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  1. Potential home buyers look over a home for sale in East Peoria, Illinois.Read the original story

    9 hrs ago | Bloomberg

    Yael Ishakis, a loan officer for First Meridian Mortgage, rejected an application three weeks ago from a woman who had a high credit score and a 20 percent down payment. The 47-year-old home health aide needed the combined income from her full-time position and a part-time night job, which she held for 18 months, to qualify for the loan.


  2. Obituary: Alan Turow11/25/14 Alan Turow, 79, of Sarasota, died Nov. 13.Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | YourObserver

    ... their lives as committed partners. After his honorable discharge from the Navy, Dr. Turow practiced medicine in Peoria, Ill., for more than 30 years until retiring in 1996. Dr. Turow was a member of Anshai Emeth Congregation in Peoria and Temple ...


  3. Illinois Rep. Schock frames GOP Response to Obamacare, Executive Overreach [video]Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Illinoisreview

    ... We reserve the right to deny or remove comments. Content may not be used without permission of the author. PEORIA, IL - Illinois Congressman Aaron Schock seems to have taken the lead in the Republican response to President Obama's executive amnesty. ...


  4. Lincoln's Cottage in DC...Read the original story

    Yesterday | Samoa News

    ... founded in the selfishness of man's nature - opposition to it, in his love of justice," he said in an 1854 speech in Peoria, Ill. In his 1862 State of the Union address he said, "In giving freedom to the slave, we assure freedom to the free." Since ...


  5. Money Fix: Keeping holiday spending in checkRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 23 | Newsday

    A holiday shopper counts his money as he prepares to pay for merchandise on Nov. 28, 2013 in Peoria, Ill. Advisers tell shoppers to mind their budgets for holiday buying.


  6. OPEC Division Spurs Hedge Funds to Trim Bullish Oil BetsRead the original story

    Sunday | Bloomberg

    A driver monitors equipment while delivering 7,500 gallons of unleaded gasoline to a Shell station in Peoria, Illinois, U.S. Regular gasoline prices at the pump averaged $2.82 on Nov. 22, the least expensive since November 2010, according to AAA.


  7. Notre Dame quest for title falls just shortRead the original story

    Saturday Nov 22 |

    The second of the Peoria teams hoping for a berth in next week's state title games fell just short as Notre Dame was ousted in the Class 6A semi's by Lemont, 32-25. The Irish put forth a valiant effort, but Lemont was just too strong on this particular Saturday.


  8. Pekin man sentenced for dealing deadly heroinRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 22 | Northwest Herald

    PEORIA – A 24-year prison sentence has been handed a Pekin man for selling heroin federal prosecutors say killed at least three people. Assistant U.S. Attorney Tate Chambers says from 2008 until his arrest in 2012, Anthony Mansini, with five other people, funneled as much as 10,000 doses of heroin into the Pekin area.


  9. Saturday semi ends Peoria High runRead the original story

    Saturday Nov 22 |

    On one of the more momentous days in Peoria prep football history, both Notre Dame and Peoria High had dates in the semi finals of the IHSA playoffs and a chance for a berth in the state title game next week at the University of Illinois. Notre Dame hosted undefeated Lemont in Class 6A and Peoria High traveled to Sacred Heart Griffin's brand new stadium complex in Springfield to face the unbeaten and top ranked Cyclones.


  10. 'White Christmas' performer dances her way homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 22 | Star Tribune

    ... with my family," she said. "The show is all about gratitude, a reflection of my blessings." The tour rehearsed in Peoria, Ill., then it was on to Pittsburgh. After the Twin Cities, they will fly to New Haven, Conn., and Boston. Who: Music and lyrics ...


  11. Fall harvest nearly complete in central IllinoisRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 22 | KHQA-TV Quincy

    ... of the state's corn and 95 percent of soybean harvest were completed as of last Sunday. Although prices have fallen, Peoria County Farm Bureau manager Patrick Kirchhofer says this year was one of the best on record, with corn yields over 200 bushels ...


  12. Fall harvest nearly complete in IllinoisRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | Daily Chronicle

    PEORIA – A successful harvest season is wrapping up in central Illinois as farmers finish gathering their corn and soybean crops from the fields. The U.S. Department of Agriculture reports that 94 percent of the state's corn and 95 percent of soybean harvest had been completed as of Sunday.


  13. Genealogy Query - EPPSRead the original story

    Friday Nov 21 |

    Daughter ISO birth family. I was born on 12/17 /1969 in Streator, IL. The adoption was handled by Catholic Social Services in Peoria, IL.


  14. Illinois dances to be thankful forRead the original story

    Friday Nov 21 |

    Looking for a dance weekend that's not too far? Do you love zombies? Look no further than BULX: Reanimated at Bradley University in Peoria, IL. All this weekend, there will be classes, dances, live bands, and even a Saturday night dance where zombie apparel is encouraged! A special effects make-up artist is even available for those who really want to get into the spirit, but lack the technical ability.


  15. Three Former St. Peter Runners Compete at IHSA State MeetRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 |

    ... part of Aurora Central Catholic's (ACC) 14th place team at state this season. The meet was held at Detweiller Park in Peoria on November 11. Senior CeCi Crown ran cross country for four years at St. Peter followed by four years at Aurora Central ...


  16. Gary H. Fouts, Elk Grove, ILRead the original story

    Friday Nov 21 | Daily Reporter

    ... in Greenfield. Gary is survived by his wife, of 18 years, Lori (Cheshier) Fouts; his two daughters, Sandra Harris of Peoria, IL, and Lindsay Atkins of Henderson, Nev.; a son, Gary R. Fouts of Chicago, IL; two step-sons, Justin Holcomb of Las Vegas, ...


  17. Former Rural star Morgan on way back to NCAA cross countryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | The Capital-Journal

    ... and was named the conference's newcomer of the year and then finished seventh in last week's NCAA Midwest Regional in Peoria, Ill. to earn an at-large berth for the NCAA meet. "It's worked out about as good as I could have hoped for, absolutely," ...


  18. Illinois Central College hosts Second Citya s Nut-Cracking Holiday Revue Nov. 29Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    Enjoy an evening of laughs, help a worthy cause and earn a chance to win free tickets to a future ICC Guest Artists Series event when Chicago's legendary comedy troupe, The Second City, performs its Nut-Cracking Holiday Revue at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 29 at the ICC Performing Arts Center in East Peoria. Since the 2011-12 season, a Community Partner -- a non-profit or community organization with a connection to the particular Guest Artists Series performance has been highlighted at ICC Guest Artists Series shows.


  19. 54 York Students Selected for Illinois Music Education Association All-District EventRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 |

    ... .m." Some students from the District will be selected to participate in ILMEA State Conference on Jan. 28-31, 2015 in Peoria, IL. For more information go to the ILMEA site .


  20. Caterpillar Donates $12.8 Million to United WayRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 20 | Construction Equipment

    ... Foundation President Michele Sullivan. "About half the money raised will go to the Heart of Illinois United Way in Peoria, Illinois. Outside of Peoria, our employees and retirees give just as generously and their contributions are from Nashville, ...


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