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Resident Requested Study
4:50 pm
Wed July 2, 2014

No One Speeding on Lee County Road

A speed study along 320th Avenue in northern Lee County shows that large trucks like these are not exceeding the speed limit.
Credit Jason Parrott / Tri States Public Radio

It appears Lee County won’t make any changes along a heavily traveled road.

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Ticks Prevalent This Time Of Year
4:25 pm
Wed July 2, 2014

McDonough County Identified As Tick-Populated

Ticks are found in forests and areas of tall grass
Credit Frannie Smith / Tri-States Public Radio News

People are not the only ones who take advantage of the outdoors in the summer. Ticks flock the many hiking trails, camping grounds, and fishing spots throughout the area.

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Illinois Video Gaming
4:20 pm
Wed July 2, 2014

Video Gaming Revenue Up in Galesburg

Video Gaming
Credit TSPR's Emily Boyer

The city of Galesburg is experiencing the financial benefits from the state's decision to allow businesses to install video gaming machines, just as some new establishments are looking to cash in.

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Eavesdropping Law
7:48 am
Wed July 2, 2014

Lawmakers Work To Replace Illinois' Eavesdropping Law

Originally published on Wed June 18, 2014 5:10 pm

  Since the Illinois Supreme Court struck down the state's eavesdropping law in March, it's been legal to record audio of someone without asking permission. But legislators are working on a replacement.

The Supreme Court found the old law overly broad. It was a crime even to record in public, where people shouldn't really have an expectation of privacy. Because of that, Illinois' law was considered one of the strictest in the nation.

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Cite Confidential Records
7:27 am
Wed July 2, 2014

Keokuk Schools Deny Request for Goals

The Keokuk School Board

The Keokuk School District will not release more information about why the school board is divided over adding another year to Superintendent Tim Hood’s contract.

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