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Celebration vacations gain in popularity: AARP

Celebration vacations gain in popularity: AARP

 

Taking a Celebration Vacation has become a p...

Home sales stronger in second quarter

Home sales stronger in second quarter

 

The winter that lingered well into spring ha...

School supply lists keep growing

School supply lists keep growing

Approximately 52 million parents are heading to th...

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'

 

( 2 stars out of 10)

(130 minutes. Rated PG-13...

Frizzi: The first time I heard Spanish

Frizzi: The first time I heard Spanish

The past few months have seen the 50 th anniversary ...

Support for minimum wage hike growing among small business owners

Support for minimum wage hike growing among small business owners

Small business owners strongly favor raising the f...

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Downtown venues look for more residential help

Downtown venues look for more residential help

2 DAYS AGO  |  Tim Rosenberger

The purpose in bringing the USS LST to Peoria was to increase downtown traffic and tourism. With the city failing to get the ship to move from Evansville, Ind., how will the downtown area fare? “A down...
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AMERIKANISCH! AMERIKANISCH!

AMERIKANISCH! AMERIKANISCH!

3 MONTHS AGO  |  Norman Kelly

I spent four years in the U.S. Air Force and then in January of 1955, I was a veteran. It was not until 2013 that I heard someone say “Thank you for your service.” I thought they were kidding me. Then ...
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Streight: “Redskins” Problem Solved by Business Transformative Marketing

Streight: “Redskins” Problem Solved by Business Transformative Marketing

29 DAYS 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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Wyatt Earp takes to the Apollo stage

Wyatt Earp takes to the Apollo stage

10 HOURS AGO  |  Paul Gordon

Peoria is a long way from Tombstone, Arizona and the OK Corral, where Wyatt Earp became famous for the shootout in which he, his brothers Virgil (the city Marshal) and Morgan and buddy Doc Holliday to...
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Frizzi: The first time I heard Spanish

Frizzi: The first time I heard Spanish

12 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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School supply lists keep growing

School supply lists keep growing

9 DAYS AGO  |  PRNewswire

Approximately 52 million parents are heading to the stores this back-to-school season and retailers and marketers are trying earlier than ever to earn their business. And while parents have always pit...
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Celebration vacations gain in popularity: AARP

Celebration vacations gain in popularity: AARP

7 DAYS AGO  |  PRNewswire

  Taking a Celebration Vacation has become a popular way to celebrate special milestones in life like anniversaries, birthdays, family reunions and weddings, especially for baby boomers, according...
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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'

12 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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