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Tariffs should be done in a smart, thoughtful manner with the goal of helping the largest number of companies possible.That's not what has happened since... [Read More]
By one key measure, it is now official: This is the most authoritarian Congress in history.The House Rules Committee, meeting in its ornate chamber on... [Read More]
Drew Brees and his organized flag football youth program are coming to Peoria.The 39-year-old New Orleans Saints quarterback, who ranks among the NFL's top three... [Read More]
The secretive start-up automotive company that bought the former Mitsubishi Motors plant in the Twin Cities will make its public debut later this year and... [Read More]
Over the past four years, Joshua Haynes of Pekin entered five guilty pleas to several crimes and withdrew four of them during his highly unusual... [Read More]
MOSSVILLE — When a father threatened to get rid of his son's pit bull, the teen hit him with a baseball bat, police said.Shortly after 1... [Read More]
Good morning, troops. It's Tuesday, May 22.A few days ago, Sam Blackledge was an 18-year-old preparing to graduate from high school. Now, he's become an... [Read More]
Cliff Clavin is coming to Pekin this September. No word if he's bringing his buddy Norm, too.John Ratzenberger, who portrayed postal worker/barroom know-it-all Cliff on... [Read More]
It didn't take long for budget problems to take center stage - again - before the Peoria City Council.The quarterly financial report at Tuesday's meeting... [Read More]
The Notre Dame and Dunlap girls soccer teams each won their matches on Tuesday in the Class 2A Dunlap Sectional semifinals.Kai Koehler scored with 16... [Read More]
Lexi Juergens threw a two-hitter for the Pekin team in a 7-0 win over Danville on Tuesday in the Class 4A Normal Regional. The Dragons advance... [Read More]
When Jobst Hall is razed next year, the public radio station that's been on the Bradley University campus since 1970 will have to move. The... [Read More]
How did 15 containers of unclaimed cremated remains get to the Peoria County Coroner's Office?There's one thing we can say with certainty: they didn't get... [Read More]
PEORIA — A week after he was indicted for fatally neglecting his 74-year-old father, a South Peoria man is now facing murder charges.Mark A. Runyon, 39,... [Read More]
 PEORIA — Whittier Primary School is one of 25 schools statewide that have been awarded participation in the state's three-year Bicentennial STEM Fusion Program.The program overseen... [Read More]
A Washington man will go to prison for supplying the heroin that killed a woman two summers ago.James Brekke, 24, pleaded guilty Thursday rather than... [Read More]
The late comedy icon Richard Pryor has been gone for more than a decade now, but that won't stop fans from hearing new material from... [Read More]
Talk about legalizing recreational marijuana usage — and taxing pot sales — is not new in Illinois. But the years-long debate may be approaching a vote.A bipartisan... [Read More]
If you're looking to do some reading this summer, the Peoria Public Library has a list for you.Peoria's library was one of 50 public libraries... [Read More]
Marshall County officials are warily considering the possibility of entering into some type of agreement that could enable Stark County to meet a state mandate... [Read More]
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