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  Peoria Illinois IL
Peoria, Illinois USA is the largest city on the Illinois River and the county seat of Peoria County, Illinois, in the United States.
Peoria Public Schools District 150 is the larger and serves the majority of the city.
Bradley University, Midstate College, the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria, the Downtown and North campuses of Illinois Central College, and the Peoria campus of Robert Morris College are based in the city.
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 Peoria Illinois - Home Of Central Illinois Right To Life
Peoria is the 3rd largest city in the state of Illinois, and is located close to the geographical center of the state.
Peoria is the 3rd largest city in the state of Illinois, population 112,000, and is located close to the geographical center of the state.
Peoria Illinois is the corporate home of Caterpillar Inc., world's largest manufacturer of earthmoving machinery, construction and mining equipment, natural gas engines, and industrial gas turbines.
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 Peoria, Illinois
Peoria Public Schools is in the top five percent in the nation in "graduate outcomes," a combination of graduation rates and college board scores.
Peoria is named for the Peoria Indians who had long lived on this land where the Illinois River widens greatly to form lakes.
Peoria has and continues to influence the arts in America, via the careers of a host of nationally and internationally known performers who were born and raised in the city.
www.villageprofile.com /illinois/peoria/peoria3.html   (2557 words)

  
 Peoria, Illinois - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Peoria is bounded on the east by the Illinois River except for the enclave of Peoria Heights.
The city of Peoria area is served by two Interstate highways: Interstate 74, which runs from northwest to southeast through the downtown area, and Interstate 474, a southern bypass of I-74 through portions of Peoria and the suburbs of Bartonville and Creve Couer.
Illinois 29 is marked as a north-south road, and is called Galena Road north of U.S. Illinois Route 40 enters Peoria from the north as Knoxville Avenue.
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 Illinois - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Illinois is known for its large and diverse population; its balance of rural areas, small industrial cities, vast suburbs and a great metropolis; its highly diverse economic base; and its central location that has made it a transportation hub for 150 years.
Illinois was a major arsenal in both world wars; large numbers of fls left the cotton fields of the South to come to Chicago, where they developed a famous jazz culture.
The highest true elevation in Illinois is the Sears Tower with an elevation at the top of its roof of approximately 2,030 feet (the elevation of Chicago is approximately 580 feet and the height of the roof is approximately 1450 feet).
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 Peoria, Illinois
Peoria is home to famed Bradley University, Illinois Central College, the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria, and Midstate College.
Illinois Central College is situated on a 400 acre wooded campus in East Peoria.
Peoria is located in the heart of a rich agricultural area Annual agricultural production of crops and livestock is valued at more than $304,000,000.
www.villageprofile.com /illinois/peoria/peoria2.html   (1607 words)

  
 Peoria County Illinois Genealogy
Peoria County is rich with history and heritage.
The tribal name of "Peoria" is the French version of the word Peouarea, meaning "he comes carrying a pack on his back", according to the Oklahoma Historical Society.
Peoria was incorporated as a town on July 18, 1835, and was incorporated as a city on April 21, 1845, when an election was held at the courthouse.
www.peoriacountyillinois.info   (287 words)

  
 Peoria, Illinois
Peoria is a city located primarily in Maricopa County, Arizona, with a small portion in Yavapai County.
As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 108,364, but a July 1, 2002 Census estimate put the fast-growing suburb's population at 123,239.
Peoria is located at 33°38'59" North, 112°15'6" West (33.649738, -112.251584)
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 Archived: IV. East Peoria, Illinois
Tech-Prep reforms in central Illinois are closely related to other recent or ongoing local education changes and to state-level guidance on the definition of Tech-Prep.
Illinois Valley Central High School introduced "Block 8" scheduling in 1993, shifting from traditional 50-minute class periods to 84-minute periods and reorganizing the school week so that students take each of their classes twice or three times a week rather than every day.
Representatives of the three regional delivery systems have negotiated articulation agreements with Illinois Central College on behalf of the 21 school districts, which adopt the agreements for courses they offer, subject to verification by the college that their high school course curriculum is closely aligned to the articulated college course.
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 Peoria Illinois
Peoria is located in the heart of Illinois, about 160 miles from both Chicago and St. Louis.
Peoria offers visitors a host of dinning and accommodation options, which are located both in the downtown area and along the main traffic arteries.
All hotels and motels in Peoria are within 10 miles of downtown, the river and the Greater Peoria Regional Airport.
www.peoriaonline.com   (434 words)

  
 Peoria, Illinois
Discover PEORIA, ILLINOIS Initially settled by Europeans in 1673, Peoria is the historical, as well as geographical, heart of Illinois.
Just minutes from Peoria is Dickson Mounds, featuring exhibits and events about American Indian culture in the Illinois River Valley.
Peoria is also home to many nationally known hotels, bed and breakfasts, and campsites.
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 Peoria Il Neighborhoods
The oldest community in Illinois with a population of 112,936, Peoria is equal distance from Chicago and St. Louis.
Dunlap, Illinois is a residential town of approximately 2,500 population.
East Peoria is located in Tazewell County and stands on the shore of the Illinois River, directly east of Peoria and about midway between Chicago and St. Louis.
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 Johnson, Bunce, & Noble, P.C. - Law Offices - Peoria, Illinois   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-04)
Settlers from Peoria founded Chicago, which was once part of Peoria County.
As the years went by Peoria saw the coming of steamboats up the Illinois river from St. Louis.
Peoria, set in the middle of some of the most fertile soil in the United States, became a strong agricultural area.
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 Peoria
Peoria is the 3rd largest city in the state, population 112,000, and is located close to the geographical center of the state.
Peoria Illinois is the corporate home of Caterpillar Inc., world's largest manufacturer of earthmoving machinery, construction and mining equipment, natural gas engines, and industrial gas turbines.
Bradley University, the College of Medicine of the University of Illinois, Saint Francis Medical Center College of Nursing, a junior college, and a United States agricultural research center are in the city and the surrounding Central IL area.
www.plattners.com /peoria.shtml   (165 words)

