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7:47 am
Mon May 10, 2010

Bushnell Bans Big Billboards

Bushnell, IL – When a large billboard was erected at the corner of Davis Street and Illinois Route 9 in Bushnell a few months ago, Mayor Steve Russell heard about it.

Some residents were upset, and called it an eyesore.

This week, the Bushnell City Council took action to make sure no such billboards are ever erected again.

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Local Specials
1:42 am
Mon May 10, 2010

WWII Exhibits Open In Burlington

Burlington, IA – The German Army offered its unconditional surrender to allied forces on May 7, 1945. The end of the war in Europe prompted celebrations across the country and around the world on May 8, 1945.

May 8 is now known as Victory in Europe Day, or V-E Day. The Des Moines County Historical Society used V-E Day to unveil a pair of new exhibits for the public.

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WIUM Local
2:26 pm
Sat May 8, 2010

No Budget Yet for Illinois

Springfield, IL – Illinois lawmakers missed their own deadline for completing a state budget. How long it could take to approve a new spending plan is anyone's guess.

After failing to get a consensus on borrowing or giving the Governor wide latitude to manage the budget, House Speaker Mike Madigan (D-Chicago) sent lawmakers home until a deal can be worked out.

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WIUM Local
1:58 pm
Sat May 8, 2010

Macomb Joins National Train Celebration

Macomb, IL – Amtrak travelers were greeted at the Macomb depot by more than just family and friends on May 8.

The event was held in conjunction with the 3rd Annual National Train Day. Representatives from the city, the Macomb Area Chamber of Commerce and Downtown Development Corporation, the Macomb Area Convention and Visitors Bureau, and the Macomb Area Economic Development Corporation handed out bags containing a city map, a visitor's guide, a postcard, and a cookie.

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Afternoon Edition
6:09 pm
Fri May 7, 2010

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