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  1. Top Five Finalists for Imagine Me Beyond What You See Art Competition Are AnnouncedRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 26 | BroadwayWorld.com

    PEKIN, Ill., Feb. 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ The International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals is proud to announce its top five finalists for the 5 th Annual "Imagine Me Beyond What You See" Body Image Mannequin Art Competition, sponsored by ASCENDchc . Selected from 18 submissions from the United States and Canada, the top five finalists will be showcased and the winner will be revealed at the 29 th annual iaedp Symposium, March 19-22, at the Point Hilton Tapatio Cliffs Resort in Phoenix.

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  2. Aventine installs $2.4M corn-oil separation system at ethanol plantRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Green Car Congress

    ... facility and a 50% reduction at the Aurora West facility. No change is in effect at Aventine's two ethanol plants in Pekin, Illinois. We expect the grind reduction to be temporary, largely caused by winter storms lowering demand, and it will not ...

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  3. Pekin Park District Hosts Annual Ice ShowRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 24 | The Legal Record

    Ice skating students aged 3 and up will show what they have learned this season at the Pekin Park District's 41st Annual Ice Show. The theme is 'Heroes' and will be held a 1:00 PM on Saturday, March 7 at the Memorial Ice Arena in Mineral Springs Park.

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  4. Area homeless count aids in whata s needed Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    ... In the 2013 count, the COC found 24 households consisting of 26 individuals homeless in all of its coverage area. Pekin had the largest count than any other Tazewell city, town or village with 15 households consisting of 34 individuals and 16 ...

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  5. John Evans Supportive Living Community to Host Easter Egg HuntRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | PRWeb

    John Evans, a BMA Management affordable assisted living community, will host an Easter Egg Hunt on March 28. The community in Pekin, Illinois, serves seniors of all incomes, including those on Medicaid. John Evans - a BMA affordable assisted living community - will host an Easter Egg Hunt at 10 a.m. on March 28. The community, which is located at 1320 Executive Ct. in Pekin, Illinois, serves older adults of all incomes, including those on Medicaid, who need some help to maintain their independence.

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  6. Illinois DCFS to close Pekin office, merge with PeoriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | Daily Herald

    The Illinois Department of Children and Family Services plans to close its office in Pekin and merge it with the department's office in Peoria. The Pekin Daily Times reports the office will close in March when the current lease expires.

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  7. David P. Zimmerle, Janesville, WIRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | The Janesville Gazette

    David P. Zimmerle, age 86, of Janesville, died on Monday, Feb. 9, 2015, at Waukesha Memorial Hospital, Waukesha. He was born in Pekin, IL, on April 27, 1928, the son of Louden D. and Bess Zimmerle.

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  8. Experienced Hospital Executive Named First CEO of Catholic Benefits...Read the original story

    Wednesday Feb 11 | Christian Newswire

    ... and grew it from startup to fourteen hospitals in a four year period. Wilson returned to hospital management as CEO of Pekin Hospital in Pekin, Illinois from 2001-06 and grew its net revenue by 73% while earning the Malcolm Baldrige award for ...

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  9. Syngenta's Illinois Facility Achieves 500,000-Hour Safety MilestoneRead the original story

    Monday Feb 9 | Agri Marketing

    SYNGENTA'S ILLINOIS FACILITY ACHIEVES 500,000-HOUR SAFETY MILESTONE Feb. 9, 2015 Source: Syngenta news release The Syngenta soybean seed production facility in Pekin, Illinois, recently recorded a significant safety accomplishment. Employees there have worked more than 500,000 consecutive hours without an injury or illness as part of the Syngenta Goal Zero safety initiative, a drive to eliminate incidents and injuries across its Production and Supply operations.

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  10. Community mourns loss of beloved ladiesRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 4 | Pike Press

    ... Ann (Miller) Ryan from Portland, Ind., Donald and Joyce Hill from Jerseyville and Jane (Hill) and Chuck Watts from Pekin. Mike and I were so proud of our son, Matt Miller who preached his first funeral, his great-aunt. He not only spoke but also ...

