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Difficult Decisions Ahead for Peoria City Council

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Let your voice be heard as Peoria City Council tackles difficult decisions to balance our budget by taking our poll. 

The City of Peoria currently has a budget gap of over $40 million. Everyone agrees they should try to cut expenses at City Hall but that doesn’t provide nearly enough savings. Where should the...

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Get ready for a “block-busting” year at the Peoria Riverfront Museum

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While 2017 was a “titanic” year for the museum, 2019 will surely be a block-buster with “The Art of the Brick” exhibition, lauded by CNN as one of the world’s “Must See Exhibitions.”

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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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Business Briefs

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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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NASA: New habitable-zone planets discovered

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

Business Briefs

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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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