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Updated Mar 19, 2015 at 10:30 AM

ArtsPartners of Central Illinois Inc. announced a call for entries to artists in Peoria, Tazewell and Woodford counties for consideration in ArtPop Peoria.

Updated Mar 17, 2015 at 10:53 AM

EAST PEORIA — Emily (Craig) Damarin had back pain for more than a decade. Originally a doctor told her she had a bulging disc and degenerative back disease. In September, a new doctor diagnosed her with a rare form of sarcoma, a cancer that...

Updated Mar 11, 2015 at 10:15 AM

Illinois Central College this year will offer an early start for the summer semester open enrollment period. Open enrollment for the summer 2015 semester will begin at midnight on March 30. Enrollment for the fall 2015 semester will begin a week...

Updated Mar 10, 2015 at 3:13 PM

Wildlife Prairie Park will host the annual Spring Volunteer Orientation this from 9 a.m. to noon March 14. Anyone and everyone is welcome to attend this free event.

Updated Mar 10, 2015 at 12:22 PM

Irish cheer will be felt throughout Paddy O'Flaherty's and the Ashland House this St. Patrick's Day.New owner of Paddy O'Flaherty's Frank Pedulla said the festivities will begin with a ribbon cutting at 11 a.m. Tuesday.

Updated Mar 3, 2015 at 3:41 PM

Part of what the Greater Peoria Sports Hall of Fame does is to connect the past with the present.For three high school football teams, induction this spring will connect the past with the past.

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.

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. 

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