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  1. Barry Manilow to play in Peoria 'One Last Time'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    Barry Manilow added the Peoria Civic Center arena to his "One Last Time!" tour part of the last list of cities on what's been dubbed his final tour. Tickets for the March 24 show go on sale at 10 a.m. Wednesday and can be purchased at Civic Center box office, ticketmaster.com , all Ticketmaster locations or by calling 1-800-745-3000.

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  2. Understanding the threat of radon in central IllinoisRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    Although no one can see, smell or taste radon, Abigail Carroll, measurement technician for Peoria Radon Testing Inc., understands how the gas affects those exposed to it. Her advice for people who are concerned about radon in their own homes is to research what radon is, the different ways to test for it and ultimately, how to combat it.

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  3. Shaun Livingston honored with Golden State Warriors at White House ceremonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    The 2015 NBA champion Golden State Warriors, including Peorian Shaun Livingston, were honored at a White House ceremony Thursday by President Barack Obama. "I've known Shaun and his family for a long time and it has been a joy and a privilege to watch his career and legacy unfold.

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  4. East Peoria brings codes in line with new enterprise zone Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    A new enterprise zone that connects communities in Tazewell and Woodford counties where it encourages business growth with sales and property tax abatements took effect at the beginning of the year. The East Peoria City Council adopted code changes Tuesday night that accommodate the new reality of the new Northern Tazewell Enterprise Zone.

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  5. Caterpillar to close Building HH in East Peoria and lay off 670 workers overallRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    A day after another dismal earnings report, Caterpillar Inc. announced the reduction of 670 jobs - 350 of them affecting employees at the company's East Peoria campus - and five plant closings - including Building HH in East Peoria. Caterpillar called the moves part of the company's extensive restructuring program, first announced last September when Caterpillar revealed plans to eliminate 10,000 jobs worldwide and close as many as 20 factories over a two-year period.

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  6. Caterpillar to close Building HH in East Peoria and lay off 670 workers overall Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    A day after another dismal earnings report, Caterpillar Inc. announced the reduction of 670 jobs - 350 of them coming to employees at the company's East Peoria campus - and five plant closings - including Building HH in East Peoria. Caterpillar called the moves part of the company's extensive restructuring program, first announced last September when Caterpillar revealed plans to eliminate 10,000 jobs worldwide and close as many as 20 factories over a two-year period.

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  7. Read Building HH in East Peoria is a historic Cate...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    A historic Caterpillar Inc. factory, built in 1929, the first new facility constructed after the merger of Holt and Best that formed the Caterpillar Tractor Co., is slated to be closed. The building was named after the first product assembled there: Holt Caterpillar Combine Harvesters.

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  8. Caterpillar will close Building HH in East Peoria and lay off 120 workersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    Caterpillar Inc. will shut down Building HH and lay off 120 employees in East Peoria, the company told employees Friday. Transition of work from HH will begin during the first quarter of this year and last into 2018, sources say.

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  9. Read Luciano: Cat move a gut punch to Peoria econo...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    How hard? Tough to say. I asked Caterpillar for an estimate regarding the total savings from this decision, including a breakdown for central Illinois.

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  10. Caterpillar restructuring efforts may involve closing Building HH in East Peoria Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    Caterpillar Inc. will make an announcement Friday regarding restructuring efforts that reportedly may involve the closing of Caterpillar's Building HH in East Peoria. "We've got some restructuring - more restructuring coming to us that will help," Caterpillar Chairman and CEO Doug Oberhelman told analysts on a conference call Thursday.

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  11. Peoria sculptor Nita Sunderland donates personal collection to Peoria Riverfront MuseumRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    Iconic Peoria sculptor Nita Sunderland, the creator of "Cedric," the coiling dragon on the grounds of City Hall, has made a large donation of her personal collection of artwork to the Peoria Riverfront Museum, said museum curator Kristan McKinsey on Tuesday afternoon. "She made the donation in November 2015," McKinsey said.

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  12. Rental warehouse for home staging opens in Washington Posted atRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    Twelve years ago, the Germantown Hills resident opened Simply Organized & Staged, allowing Molendi to utilize her skills as a home organizer to prepare homes entering the housing market. After over a decade of experience in the staging market, Molendi's vision has finally been realized, opening of The Home Staging Rental Warehouse, 1230 Independence Court in Washington, earlier this month.

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  13. Motorists and car dealers love the drop in gas prices, but ethanol producers are sufferingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 22 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    Lower gas prices, while overwhelmingly popular among motorists, also have their down side for those producing ethanol or electric cars. But first the good news: "The low prices are a nice change of pace from what I'm used to," said Lisa Carrabotta, a primary teacher at Roosevelt Magnet School in Peoria.

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  14. Peoria sculptor Nita Sunderland donates personal collection to Peoria ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    Iconic Peoria sculptor Nita Sunderland, the creator of "Cedric," the coiling dragon on the grounds of Peoria City Hall, has made a large donation of her personal collection of artwork to the Peoria Riverfront Museum, said museum curator Kristan McKinsey on Tuesday afternoon. "She made the donation in November 2015," said McKinsey.

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  15. Illinois American Water proposes rate increase of 18 percent on typical Peoria customerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    Illinois American Water announced Thursday it had filed a statewide rate increase request to pay for already-made capital improvements, increasing bills for typical Peoria district customers by 18.2 percent monthly. In the separate Pekin district, the increase would cause bills to rise 8.7 percent, according to information provided by the company.

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  16. Motorists and car dealers love the drop in gas prices, but ethanol...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 22 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    "The low prices are a nice change of pace from what I'm used to," said Lisa Carrabotta, a primary teacher at Roosevelt Magnet School in Peoria. "Having grown up in Chicagoland, I've always avoided getting gas as long as I could but now it's less painful," she said. 1 comment

  17. Illinois American Water proposes rate increase of 18 percent on typical Peoria customerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    Illinois American Water announced Thursday it had filed a statewide rate increase request to pay for already-made capital improvements, increasing bills for typical Peoria district customers by 18.2 percent monthly. In the separate Pekin district, the increase would cause bills to rise 8.7 percent, according to information provided by the company.

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  18. Illinois American Water proposes rate increase of 18 percent on...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    Illinois American Water announced Thursday it had filed a statewide rate increase request that, for the typical Peoria water customer, would mean an increase of just over 18 percent on monthly bills. Before any increase goes into effect it must be reviewed and approved by the Illinois Commerce Commission, which will accept input from the public on the proposal.

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  19. Wood carver transforms stumps into art Posted atRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 20 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    "I just started carving after my mom passed away. I didn't have a lot of money. I just bought some carving tools back in 2002," Prunty said.

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  20. Pekin police arrest Peoria woman with children and open alcohol in car Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 19 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    A Peoria woman was arrested Saturday on drunken driving and traffic charges with two young children in the car. Cahlia Hamilton, 30, faces charges of driving under the influence of alcohol, endangering the life or health of a child, illegal transportation of alcohol and operating an uninsured motor vehicle, according to Pekin police.

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