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Wary of floods, Caterpillar to shut E. Peoria site

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PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — Caterpillar will shut down its East Peoria campus Sunday to protect its workers and equipment from possible flooding as the level of the overflowing Illinois River continues to rise. Company spokesman Jim Dugan tells the (Peoria) Journal Star (http://bit.ly/XNcMSj ) that the heavy equipment maker made the decision "out of an abundance of caution." In the Peoria area, the...

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