Jump Simulation attracts Disney Institute to Peoria

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The creative concepts and innovative business practices that helped build Disney into a $150 billion worldwide enterprise are coming to Peoria. Jump Trading Simulation & Education Center is excited to host the Disney Institute for a magical, one day educational…

Unity Point mamogram schedule

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August 2nd Friendship House, 800 Madison,  Peoria August 5th Metamora UnityPoint Health Clinic August 6th Cherry Tree Shopping Center Washington August 9th Richwoods High School August 12th Morton UnityPoint Health Clinic August 13th Princeville UnityPoint Health Clinic August 15th Mackinaw…

Area colleges’ tuitions

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Private schools Tuition/fees per year Bradley University … $29,300 Eureka College … $19,600 Robert Morris University … $22,200 Public institutions Tuition/fees per year Illinois Central College … $7,100 Illinois State University … $18,700 University of Illinois/Springfield … $13,300 SOURCE: American…

The good, the bad and the ugly

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Famed actor Eli Wallach died recently at the age of 98. He was one of the actors in the movie, “The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly.” Clint Eastwood was the good, Lee Van Cleef was the bad, and Wallach…

Becoming at home on the range

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Between my father and Roy Rogers, I didn’t stand a chance. Songs of wide open spaces, mountains, and prairies, would weave a tantalizing tapestry of the trail. Dad grew up a country boy working around the farm and orchard, and…

Is your water making you sick?

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Lauri Gannon – Peoria, IL Have you recently been suffering from a compromised immune system, respiratory difficulties, congestion, coughing, sneezing, increased allergies, or skin ailments such as itching, roughness, blistering, etc.? Have the fish in your backyard pond died in…