Scores and Violations Detailed
3:36 pm
Thu December 18, 2014

Restaurant Inspection Scores Available Online

Restaurant inspections are scored out of 100
Credit Edsel Little / Flickr Creative Commons

McDonough County restaurant inspection scores are once again available online -- though they're not on the McDonough County Health Department's website.

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Illinois Supreme Court Ruling
3:17 pm
Thu December 18, 2014

Daniel Belknap Won’t Get a Third Trial

Daniel Belknap
Credit McDonough County Sheriff's Department

The Illinois Supreme Court said there is sufficient evidence to convict a McDonough County man of killing a young child.

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President Signs Bill
4:02 pm
Wed December 17, 2014

Galesburg VA Clinic Named After Lane Evans

The Lane A. Evans VA Community Based Outpatient Clinic in Galesburg.
Credit T.J. Carson

Galesburg’s VA clinic will officially be named after the late Congressman Lane Evans.

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City Seeking $31-million
9:26 am
Wed December 17, 2014

Burlington Finalizes Flood Protection Application

Burlington hopes a large flood wall will prevent the need for these temporary barricades in the future.
Credit Jason Parrott / Tri States Public Radio

Burlington's plan to hold back the mighty Mississippi River moves forward.

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Black Lives Matter
6:14 pm
Sun December 14, 2014

WIU Rally Draws Hundreds – What's Next?

Protestors demonstrated outside Sherman Hall for several minutes during the rally.
Credit Rich Egger

Demonstrators marched through the Western Illinois University campus in Macomb to protest for rights they feel are being eroded.

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Will Share Space with a Game Store
11:18 am
Fri December 12, 2014

Stone Alley Books Moving To Bigger Spot

Stone Alley Books will soon move from its current location on Seminary Street in Galesburg.
Credit Rich Egger

Even in the digital age, a Galesburg store is enjoying success in the old fashioned business of selling books.

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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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The World is Round
12:45 pm
Tue December 9, 2014

WIU Professor Writes Opera on Children's Book

The cover of an early edition of Gertrude Stein's "The World is Round"
Credit The University of Florida

Many contemporary composers choose to write an opera about current events and to make a political statement.

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Guadalajara Temporarily Closed
6:30 am
Tue December 9, 2014

Health Dept. Quiet About Failed Restaurant Inspections

The notice of closure posted by the health department was the only information given directly to the public
Credit TSPR's Emily Boyer

Guadalajara Bar and Grill on East Jackson St. in Macomb was closed for 72-hours over the weekend after failing a surprise, routine health inspection Thursday.

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Officer Retired
5:45 am
Tue December 9, 2014

Burlington Police Not Talking About Investigation

The Burlington Police Department won't release further information about the recent investigation into an officer who has now resigned from the department.

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