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Trying to Reduce Waste
12:01 pm
Sun August 25, 2013

Thinking Green Rather Than Purple at WIU

One of the water bottle refilling stations
Credit WIU

14 water bottle filling stations are slated to go up across the Western Illinois University campus during the 2013-14 school year.

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$100 Billion Unfunded Liability
11:31 am
Fri August 23, 2013

Illinois Pension Committee Still at Work

Credit Rich Egger

A bi-partisan panel of ten Illinois lawmakers has been working this summer to find a solution to the state’s pension problem.

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Assisted Living Apartments
3:43 pm
Thu August 22, 2013

Buyer Found for Lamoine Hotel

The cornerstone of the Lamoine Hotel
Rich Egger

Trotter Contracting, Inc owner Chris Trotter said he has a pending agreement to buy the Lamoine Hotel building in downtown Macomb from Gatehouse Media.

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Says WIU Ag Professor
2:58 pm
Thu August 22, 2013

Dry Weather Could Hurt Cover Crops

If dry weather continues, cover crops may suffer too.
Credit SSS

The USDA has issued a report saying over half of Illinois, and over 80 percent of Iowa is abnormally dry but corn and soybeans are not the only crops at risk if the dry weather continues.

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Western Illinois Schools
6:00 pm
Wed August 21, 2013

New Conference Still a Possibility

Credit Rich Egger

Three school districts have agreed to form a new conference in western Illinois, but two other districts remain undecided.

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