Record Store Closing
8:10 pm
Thu December 11, 2014

Bad Kitty Roars

There are at least 3,600 bad kitties in the record shop.
Credit Abby Wendle

The record shop just off the square in Macomb is closing after three years of business. John Gorlewski is packing up his vinyl and moving with his family to another college town in Connecticut. 

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Sierra Club Continues its Fight
5:59 pm
Thu December 11, 2014

FutureGen Decision Headed to Court

An artist's rendering of the project.

The Sierra Club is appealing an Illinois regulatory agency’s conclusion that the pollution controls for the FutureGen project are adequate.

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Centered On Gravel Roads
4:18 pm
Thu December 11, 2014

Another Lawsuit Filed Against Lee County

Increased truck traffic on the gravel road in front of his home has prompted a Lee County resident to sue the county.
Credit Jason Parrott / Tri States Public Radio

Lee County faces yet another lawsuit, this time over the condition and maintenance of one of its gravel roads.

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Before joining NHPR in August 2014, Jack was a freelance writer and radio reporter. His work aired on NPR, BBC, Marketplace and 99% Invisible, and he wrote for the Christian Science Monitor and Northern Woodlands.

Before working in public radio, Jack worked as an environmental educator in just about every state in New England, most recently at the Harris Center in Hancock.

Jack comes from a rowdy family of Italians who wave their hands in the air while talking, and he competed for attention as a child by telling the loudest story. 

Delays Getting to Market
1:26 pm
Thu December 11, 2014

Grain Glut Clogs Railways, Rivers, Roads

An MFA Agriservices worker monitors the soybean chute as the barge fills up on the Missouri River in Glasgow, Mo.
Credit Kristofor Husted/Harvest Public Media

For the Midwest’s biggest crops, this harvest season was a big one.

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Transfer to Walgreen's
6:13 am
Thu December 11, 2014

KAME Pharmacy in Keokuk to Close

KAME's pharmacy will close Jan. 7, 2015
Credit www.keokukmedical.com

Keokuk Area Medical Equipment and Supply's pharmacy will close on January 7, 2015.

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Elections
6:11 am
Thu December 11, 2014

Early Voting Open for Burlington Election

Early voting is underway for Burlington's special city council election on Tuesday, Dec. 30.

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Bill Knight – December 11
1:44 pm
Wed December 10, 2014

Teachers Must be Defended

Credit teachers.net

Time magazine recently had a cover story bashing teachers that was not just one-sided, but as misleading as less-respected voices on talk radio and cable TV.

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Service Project for Kibera
9:53 am
Wed December 10, 2014

Expanding Macomb Rotaract & Helping People in an African Slum

Kibera, Africa.
Credit www.kibera.org.uk

Two Macomb residents are apart of an international volunteer organization that helps people within their own community and around the globe.

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City Wants Improvements
7:15 am
Wed December 10, 2014

Keokuk Drops Church Lawsuit

The city of Keokuk has dismissed a lawsuit against the owners of the former church at the corner of 4th & High Streets.
Credit Jason Parrott / Tri States Public Radio

The City of Keokuk has ended its attempt to assume ownership of a vacant church.

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