12 U of I extension offices could close

By Heartland News

(KFVS) - Twelve University of Illinois Extension Service offices across the state could soon close.

Extension Spokesman Gary Beaumont says they're dealing with a potential $5.5 million state budget cut.

There are 12 extension centers in the Heartland.  No word yet on if any of those centers are on the chopping block.

The extension centers offer a variety of programs including 4H programs and continuing education.

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