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Two Macomb residents are apart of an international volunteer organization that helps people within their own community and around the globe.

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Many contemporary composers choose to write an opera about current events and to make a political statement.

Western Illinois Museum Has New Book by WIU Students

Nov 20, 2014
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Two students from Western Illinois University worked together to create "The Troubling Tales of Old Macomb."

TSPR's Emily Boyer

Macomb Mayor Mike Inman said there are currently 11 economic development projects in the works.

Rich Egger

President Jack Thomas said WIU should have a seat at the table when it comes to business recruitment efforts for Macomb.

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A former Western Illinois University professor who's a longtime Macomb resident is urging the community to join him in donating to the Humane Society of McDonough County.

TSPR's Emily Boyer

The McDonough County YMCA is the site of a new "free little library." The shelves will house mostly children’s book.

More Money for WIU in the QC

Oct 24, 2014
Herb Trix

Illinois Governor Pat Quinn Friday announced state help for the next phase of Western Illinois University's riverfront campus in Moline.

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A Flea in Her Ear is set in Paris and centers on suspicion, misunderstandings, and mistaken identity.

Western Illinois University is working on its plan to enforce a new state law that makes all public university and community college campuses smoke-free zones beginning July, 2015.

Emily Boyer

Western's recently renovated University Union is still being inundated with water whenever it rains and repairs might not be made until next year.

The Peace Corps Prep Program is designed to prepare undergraduate college students for international service.

Prescription Birth Control Referendum on Ballot

Oct 6, 2014
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An advisory referenda on this fall's ballots in Illinois aims to drive more public interest to the election.

TSPR's Emily Boyer

A renovation mishap has Western Illinois University worried about flooding at the University Union.

TSPR's Emily Boyer

Western Illinois University is increasing the number of jobs for freshmen in response to student demand.

TSPR's Emily Boyer

Western Illinois University President Jack Thomas said he wants to develop a list of businesses and services that students, faculty, and staff want in Macomb.

WIU Marks Banned Books Week

Sep 24, 2014
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Western Illinois University held its seventh annual 'Banned and Determined' event in conjunction with the national observance of Banned Books Week.

Rich Egger

Western Illinois University’s president used the annual State of the University address to renew his commitment to making the school stand out from other colleges.

TSPR's Emily Boyer

Western Illinois University is still waiting for a sizeable check, to the tune of $6.5-million, from the state of Illinois.

Rich Egger

Western Illinois University President Jack Thomas said declining student enrollment is one of the biggest problems the university faces.

Rich Egger

A veteran of the music industry said artists must spend time taking care of business if they want to succeed in the industry.

Pilot Prepared for Another Macomb Balloon Rally

Sep 5, 2014

An eastern Illinois man is looking forward to getting another bird's eye view of western Illinois.

WIU Opens Second New Building in QC

Sep 4, 2014
Herb Trix

The Western Illinois University campus in the Quad Cities is now officially 95,000 square feet larger than it was at the start of the week.

Rich Egger

Horn Field Campus is preparing to mark its 50th anniversary by planning for construction of an outdoor education building.

TSPR's Emily Boyer

Western Illinois University made changes to ensure it is charging the lowest price for textbooks this year.  

New Law to Ban Smoking on Illinois College Campuses

Aug 22, 2014
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Illinois Governor Pat Quinn signed a bill to prohibit smoking on state-supported college or university campuses in the state. 

UPDATE: Protesting Sexist Signs at WIU

Aug 19, 2014
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Some members of the Macomb community plan to protest if "disgusting" signs show up as students return to Western Illinois University this week.

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WIU's annual event serves local farmers, gardeners and those interested in organic produce.

July's Mild Temperatures Benefit Crops

Jul 28, 2014
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This summer's cooler than average temperatures are keeping crops in good condition.

WIU Recognized For Retention Efforts

Jul 22, 2014
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Western Illinois University is one of three institutions in the nation being honored for outstanding efforts in retaining students.

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