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  1. TecumsehRead the original story

    Friday | 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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  2. Driver intentionally tries to hit elderly woman walking her dogsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | 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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  3. First Busey Announces 2014 Fourth Quarter Earnings and Full Year ResultsRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 27 | 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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  4. Roger Goodson named Senior Operations Manager of Illinois American...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | 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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  5. Business owner transforms residence into barbershopRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | 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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  6. Labels, labels, labelsRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 20 | 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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  7. Business owner transforms residence into barbershop Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | 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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  8. John Evans Supportive Living Community to Host Mardi Gras CelebrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | 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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  9. New Sci Fi Novel, Miya's Assault, is ReleasedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | 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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  10. Man convicted of killing puppy gets 4 years in prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | My FOX Chicago

    ... Coker had been recently released from prison after serving a sentence for arson and aggravated domestic battery. The Pekin Daily Times reports the prosecution wanted a 12-year sentence in the cruelty case for Coker, who has spent more than eight ...

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  11. Ex-Pekin youth pastor faces more child sex assault chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | Daily Herald

    A former youth pastor charged in Peoria with child pornography and sexually abusing a child now faces more charges in Pekin involving the same preteen girl. Twenty-seven-year-old Nicholas Lawrence pleaded not guilty Thursday in Tazewell County court to four felony charges of child sexual assault.

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  12. Illinois man sentenced to 4 years in prison for stomping on ten-week-old puppyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | Examiner.com

    A Pekin, Illinois man was sentenced on Thursday to four years in prison for aggravated felony animal cruelty in the stomping death of a ten-week-old puppy while being a guest in a friend's home after he was initially released from prison on an unrelated charge reports wandtv.com. Prosecutors in the case against Stephen Coker had asked the judge to hand down a 12-year sentence for throwing one puppy on the floor, stepping on its head and then injuring another puppy in May 2014.

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  13. Illinois man convicted of killing puppy gets 4 years in prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | Northwest Herald

    ... Coker had been recently released from prison after serving a sentence for arson and aggravated domestic battery. The Pekin Daily Times reports the prosecution wanted a 12-year sentence in the cruelty case for Coker, who has spent more than eight ...

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  14. Robert Eugene Walker August 23, 1923 - January 7, 2015Read the original story

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Cass County Star-Gazette

    Robert Eugene Walker, 91, died on Wednesday, Jan. 7, at Presbyterian Homes in Evanston. Born in Beardstown on August 23, 1923 to Edith and Delbert Walker, he married Ella Marie Williamson on November 20, 1948 in Pekin.

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  15. Aventine Renewable Energy, Inc. (AVRW) - Oil & Gas - Deals and Alliances Profile - New Study ReleasedRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 14 | 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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  16. Redbird wrestlers win five, lose twoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    ... pin to put Metamora up 6-3. Munter took a 7-5 overtime decision to narrow the gap by three, but a Dragons pin put Pekin up 18-9. Metamora would get two straight wins immediately after - Leanos took a 13-4 decision, and Bernius a 13-3 decision - to ...

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  17. Trio of Kalamazoo Growlers Returning For Second TourRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | MLive.com

    ... the Mankato Moondogs, Fletcher brought pop to the Kalamazoo batting order and a solid glove to its middle infield. The Pekin, IL native hit .310 in 40 games for the Growlers with a pair of home runs, 11 doubles and 17 RBIs. Fletcher is currently ...

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  18. QHR Client Hospitals Earn Recognition as 'Top Performer on Key...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | PRWeb

    The Joint Commission recently announced 10 Quorum Health Resources client hospitals among the Top Performers on Key Quality Measures list: Fleming County Hospital ; Fort Madison Community Hospital ; Kadlec Health System ; Lane Regional Medical Center ; Newberry County Hospital ; Northern Hospital of Surry County ; Northwestern Medical Center ; Pekin Hospital and Valley View Hospital . "Being named among TJC's Top Performers shows a hospital's unwavering commitment to their communities," said QHR President and CEO Mickey Bilbrey.

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  19. A Rescued Dog from the Streets Helps a High School Senior with Type 1 Diabetes Gain Her IndependenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 9 | PR.com

    Amy & Juniper are inseparable. Amy is a high school senior from Pekin IL, with Type 1 diabetes.

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  20. Busey completes purchase of Pekin-based bankRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 9 | The News-Gazette

    First Busey Corp. has completed its previously announced acquisition of Herget Financial Corp., the holding company for Pekin-based Herget Bank. Champaign-based First Busey acquired 100 percent of Herget Financial's outstanding common stock for $34.1 million in cash, according to the company's announcement today.

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