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Planning for Future
5:57 pm
Tue January 29, 2013

Galesburg to Rethink Budget Process

Galesburg City Hall
Credit Rich Egger

It’s not always easy to implement change when things have been done a certain way for many years. But Galesburg will give it a try with its budgeting process.

Mayor Sal Garza does not anticipate the city will generate more revenue through change. He said the immediate goal is to smooth out the process.

“So toward the end of the year we’re not wrestling with some of these issues that should have really been decided upon much earlier,” Garza said.

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Removes Time Limit to Comply with Rules
2:47 pm
Tue January 29, 2013

US EPA OK's Missouri Rule Change on Pollution

Credit www.srjengineering.com

The US EPA has agreed to allow Missouri’s  Department of Natural Resources  to relax its rules when it comes water pollution enforcement.

Missouri has gotten the go-ahead to extend how long it gives those in violation of their water pollution permits to get into compliance.

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Union Negotiations, RAGBRAI, Ejection
10:32 pm
Mon January 28, 2013

Around The Region

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

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May Boost Local Food Movement.
2:13 pm
Thu January 24, 2013

USDA Creates New Microloan Program

Credit USDA

The USDA has launched a new microloan program that it says is designed to help small and family operations along with beginning and socially disadvantaged farmers.

According to a  local farm loan specialist  it may especially help a specific kind of small farmer, and give a boost to the local food movement.

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WIU Alumna
12:12 pm
Thu January 24, 2013

Erin's Law Signed by Illinois Governor

Erin Merryn
Credit glamour.com

Illinois children will start learning how to identify and report sexual abuse under a measure signed by Governor Pat Quinn.

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