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  1. The Smartphone In Your Pocket Could Help Treat River Blindness For MillionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 |

    ... at the University of Texas at Austin (also my undergrad alma mater), and I teach journalism at Bradley University in Peoria, Ill. I previously taught high school and often think of my journalism as a form of teaching, by helping others understand ...


  2. Grand jury takes testimony in probe of former US Rep. SchockRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 |

    In this Feb. 6, 2015 file photo, former U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock speaks to members of the media in Peoria, Ill. A grand jury took testimony Wednesday, May 6, 2015, as part of a federal investigation into Schock's expenses.


  3. Woman, 96, recalls being a foster mother to 15 children Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    ... with Julien a few times. Thomas was 13 years old when he stayed for a year with Ruth and her husband, Fred, in East Peoria. "I had some lovely people help raise me," Thomas said. "She is one of the good ones. She is one precious, lovely lady." "One ...


  4. Motorcycle fatalities down Updated May 5, 2015 atRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    ... serious injury. Basic, intermediate and experienced motorcycle courses are taught at Illinois Central College in East Peoria through the University of Illinois' Motorcycle Rider Program. The basic rider courses go through October. A $20 deposit is ...


  5. Laverne E. MillerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | The Messenger

    LaVerne E. Miller, 94, of Peoria, Illinois, formerly of Fort Dodge, Iowa, passed away at 12:10 a.m., Friday, May 1, 2015, at Manor Court in Liberty Village, surrounded by family members, the compassionate nurses from Transitions Hospice Care, and the dedicated and loving staff at Manor Court. Born July 9, 1920, in Fort Dodge, to Merle & Alvina Jeffers, she married Norman C. Miller on May 12, 1943, in Fort Dodge.


  6. Wildlife Prairie Park hosting bison keychain hunt with $1,000 prizeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    ... need to pay the general addmission price. Clues will continue to be released every other day on Facebook and in the Peoria Journal Star until the Bison Keychain is found. All clues and rules will be handed out to every Wildlife Prarie Park guest ...


  7. Illinois Central College provost William Tammone will serve as school's interim presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    ... president, four days after former President John Erwin announced his resignation, which was effective Friday. East PEORIA - Illinois Central College's provost will assume the additional job duties as interim president after a Monday night ...


  8. CFPB Must Prioritize People Over Payday LendersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | American Banker

    ... rule from the CFPB, not a weaker one. The Rev. Tony Pierce is co-pastor of Heaven's View Christian Fellowship in Peoria, Ill., and board president of Illinois People's Action, a member of National People's Action. American Banker readers share their ...


  9. Stephen "PJ" Wright, IngallsRead the original story

    Tuesday May 5 | Daily Reporter

    He is survived his children, Eli Wright of Ingalls and Sydney Wright of Peoria, Ill.; a grandchild; siblings, Jim Wright, Faye Sides, David Wright, Sharon Hritsko, Mike Wright, Ethel Parrish, Becky Stafford, Rick Wright, Linda Johnson, and Kevin Wright and many nieces and nephews. Friends may call from 11 a.m. until service time.


  10. IL: Peoria Transit Service Celebrates 45 Years of Growth, But Proposed Cuts LoomRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | Mass Transit

    May 04--PEORIA -- The area's public transit service has grown up a lot since it started 45 years ago, but Greater Peoria Mass Transit District officials hope that growth won't get slowed down by state budget cuts. The district, now known as CityLink, was formed in 1970 after private bus service was discontinued in Peoria due to financial problems.


  11. Local boxer Gutierrez fights with golden dreamsRead the original story

    Monday May 4 | Oxford Eagle Online Edition

    ... same level of greatness one day. Nathanial Gutierrez is one of those people. The right-hander out of Oxford by way of Peoria, Illinois has been training for the past four years at the Oxford Training Center and saw the fruits of his labor when he ...


  12. Scott Rodgers of Rodgers Real Estate Discusses Peoria Market TrendsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | LivePressWorld

    Rodgers Real Estate Group founder Scott Rodgers discusses market trends of the Peoria, Illinois Real Estate Market. Scott Rodgers began selling real estate in Peoria, Illinois, in 2001.


  13. What the Top 10 Branch Managers Get RightRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | On Wall Street

    ... what they're doing to grow your business. Firm: Morgan Stanley Title: Senior Vice President, Branch Manager Location: Peoria, Ill. Years in the Industry: 21 Advisors Managed: 41 Branch AUM: $4.3B Education: BBA, Pace University Firm: Wells Fargo ...


  14. Error hurts Beesin loss to PeoriaRead the original story

    Monday May 4 | Hawk Eye

    FREE live streaming of the Notre Dame Nikes Semifinal State Basketball game on our home page at 8:30 PM today! Don't miss the action! A costly error in the bottom of the seventh inning helped the Peoria Chiefs score a 2-1 win over the Burlington Bees in Sunday's Class A Midwest League game in Peoria, Ill. Peoria's Magnueris Sierra reached on a fielders' choice with one out in the seventh inning.


  15. Richard Pryor statue unveiled in his Illinois hometownRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | Athens Banner-Herald

    In this June 10, 2013 file photo, artist Preston Jackson uses a butter knife to work on the small details of his oil-based, clay model statue of comedian Richard Pryor at his studio in the Contemporary Art Center building in Peoria, Ill. For the greater part of nine years, sculptor Preston Jackson was swimming upstream in his effort to create a public statue of Peoria's most famous comedian, Richard Pryor.


  16. Former Peoria preps begin to blossom in Spring gamesRead the original story

    Sunday May 3 |

    Now that Spring football has concluded for college teams in the Midwest, it appears that former Peoria prep stars are getting poised for significant playing time on their respective teams this coming season. This was evidenced in the various Spring Game finales held on the various campuses.


  17. Whitten, Bees down ChiefsRead the original story

    Sunday May 3 | Hawk Eye

    PEORIA, Ill. - Fran Whitten's single with one out in the top of the 12th inning drove in Jake Yacinich with what proved to be the game-winning run in the Burlington Bees' 7-6 Class A Midwest League baseball victory over the Peoria Chiefs Saturday at Dozer Park.


  18. Non-profit Java Grounds opening new location in PeoriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | The Arizona Republic

    Non-profit Java Grounds opening new location in Peoria Peoria coffee shop Java Grounds is workforce-development program for low-income teens Check out this story on From left, David Lee, Amber Torchia and Godfrey Mudavanhu try hors d'oeuvres at the new Java Grounds location. Mudavanhu, a senior, has been working at Java Grounds for nine months.


  19. First Busey nearly matches year-ago earnings, despite expenses from mergerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | The News-Gazette

    ... to its acquisition of Pekin-based Herget Financial, the parent company of Herget Bank, with offices in Pekin and Peoria. About $700,000 of those expenses were system conversion costs. First Busey also had about $1 million in other one-time expenses ...


  20. 'Beautiful amenity' Denis Burke Park re-opensRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Nationalist

    ... amphitheatre, at the opening ceremony. He wished the band well when it would represent Clonmel in its sister town in Peoria, Illinois in the United States at their July 4 celebrations.


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