Galesburg, IL – Galesburg's Orpheum Theatre is trying to raise money for sorely needed rennovations. After it failed to win money through the Save America's Treasures grant program several months ago, the theatre is still looking for ways to raise money.
Orpheum Theatre President and Managing Director Kate Francis says $300,000 has already been secured through donations from businesses and individuals.
Macomb, IL – The head of the Macomb School District says lawmakers cannot afford to wait until after the election to fix the state's budget crisis.
"We've talked about the tsunami before. It's here," says Superintendent Alene Reuschel. "The tsunami is on the beach and our little palm tree is right here ready to take a hit. I do believe we will weather that (but) we're going to come out battered and bruised."