President Obama

Live Broadcast and Coverage
4:30 pm
Mon January 19, 2015

2015 State of the Union Address Coverage on TSPR

Obama delivering 2011 State of the Union

President Obama will deliver his State of the Union address Tuesday night, and you can listen to it live on Tri States Public Radio. You will also hear the Republican response from Senator Joni Ernst of Iowa.

Robert Siegel will host the coverage and analysis from NPR starting at 8:00pm.

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Soil and Yields at Risk
3:18 pm
Mon September 29, 2014

Obama Initiative to Focus on Climate Change and Agriculture

The livestock sector could cut greenhouse gas emissions by as much as 30 percent, according to the United Nations.
Credit Jeremy Bernfeld/Harvest Public Media

President Obama announced at the United Nations Climate Summit last Tuesday that part of the U.S. action plan on climate change will focus on the U.S. agriculture industry.

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Lt. Gov. : Reaction Was Refreshing
2:15 pm
Thu July 25, 2013

IL Politicians React to the President's Remarks

Lt. Governor Shelia Simon

President Obama make it a clear goal of his presidency to address issues facing the American middle class. Several Illinois politicians were on hand for the occasion, but not all Illinois lawmakers have come out in support of the President’s address.

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Knox College Speech
7:15 pm
Wed July 24, 2013

Student Reactions to President’s Plan

The crowd reacts to the president's speech
Credit Chris Lovingood

During his speech at Knox College, President Obama said he will present a plan in the coming months for dealing with the rising costs of higher education.

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Asks Businesses Top Concerns
2:39 pm
Mon July 22, 2013

Galesburg Chamber Survey Ahead of Presidential Visit

The Galesburg Area Chamber of Commerce is reaching out to area businesses ahead of  President Obama’s visit to Knox College on Wednesday.

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Pushing for Focus on Mental Health
6:59 am
Thu January 17, 2013

Law Enforcement Questions Weapons Ban

Law enforcement officers from southern and eastern Iowa say banning guns and ammo is not the key to keeping children and communities safe.

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