Illinois Investing $119M In WIU
(AP Photo/Seth Perlman)

Illinois is investing 119-million-dollars for the construction of a Center for Performing Arts at Western Illinois University.  The new CPA will serve as a cultural and performing arts destination for the campus community, the City of Macomb, and the entire western Illinois region.  The 100-thousand-square-foot building will have classrooms, offices, practice rooms, studios, and performance space.  Construction is underway.