Knox College http://peoriapublicradio.org en Obama addresses the cost of getting a college degree http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/obama-addresses-cost-getting-college-degree <div>President Barack Obama used part of his speech at Knox College to address&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">the price of earning a college degree.&nbsp;IPR'S&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Chris </span>Lovingood<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> has the story.</span></div><div></div><div>&nbsp;</div> Thu, 25 Jul 2013 12:27:59 +0000 Chris Lovingood 9402 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Obama addresses the cost of getting a college degree Galesburg officials talk economic struggles, successes during Obama visit http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/galesburg-officials-talk-economic-struggles-successes-during-obama-visit <div>Galesburg city leaders say the community was a fitting stop for President Obama to kick-off his new economic focus. The city was the first location in a series of speeches for the President to sell his vision for a thriving economy. Gary Camarano is Galesburg’s Global Strategies Director. He says the city economy was rough in 2004 when Maytag closed and thousands of workers lost their jobs:</div><div> Thu, 25 Jul 2013 11:56:23 +0000 Alex Rusciano & Orko Manna 9398 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Galesburg officials talk economic struggles, successes during Obama visit Tickets available to see President speak in Galesburg http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/tickets-available-see-president-speak-galesburg <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">President Barack Obama is set to speak at Knox College when he visits Galesburg this week. Obama will kick off a series of speeches laying out his vision for rebuilding the economy to grow the middle class. The President’s visit is Wednesday.</span></p><p></p><p> Mon, 22 Jul 2013 12:25:57 +0000 Denise Molina 9236 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Tickets available to see President speak in Galesburg