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So, what happens after Darin LaHood gets elected to Congress?
Posted: 2 days, 8 hrs. ago. - Peoria Pundit
Aaron Schock’s resignation has, of course, created a power vacuüm. Someone is going to have to take his seat, and it’s probably — almost certainly — going to be Darin LaHood (but donR...

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I’m pretty busy on Valley and Bluff. I’d sure like a few other folks involved who can  write enterprise stories, take photos, draw cartoons, cover a meeting or two who want to share in the copious p...

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Two Weeks Notice
Posted: 2 days, 11 hrs. ago. - Writing - It's My Thing
I gave my notice at my job yesterday.I honestly felt sick to my stomach - like I was going to puke sick to my stomach. I don't know if it was just nervousness to tell my boss I was leaving him high and dry in two we...

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Johnny Bough is dead
Posted: 2 days, 15 hrs. ago. - Peoria Pundit
Johnny Bough is the former pressman at the Daily Eastern News.He was a sincerely friendly person, who never seemed out of place in a newsroom full of full-of-themself young Newsers. He constantly showed immense pati...

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Civilization has officially ended
Posted: 2 days, 16 hrs. ago. - Peoria Pundit
Breaking news: Paris Hilton’s dog is dead. Film at 11.......

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Pouring Rain, Two Local Trains
Posted: 4 days ago. - Peoria Station
A tradition of mine is to chase Canadian National Railway’s “Peoria Local” back home after I leave the Decatur (Illinois) Train Show, which is held every in April and September.Problem is, the CN l...

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Some happy birthday Jayne Mansfield eye candy
Posted: 5 days ago. - Peoria Pundit
Jayne Mansfield would have been 81 today. Alas.......

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Conrail Heritage Unit on IAIS!
Posted: 6 days ago. - Peoria Station
Peoria and the Iowa Interstate Railroad got another Norfolk Southern Heritage Unit this week!NS 8098, painted in Conrail’s blue 1976 paint scheme, led coal train 402 from Deer Run Mine near Hillsboro, Illinois...

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Starbucks invaded by very tall people …
Posted: 1 week, 1 day ago. - Peoria Pundit
So, who just walked into Starbucks? Bradley University’s new men’s basketball coach, a bunch of red-shirted assistants and some very tall high school looking kids.  I suppose he’ll be handing ...

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Hose ‘em all off, I say
Posted: 1 week, 1 day ago. - Peoria Pundit
Speaking of going to the bathroom and peeing …I know I have brought this topic up before, but I went to the toilet at Starbucks today and both urinals were filled with other people’s urine. This is appar...

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I am a degenerate
Posted: 1 week, 1 day ago. - Peoria Pundit
My doctor told me today. I have arthritis in my back and five degenerated discs. Five. I am lucky I can walk to the bathroom to pee. So don’t bitch at me about missing meetings and events.  I m poor, so n...

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The STB Issues Decision On Morton Rail Controversy
Posted: 1 week, 3 days ago. - Peoria Station
The federal Surface Transportation Board has issued a decision on the case Fort Transfer Company – Alternative Rail Service – Toledo Peoria & Western Railway Corp.This decision holds the proceeding i...

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Comment on TP&W Will Restore Morton Rail Service (Updated) by Ron
Posted: 1 week, 3 days ago. - Peoria Station
Has TPW filed to abandon the line? I understand about an embargo to effect repairs, but can’t find any documentation on any kind of abandonment plans.......

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Journalistic Malpractice
Posted: 1 week, 3 days ago. - Peoria Station
It is time to complain about the ineptitude of today’s media, specifically newspapers.The Peoria Journal Star reported that on Tuesday morning, Jason Parnell drove his semi off 2nd St. in Pekin to enter the Ox...

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In the wake of the RiverTrail Redevelopment vote …
Posted: 1 week, 3 days ago. - Peoria Pundit
A few thoughts following the vote by the Peoria City Council to give the initial go-ahead to start redevelopment a small section of Riverfront Park and Constitution Gardens to allow for building an apartment co...

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Hi Bulby, TP&W officials’ poor performance during the April 1 STB meeting probably made them realize things won’t go their way if they continue their present course. Better to restore service than ...

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Thanks, Blake. At least the right one tipped over this time.......

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Comment on TP&W Will Restore Morton Rail Service (Updated) by Bulby
Posted: 1 week, 3 days ago. - Peoria Station
The locals support KJ. Pretty easy to get that support; just point out KJ most likely will not come into town at 2am… The Morton Branch is a thorn in TP&W’s side. IMHO TP&W should just sell it to...

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TP&W Will Restore Morton Rail Service (Updated)
Posted: 1 week, 4 days ago. - Peoria Station
Scenes such as these (from September 10, 2013) should return by month’s end The Toledo Peoria & Western Railway is making repairs to the Morton Industrial Lead and intends to restore service by the end of ...




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