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Streator

(strē`tər), city (1990 pop. 14,121), La Salle and Livingston counties, N central Ill., on the Vermillion River; inc. 1882. It is an industrial center with diverse manufactures. Coal, discovered in the early 1860s, was the principal source of livelihood until the deposits were exhausted (c.1900). Several state parks are in the area.
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Federal Signal Corporation (NYSE: FSS), a company involved in environmental and safety solutions, is planning to expand its manufacturing facility in Streator, Illinois, the primary production facility of the company's Vactor Manufacturing, Inc.
Kevin Chalfant is an American singer-songwriter and a native of Streator, Illinois. He obtained a BMI award for co-writing and singing on one of the most frequently aired rock radio hits of 1992 and 1993, "I've Got A Lot To Learn About Love," by The Storm.
BARBARA LOWE, Streator, Illinois, writes: "I'm looking for a doughnut recipe my mother had with the ingredients and amounts in rhyme."
Born June 27, 1944 in Streator, Illinois, he earned degrees from both UCLA and USC.
Grand Rapids currently has five vacuum trucks (Vactor Manufacturing, Streator, Illinois).
Born on February 4, 1906, in Streator, Illinois, Clyde moved in 1922 to Burdett, Kansas, to farm with his family.
On the weekend after the House voted on Clinton's budget, The Washington Post weighed in with a front-page Sunday story: "Capital's Caps May Be Heartland's Cuts; Millions on Fixed Incomes Watch Deficit Fight--and Their Budgets." Datelined from Streator, Illinois, a "quintessentially Heartland America community of 15,000," the piece plays on readers' emotions by highlighting the plight of two 80-year-old widows.
Born in Streator, Illinois, Mulford worked as a municipal clerk in New York City when he began writing stories.
Bruce Glover Bruce, was born in Streator, Illinois, December 23, 1942, to Walter and Ruby (Palso) Glover.
* Vactor Manufacturing (Streator, Illinois) hit a major milestone late last year when the 7,000th combination sewer cleaner unit rolled off the production line.
She was born August 17, 1922 in Streator, Illinois to Charles O.