State will Appeal Ruling
2:53 pm
Fri November 21, 2014

Judge Finds Reductions in Illinois Pension Benefits Unconstitutional

Credit Wiki Commons

An Illinois judge has ruled that a law intended to fix the nation's worst-funded state employee pensions violates the state Constitution.

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Punt on RFS
1:36 pm
Fri November 21, 2014

EPA Will Not Finalize Ethanol Rules This Year

Ethanol plants, like this one in Adams, Neb., use corn from Midwest farms to pump out millions of gallons of biofuel.
Credit Grant Gerlock/Harvest Public Media

The EPA said Friday it won’t release rules for how much ethanol oil refiners have to mix in to our gasoline supply this year.

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Lawmakers Wait for Rauner
1:19 pm
Fri November 21, 2014

Illinois Won't Extend Higher Income Tax Rate

The Illinois Capitol building

It looks like Illinois lawmakers will allow the temporary higher income tax rate to expire January 1.

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Projects To Upgrade Facilities
11:52 am
Fri November 21, 2014

Galesburg Breaks Ground on Transportation Projects

Representatives from Galesburg, Amtrak, Burlington Trailways, and IDOT break ground on upgrades to the city's Amtrak depot.
Credit T.J. Carson

Two projects are underway to help transportation in Galesburg.

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A Violent Altercation
5:00 am
Fri November 21, 2014

New Information about Restaurant Manager’s Death

Doyle was a manager at Buffalo Wild Wings in Macomb
Credit Rich Egger

A memo from the prosecutor to police details what happened before Ramone Doyle was strangled by his roommate in mid-February.

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Troubling Tales
6:03 pm
Thu November 20, 2014

Western Illinois Museum Has New Book by WIU Students

The Troubling Tales Of Old Macomb
Credit www.westernillinoismuseum.org

Two students from Western Illinois University worked together to create "The Troubling Tales of Old Macomb."

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Holiday Programing
4:28 pm
Thu November 20, 2014

Thursday, November 27th: 9:00am Thanksgiving with Cantus, from APM

Cantus, one of the premiere men's vocal ensembles, talk with host Alison Young about the holiday, music and food. This year's special presentation will focus on gratitude for nourishment and all that surrounds us.

Holiday Programing
4:27 pm
Thu November 20, 2014

Thursday November 27th: 10:00am- 12:00pm Turkey Confidential, from APM

One of America's most beloved Thanksgiving traditions, "Turkey Confidential" with Lynne Rossetto Kasper is coming your way Thanksgiving morning. Whether you are a novice or experienced cook, Thanksgiving can be stressful. Who wants to ruin Grandma's beloved stuffing recipe or serve a half-frozen bird? That's why holiday cooks and hosts all across the country tune in every year to The Splendid Table's "Turkey Confidential" on Thanksgiving morning.

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Holiday Programing
4:25 pm
Thu November 20, 2014

Monday, December 15th: 7:00pm Hanukkah Lights 2014, from NPR

A perennial NPR favorite with brand new Hanukkah stories written by acclaimed authors Debra Ginsberg, Anne Burt, Simone Zelitch, Andrew Borowitz, and Theodore Bikel. Hear a wide variety of stories perfect for the holiday --- one story is funny and crisp, another historical, and there's one with a multicultural theme. Also included is a story about the supernatural and one that ends with the best last line for any Hanukkah show, "Love is the only miracle." Hosted by Susan Stamberg and Murray Horwitz.

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