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  11. iaedp Announces Top 5 Finalists for Imagine Me Art CompetitionRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 4 | BroadwayWorld.com

    PEKIN, Ill., Feb. 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ The International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals announces the 2015 top five finalists in the 5 th annual "Imagine Me Beyond What You See" body image mannequin art competition, sponsored by ASCENDchc . Selected from 18 submissions from the United States and Canada, the top five finalists will be showcased and the winner revealed at the 30 th annual iaedp 2015 Symposium, March 19 22 in Phoenix.

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  12. TecumsehRead the original story

    Friday Jan 30 | Douglas County Herald

    ... Teresa Wall, visited us just last week. I got a letter today and was glad to hear they made it back home to North Pekin, Illinois. Our neighborhood has had a tragic happening when our friend, Edna Uchtman, lost her life Friday afternoon, and ...

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  13. Driver intentionally tries to hit elderly woman walking her dogsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | Examiner.com

    What was an innocent early morning walk turned into a life-changing tragedy for an elderly woman taking her two shih tzus for a stroll around the neighborhood. The 72 year old woman was walking her two small dogs on Monday, January 26, 2015 when one of her dogs was killed by a hit and run driver in Pekin, Ill., according to the Journal Star .

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  14. First Busey Announces 2014 Fourth Quarter Earnings and Full Year ResultsRead the original story

    Jan 27, 2015 | GlobeNewswire

    ... 8, 2015, First Busey Corporation completed its acquisition of Herget Financial Corp. ("Herget"), headquartered in Pekin, Illinois. During the fourth quarter of 2014, the Company incurred $0.4 million of acquisition expenses to complete this ...

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  15. Roger Goodson named Senior Operations Manager of Illinois American...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2015 | Lincoln Daily News

    Roger Goodson has been named Senior Operations Manager of Field Services and Production for Illinois American Water's Peoria, Pekin and Lincoln Districts, effective Jan. 19, 2015.

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

    Jan 20, 2015 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    ... tell me." On Jan. 14, a steady stream of customers came through the door. As VanOppen brushed the hair off Upchurch of Pekin, Johnson of Morton came through the door. VanOppen said she could do flat top and military cuts all day. "It's been a long ...

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  17. Labels, labels, labelsRead the original story

    Jan 20, 2015 | Lakeland Times

    ... Prison. Those labels stand out as humorous but some high schools ignored political correctness in days long past. Pekin, Ill., high school sport teams, for example, were called "Chinks" reflecting the large population of oriental residents. The ...

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

    Jan 20, 2015 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    ... tell me." On Jan. 14, a steady stream of customers came through the door. As VanOppen brushed the hair off Upchurch of Pekin, Johnson of Morton came through the door. VanOppen said she could do flat top and military cuts all day. "It's been a long ...

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  19. John Evans Supportive Living Community to Host Mardi Gras CelebrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2015 | PRWeb

    John Evans, a BMA Management affordable assisted living community, will celebrate its anniversary on Feb. 17. The community in Pekin, Illinois, serves seniors of all incomes, including those on Medicaid. John Evans -- a BMA affordable assisted living community -- will host a Mardi Gras Celebration at 2 p.m. on Feb. 17. The community, which is located at 1320 Executive Ct. in Pekin, Illinois, serves older adults of all incomes, including those on Medicaid, who need some help to maintain their independence.

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  20. New Sci Fi Novel, Miya's Assault, is ReleasedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2015 | BroadwayWorld.com

    PEKIN, Ill., Jan. 19, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ The first science fiction novel from Author Fred Shutts is coming at the end of January 2015, "Miya's Assault, The Black Watch Chronicles Book 1". It is the story of a legendary hero returning from stasis after sleeping for over a thousand years.

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