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40 million Americans traveling during Memorial Day holiday weekend

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Triple-A projects nearly 40 million people will travel at least 50 miles away from home this holiday weekend.   

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The Baby Fold loses a program Video included

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The Baby Fold in Normal said they are staying afloat in the midst of the state budget impasse. 

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Marc Tiritilli ends recount Video included

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Marc Tiritilli is waving the white flag as he called off the mayoral vote recount.

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Man arrested in death of woman found in Bloomington motel room

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Man arrested in death of woman whose body was discovered in hotel room...

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Neighbor's quick action helps resident, pets escape house fire

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Quick thinking from a Streator resident helped a neighbor and their animals escape a burning home with no injuries. 

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Caterpillar career fair in Peoria

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Looking for a job? Caterpillar is hiring.  They are looking to fill about 200 jobs.  There will be a career fair at the Caterpillar Visitor’s Center.  This event will happen Thursday from 2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. and Friday from 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. If you head out there you will get a chance to speak with recruiters and to network with others. The open positions include welding specialists, assemblers, and machinists. Some of the positions will requi... More>>

Marquette Heights Police Dept. receives big donation Video included

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The Marquette Heights Men's Club made a big donation to its small town. Earlier this week they gave something that should help get police respond to emergencies faster. "It's all about giving back to the community,"said Dale Hamm.  Each year the Marquette Heights Men's Club asks local organizations to make a wish list of what they need to operate better. And that, led to this week's donation of a new squad car for the police department.  "We ... More>>

What you need to know about this year's Summer Camp Music Festival

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Summer is in the air, and with it comes another Summer Camp Music Festival in Chillicothe.  

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Meeting on US 24/Spring Creek Road intersection set for next week

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The Illinois Department of Transportation is holding a public meeting next week to discuss safety improvements to a dangerous intersection in Washington. 

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Warning of "imminent" attack, Britain raises threat level Video included

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An explosion struck an Ariana Grande concert attended by thousands of young music fans in northern England, killing at least 19 people and injuring dozens in what police said Tuesday was being treated as a terrorist attack. More>>

Investigation into suspicious death of Peoria woman continues

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Authorities are still not releasing any information in connection with what is being called a suspicious death in Bloomington.

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Save-A-Lot announces closure Video included

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Save-A-Lot on Peoria's south side is scheduled to close next month.

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Target reaches $18.5m settlement for 2013 data breach

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Target will pay out $18.5 million to settle an investigation by 48 states into a 2013 data breach that compromised the personal information of millions of customers.  

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Peoria Save-a-Lot grocery store closing June 2

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The Save-a-Lot grocery store on Peoria's south side is closing after less than a year in business. 

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James Bond actor Roger Moore dies age 89

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Sir Roger Moore, the star of many of the most famous James Bond films, has passed away at age 89. 

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Olivia Newton-John cancels Peoria concert

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Olivia Newton-John no longer plans to play in Peoria. The "Grease" star canceled her concert originally scheduled for May 18. 

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Canton man arrested for driving vehicle into lake

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A Canton man was arrested Saturday after driving his car into Canton Lake. 

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Local girl gets creative with her love for books Video included

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One local young girl had a dream of making a "little free library." 

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Veteran helping to improve healthcare training Video included

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After nearly 30 years in the United States Air Force, Don Halpin took the opportunity to pursue his other life passion, improving healthcare...

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Oberhelman joins board of state job creation initiative

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Former Caterpillar chairman and CEO Doug Oberhelman is joining the board of one of Gov. Bruce Rauner's job creating initiatives.  

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Cooking fire causes more than $100,000 in damages to Peoria home

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An unattended stove is the culprit of a Wednesday afternoon fire that left a home in Peoria's East Bluff heavily damaged. 

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Canton police looking for missing teenager

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The Canton Police Department is looking for your help to locate a teenager missing since last weekend. 

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West Nile Virus season is winding up; dead birds accepted for testing

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With summer heating up and mosquitoes coming out, an area health department is warning residents to take precautions. 

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Animal cruelty investigation leads to discovery of explosive

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An animal cruelty investigation led an area sheriff's office to discover a bomb Tuesday. 

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Methodist College president tenders her resignation

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Methodist College President Dr. Kimberly Johnston has resigned her position.

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Firefighters rescue trucking employee trapped under heavy excavator arm

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An employee of a local trucking company was taken to the hospital after he was trapped under a 15,000 pound excavator arm on Tuesday. 

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TRAFFIC UPDATE: IL Rt. 26 reopens to traffic

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Illinois Route 26 in Marshall County is now reopen to traffic after recent flooding damaged the roadway.

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Candlelight vigil set for 6 month mark of Robert Bee's disappearance

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A candlelight vigil is scheduled to mark six months since a Pekin teenager disappeared.  

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2 firefighters injured in Fulton County blaze

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Two firefighters suffered minor injuries in a multi-structure blaze in St. David early Tuesday morning.  

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Bond for Heidelberg set at $500,000

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Bond for Cleve Heidelberg is set at $500,000 in the 1970 murder of a Peoria County Sheriff's Sergeant. 

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Judge: Heidelberg bond hearing must be held in appellate court

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Cleve Heidelberg will have to wait for a bond hearing after his 47-year-old murder conviction was overturned.  

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Report: Twin Cities soldier killed in Afghanistan

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A military service member from the Twin Cities was killed in action in Afghanistan Wednesday,.

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Caterpillar moving global headquarters to Deerfield

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Caterpillar will move their global headquarters to Deerfield, Ill., the company announced in a press release Wednesday. The company took out a multi-year lease on a building in the Corporate 500 office park. 

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