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Operation Three Strikes
5:46 pm
Wed June 25, 2014

More Heroin Arrests in McDonough County

Heroin and paraphernalia seized during an earlier raid
Credit McDonough County Sheriff's Department

Six more people are in custody as part of an investigation into the sale of heroin in western Illinois.

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Macomb Thinks About Community's Best Interest
4:06 pm
Wed June 25, 2014

Macomb Still Brainstorming Aquatic Center

Glenwood Park pool.
Credit Rich Egger / Tri-States Public Radio News

The City of Macomb is trying to find a happy medium with identifying what the community wants in terms of the pool, as well as what they are willing to pay for.

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Bicentennial of Big Battle
4:04 pm
Wed June 25, 2014

General Macomb’s Heroics

General Alexander Macomb
Credit Wikipedia

A military historian credits General Alexander Macomb with preserving the nation’s current border with Canada.

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Illinois Governor's Race
7:02 am
Wed June 25, 2014

Libertarians: Strive To Beat "Ballot-Blocking" To Get On Ballot

The Libertarian's slate of statewide candidates for the 2014 election; Chad Grimm, the candidate for governor, is to the immediate left of the podium, while Political Director Lex Green is speaking.

Originally published on Mon June 23, 2014 4:12 pm

The Libertarian Party of Illinois is running a candidate for Governor, and all of the other statewide races. But the race could be over before it begins.

Chad Grimm, a 33-year-old health club manager from Peoria, and the Libertarian party's nominee for Illinois governor, has some unconventional political views; he believes Illinois should completely do away with a state income tax, and that there should be no -- as in zero - regulations on guns: Not the type, not where they're allowed, not who can have one.

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Another Lawsuit Pending
6:45 am
Wed June 25, 2014

RUSS Wins Two Lawsuits in June

An organization that helps rural southeast Iowa communities build sewer systems has won two legal challenges this month.

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