Dangers of antibiotic overuse

  The League of Women Voters of Greater Peoria Illinois League of Women Voters of Greater Peoria Drinks & Dialogue Topic: “The Dangers of Antibiotic Overuse“ January 18, 2017, 5:30 – 6:30 pm Lariat Steakhouse, 2322 W. Glen Ave., Peoria, Illinois The Dangers of Antibiotic Overuse will be discussed at Drinks & Dialogue, a program hosted monthly …

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Heidelberg case moves toward full review

  BY CLARE HOWARD Cleve Heidelberg won two out of three arguments in the appeal of his murder conviction in the 1970 shooting death of Peoria County Sheriff’s deputy Raymond Espinoza. After listening to arguments presented Thursday by Matt Jones for the state and Andy Hale and Don Jackson representing Heidelberg, Peoria County Circuit Judge …

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Union Intervenes for Nonunion Workers

Warren Little was a laborer working on the renovation of Sheraton Four Points hotel project in downtown Peoria for 10 weeks this past summer as an independent contractor. Little received his first paycheck five days before Christmas. He expects to receive subsequent payments over the next six months under terms of an agreement reached with …

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Literary Magazine, Downstate Story; Newest Edition Available

  Downstate Story www.downstatestory.com       www.wiu.edu/users/mfgeh/dss ___________________________________________ Elaine Hopkins, publisher ehopkins7@prodigy.net 1825 Maple Ridge Peoria, IL. 61614 phones: 309/688-1409; 309/231-5758   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Further information: Elaine Hopkins 309/231-5758 ehopkins7@prodigy.net   DOWNSTATE STORY VOL. 25 NOW AVAILABLE FREE ON THE WEB   Ten new short stories by Illinois, Midwestern and other writers are featured in the …

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Dale Goodner objects to North Dakota National Guard participation against protesters at Standing Rock pipeline site

Dale Goodner, a veteran of the Wisconsin National Guard and retired from the Peoria Park District where he was chief naturalist and supervisor of environmental and interpretive services, now lives in Wisconsin. He sent this letter to the North Dakota National Guard and shared it with Community Word: To North Dakota National Guard: As a …

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New EPA Pick: Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals a “Myth”

Myron Ebell, who has been named as part of the transition team by president-elect Donald Trump for the Environmental Protection Agency, is a hardened climate change skeptic likely to relax regulations on farm chemical use and drift, roll back President Barack Obama’s Clean Power Plan and give the green light to more coal and logging. …

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League of Women Voters Opposed Mandatory Minimum Sentences for Drug Offenders; Discusses Sentencing Guidelines

PEORIA, IL – A meeting hosted by the League of Women Voters of Greater Peoria will discuss changes in sentencing guidelines, at 6 pm on Thursday, Nov. 3, at the Advanced Medical Transport (AMT) auditorium, 1718 N Sterling, Peoria 61604. Peoria County States’ Attorney Jerry Brady will present information about many facets of the efforts …

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League of Women Voters: Discussion about who really elects the president

  For more information: Cheryl Budzinski 309/253-9594; c_budzinski@hotmail.com Greater Peoria League of Women Voters event, Who Really Elects the President? The League of Women Voters Drinks & Dialogue October 19th meeting will discuss who really elects the President. League members and the public are invited to participate in the dialogue on Wednesday, October 19, from 5:30-6:30 …

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