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

    8 hrs ago | 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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  2. O'Flaherty's undergoes change in ownershipRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | 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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  3. East Peoria couples opens Mr. & Mrs. Furniture in SunnylandRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | 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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  4. Congrats, dealersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | 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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  5. Business owner transforms residence into barbershopRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | 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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  6. Area high school students invited to "Discover ICC"Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | 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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  7. Business owner transforms residence into barbershop Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | 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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  8. Gas prices helping budgetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | 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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  9. 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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  10. Fatal fire attributed to accidental unattended cooking Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 9 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    EAST PEORIA Accidental unattended cooking has been determined as the cause of a Dec. 23 house fire which ultimately lead to the death of an 18-year-old man, according to the findings of an East Peoria Fire Department investigation. Jesse Reese died Jan. 4 from injuries suffered in the fire at his home at 223 Meadow Ave. According to East Peoria Fire Investigator Mike Menssen, Reese and a friend, who escaped the blaze, had talked about making hot sandwiches.

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  11. Caterpillar announces layoffs at East Peoria, Decatur plantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | My FOX Chicago

    Caterpillar Inc. has announced the layoff of about 200 full-time production employees at its East Peoria and Decatur facilities. Spokeswoman Barbara Cox said Wednesday the layoffs are taking place at plants that produce equipment for the mining industry.

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  12. Plunging into New YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    There was more than one way to get wet Thursday at the 13th annual Polar Ice Plunge. The difficult way was by stripping to your skivvies and wading, jumping or diving into the Illinois River at the East Peoria Boat Club.

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  13. Town officials seeing savings with low gas prices Posted atRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 6 | 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. 13 comments

  14. Man has surgery to remove T-Bird turn signal that's been in his arm for 51 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 2 | Autoblog

    In 1963, real estate agent Arthur Lampitt was driving a new Ford Thunderbird near East Peoria, Illinois on his way to an appointment when he collided head-on with a truck. A massive accident that was so bad that it was originally reported as a fatal crash, Lampitt suffered a broken hip and that became the focus of doctors' efforts.

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  15. Communities work on zone proposalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 31 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    Local community officials believe working together will give them a better chance at getting an enterprise zone approved by the state. Ty Livingston, East Peoria's planning and zoning commercial director, spoke about the 800-page enterprise zone application that was submitted to the state Dec. 17. Enterprise zones were created in the mid-80s and are economic development tools that provide "a host of benefits that occurs in this defined zone," typically in commercial or In East Peoria, that 100 percent property tax abatement on improvements lasts for five years.

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  16. Enterprise zones up for grabs Posted atRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 31 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    ... competitive. Within the past decade, the enterprise zone has offered an uplifting advantage to the community of East Peoria. The area now known as the Levee District just east of the Illinois River was made a reality in part due to the local ...

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  17. East Peoria man indicted on school theftsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2014 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    An East Peoria man faces felony theft and burglary charges following a string of break-ins at Woodford County schools. Thomas J. Tazelaar, 23, of 203 Avenue D was indicted by a Woodford County grand jury on charges of burglary, theft and two counts of criminal damage to property in connection with a pair of break-ins in Spring Bay.

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  18. Caterpillar VP retiresRead the original story

    Dec 22, 2014 | Home Channel News

    ... the company for 37 years now. He originally joined Caterpillar as part of the engineering training program in East Peoria, Illinois. Since then, he held various service, sales, marketing and product positions before becoming managing director of ...

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  19. Caterpillar Vice President to RetireRead the original story

    Dec 19, 2014 | Construction Equipment

    ... this next phase of his life." Johnson joined Caterpillar in 1977 as part of the engineering training program in East Peoria, Ill. Over the next several years, Johnson held a series of service and sales positions with increasing responsibilities and ...

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  20. Jacky Runice On the road: Spend a night at a NutcrackeraRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2014 | Daily Herald

    ... 1455 Palmer Drive, Janesville, Wisconsin. Admission is $5 for adults, $3 for kids 3-15. (608) 752-3885 or The East Peoria Festival of Lights marks its 30th year of holiday cheer, and it's always showing up on lists of best holiday lights in the ...

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