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Consumer spending increased in June, report shows

Consumer spending increased in June, report shows

The Deloitte Consumer Spending Index reversed cour...

Cat reports improved Q2 profit despite lower sales

Cat reports improved Q2 profit despite lower sales

Citing its ability to execute more efficient opera...

Wyatt Earp takes to the Apollo stage

Wyatt Earp takes to the Apollo stage

Peoria is a long way from Tombstone, Arizona and t...

Downtown venues look for more residential help

Downtown venues look for more residential help

The purpose in bringing the USS LST to Peoria was ...

New Marriott Courtyard open; downtown hotel complex complete

New Marriott Courtyard open; downtown hotel complex complete

The last piece of the complex that developers now ...

Illinois jobs picture brightens; unemployment down in June

Illinois jobs picture brightens; unemployment down in June

The Illinois unemployment rate fell in June for th...

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Consumer confidence improves third consecutive month

Consumer confidence improves third consecutive month

10 HOURS AGO  |  PRNewswire

The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index improved for the third consecutive month in July and reached its highest level in nearly seven years, the Conference Board announced. The Index now stands...
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A trip through civil history

A trip through civil history

2 DAYS AGO  |  Steven Bush

I love history; I should say that right away. In fact, with my MA in History earned from Western Illinois University in 2006 I have the proud title of being a historian. So it should come as no surpri...
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Streight: “Redskins” Problem Solved by Business Transformative Marketing

Streight: “Redskins” Problem Solved by Business Transformative Marketing

1 MONTHS AGO  |  Steve Streight

Business Transformative Marketing is grass roots customer interaction supplying the sales pitches and promotional ideas, the sales approach, brochure language, blog post topics, and website content di...
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Entertainment

Is there life after 50? The Barn has the answer

Is there life after 50? The Barn has the answer

10 HOURS AGO  |  The Peorian

  It’s a question that has been asked for centuries: Is there life after 50? Depends on one’s definition of life, of course. But for sure, Conklin’s Barn II Dinner Theatre in Goodfield will be serv...
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Frizzi: The first time I heard Spanish

Frizzi: The first time I heard Spanish

19 DAYS AGO  |  Donn Frizzi

The past few months have seen the 50 th anniversary of two of the most incredible events, not just in my life, but in the life of anybody else who grew up in my generation. President Kennedy was killed ...
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Lifestyle

July 26: Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act

July 26: Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act

5 DAYS AGO  |  PRNewswire

  On July 26, 1990, President George H.W. Bush signed the Americans with Disabilities Act, which prohibits discrimination against people with disabilities in employment, transportation, ...
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The Peorian Rewind: Medical research: A Conversation with Dr. Sara Rusch"> The Peorian Rewind: Medical research: A Conversation with Dr. Sara Rusch

1 YEAR AGO  |  The Peorian

An interview with Dr. Sara Rusch, regional dean of the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria.  
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Movie review: Don't monkey with 'Dawn of the Planet of The Apes'

Movie review: Don't monkey with 'Dawn of the Planet of The Apes'

19 DAYS AGO  |  Tim Wyman

  ( 2 stars out of 10) (130 minutes. Rated PG-13 for intense action sequences, and strong language.) If you had high expectations that the just-released “ Dawn of the Planet of the Apes ” would be as goo...
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