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Off-Week Workshops
10:02 pm
Mon January 14, 2013

Keokuk Dropping Meetings

Keokuk City Council

The Keokuk City Council is making a big change to its monthly meeting schedule.

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Decision Could Come Soon
5:48 pm
Mon January 14, 2013

Denmark School Facing Demolition

Denmark Elementary

The Fort Madison School District will soon have to decide what to do with one of its former schools.

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Industry Mine owners seek to open new mine.
7:42 am
Mon January 14, 2013

EPA Holds Hearing on Littleton Mine

EPA Panel at Littleton Coal Mining Hearing.

The Illinois EPA is deciding whether to issue a water pollution permit for a proposed coal mine near Littleton.  It has drawn up a “draft permit” as in its review of the permit application up to this point, it believes the proposed mine meets all requirements.

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Credit Rating Lowered
6:05 pm
Fri January 11, 2013

Illinois Takes Another Financial Hit

Credit Rich Egger

All three major credit rating agencies have labeled Illinois' financial outlook as "negative."

Fitch Ratings is the latest to do so. The agency blames lawmakers for failing to  pass a pension overhaul before adjourning Tuesday.

Lower ratings could force Illinois to pay higher interest when it takes out credit for stuff such as infrastructure projects.

House Republican Leader Tom Cross said that's money Illinois doesn't have.  He  called the downgrade "embarrassing." 

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Vote Only to Show Intent
10:41 pm
Thu January 10, 2013

FM School District Accepting Bids

The former Fort Madison Middle School is on the market for $99,500.

The head of the Fort Madison School District says the sale of the district’s former middle school is not the done deal some believe it to be.

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