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  1. If I Had the Money, I Would Have Immediately Invested in CaterpilarRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 20 | Merle Widmer's Peoria Watch

    Trump's speech was finally some good news for Peoria, Il.

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  2. Russian Interference in Election? What's New?Read the original story

    Sunday Jan 1 | Merle Widmer's Peoria Watch

    By year 1990, the United States of America attempted to influence foreign countries elections in the vicinity of 100 times. Most young people, most Hollywood types, and most others, never heard of Oliver North and our rogue covert attempt to influence the election in Nicaragua called the Contra Affair and the U.S.A. sponsored overthrow of the Iranian leader replaced by the Shah who was corrupt and unjust.

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  3. City of Peoria, Il. Budget Rises But Read OnRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2016 | Merle Widmer's Peoria Watch

    Wages make up 45% of the budget. BENEFITS MAKE UP 32% OF THE BUDGET. No new taxes, please vote NO.

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  4. Peoria, Il. - No New TaxesRead the original story

    Sep 13, 2016 | Merle Widmer's Peoria Watch

    Why not? We are already overtaxed in Peoria County. The County has made really bad decisions.

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  5. Senator John McCain - 'We Could Stay in Iraq for a Thousand Years'Read the original story

    Sep 12, 2016 | Merle Widmer's Peoria Watch

    Or a million years as far as he is concerned. So said Senator McCain at a Town Meeting on 1/3/2008.

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  6. Peoria, Il. - Did You Know?Read the original story

    Aug 22, 2016 | Merle Widmer's Peoria Watch

    That Former Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood when in office, tried to get a bill passed giving bicyclists the same road privilege as vehicles? Saner heads prevailed. It should be revealed that Ray is a bicyclist.

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  7. Peoria, Il. -City-County- Park District, Over Spending Coming Home to RoostRead the original story

    Aug 22, 2016 | Merle Widmer's Peoria Watch

    Here is what the JSEB wrote on June 7, 2010, " Imagine our dismay when one County Board member od the board sought to hit the brakes on the entire new County Nursing Home Project". Not "what say" the JSEB when I was proven right and the JSEB has been proven far wrong? Nothing, of course, just like the headline on 8/20/12, "Housing Agency Closes Amid Mystery".

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  8. Peoria, Il. Streets And Sidewalk Tragedy - Anyone Care About Why?Read the original story

    Apr 18, 2016 | Merle Widmer's Peoria Watch

    Today, I had another of my numerous observations of one of the prime reasons the streets and sidewalks disrepair ranks as one of the worst in the nation. Starting this morning 8-9 A.M. a crew of 5-6 men and 5-6 vehicles, numerous barrels and flags, down 2 of the four lanes closed on Pioneer Parkway across from Barracks.

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