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2008-07-14 03:00:39

By Paul Swiech, The Pantagraph, Bloomington, Ill. Jul. 14--BLOOMINGTON -- Two behind-the-scenes projects beginning at OSF St. Joseph Medical Center are designed to keep patients and staff safe and comfortable.

2008-07-13 06:00:18

By Michele Steinbacher, The Pantagraph, Bloomington, Ill. Jul. 13--NORMAL -- The Sugar Creeks Arts Festival turns 25 this weekend. And true to the style it's developed over the years, both new and old friends browsed the 170-booth juried festival and sale.

2008-07-10 18:00:23

By Ryan Denham, The Pantagraph, Bloomington, Ill. Jul.

2008-07-10 03:00:26

By Phyllis Coulter, The Pantagraph, Bloomington, Ill. Jul. 10--NORMAL -- The Unit 5 school district, which celebrated on Wednesday the 60th anniversary of its own founding, moved closer to creating the area's first charter school.

2008-07-09 18:00:18

By The Pantagraph, Bloomington, Ill. Jul.

2008-07-09 03:00:25

By Tony Sapochetti, The Pantagraph, Bloomington, Ill. Jul. 9--SAUNEMIN -- Although the public hearing Tuesday night at the Saunemin Elementary School was relatively quiet, those who did attend voiced their support for the school building a new gym.

2008-07-08 18:00:34

By Phyllis Coulter, The Pantagraph, Bloomington, Ill. Jul. 8--NEW 2 P.M. NORMAL -- The Unit 5 school board will mark its 60th birthday with a plan to establish its first charter school. The Normal-based district will hold a public hearing at 7:15 p.m.

2008-07-08 18:00:17

By Tony Sapochetti, The Pantagraph, Bloomington, Ill. Jul. 8--PONTIAC -- Two families were permanently dismissed from a lawsuit Tuesday alleging their children supplied alcohol to a 2007 party that led to a Fairbury teen's death.

2008-07-07 03:00:17

By Bob Holliday, The Pantagraph, Bloomington, Ill. Jul. 7--BLOOMINGTON -- Erin Collins, 3, of Normal, grabbed a handful of Cheerios to feed the five meerkats scrambling in their enclosure at Miller Park Zoo.

2008-07-04 03:00:17

By Michelle Koetters, The Pantagraph, Bloomington, Ill. Jul. 4--BLOOMINGTON -- The number of flights from the Twin Cities to Chicago will be halved this fall. United Express will no longer fly out of the Central Illinois Regional Airport in Bloomington after Nov.


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zill
  • One of a pair of round metal cymbals attached to the fingers and struck together for rhythm and percussion in belly dancing.
The word 'zill' comes from a Turkish word meaning "cymbals".
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