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Murder and Assaults
12:32 pm
Thu March 14, 2013

Violent Crimes in the Tri States

Cody Delacruz
Credit City of Galesburg

Authorities have arrested a man for a shooting death in Galesburg, two men face charges related to a sexual assault in Macomb, and the investigation continues into an assault in Keokuk.

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Cuts to Benefits
11:03 am
Thu March 14, 2013

Pension Plans Advance in Illinois Legislature

The Illinois Capitol building

The Illinois Senate has moved forward with a pair of measures (SB 1 and SB 35)  that would strip government workers of some of their pension benefits. The changes would impact state and university employees, as well as downstate and suburban public school teachers.

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Updated Edition
7:47 am
Thu March 14, 2013

Directory Helps Seniors & Their Families

Mary Warnock
Credit Rich Egger

The latest edition of the McDonough County Senior Services Directory is now available. It can be found at Macomb City Hall, the YMCA Senior Center in Macomb, and the Public Relations Department at McDonough District Hospital.

It can also be found on the Macomb Area AARP’s website.

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relatively mild winter may lead to pop. bounce
3:07 pm
Tue March 12, 2013

Year Looking Up for Pheasants in Iowa

Credit forums.steves-digicams.com

Despite large amounts of snow recently, Iowa is on track to get an average amount of snow this winter. A pheasant biologist for the Iowa Department of Natural Resources said that could make it a good year for pheasants.

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Reinstatement/New Trial
5:59 am
Tue March 12, 2013

Carter v. Lee County Hearing in June

The latest chapters of a lawsuit against Lee County could be resolved this summer.

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