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Health care costs eroding Social Security benefits

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socialsecurityUnexpected health care costs and other life events have many recent retirees...

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Cat employees giving back in Summer of Service

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catclean1It was a beautiful morning on Friday, the kind of day that would make anyone want to get away from work and stay outdoors. For 22 employees in Caterpillar Inc.’s Global Supply Network division, that’s what happened.

But they would have been at Glen Oak Park on the east side...

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Expanded Duryea Festival this weekend in the Heights

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duryealogoThe annual Duryea Festival in Peoria Heights is growing, with two venues planned for this year’s event on Saturday, organizers announced.

With plenty of arts and crafts events planned along with live music and great food, the festival will be held at Tower Park and at Heritage Square,...

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Economy showing resilience, bouncing back

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stockmarkettest3The American economy is showing its resilience, bouncing back with...

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Spending on Dad increasing; may hit record

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fathersdayConsumers say they will spend more than ever on Father’s Day this year as they shower dads with everything from power tools to trips to the ballpark, according to the National Retail Federation’s annual survey conducted by Prosper Insight and Analytics.

Consumers are expected to spend an average $125.92 for...

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Manpower: Stable hiring practices expected in Q3

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manpower logoU.S. employers indicate stable hiring plans for the third quarter of 2016, according to the latest  Read more...

Cell phones can have a negative effect at work

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worker cellWhile technology helps workers stay connected while away from the office, in many cases it is causing them to disconnect...

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Fulton Sheen's family intervenes in beatification cause

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Fulton SheenThe family of the late Archbishop Fulton Sheen has petitioned the New York Supreme Court to allow Sheen’s remains to be relocated to Peoria, an event that would expedite the cause for sainthood for the Peoria-area native.

If granted, Sheen’s remains would be removed...

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Beat the heat at cooling stations

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Temperatures are expected to be near or above the century mark this weekend and into next week, meaning dangerous situations because of the excessive heat.

city logoThere are cooling centers available to the public, the city of Peoria announced.

The lobby...

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