXCHANGE: Course uses cadavers, innovation to woo talentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2018 | Daily Herald

    In this June 15, 2018 photo, Jump Trading Simulation and Education Center anatomical skills coordinator Shannon Egli, at center in foreground, uses a pig's heart, lungs and esophagus to introduce undergraduate college to students who have an interest in medicine to a variety of roles in the clinical environment. in Peoria, Ill.

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  20. Cleanup of massive central Illinois rock slide beginsRead the original story

    Jun 18, 2018 | Daily Herald

    Excavation equipment rumbled last week along Kickapoo Creek Road to start removing boulders, earth and trees that have been blocking traffic between Harmon Highway and Bartonville. The county has seen rock slides before but officials say they have never seen anything like what happened on May 31 when a bluff gave way and sent rock, soil and trees tumbling from as high as 50 feet above the roadway.

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