Shop Talk – July 1
3:29 pm
Tue July 1, 2014

The Unbalanced Diet of News Audiences

The Shop Talk panelists discuss why audiences claim to desire serious news but usually seek out lighter fare.

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They Provide Safety Tips For Firework Hazards
1:09 pm
Tue July 1, 2014

Fire Department Says Safety First For The Holiday Weekend

Credit www.allsparkfireworks.com

Fireworks are a Independence Day staple, however the Macomb Fire Department reminds residents that it is important to take caution while enjoying the holiday weekend.

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Developing New Website
8:08 am
Tue July 1, 2014

Port Authority Reinventing Itself

A first-of-its-kind organization in Iowa is trying to reinvent itself.

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More Work To Do
7:44 am
Tue July 1, 2014

Montrose Riverfront Inc: A Decade At Work

Montrose Riverfront Inc. has been extremely busy over the last 10 years.
Credit Jason Parrott / Tri States Public Radio

An all-volunteer organization has accomplished plenty in Montrose over the last ten years. Montrose Riverfront Inc. got its start as part of an effort to develop a former elevator site along the river.

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Summer Festival
8:05 pm
Mon June 30, 2014

Funding Macomb's Heritage Days

Credit TSPR's Emily Boyer

Tents were packed up and the stage torn down as Macomb’s Heritage Days wrapped up. The festival’s planning committee is already looking forward to next year.

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Fiscal Year 2015
6:57 pm
Mon June 30, 2014

New Illinois Budget Signed Into Law

Governor Quinn criticized legislators for not doing their jobs, yet he left their spending plan largely untouched.
Credit Rich Egger

Illinois Governor Pat Quinn made a bit of a change to the state budget that goes into effect Tuesday—a change meant to play well with voters.

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Rural & City Recycling Programs
1:33 pm
Mon June 30, 2014

Recycling Efforts Increase In Tri-States

Galesburg Recycling Cart
Credit Screencap / Galesburg's website

Parts of the region are making more of an effort to go green.

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Special Meeting Monday Night
5:32 am
Mon June 30, 2014

Vote on New Burlington Superintendent

The Burlington School Board could vote on a contract for Patrick Coen to be the district's next superintendent during a special meeting Monday night.
Credit Burlington School District Facebook / Winfield-Mt. Union School District

The Burlington School District could have a new superintendent by the end of the night.

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Summer Fun in Western Illinois
5:28 pm
Sun June 29, 2014

Planes, Trains and Automobiles

Credit TSPR's Emily Boyer

The summer travel season is in full swing. Festivals over the weekend in Macomb and Galesburg showcased planes, trains and automobiles. Buckle up for the ride.

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Ballot Initiatives
3:09 pm
Fri June 27, 2014

No Vote On Illinois Term Limits

Credit Brian Turner / Flickr Creative Commons

Cook County Circuit Court Judge Mary Mikva has ruled the question is unconstitutional for voters to take up.

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