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Weather Here Not as Bad as Elsewhere

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Strong to severe thunderstorms moved through the region once again yesterday, but much like the first round, they didn’t provide many problems, if any, in Galesburg.

The National Weather Service doesn’t have any storm reports for the immediate area, but storm spotters did tell forecasters that roughly one-and-a-third inches of rain fell in town in just three hours yesterday evening.

Interview: Chris Enroth U of I Extension

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Chris Enroth of the U of I Extension talks about the emerald ash borer problem locally.

The emerald ash borer problem started in Michigan and is spreading throughout the midwest, including here in Knox County. Many trees have either died or been cut down locally due to the emerald ash borer. Chris Enroth of University of Illinois Extension talks about the problem locally and if there is any solution.

Interview: Libby Allison, WEEK News Anchor

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Libby Allison

Libby Allison is the new co-anchor at WEEK-TV channel 25 in Peoria.

Libby is a Galesburg native who has returned to the area after anchoring at WVIR-TV in Charlottesville, VA since 2009. Prior to that, she was anchor at Fox 18 in the Quad Cities for 5 years. Libby is a graduate of Western Illinois University. She joined us on the WGIL Morning News.