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The Center for Performing Arts
11:35 pm
Wed April 23, 2014

WIU Finally Gets Money for New Building

Architects rendering of the exterior of the Center for Performing Arts
Credit Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects

The Center for Performing Arts has been a long time coming to the campus of Western Illinois University. 

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Leak Discovered April 19
10:13 pm
Wed April 23, 2014

Terrain Delays Keokuk Sewer Repairs

Soap Creek flows into the Mississippi River near the South Side Boat Club.

Keokuk says the location of a sewer leak slowed repairs, allowing more pollution into nearby waterways.

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Bill Knight – April 24
3:03 pm
Wed April 23, 2014

A Bloody Chapter in American Labor History

Credit Wikimedia

It’s neither unpatriotic nor an exaggeration to recall the Ludlow Massacre 100 years ago this week as that era’s 9-11, Pearl Harbor or Alamo.

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Illinois Income Tax
9:59 am
Wed April 23, 2014

Senator Sullivan Says Drastic Cuts Ahead If Tax Hike Expires

A western Illinois lawmaker is warning of dire consequences if the temporary income tax increase is allowed to expire.

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Volunteers Focusing on Services
4:15 pm
Tue April 22, 2014

Lee County Backs Citizen Committee

Much of the talk about Lee County Government involves removing drivers' license services from the courthouse in Keokuk.

The Lee County Board of Supervisors is giving a boost to a newly-formed citizen committee.

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