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Veterans Home Installs New Water System to Battle Bacteria

QUINCY, Ill. (AP) — A nearly $5 million water system has been installed at the Illinois Veterans Home to combat a severe form of pneumonia caused by a bacteria. The facility in Quincy unveiled the water treatment plant and delivery system Wednesday after they went online last week, The Quincy Herald-Whig reported. “We’ve got the […]

Lakeshore Schools Renovate to Pass IAQ Test

Every student needs a measure of comfort to achieve scholastic success. Studies prove that when classroom temperatures are too hot, too cold or too humid, students struggle to overcome it. The distractions can lead to failure. When uncomfortable, a person’s brain is constantly reminding the body to do something about the condition, making it hard […]

Solar Power Financing Offered to Idaho Power Customers

By Keith Ridler BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The Idaho Power electrical utility is proposing the construction of a solar power project that would be funded by customers who take out subscriptions to guarantee it gets built, the company said July 18. The company recently filed an application with the Idaho Public Utilities Commission to launch […]

Fort Wayne Details $20M Riverfront Development Plans

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — A riverfront development planned for Fort Wayne will cost more than originally thought but have more amenities, including a pavilion, promenade and elevated boardwalk, city leaders said. Plans for the $20 million development along the St. Marys River were unveiled Wednesday. Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry said the goal is […]

California Land Officials Sign Off on Closing Nuclear Plant

By Alison Noon SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California land officials dropped their longstanding environmental objections to the state’s last nuclear power plant and signed off July 5 on a deal to close the Central Coast facility many years earlier than its operators had previously sought. The State Lands Commission approved a lease allowing Pacific Gas […]