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Business Briefs artAnnual Stuff-A-Bus campaign begins

The 30th Annual Stuff-A-Bus campaign, a food drive for the Peoria Friendship House, begins Friday at the Kroger store in Evergreen Square, 801 W. Lake Ave. in Peoria.

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Business Briefs artAnnual Stuff-A-Bus campaign begins

The 30th Annual Stuff-A-Bus campaign, a food drive for the Peoria Friendship House, begins Friday at the Kroger store in Evergreen Square, 801 W. Lake Ave. in Peoria.

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Illinois cities push their own legislative agenda

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From ILLINOIS NEWS NETWORK

More cities across Illinois are using most, if not all, of their share of property taxes to pay for public safety pensions and the Illinois Municipal League says state mandated sweeteners don’t help.

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Caterpillar reports strong third quarter

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600px Caterpillar logoIt was one heckuva third quarter for Caterpillar Inc. and the company expects the good financials to continue to the end of the year.

Caterpillar on...

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Bob Michel remembered for civility, fairness

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michelRobert Michel, who during his 38 years representing the Peoria region in Congress was known to always put country ahead of party, died Friday in Arlington, Virginia. He was 93.

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Morris named to head Riverfront Museum

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The Peoria Riverfront Museum decided to stay home for its new leader this time.

John Morris of Peoria, a former Peoria City Councilman and current director of The Ronald W. Reagan Society at Eureka College, was announced as the new president and CEO of the museum, beginning April 10.  

Morris, who once worked at Lakeview...

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Midwest, central Illinois farmland values fall

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From ILLINOIS NEWS NETWORK

The Midwest has seen a third consecutive year of decreasing farmland values.

The Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago stated in its quarterly newsletter that a zone that includesfarming parts of Illinois, Michigan, Indiana and Iowa saw another decrease...

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NASA: New habitable-zone planets discovered

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NASAlogoNASA's Spitzer Space Telescope has revealed the  Read more...

AARP opposed to taxing retirement income

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From ILLINOIS NEWS NETWORK

A Chicago-based nonprofit says raising the Illinois income tax and taxing retirement income will fix the state’s budget mess. The nation’s largest advocacy group for retirees disagrees.

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