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Bicyclist Struck; Killed in Peoria Friday

PEORIA – A man has died while bicycling late Friday evening after being struck by a car.   Peoria Police say the 31-year-old Tavari S. Armstrong was riding south on Western Avenue when he reportedly turned eastward onto Millman Street just before midnight when he was hit by a car.  

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Aurora Police: Mother, Children Missing

    AURORA – The Aurora Police are asking for help in locating a pregnant mother and her 4 children.  Asuncion Neal, who also goes by “Suni,” left her home Thursday evening and was last seen in Plano around 7:30 p.m.    The children are believed to be with her.  Asuncion was

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Slight increase in March unemployment rates

CHICAGO –  State and local unemployment rates experienced a slight increase this month. According to the Illinois Department of Employment Security, statewide unemployment rates increased by only a tenth of a percent, breaking a three month streak of 4.3 percent. Bureau is the only county

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