  
 Bridges in Peoria, Illinois - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Peoria, Illinois and East Peoria, Illinois are separated by the Illinois River, a 240 mile long body of water that reaches up to a mile across in places along Peoria Lake.
All bridges that span the Illinois River are required to be built a minimum of 70 feet above the average river level, as the Illinois River is a main route for river traffic that regularly moves between New Orleans and Chicago.
The Illinois River is part of a waterway system that bagins in New Orleans, Louisiana and exits the Atlantic Ocean via Chicago and the Saint Lawrence Seaway.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Peoria,_Illinois_bridges   (942 words)

  
 Peoria County: News
Peoria County participates in the spring and fall FUNshop series by offering free presentations on various aspects of local government.
Thursday night's presentation is an excellent opportunity for Peoria County residents to meet the County Administrator and ask questions pertaining to county government.
The Peoria County Highway Department requests motorists remain alert for the change and use caution at the intersection.
www.co.peoria.il.us   (1249 words)

  
 PJStar.com - The Peoria Journal Star Online Edition   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-04)
PEORIA - Family members of a South Peoria man are outraged and demanding answers about the fatal shooting of their 26-year-old relative by police responding to a domestic disturbance Thursday.
PEORIA - A surge of heavy rains dumped 1.4 inches of precipitation in Peoria on Thursday, which should push the Illinois River to the flooding stage by late Saturday or early Sunday, a meteorologist said.
PEORIA - A study to determine possible routes and cost estimates of restoring passenger rail service to Peoria could be done by the end of the year, although some of it will be released in the fall when a similar study for the Quad Cities area is completed.
www.pjstar.com   (767 words)

  
 Peoria, Illinois Photographers - Wedding, Portrait, Commercial, Event and Other Photography Services
This Peoria, Illinois photographer featured listing has received 762 unique visitors in the past three months.
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This photographer services: Peoria, Illinois from a local, regional or national office.
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 Peoria, Illinois
Peoria, Illinois, in Peoria county, is 129 miles SW of Chicago, Illinois.
It turns out that people in Peoria tend to be educated, and a lot of them are college grads.
Of the houses, apartments, etc. in Peoria, about 60% are lived in by their owners, not renters.
www.citytowninfo.com /places/illinois/peoria   (494 words)

  
 BBC NEWS | Americas | How did Bush play in Peoria?
At the East Peoria headquarters of the world's largest earth-moving business, Mr Bush told a hand-picked crowd of about 500 employees and special guests that he wanted to get out of Washington and "sit down with folks that are really the backbone of this country".
In the early 1980s, the Peoria area suffered the loss of some 20,000 jobs from the closure of two local distilleries and with the massive downsizing of Caterpillar as it reorganised and moved jobs overseas.
Peoria Mayor Jim Ardis says he understands why some people in his hometown might not take the message well.
news.bbc.co.uk /2/hi/americas/6315881.stm   (684 words)

  
 Peoria Housing Authority: Peoria Illinois
The Peoria City/County Health Department reports that each year, Peoria County children are exposed to dangerous levels of lead.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Illinois has one of the highest rates of childhood lead poisoning in the nation and Peoria has one of the highest prevalence rates of lead poisoning in the state.
Peoria County has a high lead poisoning rate because it is one of the oldest communities in the state, with 84 percent of houses built before 1978.
pha.peoria.il.us   (1069 words)

  
 Peoria Public Library, Peoria Illinois
The Peoria Public Library advisory referendum to issue bonds in the amount of $35 million has passed by 72%.
The Peoria Public Library's Strategic Plan will set the course of library service for generations to come.  Look at the plan.
Peoria Public Library will now use a new automated signup system for public use computers.
www.peoriapubliclibrary.org   (230 words)

  
 Economic Development Council for Central Illinois - Peoria, Tazewell, and Woodford Counties
The contest is intended to accelerate innovation in the homeland security industry by attracting Central Illinois’ business community to participate in this $45 billion market.
Small or medium-sized companies and entrepreneurs in the Central, North Central and Southeast regions that are or will be engaged in creating homeland security services or products are invited to submit a CIHSBC application to their local entrepreneurship center.
Peoria, Stark, Fulton, Mason, Marshall, Woodford, Livingston, Mclean, De Witt and Tazewell Counties Roger Luman, Managing Director, Turner Center for Entrepreneurship at Bradley University
www.peoriaedc.org /page/267   (199 words)

  
 Peoria News - Topix
Family members of a South Peoria man are outraged and demanding answers about the fatal shooting of their 26-year-old relative by police responding to a domestic disturbance Thursday.
As she picked up trash in her South Peoria neighborhood Saturday morning, 65-year-old Patsy Crank said she was disgusted.
I edit the Peoria News pages on Topix when no humans are available to help.
www.topix.net /city/peoria-il   (607 words)

  
 The Peoria Area Convention and Visitors Bureau
Maps and DirectionsCommunity LinksHistory of PeoriaA Historical Timeline of Peoria, Illinois
Welcome to the Peoria area - the perfect destination along the shorelines of Illinois River Country.
Our thriving communities offer the best of both worlds: from downtown hotspots and towering buildings of our picturesque skyline, to quaint parks, charming shops and award-winning golf courses, you'll experience the culture, entertainment and energy of a metropolis, minus the congestion.
www.peoria.org   (186 words)

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