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Centered On Gravel Roads
4:18 pm
Thu December 11, 2014

Another Lawsuit Filed Against Lee County

Increased truck traffic on the gravel road in front of his home has prompted a Lee County resident to sue the county.
Credit Jason Parrott / Tri States Public Radio

Lee County faces yet another lawsuit, this time over the condition and maintenance of one of its gravel roads.

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Delays Getting to Market
1:26 pm
Thu December 11, 2014

Grain Glut Clogs Railways, Rivers, Roads

An MFA Agriservices worker monitors the soybean chute as the barge fills up on the Missouri River in Glasgow, Mo.
Credit Kristofor Husted/Harvest Public Media

For the Midwest’s biggest crops, this harvest season was a big one.

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Transfer to Walgreen's
6:13 am
Thu December 11, 2014

KAME Pharmacy in Keokuk to Close

KAME's pharmacy will close Jan. 7, 2015
Credit www.keokukmedical.com

Keokuk Area Medical Equipment and Supply's pharmacy will close on January 7, 2015.

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Elections
6:11 am
Thu December 11, 2014

Early Voting Open for Burlington Election

Early voting is underway for Burlington's special city council election on Tuesday, Dec. 30.

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Bill Knight – December 11
1:44 pm
Wed December 10, 2014

Teachers Must be Defended

Credit teachers.net

Time magazine recently had a cover story bashing teachers that was not just one-sided, but as misleading as less-respected voices on talk radio and cable TV.

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Service Project for Kibera
9:53 am
Wed December 10, 2014

Expanding Macomb Rotaract & Helping People in an African Slum

Kibera, Africa.
Credit www.kibera.org.uk

Two Macomb residents are apart of an international volunteer organization that helps people within their own community and around the globe.

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City Wants Improvements
7:15 am
Wed December 10, 2014

Keokuk Drops Church Lawsuit

The city of Keokuk has dismissed a lawsuit against the owners of the former church at the corner of 4th & High Streets.
Credit Jason Parrott / Tri States Public Radio

The City of Keokuk has ended its attempt to assume ownership of a vacant church.

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Judy Baar Topinka
5:24 am
Wed December 10, 2014

Illinois Comptroller Passes Away

Judy Baar Topinka

Illinois Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka has died, less than 24 hours after suffering a stroke.

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Shop Talk – December 9
2:50 pm
Tue December 9, 2014

Little Local Coverage of Recent Elections

The gutting of newsroom staffs had a negative impact on local coverage of the fall elections.

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The World is Round
12:45 pm
Tue December 9, 2014

WIU Professor Writes Opera on Children's Book

The cover of an early edition of Gertrude Stein's "The World is Round"
Credit The University of Florida

Many contemporary composers choose to write an opera about current events and to make a political statement.

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