TSPR Local

East Main St Project
6:30 pm
Wed July 10, 2013

Plans Proceed for Galesburg Underpass

The city's concept of what the underpass might look like when completed.
Credit City of Galesburg

The East Main Street underpass in Galesburg will contain many of the same aesthetic features as the recently completed overpass on West Main Street.

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Quinn Uses Veto Power
4:06 pm
Wed July 10, 2013

Illinois Governor Stops Lawmaker Pay

Governor Pat Quinn

Illinois lawmakers have repeatedly missed Governor Pat Quinn's deadlines for fixing the state’s pension systems, so he is using his veto power to prevent legislators from getting paid.

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Survey for Bond Issue
10:23 pm
Mon July 8, 2013

Illini West Developing Building Plan

Illini West Superintendent Kim Schilson

Two west-central Illinois school districts will work together on a short-term building plan.

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Revenue Short of Goal
6:29 pm
Mon July 8, 2013

Jury Out on Impact of Cigarette Tax Hike

Credit EUobserver.com

A little more than a year ago, Illinois nearly doubled its cigarette tax to $1.98. The goal was to raise $350 million to help support the Medicaid system, but that mark hasn’t been reached.

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@25,000 In Attendance
4:32 pm
Wed July 3, 2013

Big Impact from Dam Celebration

A look at the Ameren Missouri power plant from the dam stretching between Keokuk and Hamilton
Credit Jason Parrott

The celebration of the 100th anniversary of the completion of the dam that spans the Mississippi River had a huge impact on Keokuk.

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