East Peoria Times-Courier - East Peoria, IL
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PEORIA — Saying it’s "time to give some others a chance to serve," state Rep. David Leitch announced Thursday he wouldn’t seek re-election in 2016, ending nearly 30 years of service in Springfield.The Peoria Republican is the longest-serving GOP member of the state House, where he has served since 1989.

Updated at 4:57 PM

Doris Troyer, 77, of Washington, passed away Friday, Aug. 28, 2015, at her residence.

Updated at 4:50 PM

John A. Wall, 71, of East Peoria, formerly of Pekin, passed away at 11:15 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2015, at his home, after a four year battle with cancer.

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EAST PEORIA — Ethel Johnston, 87, of East Peoria, passed away at 4:35 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015, at her daughter-in-law’s home in West Peoria.Memorial contributions may be made to TAPS in Pekin.

Updated at 3:02 PM

Dave Granlund cartoon on the House speaker.

Updated at 2:30 PM

Upon her father's return home from serving in Southeast Asia, a soldier's daughter just can't wait any longer to see her dad.

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Amy Robach has interviewed a long list of influencers—from Oprah Winfrey to Taylor Swift to Nobel Peace 

Updated at 2:15 PM

You should think twice about posting pictures of your boarding pass to Facebook or Instagram.

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First there were the Freemasons; now there’s the Orange Sleeve Society. Starbucks unveiled its secret society for big-time...

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