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  1. Girls cross country: Libertyville's Manetsch continues her impressive march at PalatineRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Daily Herald

    The Wildcats senior had an injury- and illness-plagued junior cross country season, but after taking sixth place in the 3,200 at the Class 3A girls track and field meet in May she has definitely been back in elite form. Manetsch took fourth place at the First to the Finish Invitational on the state course at Detweiller Park in Peoria in early September.

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  2. Peoria police fatally shoot suspect in bank robberyRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 21 | Daily Herald

    Peoria police say a bank robbery suspect was shot and killed amid gunfire from officers after an hours-long standoff. Peoria County Coroner Jamie Harwood says that 25-year-old Eddie Russell Jr. was pronounced dead at about 5 p.m. Wednesday at the man's family home.

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  3. Boys cross country: Hersey measures up with third-place Peoria finishRead the original story

    Saturday Sep 16 | Daily Herald

    Hersey boys cross country coach Kevin Young was looking for a good measuring stick for his Huskies, and the Peoria Notre Dame Richard Spring Invitational provided a perfect platform. Hersey certainly did not disappoint on a hot day at Detweiller Park in Peoria, as the Huskies ran to a nice third-place finish with 125 points.

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  4. Girls cross country: Manetsch manages another big finish for LibertyvilleRead the original story

    Saturday Sep 16 | Daily Herald

    But the Wildcat senior has started the season in fine form. Just last week, she ran to an impressive fourth-place finish at the First to the Finish Invite at Detweiller Park in Peoria, crossing the line in a swift 17:11.

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  5. Des Plaines Toastmasters honor woman with recognitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 14 | Daily Herald

    Des Plaines Toastmasters Club 1645 awarded Northbrook resident Jungsoo Kim the Competent Communicator Award, at its Tuesday, Sept. 5, meeting at the Des Plaines Public Library.

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  6. Illinois Poet Laureate leaving the post in DecemberRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 14 | Daily Herald

    Stein says in a statement issued by the governor's office that it's been an honor that's deepened his understanding of poetry and the state's diversity. Stein was appointed at the end of 2003 and has participated in about 250 poetry readings, presentations and school visits.

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  7. Girls cross country: Naperville North wins Peoria invitationalRead the original story

    Saturday Sep 9 | Daily Herald

    Senior Sarah Schmitt and junior Alex Morris help the defending Class 3A championship Naperville North girls cross country team accept challenges -- no matter the competition, course or weather conditions. After winning in Bettendorf, Iowa, Sept.

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  8. Illinois American Water offers student art contest for national 'Imagine a Day Without Water' eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 5 | Daily Herald

    One of the "Imagine a Day Without Water" winners from last year, Sophie Tayler who was a fourth-grader at St. Peter's Catholic School in South Beloit. Students in third- to fifth-grade classrooms in the Illinois American Water service area are invited to enter.

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  9. Illinois American Water Offers Student Art Contest in Conjunction...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 5 | Daily Herald

    One of the "Imagine a Day Without Water" winners from last year, Sophie Tayler who was a 4th grader at St. Peters Catholic School in South Beloit. Students in 3rd, 4th and 5th grade classrooms in the Illinois American Water service area are invited to enter.

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  10. Boys cross country: Scouting Lake CountyRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 31 | Daily Herald

    Top graduated runners: Brian Griffith , Matt Pereira , Kyle Griffith Outlook: After bringing home the third-place trophy in Class 3A last November, the Bears will have the unenviable task of trying to replace three individuals who are now running at Division I colleges. Despite losing those front-runners, Lake Zurich should still have plenty enough depth, talent and experience to at least make a strong push for a state berth.

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  11. Peoria fire department aims to teach CPR to 8,000 peopleRead the original story

    Aug 17, 2017 | Daily Herald

    The Peoria Journal-Star reports the effort is part of a nationwide program known as Take Heart America. It's aimed at improving survival rates for cardiac arrest, in part by teaching more people to perform CPR.

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  12. High school students hoping to help renovate Peoria StadiumRead the original story

    Aug 14, 2017 | Daily Herald

    The Journal Star reports that the Richwoods High School students are part of an entrepreneurial training program. They're planning to raise money to install an LED sign at the field and sell advertising on the space.

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  13. Peoria historians search for missing Civil War monumentRead the original story

    Aug 5, 2017 | Daily Herald

    A team of history enthusiasts in central Illinois is hunting for a Civil War memorial that went missing more than half a century ago. The Journal Star reports that Peoria's Civil War monument was taken down during a construction project, but it was never returned.

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  14. Woman charged in stabbing death of motherRead the original story

    Jul 30, 2017 | Daily Herald

    A central Illinois woman and a man have pleaded not guilty to murder charges in the stabbing death of the woman's mother. The Pantagraph reports that in separate court hearings, 22-year-old Christine Roush of Washington and 20-year-old Matthew Isabell of Marquette Heights entered their pleas in McLean County Circuit Court.

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  15. Stronger demand boosts Caterpillar, 2017 outlook raisedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2017 | Daily Herald

    In this Monday, July 24, 2017, photo, Caterpillar loaders are parked in Middleton, Mass. Caterpillar Inc. reports financial results Tuesday, July 25, 2017.

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  16. Excerpts from recent editorials in newspapers in IllinoisRead the original story

    Jul 16, 2017 | Daily Herald

    If you work in Illinois, the state has officially notified your employer that the boss needs to start deducting more from your paycheck and sending the money to Springfield. In case you missed it, Illinois' individual income tax rate is now 4.95 percent, up from 3.75 percent.

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  17. DNA tests planned on man's skull found along Illinois RiverRead the original story

    Jun 14, 2017 | Daily Herald

    Central Illinois authorities are planning DNA tests on a human skull found along a riverbank in hopes of identifying the individual. The skull was found Monday along the Illinois River by a property owner at the Rivers Edge Campground in the Peoria County village of Kingston Mines.

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  18. Illinois counties team up to make jury pools more diverseRead the original story

    May 22, 2017 | Daily Herald

    PEORIA, Ill. -- Two judges in Illinois say a new pilot program aimed at ensuring minorities are well represented in local jury pools will be "revolutionary."

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  19. Central Illinois man dies when canoe capsizes on riverRead the original story

    May 15, 2017 | Daily Herald

    Authorities say a central Illinois man is dead after his canoe capsized on the Illinois River in a fishing accident. The Journal Star reports 24-year-old Zachary Mayfield of Spring Bay was pronounced dead Sunday.

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  20. Philippine police make more child cybersex arrests, rescuesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2017 | Daily Herald

    In this April 21, 2017 photo, Gen. Liborio Carabbacan of the National Police Women and Children Protection Center gestures during an interview in metropolitan Manila, Philippines.

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