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  1. Local students earn dean's list honors at Illinois Central CollegeRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Bureau County Republican

    Illinois Central College in East Peoria has released the names of students who earned dean's list honors during the fall 2014 semester.

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  2. Peoria Area House of Speed focuses on making athletes better Posted atRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    Eric Crowhurst immersed himself in the sports world nearly his entire life and now he is making a career out of it. Crowhurst, 32, of Dunlap, who is also a Peoria firefighter, opened the Peoria Area House of Speed at 4200 E. Washington St. on Nov. 2 in East Peoria.

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  3. Caterpillar faces IRS penalties, more taxes on Swiss parts unitRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Finance and Commerce

    Workers leave the Transmission unit of a Caterpillar Inc. plant in East Peoria, Illinois in April 2004. Caterpillar has disclosed that the IRS has "proposed" tax increases and penalties of about $1 billion after examining the company's U.S. tax returns for 2007 to 2009.

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  4. Professional Farm Manager Bobbie Swires Named To Illinois Society's Hall Of FameRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Agri Marketing

    PROFESSIONAL FARM MANAGER BOBBIE SWIRES NAMED TO ILLINOIS SOCIETY'S HALL OF FAME Feb. 18, 2015 Source: Illinois Society of Professional Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers news release Bobbie Swires, AFM, a 39-year member of the Illinois Society of Professional Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers, has been named to the Society's Hall of Fame. The award was presented February 12 during the organization's annual meeting held in East Peoria, IL.

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  5. Looking back: Altorfer Bros. Co. made shells to pierce German tanks...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 16 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    During World War II, manufacturing came to a halt for many businesses that could no longer get steel, including Altorfer Bros. Co. in East Peoria, which made washing machines.

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  6. Big time sports writer finds fulfillment covering small town teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | Poynter Online

    ... criticize Morton's players, a recent game showed he will throw a dart when warranted. Kindred objected to East Peoria, hopelessly behind in the fourth quarter, lengthening the game with needless and sometimes hard fouls. "Class still matters to me," ...

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  7. Three Redbird wrestlers head to sectionalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    The Metamora wrestling team sent three grapplers to the sectionals and placed fifth in team scoring Saturday at the IHSA Class 2A regional at Metamora. Senior Lucas Munter took the Redbirds' only weight class title of the day, topping East Peoria senior Bryce Sandoval with a 4-minute, 27-second fall to claim the 145-pound division.

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  8. WNW Management Welcomes the Best Western Plus Peoria, IL to Its PortfolioRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | PRWeb

    ... International properties. WNW announced today that they would be taking over management of the Best Western Plus East Peoria, Illinois. This is WNW's 2nd Best Western in Illinois. WNW has been managing Best Western properties for over 20 years. ...

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  9. Central Illinois offers many wedding reception choices Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    In East Peoria, Embassy Suites Hotel and Riverfront Conference Center, 100 Conference Center Drive, and the Par-A-Dice Hotel Casino, 21 Blackjack Blvd., are two options. At Embassy Suites, Nicole Larue, the event sales manager, is the point person for wedding receptions.

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  10. U.S. subprime lending revs up auto salesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 4 | The Globe and Mail

    Car shopper Chris Celiberti takes a look under the hood at a Ford dealership in in East Peoria, Ill. Year-over-year U.S. auto sales have seen double-digit growth.

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  11. Cypress Bayou Names Kevin Ryan Director of Table GamesRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 3 | Digital Game Developer

    ... Lakeside Casino in Osceola, IA, as Vice President of Casino Operations at Par A Dice Hotel and Casino in East Peoria, IL and was a Casino Supervisor at Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort in Atlantic City. In his new position, Ryan will lead table games ...

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  12. Penguin Project: A mentor's perspective Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    ... starts in the fall and comes to a close in late January, when the play is performed at the Eastlight Theatre in East Peoria. Practice starts out as only a couple of nights a week, and by mid-January, practice is five nights a week, which can be ...

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  13. O'Flaherty's undergoes change in ownershipRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    ... also is the sole provider of catering services at Wildlife Prairie Park and has business at Stoney Creek Inn in East Peoria. O'Flaherty's events throughout the year will continue on. A Valentine's Day theme dinner and St. Paddy's Day will be back in ...

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  14. East Peoria couples opens Mr. & Mrs. Furniture in SunnylandRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    Thompson, 31, and his wife, Nicole, 24, of East Peoria, opened Mr. & Mrs. Furniture Jan. 2. The new business is located at 2459 Washington Road in East Peoria. "We had been doing it a few years out of our garage.

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  15. Congrats, dealersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | Automotive News

    ... ra Arau De Zapata. Right: Edsel Ford II, right, a member of Ford's board, thanks Gary Uftring of Uftring Ford in East Peoria, Ill., for his charitable efforts.

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  16. Business owner transforms residence into barbershopRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    ... two doors down and saw Camila's Barber Shop sign and found her open and ready for business. Camila VanOppen of East Peoria decided after 32 years in business as a barber, she wanted a business of her own. "This has been completely gutted out and ...

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  17. Area high school students invited to "Discover ICC"Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    High school juniors and seniors and their parents are invited to "Discover ICC" from 5-7 p.m. on Feb. 10 at the Illinois Central College East Peoria Campus. The "college fair" event offers ICC information and at 6 p.m. includes quick presentations, including a "How to Enroll" presentation.

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  18. Business owner transforms residence into barbershop Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    ... two doors down and saw Camila's Barber Shop sign and found her open and ready for business. Camila VanOppen of East Peoria decided after 32 years in business as a barber, she wanted a business of her own. "This has been completely gutted out and ...

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  19. Gas prices helping budgetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    And while the lower prices are giving some area cities a break in the fuel budgets, several area city officials say the continued high diesel prices may keep some communities from reaping big savings of taxpayer dollars. So far, area cities such as Washington and East Peoria are reporting 5-8 percent savings on fuel costs.

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  20. Caterpillar to Lay Off 200 Production WorkersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2014 | Rental Equipment Register

    ... about 200 full-time production workers, beginning January 19. The manufacturer said the layoffs will be at its East Peoria, Ill., and Decatur, Ga., plants where mining equipment is produced. The layoffs are in response to falling demand for mining ...

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