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Fri April 23, 2010

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6:07 pm
Fri April 23, 2010

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12:03 pm
Fri April 23, 2010

Rushville Considers Spending Moratorium

Rushville, IL – The city of Rushville is considering a spending moratorium. The move would prohibit "non-emergency" purchases.

Mayor Scott Thompson says the spending ban would likely extend from May through August. He says such action is necessary because he doesn't know what's going to happen to the city's state funding.

There's a proposal on the table to reduce local municipalities' share of income tax revenue from ten percent to seven percent. Thompson says the city has drafted a resolution opposing that idea.

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WIUM Local
7:19 am
Fri April 23, 2010

Keokuk Civil War Symposium Makes Debut

Keokuk, IA – The 23rd annual Civil War Reenactment took place in Keokuk over the weekend.

The event allows history fans to watch the battles, talk to the Union and Confederate soldiers, and learn about life in the 1860's. A new feature gave participants an even closer look at the Civil War, in particular, the importance of the Mighty Mississippi.

More than 50 people turned out for the Keokuk Civil War Symposium : The Fight for the Mississippi. The 6 hour event featured five guest lecturers.

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6:37 pm
Thu April 22, 2010

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