RoundUp: school testing, grass fire & gaming approval

      New testing formats make some test scores difficult to measure Keokuk studentsâ?? levels of achievement for 2011-12 as indicated by standardized test scores were difficult to measure due to new testing formats, according to Superintendent Dr. Lora Wolff. __________________________________________ Grass fire consumes more than 200 acres The Moulton Fire Department was called to a grass fire in the 27000 block of 450th Street in Appanoose County Friday afternoon. __________________________________________ Rising temperature means rise in pool attendance In an ideal world, it would pour much-needed rain on the county, the midwest, the US, from 9 p.m. to 9 a.m. three or four days a week (minus the gale-force winds). ___________________________________________More Stories Below ___________________________________________ Moberly suspect now at FRDC The man involved in Friday night's standoff in Moberly has been transported to prison. ___________________________________________ Carthage business files for gaming approval A handful of Illinois cities are looking to approve legalized gambling in their communities. ___________________________________________ Reactors could add thousands of jobs, supporters say Production of small modular nuclear reactors in Callaway County could potentially tap into $25 billion in sales worldwide and provide thousands of high-paying jobs that can't come from any other industry, according to a new study from supporters of expanded nuclear power. ___________________________________________

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