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  1. IL: CityLink Reports Steady Ridership for Sunday Bus ServiceRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Mass Transit

    ... said that no changes are slated for Sunday routes or schedules, which also means that adding an East Peoria and Pekin route on Sunday is not in the works. CityLink ferries riders to and from those two cities during the week, but they were not ...

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  2. Aventine Renewable Energy Upgrades Pekin, Ill., Plant to Natural GasRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Business Wire

    The boiler installation is part of the more than $30 million investment Aventine is making to restore its two plants in Pekin.

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  3. Lawsuit: Airline didn't do enough to help Pekin man who died after midflight chest painsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 28 | Chicago Tribune

    A Pekin, Ill., man died in 2012 shortly after landing at O'Hare International Airport despite having informed airline staff midflight that he had chest pains, according to a lawsuit filed this week in Cook County court.

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  4. Community NotesRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 27 | Bureau County Republican

    Bureau County Home and Community Education will sponsor Sandra Lutz from Pekin to present a program on “Laughter” at 3 p.m. Sept.

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  5. Police Chief Greenslate issues report on arrest in attempted child abduction case in PekinRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 20 | Lincoln Daily News

    On Monday, August 18th, 2014, at 9:01am, Lincoln Police responded to the Kroger Store located at 1475 Woodlawn Road when a Kroger's employee called to report a male who was possibly wanted in Pekin, Illinois, for attempted child abduction that occurred in Pekin, Illinois.

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  6. Police Chief Greenslate issues report on arrest of Thomas Anthony in attempted child abduction caseRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 19 | Lincoln Daily News

    On Monday, August 18th, 2014, at 9:01am, Lincoln Police responded to the Kroger Store located at 1475 Woodlawn Road when a Kroger's employee called to report a male who was possibly wanted in Pekin, Illinois, for attempted child abduction that occurred in Pekin, Illinois.

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  7. Iowa man detained by LPD. Turned over to Pekin Police for further investigation of possible attempted child abductionRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 19 | The Logan County Herald

    ... Kroger Store located at 1475 Woodlawn Road when a Kroger's employee called to report a male who was possibly wanted in Pekin, Illinois, for an attempted child abduction that occurred in Pekin, Illinois. Officers arrived and spoke with the employee. ...

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  8. Community NotesRead the original story

    Monday Aug 18 | Bureau County Republican

    ... contact Colleen at 815-875-7782. PRINCETON - Bureau County Home and Community Education will sponsor Sandra Lutz from Pekin to present a program on “Laughter” at 3 p.m. Sept. 2 at the Becker Building, 850 E. Thompson St., Princeton. ...

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  9. Martin Luther King, Jr. Dream? Hardly.Read the original story

    Sunday Aug 17 | Merle Widmer's Peoria Watch

    ... classrooms, some tech and the rest a hodge-podge of anything but vocational. Years ago I had a two hour visit at Pekin's vocational school and came away extremely impressed. I talked to the President of the Board of Directors of Dist. #150 and asked ...

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  10. Deland, Mark DouglasRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 17 | The Lakeland Ledger

    MARK DOUGLAS DELAND, 62 LAKELAND - Mark DeLand, 62 passed away Wednesday, 8/13/14, of CHF. Originally from Pekin, IL. he moved to Lakeland with his family. He was retired. He is survived by his son Pete DeLand, daughter in law Brandi DeLand, ...

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  11. Like an old soldier maybe the Redskins mascot will slowly fade awayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 15 | Merced Sun-Star

    ... of the "Redskin" mascot. For one, to name a mascot after the color of a people's skin is in itself racist. Why did the Pekin, Illinois, high school mascot known by all of the fans as the "Chinks" become extinct? Simply put: It was considered racist. ...

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  12. World War I memories in photographs brought home by Otis Franklin TaylorRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 14 | Examiner.com

    ... was born 12 June 1890 in Bloomfield, Illinois. He worked as a bridge carpenter for the C. & W.W. Railroad in South Pekin, IL. According to the U.S. Headstone Applications for Military Veterans, 1925-1963, Frank served in the Army 277, Military ...

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  13. Rail Houses in Art, ElsewhereRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 13 | The Daily News

    ... then, as for distributors to pick up product. Or for customers to eat and drink, as they do at Maquet's Rail House in Pekin, Ill. Where Dustin Maquet's definition is a "warm and inviting place next to the tracks." Richard and Annmarie Riley own a ...

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  14. I SwearRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 12 | Daily Record

    ... then, as for distributors to pick up product. Or for customers to eat and drink, as they do at Maquet's Rail House in Pekin, Ill. Where Dustin Maquet's definition is a "warm and inviting place next to the tracks." Richard and Annmarie Riley own a ...

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  15. Like an Old Soldier Maybe the Redskin's Mascot Will Slowly Fade AwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 10 | Switched

    ... of the "Redskin" mascot. For one, to name a mascot after the color of a people's skin is in itself racist. Why did the Pekin, Illinois High School mascot known by all of the fans as the "Chinks" become extinct? Simply put: it was considered to be ...

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  16. Community NotesRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 6 | Bureau County Republican

    ... overdosememorywalk@yahoo.com. PRINCETON - Bureau County Home and Community Education will sponsor Sandra Lutz from Pekin to present a program on “Laughter” at 3 p.m. Sept. 2 at the Becker Building, 850 E. Thompson St., Princeton. The ...

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  17. Rutledge, Martin T. "Marty"Read the original story

    Friday Aug 8 | The Lakeland Ledger

    ... Lakeland, FL., passed away July 30, 2014, at 6:10am at home after a 9-year battle with colon cancer. Marty was born in Pekin, IL, on September 26, 1941. He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Barbara Elaine Rutledge of Lakeland, FL; his son Brian ...

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  18. the Fifth Return to ActionRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 6 | Mi2n

    Email: dave@headfirstentertainment.com North Carolina hard rockers The Fifth are set to hit the boards once again with upcoming live shows in Raleigh, NC and Pekin, IL, doing photo shoots, adding a new band member, writing and demoing new music and just preparing to take the latter part of 2014 by the balls.

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  19. Happy Birthday To New Canaan's Larry KenneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 5 | The New Canaan Daily Voice

    Kenney, who has owned a home in New Canaan, turns 66 on Tuesday. The radio personality and voice actor was born Aug. 5, 1947, in Pekin, Ill.

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  20. Michelle Moody, Melissa DelPortoRead the original story

    Jul 31, 2014 | Erie Times News

    Michelle J. Moody and Melissa S. DelPorto exchanged wedding vows June 13th in Pekin, Ill.

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