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IVCC spending down, revenue predictions up

IVCC spending down, revenue predictions up

Illinois Valley Community College is planning on spending $32.3-million in the 2020 fiscal year. Revenue is predicted at $32.1-million. The deficit will be covered by tort and auxiliary funds. The board of trustees approved the budget last week. Revenue is up 1.8% from last year. Spending is down 6%.

IVCC instructor honored

IVCC instructor honored

Retired Illinois Valley Community College journalism instructor Dr. Rose Marie Lynch was honored by the board of trustees last week. A plaque thanking her for service will be hung in the Dr. Mary Margaret Weeg Cultural Center. Weeg was Lynch’s longtime mentor. Lynch handled Weeg’s $1.2-million donation to school in 2017 that paid for the…

Boaters get help after getting stuck on river in Ottawa

Boaters get help after getting stuck on river in Ottawa

Ottawa River Rescue helped free a 25- to 30-foot boat that got stuck on an underwater “wing dam” in the Illinois River near Ottawa High School Friday night. Nobody was hurt; the boat was just caught. The River Rescue volunteers worked to lighten the boat’s load so it could move freely. A wing dam guides…

Treasurer’s Officer offering college savings plans

Treasurer’s Officer offering college savings plans

The Illinois Treasurer’s Office offers a way to save for college. Treasure Michael Frerichs says you can take care of two things while visiting his office’s website. Frerichs says the plans can be used for tuition, books, and other costs. There are some fees to make an account, but contributions are eligible for state tax…

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ROUNDUP: Baker medalist for Newark-Serena at Sandwich Invite

ROUNDUP: Baker medalist for Newark-Serena at Sandwich Invite

BOYS GOLF Newark-Serena’s Baker takes medalist at Indian Invite SANDWICH – Newark-Serena finished fifth in the 15-team tournament Thursday at Edgebrook Golf Course. Playing under Stableford rules, Connor Baker tallied 78 strokes and 32 points to lead the Norsemen, then birdied the first hole of a sudden death playoff to take medalist honors. Ottawa places…

Here is the latest Illinois sports news from The Associated Press

Here is the latest Illinois sports news from The Associated Press

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bryce Harper blasted a grand slam with one out in the ninth inning, capping a six-run rally that sent the Philadelphia Phillies over the Chicago Cubs 7-5 for a three-game sweep. Harper delivered his biggest hit yet in his first season with the Phillies, celebrating while running around the bases and then…

Here is the latest Illinois sports news from The Associated Press

Here is the latest Illinois sports news from The Associated Press

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — J.T. Realmuto hit a grand slam, Bryce Harper went deep twice and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Chicago Cubs 11-1 in Charlie Manuel’s first game as hitting coach, ruining Cole Hamels’ return home. Manuel was back in red pinstripes in his old dugout exactly six years to the day the franchise icon…

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13 arrested, 4 injured at Portland right wing rally: Police

13 arrested, 4 injured at Portland right wing rally: Police

iStock(PORTLAND, Ore.) — Thirteen people were arrested and four were injured, as over 1,000 right-wing demonstrators and counter-protesters descended on downtown Portland on Saturday, police said.There were “at least 13 arrests,” in six hours, Portland Police Lieutenant Tina Jones said in a statement. “We are aware of four individuals who have been evaluated by Portland…

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UPS joins race for future of delivery services by investing in self-driving trucks

UPS joins race for future of delivery services by investing in self-driving trucks

iStock(NEW YORK) — The self-driving tractor-trailer of the future is one step closer, with UPS in tow.UPS announced an investment in TuSimple, an autonomous truck startup, on Thursday in an effort to cut costs and time in the ever-increasing race for more-efficient ground deliveries. UPS has already contracted TuSimple to deliver packages between Phoenix and…

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“Easy Rider” star Peter Fonda, brother of Jane and son of Henry, dead at 79

“Easy Rider” star Peter Fonda, brother of Jane and son of Henry, dead at 79

Silver Screen Collection/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) — Writer, director and actor Peter Fonda, son of legendary actor Henry Fonda and brother of Oscar-winning actress Jane Fonda, has died, ABC News has confirmed.  He was 79.   In a statement, Peter’s family said that he died Friday morning at his home in Los Angeles of respiratory failure…

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