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  1. Civics Education Testing a Must for all High Shcool Graduates and MoreRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Merle Widmer's Peoria Watch

    ... graduate but better late than never. We will see if generally weak school boards across the nation; especially in the Peoria area respond to this simple testing exercise. Some TV shows have been showing how ignorant most of us are on basic civics ...


  2. Failed film deal leads to allegations of fraud, money launderingRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    ... $1.2 million in damages from the producer. In addition, Eberts is scheduled to go on trial in U.S. District Court in Peoria, Ill., in April on seven counts of wire fraud and three counts of money laundering stemming from his dealings with Elliott. ...


  3. Two new dates added to Friday night Dinner Programs at the Palms GrillRead the original story

    Yesterday | Lincoln Daily News

    ... master, J.K. Williams, felt a certain responsibility to bring craft whiskey and bourbon-making back to the Peoria area. Their great-great-grandpa was a family man with an extraordinary work ethic and an undeniable talent for making some of the best ...


  4. STLE Central Illinois Section Meeting , February 04, 2015Read the original story

    16 hrs ago | Tribology & Lubrication Tech.

    ... 5:30PM 6:30PM Networking & Dinner 6:30PM 7:30PM Technical Presentation Location: Golden Corral 3525 N. University St. Peoria, IL 61604 (309)966-3064 Cost: Members/Non-Members: $20 Students/Retirees: $15 Please send RSVP to Allison Labraaten at ...


  5. Family-Owned Kern Group Garners Big Brand AttentionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Security Sales & Integration

    The Kern Group of Peoria, Ill., purchased ad space as part of Newcastle Brown Ale's "Band of Brands" television commercial. The 60-second spot, featuring brand cameos by more than 35 marketers, is said to be the first-ever "crowdfunded" television ad.


  6. US economy expands less than forecastRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... may encourage households to spend more, the decline in oil prices has pinched companies such as Caterpillar. The Peoria, Illinois-based machinery manufacturer said lower oil and gas prices are "without a doubt" the biggest reason it's expecting ...


  7. American Red Cross seeking nominations for 2015 Heartland HeroesRead the original story

    Yesterday | Lincoln Daily News

    ... story. The nomination deadline is February 10, 2015. Nomination forms are available online at , at the Red Cross office 311 West John H. Gwynn Jr. Bldv., Peoria, IL 61605, or by calling 309-258-4920. ...


  8. Economy in U.S. Expanded Less Than Forecast in Fourth QuarterRead the original story

    Yesterday | Bloomberg

    ... may encourage households to spend more, the decline in oil prices has pinched companies such as Caterpillar. The Peoria, Illinois-based machinery manufacturer said lower oil and gas prices are "without a doubt" the biggest reason it's expecting ...


  9. Ex-Fiancee Speaks On Hours After Quesenberry Left Normal, Ill.Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    ... say Quesenberry left home in Normal, Illinois to drive down and pick her up from Christiansburg High School. WHOI in Peoria, Illinois, a sister station of ABC 13, spoke with Quesenberry's now ex-fiancee. According to the 21-year-old woman, who ...


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

    Thursday | 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 ...


  11. Bradley players busted for using fake IDs at 'adult establishment'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Sporting News

    Two Bradley basketball players were busted Wednesday night for using fake IDs at an 'adult establishment' in Peoria, Ill., following the team's 69-57 loss to Drake, the Journal Star reported . Leading scorer Warren Jones, a 20-year-old junior guard, was arrested early Thursday morning for obstruction of identification and criminal trespass at Big Al's in downtown Peoria.


  12. Bradley player arrested on misdemeanor charges at strip clubRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Daily Gazette

    Bradley University basketball player Warren Jones has been arrested at a Peoria strip club on misdemeanor charges of obstruction of identification and criminal trespass. The Journal Star reports that the 20-year-old Jones was arrested at an adult establishment in Peoria called Big Al's early Thursday and booked into Peoria County Jail.


  13. Shirley Jean McDowellRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | RecordNET

    Shirley Jean Holzapple on January 22, 1938 to Vera and Robert Holzapple in Peoria Ill. Shirley is survived by her loving husband of 50 years, Robert McDowell of Stockton and 5 adult children: Bryan and Tammy McDowell of Galt, Bobby and Charlene McDowell of Valley Springs, Ronny McDowell and Joan McDowell of Lodi & Stockton, Cristy and Larry Gillam of Lodi, and Shirley and Rick Valdez of Lodi.


  14. Shooting Itself in the FootRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Townhall

    ... on a series of conspiracies to aid terrorist organizations here and elsewhere. After he was arrested by the FBI in Peoria, Ill., and while he was being held in federal custody, he was kidnapped by U.S. military officials who arrived at the lock-up ...


  15. Calling All Superheroes a " A Sunny Day is looking for you! Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    ... Following the fashion show, you get to sit back and enjoy a concert. WHEN: 11 a.m. Jan. at Embassy Suites, East Peoria. Tickets are $35 for adults, $15 for children or a table for $350 and can be purchased by calling the Children's Hospital of ...


  16. Caterpillar Fails In The Attempt To Outshine In Q4Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 |

    ... drop in profits and sales going forward, irrespective of cost cutting strategies adopted by the equipment honcho. The Peoria, Illinois-based maker is finding the road bumpier than it had thought of earlier. That's the reason why it has forecasted a ...


  17. Cottage Grove eyed for new Midwest STIHL distribution centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Business Journal

    STIHL Inc. plans to build a new Midwest distribution center on a 10-acre site in the Cottage Grove Commerce Park to serve customers throughout the upper Midwest. The Virginia-based power equipment manufacturer intends to consolidate operations in Hayward in northern Wisconsin and in Peoria, Ill.


  18. Peoria hopes to start building new war memorial this yearRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 28 | WAND-TV Decatur

    The Journal Star reports two granite plaques on either side of a paved V-shaped plaza will be engraved with names of the dead. Peoria County Clerk Steve Sonnemaker says about three-fourths of the $407,000 price tag has been raised.


  19. Caitlyn Lee | January 28, 2015Read the original story

    Tuesday Jan 27 | KXXR-FM Minneapolis

    ... to even respond to that. I just walked away! What projects are you currently working on? I'm currently modeling in Peoria, IL right now. I did a body paint shoot today, and im shooting all week, and ending the long busy week with a weekend of ...


  20. Caterpillar sees low oil prices hurting in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Business Journal

    A Caterpillar Inc. C13 On-Highway Diesel Engine with ACERT Technology sits on display at the company's headquarters in Peoria, Illinois. The Peoria, Illinois-based heavy equipment manufacturer missed estimates as prices fell for copper, coal and iron ore which hurt mining equipment orders.


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