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Americans pick the Beatles over Elvis

Americans pick the Beatles over Elvis

In 1964, four musicians from Liverpool appeared on...

Poll: U.S. adults favor vaccinating all children

Poll: U.S. adults favor vaccinating all children

 

More than three-fourths of U.S. adults belie...

Ice buckets cause donations to soar

Ice buckets cause donations to soar

Ice bucket challenge donations to the ALS Associat...

Consumer confidence improves again in August

Consumer confidence improves again in August

Consumer confidence in the United States improved ...

Seniors: Beware intense heat

Seniors: Beware intense heat

With temperatures climbing above 90 degrees today ...

Majority of shoppers still prefer in-store experience

Majority of shoppers still prefer in-store experience

There aren't that many items left that we can't or...

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Komen Promise Run set for Oct. 18

Komen Promise Run set for Oct. 18

-1 DAYS AGO  |  Paul Gordon

The course is different and the relay portion of the race is for two people now, not four. But the 2 nd Annual Susan G. Komen Memorial Promise Run & Relay on Oct. 18 will be every bit as important a...
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History

A trip through civil history

A trip through civil history

1 MONTHS 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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Technology

Study shows fourth-graders can effectively write with computers

Study shows fourth-graders can effectively write with computers

28 DAYS AGO  |  PRNewswire

An innovative pilot study administered as part of the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) has demonstrated that fourth-grade students can meaningfully participate in a computer-bas...
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Entertainment

'Ragtime' takes the stage at Peoria Players

'Ragtime' takes the stage at Peoria Players

-1 DAYS AGO  |  Paul Gordon

The musical “Ragtime” was perhaps the most successful show produced by Peoria Players in the last decade and one of the most enjoyed in the theatre’s long history. That’s why bringing it back 10 years...
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Frizzi: The first time I heard Spanish

Frizzi: The first time I heard Spanish

1 MONTHS 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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Education

Childhood obesity still top concern for parents; school violence fears increasing

Childhood obesity still top concern for parents; school violence fears increasing

21 DAYS AGO  |  PRNewswire

Childhood obesity remains the top health concern for children in 2014, but when asked about national concerns adults put school violence and gun-related injuries in the top 10, according to a new ...
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Lifestyle

Just the facts: Labor Day

Just the facts: Labor Day

3 DAYS AGO  |  PRNewswire

The first observance of Labor Day was likely on Sept. 5, 1882, when about 10,000 workers assembled in New York City for a parade. That celebration inspired similar events across th...
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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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Voices

Gordon: IGNITE a true local showcase

Gordon: IGNITE a true local showcase

20 DAYS AGO  |  Paul Gordon

As I stood watching all those local theatre people in one place, doing the singing and choreography for a song they’d starting learning barely an hour early, I felt awestruck. Not necessarily by those...
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