Western Illinois University

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Name: Western Illinois University
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Workers cautious of minimum wage increase

Local minimum-wage workers would love a pay hike, but say they're nervous that it could result in the loss of jobs and increase the cost of living.In November, voters will be asked to vote -- in a non-binding advisory referendum -- on whether to raise ... [Published Quad-Cities Online - 20 hours ago]
First reported Jul 12 2014 - Updated Jul 12 2014 - 1 reports

WIU Union construction nearly finished

MACOMB, Ill. (WGEM) - When Western Illinois University students head back to class next month, they'll notice some major changes to one of the campus' popular hang-outs.Construction Project Coordinator, Carina Kapraun says renovation work on the University ... [Published WGEM.com - Jul 12 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

Wells-Palmgren Wedding

Ms. Lori Ann Wells, Moline, and Charles Fredrick Palmgren, Geneseo, were married March 21, 2014, during a sunset wedding at 6:30 p.m., at Holmes Beach, Fla.Beverly Anne Claeys, notary, stepmother of the bride, officiated.Matron of honor was Janet Andersen. ... [Published Quad-Cities Online - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

Trustees review successes and ongoing concerns

The Western Illinois University Board of Trustees convened on Thursday morning for the first day of a two-day retreat at the Multicultural Center, where they heard updates over WIU's budget, strategic planning for its Macomb and Quad Cities campuses and ... [Published McDonough County Voice - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

A terrible event at a peaceful park

Quiet neighborhood comes to grips with college-bound teen's slaying Robichaux Park is beautiful.It's long and green and clean, its 13 acres stretched along a street lined by little brick houses, mowed lawns and flowers.There are big trees, a grassy hill ... [Published Chicago Tribune - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

Murdered teen was to attend college orientation

CHICAGO (AP) - Marcel Pearson was to be in Macomb attending freshman orientation at Western Illinois University. However, the 17-year-old was fatally shot this week while playing basketball in Chicago's Washington Heights neighborhood, the victim ... [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Who's in the news? Tom Quinn

Tom Quinn of Davenport has received the Estimator of the Year Award from the American Society of Professional Estimators, Quad-Cities Chapter No. 71.Quinn, senior estimator at Bush Construction, Davenport, joined ASPE Chapter No. 71 in 1998 and became ... [Published QC Times - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

WIU Bull Test: Entries Accepted Thru Aug. 31

Entries are now being accepted for the 43rd Annual Western Illinois University School of Agriculture's Bull Test Program. According to Samantha Cunningham, assistant professor in the School of Ag, entries for the 112-day test are open to any breed and ... [Published Farms.com - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 4 reports

College-bound teen slain Tuesday overcame 'number of challenges'

_ The fatal shooting of a 17-year-old Johnson College Prep graduate who shined as a basketball player and was two days away from college orientation has family members and educators grieving.Marcel Pearson was gunned down Tuesday night, just before a ... [Published Chicago Tribune - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

Patricia Thom

, 80, of Macomb passed away at 9:22 p.m. on Friday, July 4, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield.She was born on Oct. 8, 1933, in Chicago to Carl and Ruth Russell Helms. She married Myron Thom on July 31, 1954, in Chicago; he preceded he in ... [Published McDonough County Voice - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

Illinois Renewable Energy Conference July 16; 'One-Stop-Shop' for Renewable Energy Answers in Illinois

at 05:15 AM EDT MACOMB, Ill., July 7 -- Western Illinois University issued the following news release: The Illinois Biomass Working Group, coordinated by the Illinois Institute for Rural Affairs (IIRA) at Western Illinois University, will host the Illinois ... [Published Industrial Info Financials - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 2 reports

Illinois Renewable Energy Conference July 16; 'One-Stop-Shop' for Renewable Energy Answers in Illinois

MACOMB, Ill. , July 7 -- Western Illinois University issued the following news release:The Illinois Biomass Working Group , coordinated by the Illinois Institute for Rural Affairs (IIRA) at Western Illinois University , will host the Illinois Renewable ... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Jul 08 2014]

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"We do want this to be an affordable education. Some of the issues are federal and state funding have been diminished or kept at a level range" Manering said
...can raise the minimum wage all they want, but I have to change my prices accordingly," Michael Huggins, owner of Cup A Jo Cafe in downtown Moline. "Get ready to pay $4 for a small cup of coffee."
"It's kind of like a two-edged sword," he said. "I do look at it from the perspective of, 'I'm making more money,' but the business I'm working at is losing that extra money."

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College-bound teen slain Tuesday overcame 'numb... [Published Chicago Tribune - Jul 10 2014]
17-year-old 'just wanted to move out of the hood' [Published Chicago Sun-Times - Jul 09 2014]
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