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7-Day Forecast: Quincy

Sunday
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  • 56°
  • 34°

Rain

Monday
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  • 36°
  • 21°

Windy, and mainly cloudy

Tuesday
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  • 36°
  • 26°

Sunny

Wednesday
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  • 41°
  • 27°

Snow showers early

Thursday
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  • 34°
  • 19°

Partly cloudy

Friday
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  • 31°
  • 21°

Times of sun and clouds

Saturday
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  • 34°
  • 28°

Mostly cloudy

Currently in Quincy as of

  • 52°(Feels like 52°)
  • Overcast
  • Wind: SSE @ 9 mph
  • Barometer: 29.58 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:59:43 am
  • Sunset: 04:43:55 pm
  • Humidity: 89
  • Visibility: 3 mi.
  • UV Index: 1

7-Day Forecast: Macomb

Sunday
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  • 56°
  • 32°

Mainly cloudy and rainy

Monday
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  • 31°
  • 17°

Cloudy and windy with snow

Tuesday
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  • 33°
  • 23°

Sunshine

Wednesday
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  • 38°
  • 19°

Morning snow showers

Thursday
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  • 25°
  • 14°

Partly cloudy

Friday
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  • 33°
  • 16°

Snow showers in the morning

Saturday
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  • 28°
  • 22°

A few clouds

Currently in Macomb as of

  • 51°(Feels like 51°)
  • Overcast
  • Wind: SSE @ 12 mph
  • Barometer: 29.62 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:58:11 am
  • Sunset: 04:39:24 pm
  • Humidity: 93
  • Visibility: 10 mi.
  • UV Index: 0

7-Day Forecast: Pittsfield

Sunday
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  • 54°
  • 33°

Rain

Monday
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  • 34°
  • 23°

Windy, chance of snow showers in the morning

Tuesday
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  • 36°
  • 27°

Sunny

Wednesday
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  • 42°
  • 25°

Showers of rain and snow early

Thursday
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  • 30°
  • 22°

Mix of sun and clouds

Friday
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  • 37°
  • 28°

Mostly cloudy

Saturday
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  • 36°
  • 29°

Times of sun and clouds

Currently in Pittsfield as of

  • 53°(Feels like 53°)
  • Broken Clouds
  • Wind: SE @ 10 mph
  • Barometer: 29.61 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:56:24 am
  • Sunset: 04:42:14 pm
  • Humidity: 88
  • Visibility: 7 mi.
  • UV Index: 0

7-Day Forecast: Hannibal

Sunday
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  • 55°
  • 32°

Cloudy with rain

Monday
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  • 34°
  • 22°

Windy, chance of snow showers in the morning

Tuesday
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  • 37°
  • 27°

Mainly sunny

Wednesday
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  • 42°
  • 25°

A few morning showers

Thursday
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  • 30°
  • 23°

Mix of sun and clouds

Friday
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  • 41°
  • 28°

More clouds than sun

Saturday
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  • 35°
  • 28°

Mix of sun and clouds

Currently in Hannibal as of

  • 52°(Feels like 52°)
  • Overcast
  • Wind: SSE @ 9 mph
  • Barometer: 29.58 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:59:19 am
  • Sunset: 04:44:43 pm
  • Humidity: 89
  • Visibility: 3 mi.
  • UV Index: 0

Regional Conditions

Quincy
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Macomb
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Pittsfield
53°
Hannibal
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'Recovery approach' in treating mental illness paying dividends

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Lemonia "Joy" Sims now has something awaiting her she never thought possible — a future. "Every sad word in the dictionary described me," she said. "I never thought I would have peace or be able to smile." Sims, a native of Chicago who now calls Quincy her home, has been battling a variety of mental illnesses for much of the past 21 years. 

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Duggars started out planning for 'one or two' kids, but are happy with 19

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HANNIBAL, Mo. -- Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar love their kids -- all 19 of 'em -- and they will not be losing sleep over whether everyone agrees with their strong, conservative Christian beliefs. The Duggars were the keynote speakers Friday night at Hannibal-LaGrange University's 73rd annual Booster Banquet at the Roland Fine Arts Center.

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Culver-Stockton group gearing up for 10-day educational trip to London

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Twenty-two students, three educators and one staff member will represent Culver-Stockton College on a 10-day educational tour of London next month. David Carrothers, an assistant professor of criminal justice taking part in the trip, said a wide array of academic and cultural experiences is being arranged for the group each day.

