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  1. Water-main break shuts down Five Points WashingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 12 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    WASHINGTON - Five Points Washington closed this morning and a boil order was issued because of a water-main break. "The city will be shutting off the water at 8 a.m. Due to the water shutdown, we will close at 8 a.m. until further notice our locker rooms, bathrooms and water fountains will be unavailable," according to a Facebook post from Five Points.

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  2. Historic, modern homes on Washington's Christmas TourRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 2 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    Sue Freeberg isn't guided by a real estate agent's mantra of "location, location, location" when she organizes the Christmas Tour of Homes presented annually by the Washington Historical Society. Variety she has this year for the 33rd annual tour, which features three historic and two contemporary homes.

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  3. Tornado Cleanup in Central Illinois Wrapping Up 5 Years LaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 23 | 95Q

    November 23 - A relief group is finishing up work five years after a tornado destroyed or damaged about 1,000 homes and killed one person in a central Illinois city. The Washington Illinois Area Foundation has less than $10,000 of the roughly $1.6 million donated to help area residents, churches and governments rebuild after the tornado, which was among two dozen that struck Illinois on Nov. 17, 2013.

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  4. Last chance to claim lost items from 2013 tornadoesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 23 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    ... compilation of about 12,000 items gathered by the volunteer-driven Community Power Project. The items are in the Washington District Library in Five Points Washington, where they've been stored since being moved in 2014 from the Morton Public ...

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  5. Washington bounces back from devastating tornado damageRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 23 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    A relief group is finishing up work five years after a tornado destroyed or damaged about 1,000 homes and killed one person in a central Illinois city. The Washington Illinois Area Foundation has less than $10,000 of the roughly $1.6 million donated to help area residents, churches and governments rebuild after the tornado, which was among two dozen that struck Illinois on Nov. 17, 2013, The Journal Star reported.

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  6. Central Illinois town recovers from 2013 tornadoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 22 | Daily Herald

    A relief group is finishing up work five years after a tornado destroyed or damaged about 1,000 homes and killed one person in a central Illinois city. The Journal Star reports the Washington Illinois Area Foundation has less than $10,000 of the roughly $1.6 million donated to help residents, churches and governments rebuild after the Nov. 17, 2013 tornado.

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  7. Basketball player buys Washington farm for $1.2 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 19 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    ... years. Peters was drafted in the second round by the NBA's Phoenix Suns in 2017 after outstanding careers at Washington Community High School and Valparaiso University. The 6-foot-9, 235-pound forward was a first-team All-State selection twice at ...

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  8. IVP Plastics bounces back after roof collapse, floodRead the original story

    Mar 24, 2018 | Plastics News

    A demolition crew razes the main manufacturing center of IVP Plastics in Washington, Ill., about two months after a heavy late spring snowfall caused the roof to collapse. March 24 was one of those days where the loss of a $100,000 free-standing crane was part of the good news for everyone at IVP Plastics in Washington, Ill.

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  9. Lessons learned from 2013 tornado help first responders with possible disastersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 17 | EMS1.com

    The massive devastation and the size of the tornadoes that hit Pekin and Washington in 2013 changed the way first responders prepare and train WASHINGTON, Ill. - Derek Thomas, an officer with the Washington Police Department, remembers that fateful day in 2004 when a massive tornado hit Roanoke and all but leveled the Parsons facility there.

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  10. Post-tornado growth, in multiple ways, pleases Washington Mayor Gary ManierRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 15 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    But it's bigger than it was Nov. 17, 2013, the Sunday the tornado touched down and forever changed Manier's mayoralty. Back then, Washington had about 15,100 residents.

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  11. Washington teachers, students learn lessons from tornado's aftermathRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2018 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    Lorelei Cox was a special education teacher and chair of the special education department at Washington Community High School. Melissa Warfield was a teacher in Cox's department.

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  12. Washington tornado relief group's funds nearing the endRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2018 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    WASHINGTON - As the five-year anniversary of the EF-4 tornado that struck Washington nears, the foundation established to help fund relief efforts has given away nearly all the money it raised. Of the just more than $1.6 million donated to help area residents, churches and governments rebuild, less than $10,000 remains, says Matt Moehle of the Washington Illinois Area Foundation.

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  13. James MooreRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2018 | Bureau County Republican

    ... sons, Terry (Rosemarie) Moore of Granville, Larry (Elizabeth) Moore of Princeton and Jerry (Elizabeth) Moore of Washington, Ill.; 14 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; two brothers, Merle (Jeanne) Moore and Harry (Bev) Moore; three sisters, ...

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  14. Washington hairstylist wins top volunteer award in IllinoisRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2018 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    Tina Propst, hairstylist at That Perfect Look Salon in Washington, Ill., found out on the first of the month that she had received the Sunshine Award for being the top volunteer in Illinois. Propst won the award for her volunteer work as the Look Good Feel Better Area Trainer for Central Illinois, and her husband came in first to That Perfect Look, bringing her flowers.

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  15. Football fan records his own perfect commentary of game-winning touchdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2018 | Tri-cityherald.com

    With no official commentator in the stands, Stan Davidson, of Washington, Illinois, perfectly called a game-winning touchdown from Washington Community High School student Samuel James Walter in a November 3 game against Sacred Heart-Griffin.

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  16. Trends in luxury real estate: how data will help you win more businessRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2018 | Inman Real Estate News

    ... been based. Millionaires are investing in properties spread across New Jersey, Massachusetts, Virginia, Washington, Illinois, and Maryland, while demi-billionaires are emerging in Colorado, Illinois, and Pennsylvania. Spending power: Only 10 percent ...

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  17. Pennsylvania Attorney General solicits redlining complaints from consumersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2018 | JD Supra

    ... in 48 cities, including Philadelphia.. The District of Columbia's AG as well as the AGs of other states, such as Washington, Illinois, Iowa, and Delaware, to resolve a lawsuit filed by the NY AG alleging that the bank had engaged in redlining. HMDA ...

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  18. Janice BurressRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2018 | Bureau County Republican

    ... and Tim (Karen) Burress of Geneseo; nine grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; one sister, Rachel Ringenberg of Washington, Ill.; and many nieces and nephews. A funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 2, at the Grant-Johnson Funeral Home in ...

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  19. What is acute flaccid myelitis? Georgia toddlers treated for rare...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2018 | WSB-TV

    ... spike , which has caused paralysis and muscle weakness among infected children in Philadelphia, Texas, Minnesota, Washington, Illinois and other states. The average patient this year is 4 years old and 90 percent of cases involve youth 18 and ...

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  20. Reports: Illegal immigrants receiving Medicaid costs taxpayers $18.5 billion annuallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2018 | The McDuffie Progress

    ... of independent voters, 32 percent of Democratic voters, and 25 percent of Republican voters say corruption in Washington, D.C. is the "most important" topic for the midterm elections. Following corruption was health care (27 percent) and the economy ...

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