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Cat chairman attends White House ceremony

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Caterpillar Inc. was one of the chief corporations pushing for the recently signed free trade agreements between the United States and Colombia, Panama and South Korea. It was perhaps fitting, then, that the Peoria-based company was part of the signing ceremony at the White House on Friday.

Doug Oberhelman, chairman of Caterpillar, was among a select group invited to see President Barack Obama sign the free trade agreements into law during...

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Online Reading, Week 6 of 6

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Park MurdersRead new chapters each week from Norman V. Kelly's novel "The Park Murders", about a sinister killer stalking the parks of Peoria.

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Caterpillar maintains dividend rate

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Caterpillar maintains dividend rate

Caterpillar Inc. directors voted Wednesday to maintain its quarterly cash dividend at 46 cents a share — the 312th consecutive quarter the company has paid a dividend.

catlogoThis dividend if payable Nov. 19 to holders of common stock at the close of business on Oct. 24, the company said...

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Cumulative voting: What's your opinion?

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I remember well the voting rights lawsuit brought against the City of Peoria in 1987, the federal suit that resulted in the cumulative voting system now in place for at-large City Council seats.

I'd only been covering City Hall a few months when the lawsuit was filed and the case made national news because it alleged that the method of electing at-large members at that time "prevented minorities from getting elected to the boards because...

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Wickedly cool!

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"Wicked" set takes 14 trucks, 30 hours to build, but it will be ready to go

wicked-010Considering it takes about 30 hours to put together the set that takes 14 semi-trucks to transport, it's little wonder the folks in charge of the "Wicked" touring company insist on long engagements at the venues they select.

But...

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Online Reading, Week 5 of 6

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Park MurdersRead new chapters each week from Norman V. Kelly's novel "The Park Murders", about a sinister killer stalking the parks of Peoria.

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Online Reading, Week 4 of 6

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Park MurdersRead new chapters each week from Norman V. Kelly's novel "The Park Murders", about a sinister killer stalking the parks of Peoria.

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New financing tool available for area business

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Businesses in the Peoria area have a new funding resource to tap into.

The Heartland Partnership on Thursday announced the Tri-County River Valley Development Authority (TCRVDA) is now operating and has authority to issue up to $100 million in bonds for economic development and is a general development tool for Peoria, Tazewell and Woodford counties.

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Online Reading, Week 3 of 6

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Park MurdersRead new chapters each week from Norman V. Kelly's novel "The Park Murders", about a sinister killer stalking the parks of Peoria.

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