TSPR Local

Retail Hours Reduced
10:25 pm
Tue October 16, 2012

Rural Post Office Cuts

The U.S. Postal Service is cutting the hours of operation at rural post offices.

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iPads, Debris, Sewer, Law Enforcement
10:04 pm
Tue October 16, 2012

Around The Region

A quick look at news from around the tri-state region.

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Trial Period Starts Next Week
9:25 pm
Tue October 16, 2012

Cell Phone Use in BHS

Students at Burlington High School will be able to use their cell phones during school.

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Rezoning Approved
3:23 pm
Tue October 16, 2012

Galesburg Hotel Development Clears Hurdle

Galesburg City Hall
Rich Egger
  • Interview with Mayor Sal Garza

Galesburg aldermen voted 7-0 with one abstention to rezone land at North Seminary Street and Highway 34 to allow for construction of a hotel, some retail space, and owner-occupied duplexes. However, developer Todd Raufeisen must still clear some hurdles before construction can begin.

Mayor Sal Garza pointed out the rezoning of the land is the only thing that was approved.

“At this stage, we weren’t doing the specific review of all the facilities, the locations of them and all of that,” Garza said.

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Bob Reynolds v. Jimmy John's
2:13 pm
Tue October 16, 2012

Is Freaky Fast Too Fast?

Rich Egger

A motorcyclist says a sandwich chain is partly to blame for a crash in which he was injured. In a lawsuit, he says Jimmy John's "freaky fast" advertising slogan encourages reckless driving.

Bob Reynolds was on a motorcycle when a Jimmy John's driver hit him. Reynolds suffered a broken leg and has since gone through several surgeries.

The driver's insurance company settled the case, but Reynolds is suing both Jimmy John's corporate office and the franchise owner for damages.

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