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  1. Natural Fiber Welding looks to put Peoria on the textile mapRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2017 | Northwest Herald

    Peoria Journal Star via AP Dr. Luke Haverhals, founder and CEO of Natural Fiber Welding In Peoria, examines yarn that is being run through solvents that alter the outer structure of the material. The research at Natural Fiber is working to alter the properties of natural fibers such as cotton in order to increase their strength and anti-microbial properties while still keeping some of the original desirable qualities.

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  2. Chemistry demonstration ends with a 'boom'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2017 | Northwest Herald

    As a kindergartner used her weight in an attempt to crush a liquid-filled bottle, her fellow students looked on as it was unscathed. The lesson, one of many during a Bradley University chemistry demonstration, proved that liquids could not be compressed.

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  3. Illinois budget woes affect Peoria abuse prevention centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2017 | Northwest Herald

    In this March 20, 2017, photo, Sara Dillefeld, director of domestic violence at Family Centered Services, stocks food in a shelter pantry at the Center for Prevention of Abuse in Peoria, Ill. Illinois budget woes are affecting the abuse prevention center.

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  4. Illinois man dies, raising Midwestern storm death toll to 4Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2017 | Northwest Herald

    A northern Illinois man has died after being struck by a tree during a powerful Midwestern storm, raising the death toll for the regional storms to four. Peoria County's coroner said 31-year-old David A. Johnson of Ottawa died Wednesday of severe head trauma at a Peoria hospital.

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  5. Caterpillar offices raided in probe related to Swiss unitRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2017 | Northwest Herald

    Federal law enforcement officials raided three central Illinois facilities of manufacturer Caterpillar on Thursday as part of an investigation the company said might be related to business with its Swiss subsidiary, CSARL. Officials from three federal agencies, some wearing jackets that said "police, federal agent," searched the Peoria headquarters of Caterpillar, one of the world's largest makers of construction and other heavy equipment.

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  6. Midsize companies trade hometowns for major cities, global marketsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2017 | Northwest Herald

    AP file photo Flags fly Jan. 31 outside the Caterpillar global headquarters building in downtown Peoria. Caterpillar's recent decision to move 300 top headquarters jobs to the Chicago area made Peoria the latest city with a vacuum to fill.

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  7. Bradley to build $86M business, engineering siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2017 | Northwest Herald

    Bradley University in central Illinois is moving forward with plans to build a new, $86 million business and engineering complex. The Peoria Journal-Star reported that faculty and staff will begin moving out of an existing building after spring graduation to make way for the new complex.

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  8. Caterpillar moving headquarters to Chicago areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2017 | Northwest Herald

    In this Jan. 25, 2017, photo, Caterpillar equipment is displayed at industrial equipment supplier Altorfer Inc., in East Peoria, Ill. Caterpillar Inc. announced Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017, it is moving its headquarters to the Chicago area and won't build a new complex in its current Peoria location.

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  9. Caterpillar moving headquarters to Chicago areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2017 | Northwest Herald

    Caterpillar Inc. is moving its headquarters to the Chicago area and won't build a new complex in its current Peoria, Illinois location. The move comes as the company faces a weak equipment market that has been cutting into its bottom line.

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  10. First-known combat death since Trump sworn in identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2017 | Northwest Herald

    The Defense Department announced Monday that the U.S. Navy sailor killed during a raid on al-Qaida base in Yemen was from Peoria, Illinois. The Pentagon said Owens, 36, was assigned to an East Coast-based Special Warfare unit.

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  11. Prairie Grove Consolidated School District 46 hires superintendentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2017 | Northwest Herald

    John Bute will hold the position that Dan Bertrand has been filling part time since former Superintendent Phil Bender retired in December, according to a news release from the district. Bute, 48, said that after working as the superintendent at Central School District 104 in O'Fallon since 2012, he and his family were looking for something closer to the Chicago area.

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  12. Ex-U.S. Rep. Schock allegedly profited off voters' D.C. visitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2016 | Northwest Herald

    Former U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock speaks to reporters Feb. 6, 2015, in Peoria. A federal indictment charges Schock with allegedly using government and campaign money to subsidize a lavish lifestyle, including an allegation that he also pocketed thousands of constituent dollars.

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  13. McHenry County College selects new vice presidents for academic and student affairsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2016 | Northwest Herald

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The McHenry County College Board of Trustees this week appointed Chris Gray as the new vice president of Academic and Student Affairs at their regular meeting. Gray, who will take his new role on Jan. 8, is assistant vice president and dean of the Jasper Campus at Vincennes University in Indiana, where he supervises academics, student services, facilities, maintenance and the business department and the Jasper Campus Foundation.

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