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Updated Feb 24, 2015 at 12:38 PM

A recent count by the Heart of Illinois Continuum of Care has reported a larger number of homeless people in the Peoria area.The Point-in-Time Count and what the COC calls a “Street Sweep,” conducted on Jan. 27, consisted of Peoria, Tazewell, Woodford and Fulton Counties.

Updated Feb 17, 2015 at 2:18 PM

What was once an organization that distributed food to just 10 food pantries in Bloomington is now a multi-million dollar operation serving hundreds of thousands.

Posted Feb 17, 2015 at 12:01 AM

EAST PEORIA — When the seniors at the University of Illinois were going to Florida for Spring Break in 1965, Dick Williams and his roommate Bill Krajec decided to go to Selma, Alabama.

Updated Feb 12, 2015 at 11:09 AM

Peoria City councilman Chuck Weaver and his organization, Leaders Change Peoria, are pleased to award a grant to the Tire Program.  

Updated Feb 12, 2015 at 10:58 AM

The Central Illinois Youth Symphony will hold its "What to Expect When You Audition" workshop at 2 p.m. March 8 at the Life Together Center in Peoria. 

Posted Feb 11, 2015 at 6:30 AM

Courthouse features images of president.

Updated Feb 10, 2015 at 3:24 PM

Those who never travel outside of the country may have a different worldview than those who do.Dennis Triggs, 70, an East Peoria Community High School graduate and East Peoria's city attorney, is an avid traveler who has done and seen a lot.

Posted Feb 4, 2015 at 6:00 AM

Civil rights icon will give special presentation at Cerf Center.

Updated Feb 3, 2015 at 2:25 PM

WASHINGTON — Some might think Kenniy Kerr, 15, of Washington, has a strange fascination — she likes looking for road kill and other dead animals.

Updated Jan 23, 2015 at 10:28 AM

Marianne Gillespie had a big heart for Chillicothe.

Updated Jan 21, 2015 at 3:48 PM

On Feb. 21 Wildlife Prairie Park will be offering a unique opportunity to members and guests of the Park. Starting at 10 a.m., Mike Boatman, a nationally recognized photographer, will be offering a special photography session at the Park...

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