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Officials from Freeport, Ill.-based Highland Community College (HCC) will break ground for the school's new wind turbine technician training center on Oct. 9. The new associate of applied science program, created in partnership with EcoEnergy, is the first of its kind in the state.

Speakers will include Joe Kanosky, HCC president; Rob Urish, HCC board of trustees chair; Shawn Gaffney, EcoEnergy president; State Sen. Tim Bivins, and State Rep. Jim Sacia.

SOURCE: Highland Community College

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