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  1. Gov. Rauner joins JUF in commemorating Yom Hashoah in Springfield and SkokieRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Chicago Jewish Community

    ... every day, we demand that the world never forget the horrors that befell our people." Students from Wilson School in Pekin, Ill. joined the program to experience "living history" in our state's capital. Read local news coverage of the event. Gov. ...

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  2. Service dogs a lifeline for ownerRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 22 | The Daily Gazette

    ... Lincoln to go to another owner. The new responsibility of owning a dog worried Smith, who had pets growing up in Pekin and Eureka but never had to care for them on her own. That feeling has dissipated over time as the experience of living on her own ...

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  3. Cedarville wins top UN model awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Xenia Daily Gazette

    ... a paper on the Non-Proliferation Treaty Review Conference Committee. Hanley, a sophomore political science major from Pekin, Ill., and Tice, a junior secondary social studies education major from Birmingham, Ala., presented on the United Nations ...

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  4. Bruce D. ParksRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 19 | Hawk Eye

    Mr. Bruce D. Parks, 76, of Macomb, IL passed away Friday, April 17, 2015, at his home. He was born July 22, 1938, in Pekin, IL, the son of William and Clara Strope Parks.

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  5. John Evans Supportive Living Community Prepares for Party on the PatioRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | PRWeb

    John Evans, a Gardant affordable assisted living community, will host a luau on April 24. The community in Pekin, Illinois, serves seniors of all incomes, including those on Medicaid. John Evans, a Gardant affordable assisted living community, will host a Party on the Patio from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. on April 24. 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. Martin DeBourge - a true vocal artistRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2009 | Examiner.com

    ... record, again, DeBourge turns to one of the best. He exclusively records with Overture Recording Studios out of Pekin, IL -" I simply don't trust my tracks to anyone else! Definitely check them out if you're in need of quality, professional work. ...

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  7. Illinois catering employee admits stealing wedding giftsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | KFVS12

    A central Illinois woman has been sentenced to three years in prison for stealing a couple's gifts while she worked for a caterer at their wedding reception. The Pekin Daily Times reports 28-year-old Cherish Prins of Washington admitted in court Monday that she forged and cashed at least one check the couple received at their East Peoria wedding Aug. 9. Tazewell County prosecutors filed a theft charge one month ago.

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  8. Coloma Township Park District plans anniversary eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | The Daily Gazette

    ... Hall of Fame in 2014. 1894 – Peoria Park District 1900 – Springfield Park District 1902 – Pekin Park District 1904 – Winnetka Park District 1905 – Riverdale Park District 1907 – Clyde Park District of Cicero ...

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  9. Now Available: Aventine Renewable Energy, Inc. (AVRW) - Alternative...Read the original story

    Saturday Apr 11 | PR-inside.com

    ... yeast. Aventine's ethanol is used in cleaner burning ethanol-blended gasolines. The company operates facilities in Pekin and Canton, Illinois; and Aurora, Nebraska; in the US. Its Pekin wet mill and dry mill has the annual capacity to produce ...

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  10. TecumsehRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 7 | Douglas County Herald

    ... Davidson went to Branson on the bus trip. I correspond with Ginger Peters in New Jersey and Sylvia Carson North Pekin, Illinois. They like to get news from this area, and they miss their friends back here. My grandson, Larry Davis, has had many ...

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  11. Is This The Hottest Meth Manufacturer Ever?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 3 | The Daily Caller

    The arrest is connected to the March 25 arrest of Charles Patterson, 51, who was allegedly the meth cook for a local meth lab, according to the Facebook page of the Pekin Police Department . Armed with a warrant, Pekin police executed a no-knock raid at dawn.

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  12. Meet Your NeighborRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 1 | Henderson County Quill

    Ashlyn, born in Peoria, lived in Pekin for six years, Jacksonville for six years, and this will be her sixth year in Carthage. She is the daughter of Angie Henderson of Carthage and Don Henderson of Pekin.

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  13. Local Churches history can be found at the LCGHSRead the original story

    Monday Mar 30 | Lincoln Daily News

    ... 1968; Lincoln Christian Church, news article on stained glass windows; architectural drawing of new church building at Pekin and McLean Streets; Church history beginning in 1856; news article entitled, 'Harvest of Talents, Fountain of Life,' 2003; ...

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  14. Masked robber carrying nine knives attempts to rob his own MOTHER,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | Right Wing News

    Seriously, what kind of a man would try and rob his own mother ? If you were to guess who, there's a very good chance he would look like this A 27-year-old son received no money and a charge for home invasion after failed attempt to rob his mother at knifepoint. Austin Smith, of Pekin, Illinois, had nine knives and wore a mask in his attempt to steal the woman's credit cards and cash, but he did not leave the house with anything.

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  15. Son, 27, carries nine knives in attempt to rob his mother, who...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 28 | Daily Mail

    Son, 27, carries nine knives in attempt to rob his mother, who recognizes him despite his mask and refuses to be tied up or give him any money A 27-year-old son received no money and a charge for home invasion after failed attempt to rob his mother at knifepoint. Austin Smith, of Pekin, Illinois, had nine knives and wore a mask in his attempt to steal the woman's credit cards and cash, but he did not leave the house with anything.

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  16. Police: Masked man invades mother's home near PeoriaRead the original story

    Saturday Mar 28 | WAND-TV Decatur

    Police say they have arrested a 27-year-old knife-wielding man who broke into his mother's home in central Illinois and tied her up in an attempted robbery. Pekin police spokesman Mike Eeeten says a masked Austin Smith was arrested Friday afternoon 90 minutes after fleeing his mother's home without any money.

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  17. Pekin police make arrest in attempted robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2010 | WAND-TV Decatur

    Tazewell County authorities say a 27-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly breaking into his mother's house and tying her up in an attempted robbery. According to Pekin police, Austin Smith, 27, was arrested on Friday, approximately 90 minutes after leaving his mother's house.

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  18. The new old-age economyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2015 | USA Today

    ... up her computer and checks on her 86-year-old dad, who lives in the nearby John M. Evans senior-living community in Pekin, Illinois. There she'll find out if her dad has gone bowling or played bingo, and maybe she'll see a photo of him, all thanks ...

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  19. EXCHANGE: Train fair gives nod to Peoria's rail historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2015 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... and Pennsylvania, and shorter lines like Toledo, Peoria and Western, Chicago, Burlington and Quincy and the Peoria and Pekin Union Railway . Lindsay also displayed a pamphlet on the Illinois Terminal , which he said was a popular inter-urban system ...

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  20. Launch of Lincoln Art Institute's 'Open Easel' a perfect eveningRead the original story

    Mar 14, 2015 | Lincoln Daily News

    ... to Logan County Arts member Pam Moriearty, artists from Lincoln, Springfield, Decatur, Mason City, Manito and Pekin submitted their work. Members of LAI were on hand last Monday to welcome the artists and catalog their submissions. According to Pam, ...

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