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Do Obama and Hillary Fit in Here Somewhere - We do Know Obama is a Golfer.
by: Merle Widmer's PEORIA WATCH ~ 1 day, 0 hrs ago.
  WORST FOURSOME IN GOLF HISTORY  1. MONICA LEWINSKI2. O. J. SIMPSON3. TED KENNEDY4. BILL CLINTON WHY, YOU ASK?{You're going to love this!} 1. MONICA IS A HOOKER2. O. J. IS A SLICER...

Union Pacific Coal & Rock Trains Meet!
by: Peoria Station ~ 1 day, 5 hrs ago.
I had a bit of luck this afternoon the brief time I was trackside at Edelstein. First, I shot BNSF’s eastbound local (L-CHI101) a little after 3:00pm, and it had a Warbonnet (BNSF 539) leading, but also BN 125...

A Warbonnet and a Caboose!
by: Peoria Station ~ 1 day, 6 hrs ago.
Despite the clouds, I decided to go trackside this afternoon for some action on BNSF’s Chillicothe Subdivision. I arrived in time to miss a westbound intermodal train, but not long afterward, the eastbound loc...

Paying Kids Not To Commit Crimes??
by: Merle Widmer's PEORIA WATCH ~ 1 day, 23 hrs ago.
Paying "on the brink" kids $1000 a month for 6 months not to commit crime. Is this one of new innovations local "think" tanks are creating?  At least 50% of these "kids" will quadruple their money by buying and...

East Bluff: Armed car jacking
by: Emerge Peoria ~ 2 days, 10 hrs ago.
... this morning. Atlantic @ Virginia.........

Early Boeing 747 Domestic Routes: American Airlines
by: Peoria Station ~ 2 days, 18 hrs ago.
In the 1960s, American Airlines’ route network was confined to the U.S. Mainland with some international service to Canada (Toronto) and Mexico (Acapulco and Mexico City). Long-haul se...

More talk, and some ideas
by: Peoria Story ~ 3 days, 4 hrs ago.
PEORIA, IL -- The Peoria District 150 School Board at its August 22 meeting voted to increase the time limit for public comments to five minutes.  It...

Big Box Stores in Peoria - Two More May Close in the Next 12 Months
by: Merle Widmer's PEORIA WATCH ~ 3 days, 6 hrs ago.
Expect two more big box stores to close in Peoria within the next 12 months. Can't say who they are but you might guess.One source says Peoria is one of the best cities to start a new business. Probably so but t...

You Not Old But You Are Getting Older As You Read This
by: Merle Widmer's PEORIA WATCH ~ 3 days, 20 hrs ago.
God’s Plan for Aging Most seniors never get enough exercise. In His wisdom God decreed that seniors become forgetful so they would have to search for their glasses, keys and other things thus doing more walk...

Peoria, Il. - Did You Know?
by: Merle Widmer's PEORIA WATCH ~ 4 days ago.
That Former Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood when in office, tried to get a bill passed giving bicyclists the same road privilege as vehicles? Saner heads prevailed.It should be revealed that Ray is a bicyclist.T...

Early Boeing 747 Domestic Routes: Trans World Airlines (TWA)
by: Peoria Station ~ 4 days ago.
Trans World Airlines, or TWA, was the second carrier to introduce the Boeing 747 into scheduled service. In fact, it inaugurated the first domestic mainland US service.BEGINNINGSLike Pan Am, New York-based TWA had a...

The problem with domestic violence in Peoria...
by: Emerge Peoria ~ 5 days ago.
... there's a lot of it. Don't believe me, take a look at today's Commitment Report.  A review of previous reports will show there's an on-going problem.......

BNSF Geometry Train Visit!
by: Peoria Station ~ 6 days ago.
Friday, August 19, 2016, BNSF Railway ran a track geometry train from Galesburg to Peoria and back. I caught it between Edwards and Peoria in both directions. The train “turned” on the Tazewell & Peo...

Media Obvious Bias Against Republicans - Now You Know
by: Merle Widmer's PEORIA WATCH ~ 1 week, 1 day ago.
There are two ways to be fooled. One is to believe what isn't true; the other is to refuse to  believe what is true.  News Flash:  OMG! Russia may be trying to "Steal" our Presidential electi...

Saving homes in the East Bluff isn't part of the plan
by: Emerge Peoria ~ 1 week, 1 day ago.
Why are Third District Councilman Tim Riggenbach and associates with the East Bluff Neighborhood Housing Services (“EBNHS”) acting as if they are surprised that houses are now being demolished in the Eas...

"Word On the Street" by JS's Dumb and Dumber and Others at the PJSD
by: Merle Widmer's PEORIA WATCH ~ 1 week, 3 days ago.
This Democrat newspaper and it's hard 4 Democrat "reporters" (I use the term reporters lightly) can't get enough tearing down a decent local mother and politician who just happens to be a Republican. Four le...

B.N.S.F. Railroad and Buffet and Obama
by: Merle Widmer's PEORIA WATCH ~ 1 week, 3 days ago.
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Local candidates
by: Peoria Story ~ 1 week, 4 days ago.
&l t;span style="font-size: 13pt;">PEORIA, IL -- This looks interesting. From a news release.r ...

Everything you need to vote...
by: Emerge Peoria ~ 1 week, 4 days ago.
Vote.org - Everything you need to vote.: Register to vote. Check your registration status. Get your absentee ballot. Fast, free, easy, secure, nonpartisan.......

Early Boeing 747 Domestic Routes: Pan American World Airways
by: Peoria Station ~ 1 week, 5 days ago.
Pan American World Airways, usually just called “Pan Am,” was a New York-based flag carrier which linked the United States with all major regions of the world – Europe, Africa, the Middle East, the...

Black Lives Matter: A lesson for those who care to learn
by: Emerge Peoria ~ 1 week, 5 days ago.
Cartoonist Kris Straub has come up with a simple, cartoon stripthat neatly summarizes the stupidity of such arguments. A simple, quick lesson on the Black Lives Matter movement vs making the flip statement that...


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