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In Role Until Mid-2019
7:12 pm
Thu January 29, 2015

CSC Extends Sundberg's Contract

Carl Sandberg Community College President Lori Sundberg would also like to continue partnerships with Knox College and Monmouth College.
Credit T.J. Carson

The president of Carl Sandberg College said it is a "privilege" to have a chance to continue in that role.

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Guest Commentary
6:43 pm
Thu January 29, 2015

War and Reverse Culture Shock

Bradley Cooper in "American Sniper"
Credit Warner Bros.

A couple of weekends ago, my husband Michael and I did something we haven’t done in years.

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90-City Tour
12:40 pm
Thu January 29, 2015

Negro Leagues Author in Keokuk

A team photo of the Kansas City Monarchs. Author Phil Dixon spoke about the team and the Negro Leagues during a speech in Keokuk.
Credit Jason Parrott / Tri States Public Radio

An acclaimed baseball author is traveling the country, sharing tales of some of the best players and teams of the Negro Leagues.

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popular trading card game
4:53 pm
Wed January 28, 2015

Magic Attracts Galesburg Following

Players talk strategy before the tournament at For the Win for the pre-release weekend for Fate Reforged.
Credit T.J. Carson

Magic the Gathering is played by millions across the world. But it's more than just a card game in Galesburg.

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Opening Scheduled for this Summer
1:57 pm
Wed January 28, 2015

Handicap Accessible Playground in Works for Keokuk

The KPLAY committee hopes to have a swing-set like this in Keokuk's Tolmie Park by the end of June.

An organization working to build an accessible playground in Keokuk said it's on-track to meet a significant fundraising goal.

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Goal of $2.4-million
1:22 pm
Wed January 28, 2015

Capital Campaign for Burlington Notre Dame

Burlington Notre Dame is trying to raise $2.4-million to upgrade its facilities.
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One southeast Iowa school district is looking to the public for help to improve its aging facilities.

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Upcoming Panel Discussion
6:20 pm
Tue January 27, 2015

A Broader Perspective of MLK

MLK during the March on Washington in 1963.
Credit radiofacts.com

The chair of the Department of African American Studies at Western Illinois University wants people to gain a broader perspective of civil rights activist Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Shop Talk – January 27
3:19 pm
Tue January 27, 2015

Smaller Newsrooms, Larger Coverage Areas

It’s rare to find a news outlet that focuses exclusively on a single community.

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Public Events Cancelled
12:48 pm
Tue January 27, 2015

Iowa's Governor Released from Hospital

Iowa Governor Terry Branstad has been released from the hospital after falling ill during an event Monday afternoon
Credit Jason Parrott / Tri States Public Radio

Iowa Governor Terry Branstad was discharged from the hospital in "good condition" after falling ill during an event in Johnston on Monday afternoon.

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Public Events Cancelled
10:29 pm
Mon January 26, 2015

Iowa's Governor Falls Ill, Taken to Hospital

Governor Terry Branstad (R-Iowa) will remain hospitalized overnight after falling ill during an event Monday afternoon
Credit Jason Parrott / Tri States Public Radio

Iowa Governor Terry Branstad remains hospitalized for observation, rest, and hydration after falling ill during an event in Johnston Monday afternoon.

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