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What happens when/if we move to Phase 3 on May 29?

By Jeff Lampe While a group of Peoria-area politicians would like to speed up the process of reopening the local economy, most signs point to…

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Rural job losses less severe, but still dramatic

By BILL KNIGHT For The Weekly Post Business districts in The Weekly Post area communities seem like something out of an old “Twilight Zone” episode:…

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Pluses and minuses to lifting COVID-19 restrictions

By BILL KNIGHT After pandemic precautions, some places are reopening due to public concerns or political pressure, and there’s cautious optimism. Local politicians were even…

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Local politicians set to announce reopening

By The Weekly Post Against a backdrop of Illinois’single-highest total of new COVID-19 cases in a day and Gov. JB Pritzker threatening to withhold aid…

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The Prairie News public record for 5-22-20

Traffic citations & Ordinance violations 5-12-20 – Robert I. Carter – Operating an uninsured motor vehicle. 5-12-20 – Jeremy D. Randle – Speeding 35+ mph…

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The Prairie News public record for 5-15-20

Traffic citations & Ordinance violations 5-4-20 – Michael S. Avery – Driving 21-25 mph above limit. 5-1-20 – Zachary L. Graham – Slow Vehicle/Amber signal….

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Weekly Post Public Record for May 7, 2020

NOTE: Charges are merely an accusation. All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Police reports .• BRIMFIELD – Dale…

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Toulon city council OKs deal for jetter

By John A. Ballentine TOULON – The Toulon City Council passed by a 4-2 vote an intergovernmental agreement with the Village of Princeville to jointly…

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Area politicians pushing sub-regional reopening

By Jeff Lampe A group of central Illinois politicians said Wednesday they will pursue a new plan to reopen 11 nearby counties, including Stark County,…

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Stark Co. heeding Pritzker’s order

By John A. Ballentine TOULON – Based on fiscal and political realities, Stark County has no plan to break stride with Gov. JB Pritzker’s stay-at-home…

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