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Most People Don't Know the Warning Signs of Stroke

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On average, one American dies from a stroke every four minutes. Stroke is also the leading cause of adult disability in the United States. While common, stroke is also preventable...

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Survey shows American less worried about recession; need a vacation

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CHICAGO /PRNewswire/ -- Americans appear ready to move on from worrying about the recession and one thing seems clear: they need a vacation.

mintellogoMintel's annual comparative audit report, "American Lifestyles 2014," suggests that renewed consumer spending is in line with pre-recession trends and consumer optimism is higher than it's been in years.

In 2013,...

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Deadline for Women Leader nominations May 5

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The deadline for nominations for the 2014 Women to Women Leader Awards is May 5, with the awards to be presented May 28.

The Women’s Fund of the Community...

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National Hearing Test offered free until Father's Day

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hearing testNearly half of adults over age 48 experience...

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Farm-to-table concept finding its way into central Illinois

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beetsLyndon Hartz epitomizes the members of his generation who view what they put in their bodies as important, at least more so than generations before them who cared little about nutrition over convenience.

If they have their way family meals across America will consist of home cooked food that came from a local farm, or perhaps their own backyard...

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Census Bureau: Bicycle commuting on the rise

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bicyclingMany U.S. cities are seeing an increase in bicycle commuters, according to a U.S. Census Bureau report released...

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Farm-Fresh Breakfast: New restaurant will modernize an old concept

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french-toastM any people would agree that there aren’t many independent restaurants in Peoria that serve a good, hearty breakfast. There are none who care to make all the food fresh from the farm, said Dustin Allen.

That’s why Allen and his wife Ashley, owners of Edge by Chef Dustin Allen, the fine dining restaurant at Junction City, are...

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Become 'backyard tourists,' win prizes

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Five Peoria attractions are offering incentives to get area residents to visit and become “backyard tourists” during the first two weeks of May.

 

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June: Area’s first farm-to- table restaurant has closed

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chef josh adamsJune, the first farm-to-table restaurant in the Peoria area when it opened more than five years ago, closed March 15.

Josh...

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