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3:38 pm
Fri March 19, 2010

Emphasis - March 19

Fort Madison, IA – Jason Parrott's guest is Lee County Health Department Administrator Julie Schilling. They talk about the county's ranking in a recent national health study.

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Initiative recently ranked the health of every county in every state.

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WIUM Local
10:05 am
Fri March 19, 2010

Keokuk Arches Have More Time

Keokuk, IA – The Keokuk City Council gave the community 30 days to come up with a plan for the site of the former Green Tambourine building at 528 Main Street. The building collapsed on July 31, 2010.

A couple of potential restoration designs have surfaced in the last few weeks. One calls for the creation of Tambourine Park, with commercial and retail properties built on the adjacent lots.

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Afternoon Edition
6:23 pm
Thu March 18, 2010

Afternoon Edition

Tri States News – Today's National, State and Local News for the Tri States

WIUM Local
4:38 pm
Thu March 18, 2010

Social Commentary Art at WCIAC

Macomb, IL – A collection of politically and socially engaged art work from around the world can now be seen in western Illinois.

The exhibit is called "Paper Politics." It's on display at the West Central Illinois Arts Center, 25 East Side Square, Macomb. The gallery is open Fridays, Noon to 4:00pm, and Saturdays, 10:00am to 4:00pm.

Artist Josh MacPhee of Brooklyn, NY is curator of the show, which features work by more than 180 artists.

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WIUM Local
3:12 pm
Thu March 18, 2010

McDonough County Finances Threatened By State

Macomb, IL – Governor Pat Quinn's budget proposal could spell trouble for McDonough County. County board finance committee chairwoman Alice Henry says the county stands to lose about $180,000 if the proposal goes through as presented.

The governor has proposed cutting municipalities' share of income tax revenue from 10 percent to 7 percent. Ordinarily, the county receives a little more than a $600,000 share, which is roughly 10 percent of the overall budget.

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