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City committee to tackle storm water issues

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sewer2Faced with mandates from the Environmental Protection Agency and the needs of its citizens, the City of Peoria is forming an advisory committee to seek public input and help it manage its storm water infrastructure problems.

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Cat profit up despite drop in sales and revenues

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600px Caterpillar logoGetting leaner and more efficient in its manufacturing processes enabled Caterpillar Inc. to improve its first quarter earnings by 26 percent this year despite a 4 percent decrease in sales and revenues from the first quarter of 2014, the company announced Thursday.

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Gov. Rauner under fire for Tobacco Quitline cut

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Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner heard from several organizations Wednesday that raunerupset...

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Home sales 'brisk' in Q1

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Home sales in the Peoria area were brisk in the first quarter, according to the Peoria Area Association of Realtors.

The association reported Tuesday that sales were 6.7 percent higher than in the first quarter of 2014 and the median sales price also increased.

There were 831 homes sold during the first three months...

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Downtown ready for food trucks

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ThinkstockPhotos 489362075Peoria is ready to get with the latest trend in food, at least on a trial basis.

In about a month or so food trucks, which often are colorful vehicles offering food that’s tough to find anywhere else, will start setting up shop in downtown Peoria,...

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FrizziToon: Hillary's return to Iowa

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FRIZZI PEORIAN HILLARY

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Older Americans having harder time finding jobs

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aarplogoDespite recent improvements in job creation statistics and the nation's unemployment rate, half of the people ages 45...

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Millennials are good savers

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Saving money may be challenging for most Americans, but a new survey from Read more...

Research: More women than men live in poverty

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More women than men live in poverty throughout the country and far fewer own a business, according to new research released last week.

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