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Contingent on Sales Tax Approval
8:14 am
Thu July 10, 2014

MODOT Could Elevate Flooded Highway in Clark County

Highway 61 between Alexandria, Mo. and the Iowa state line remains closed due to flooding.
Credit Jason Parrott / Tri States Public Radio

Improvements could be made to a highway in Clark County that is prone to flooding, as long as voters support a new sales tax next month.

The stretch of Highway 61 between Alexandria, Mo. and the Iowa state line runs near the intersection of the Des Moines and Mississippi Rivers.

It is shut down at the moment because flood water has overtaken the road.  MoDOT must inspect the road once the water has receded before it can be re-opened.

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16 Years with Department
5:31 am
Thu July 10, 2014

Beavers Named Des Moines County Attorney

New Des Moines County Attorney Amy Beavers
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Des Moines County’s new top prosecutor is already planning to make some changes.

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Courtney Questions Promotion, Delivery
5:30 am
Thu July 10, 2014

Iowa Senator Wants Answers About Veterans Programs

State Senator Tom Courtney (D-Burlington) wants to know why military veterans are not aware of what Iowa has to offer.

There seems to be a disconnect between what the Iowa Legislature has been doing for military veterans and the public’s awareness of it.

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Bill Knight – July 10
11:02 am
Wed July 9, 2014

Playing Politics Instead of Addressing Challenges

The U.S. Capitol
Credit Wikimedia

Six years ago this week, when George W. Bush was still President, terrorists attacked the U.S. consulate in Istanbul, Turkey, killing six.

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Started Almost a Year Ago
9:57 am
Wed July 9, 2014

WIU Art Labeling Project Almost Complete

Sculpture in front of Hainline Theatre.
Credit Frannie Smith

Retired Western Illinois University professor  Gil Belles is patiently waiting for the completion of his campus art labeling project.

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