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Episode 12: The Nutcracker: Looking In at the Peoria Ballet

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tv12 thumb peoriaballetAn interview with Teri Cook, president of the board of the Peoria Ballet, and dance instructor Tamra Challacombe about The Nutcracker and other aspects of the Peoria Ballet.

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Episode 11: The Peorian Projects: What we're up to

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tv11 thumb julierussellAn interview with Julie Russell, founder and CEO of The Peorian, about the events The Peorian is hosting in the next few weeks.

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'Like' us, then help a non-profit agency

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The Peorian is pleased with the number of people who have gone on Facebook and said they "like" our page.

We want more.

We also want more people to go to our website, www.ThePeorian.com, and participate on our message forum.

Yes, we are getting a growing number of readers, but I guess you could say we're a greedy lot over here because we are not satisfied. We want more readers.

Therefore, we have a little proposition...

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Good Novels That Turned Into Pretty Good Films, Part 4

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A Clockwork Orange

The Book

     Published in 1962, A Clockwork Orange is one of those unique cases where if it weren't for the film, we might not be talking about the book.

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Episode 9: Bradley sports: A chat with AD Michael Cross

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tv9 thumb michaelcrossAn interview with Bradley University athletics director Michael Cross about BU sports, from basketball to volleyball and everything in between, and the growing importance of academics.

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Episode 10: Here Comes Santa Claus!

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tv10 thumb stockmanAn interview with Susie Stockman, a member of the board at Peoria Area Community Events and chair of the annual Santa Claus Parade.

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It wasn't Matthews' decision to close Pere

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Gary Matthews isn't sure how soon he would have had to close the Hotel Pere Marquette once he took ownership and started the multi-million dollar renovation.

One thing is sure; it would not have been as early as Dec. 2, which is the date the Pere will close. In fact, Matthews will not yet own the Pere Marquette on Dec. 2, thus he doesn't have the authority to make such a decision, he said Tuesday.

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