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Millennials now outnumber boomers

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census logoMillennials, Americans born between 1982 and 2000, now number 83.1 million and represent more than one quarter...

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Flood update: Fireworks show will go on; Water Street reopened

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The city of Peoria’s amazing Fourth of July fireworks show will go on as scheduled despite the flooding that has altered traffic in downtown Peoria.

fireworksThe City Manager’s office said Friday that the UnityPoint Health-Methodist/Proctor Red, White & BOOM show will see some...

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Holding back water allows riverfront events to go on

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floodwall1Steamboat Days will happen as scheduled and riverfront businesses will remain open this coming weekend as the city of Peoria has been able to keep...

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Part of Water Street to close because of flooding

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city logoThe City of Peoria said today it will close Water Street to vehicles, from Main to Harrison streets, beginning at midnight tonight, (Friday, June 26) so crews can reinforce the flood barrier along the riverfront. The closure will last until further notice.

Businesses located on the riverfront...

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Teen drivers drive up cost of insurance rates

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The average married couple pays 80 percent more for car insurance after adding a teen driver to their policy, according to a new report from insuranceQuotes.com....

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Out with the old, in with the new at Junction City

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pipic2A once-popular restaurant and nightclub...

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Warehouse District set for building work

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After...

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Fast-track passed; Cat calls it significant for business

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For the first time since 2007, a U.S. president will have access to fast track trade authority after the U.S. Senate on Wednesday passed it and sent it to President Obama for his signature. He is expected to sign it.

The legislation, officially known as...

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Cat increases dividend: CEO optimistic about future

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600px Caterpillar logoCaterpillar Inc.’s board of directors voted Wednesday to increase the quarterly cash dividend by 10 percent, bringing the rate to 77 cents per share of common stock, the company announced. The vote came while the board was in Wamego, Kansas for Caterpillar’s...

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