Matt Kemp is high on the new-look Padres

PEORIA, Ariz. - Matt Kemp stood up from his locker, navy blue hoodie covering his head and began signing the nursery rhyme, Rain...

Spring break beckons for millions of winter-weary people

...official start of Major League Baseball. The Cactus League in Arizona plays in Tempe, Mesa, Phoenix, Scottsdale, Goodyear, Peoria, Surprise and Glendale. The Grapefruit League in Florida plays in Bradenton, Clearwater, Dunedin, Fort Myers, Jupiter...

Rev. William Marston (PEORIA, IL.)

PEORIA, IL. - Rev. William Marshall Marston, 74, passed away on Monday, February 28, 2005 in his home. Funeral services will be...

Caterpillar beats Wall Street 3Q forecasts

PEORIA, Ill. - Caterpillar Inc. on Thursday reported third-quarter profit of $1.02 billion.On a per-share basis, the Peoria, Illinois-based company said it had net income of $1.63. Earnings...

Workers approve contract with Caterpillar

PEORIA, Ill. - Heavy equipment giant Caterpillar...Caterpillar employee in Mossville, near Peoria. Others said workers were being asked for...fueled record profits last year for the Peoria-based manufacturer. "If they were in...

Northwest division teams

Peoria Rivermen 1999-2000 record: 45-20-5...head coaches in minor-pro hockey, but Peoria is balanced and deep enough to win division...32-28-10, 4th in Northwest Playoffs: Lost to Peoria in first round Coach: Greg Ireland (2nd...

Caterpillar gives union 'last, best and final' contract offer

EAST PEORIA, Ill. -- Caterpillar Inc. gave the...workers at plants in four states. The Peoria-based heavy equipment giant said the...walked out of a plant in Mapleton, near Peoria, said Rick Doty, spokesman for an East...

Bradley relishes return to spotlight

PEORIA, Ill. - Vaudeville acts. Politicians...yet again that if something can play in Peoria, it'll be a hit all over the country...Bradley's leading scorer and one of four Peoria-area natives on the team. "But we're...

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Workers at Caterpillar reject company contact offer

PEORIA, Ill. -- Some 8,000 Caterpillar Inc...blasted the offer after voting Sunday in Peoria, where the world's No. 1 maker of earth-moving...authorized a strike if talks break down, but Peoria-area workers said Sunday they hope Caterpillar...

Player was jailed after ugly brawl

...A game pitting the Dayton Dragons against the Peoria Chiefs turned ugly in a hurry Thursday night...after getting hit in the head on a pitch from Peoria pitcher Julie Castillo . When Peoria manager Carmelo Martinez and Dayton interim manager...

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