The Tri States – A look back at the top stories and features from the Tri States Public Radio news department from July 2010.
Toward the end of the month, testimony wrapped up in the trial of former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich. The case was sent to the jury on July 28. No verdict had been reached by the end of the month.
Also during July, Keokuk held a send-off ceremony for Iowa National Guard troops, Macomb aldermen agreed to ask voters for permission to increase the sales tax, and a pair of western Illinois cities learned they will receive millions of dollars for mass transit projects.
Rich Egger took listeners on an audio tour of storm damaged parts of Argyle Lake State Park, Alex Degman reported on a survey that could change the scope of police services in Macomb, and Jason Parrott took us on board replicas of the Nina and Pinta, which docked for a few days in southeast Iowa.