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Walnut Twig Beetle
6:37 pm
Mon October 13, 2014

Insect Threatens Black Walnut Trees

A side view of the Walnut Twig Beetle
Credit Jim LaBonte, Oregon Department of Agriculture

Black walnut trees can grow to 75 feet tall, yet they are at risk from an insect about the size of a pencil tip.

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125 Year Old Building Renovated
2:28 pm
Mon October 13, 2014

Knox College Alumni Hall Re-Opens

Knox College President Teresa Amott presents Student Senate President Hiba Ahmed with a gavel crafted from saved wood from Alumni Hall.
Credit T.J. Carson

Knox College is giving new life to an old building on campus.

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Election 2014
9:49 am
Mon October 13, 2014

Bustos and Schilling Talk Student Loan Debt

Democratic Congresswoman Cheri Bustos believes in a government solution to student loan debt.
Credit T.J. Carson

The two candidates in Illinois’ 17th Congressional District race agree that student loan debt is a problem in the country. But they disagree on how to address it.

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Mosquito Borne Virus
11:03 am
Sun October 12, 2014

McDonough County Still Testing For West Nile

Business Insider found mosquitoes as deadliest animal.
Credit BusinessInsider.com

Even though the weather is getting cooler, the McDonough County Health Department is still on the lookout for West Nile Virus.

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Judge Dismisses Complaint
11:27 am
Sat October 11, 2014

No Jail Time for Keokuk Window Removal

The members of the group that removed windows from a vacant Keokuk church in August will not be penalized for their actions.

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Heisler to Serve Dual Role
10:10 pm
Fri October 10, 2014

Warsaw Appoints Acting Mayor

Warsaw Alderman Mike Heisler has been named acting Mayor.
Credit Cindy Iutzi / Daily Gate City

Warsaw Alderman Mike Heisler will be pulling double-duty for the next few months.

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Two Lanes Now, Two Later
5:45 pm
Fri October 10, 2014

State Will Begin Paving Macomb Bypass

Tom Oakley and Governor Pat Quinn hold a CKC road sign signifying the Chicago to Kansas City Expressway. Oakley has long advocated for an improved highway system through western Illinois.
Credit TSPR's Jonathan Ahl

Governor Pat Quinn Friday released $35 million of state money to begin paving the Macomb Bypass that will route drivers northwest of town.

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Election 2014
11:28 am
Fri October 10, 2014

Familiar Jabs, Talking Points in First Quinn/Rauner Debate

Governor Pat Quinn, left, and challenger Bruce Rauner at Thursday's debate in Peoria.
Credit Illinois Public Broadcasting

The two leading candidates for Illinois governor met Thursday night in Peoria for the first debate of the election season. Both stuck closely to the ideas they’ve been honing for months on the campaign trail.

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South Seminary Street
6:24 pm
Thu October 9, 2014

Galesburg Building Might House Railroad HoF

The proposed location for the new National Railroad Hall of Fame and Museum will be near the city's Amtrak depot.
Credit T.J. Carson

A building acquired by the city of Galesburg could be turned into a new home for the National Railroad Hall of Fame and Museum.

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War of 1812
5:52 pm
Thu October 9, 2014

Fort Madison Preserves Historic Site

Credit TSPR's Jason Parrott

Federal grant money will be used to preserve a site used by Native Americans during their attack on Old Fort Madison.

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