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Five vying for first 'Battle for the Baton' title

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The fundraiser pits five well-known Quincy residents against each other for the right to be a guest conductor at the Quincy Symphony Orchestra's holiday concert Dec. 6. The person who raises the most money earns the right to conduct one song at the concert.  More>>

On the graveyard shift

Mike Patterson approaches the cemetery he uncovered on his property off Mo. 79 near Frankford, Mo. | H-W Photo Steve Bohnstedt Mike Patterson approaches the cemetery he uncovered on his property off Mo. 79 near Frankford, Mo. | H-W Photo Steve Bohnstedt
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Mike Patterson knows the headstones in Waddell Cemetery like the back of his hand. Waddell, Blackwell, Bruce. Patterson ticked off name after name. Patterson, a Quincy retiree, has done more than crack open history books and trace lineages online. He's breathed life into a place that for decades hadn't been touched by it.

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Christmas of 1997 remains special for Good News family -- for multiple reasons

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QUINCY -- Debbie Sanders Lewis will never forget the Christmas of 1997. It turned out to be the final Christmas for her son, Tyson, a special-needs child who died the next year at age 7. That particular Christmas also was memorable because Lewis and her two children were beneficiaries of The Herald-Whig's Good News of Christmas campaign, which came to their aid while the family was struggling through rough times.

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Western Area Purchasing Co-op: 'What we have up here is a pretty good thing for our schools'

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LAHARPE, Ill. -- The building's green cover serves as a reminder of the "green" saved by area school districts and businesses working with the Western Area Purchasing Cooperative in LaHarpe. The co-op, overseen by the Regional Office of Education serving Hancock and McDonough counties, buys all kinds of supplies in bulk, which translates into savings for its more than 60 accounts.

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Greuter begins third year as QAMA president, boosts cooperation between faiths, churches

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  1. QUINCY -- The Rev. Ivan Greuter is admittedly excited about beginning his third year as president of the Quincy Area Ministerial Association.

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  • O'BRIEN: Loss of daughter more than 40 years ago from drunken driving accident still pains Quincy lawyer

    O'BRIEN: Loss of daughter more than 40 years ago from drunken driving accident still pains Quincy lawyer

    Friday, November 21 2014 11:13 AM EST2014-11-21 16:13:34 GMT
    It's a speech George Lewis has given hundreds of times, if not thousands. As he stood before a group of people inside a courtroom at the Adams County Courthouse, Lewis' voice cracked and his eyes began to redden. ...
    It's a speech George Lewis has given hundreds of times, if not thousands. As he stood before a group of people inside a courtroom at the Adams County Courthouse, Lewis' voice cracked and his eyes began to redden. ...
  • EIGHINGER: Don't forget, 60 is the new 40

    EIGHINGER: Don't forget, 60 is the new 40

    Thursday, November 20 2014 10:40 AM EST2014-11-20 15:40:01 GMT
    The blank stares normally are a dead giveaway. They can come during any conversation at any time with any of my four kids, who are now grown adults between the ages of 30 and 35. Fortunately, we all have a great...
    The blank stares normally are a dead giveaway. They can come during any conversation at any time with any of my four kids, who are now grown adults between the ages of 30 and 35. Fortunately, we all have a great...
  • THOMPSON: Planning for holiday meal didn't come together for Louisiana church

    THOMPSON: Planning for holiday meal didn't come together for Louisiana church

    Wednesday, November 19 2014 11:13 AM EST2014-11-19 16:13:54 GMT
    A long-standing Thanksgiving tradition at Louisiana's Centenary United Methodist Church is not over but merely on a yearlong hiatus, says a regular volunteer.
    A long-standing Thanksgiving tradition at Louisiana's Centenary United Methodist Church is not over but merely on a yearlong hiatus, says a regular volunteer.

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  • Quincy man who tried to write meth prescription sentenced to probation

    Quincy man who tried to write meth prescription sentenced to probation

    Friday, November 21 2014 9:27 AM EST2014-11-21 14:27:49 GMT
    QUINCY -- A Quincy man who attempted to write his own prescription for methamphetamine earlier this year was sentenced to probation on Thursday. Stanley F. Nowacki, 33, was sentenced to 30 months probation on a felony forgery charge, the longest term possible, by Judge Scott Walden during a hearing in Adams County Circuit Court.
    QUINCY -- A Quincy man who attempted to write his own prescription for methamphetamine earlier this year was sentenced to probation on Thursday. Stanley F. Nowacki, 33, was sentenced to 30 months probation on a felony forgery charge, the longest term possible, by Judge Scott Walden during a hearing in Adams County Circuit Court.

  • State police to have special patrols in Adams County

    State police to have special patrols

    The Illinois State Police will conduct special traffic enforcement patrols between Nov. 17 and Nov. 30 in Adams County. Troopers with District 20, in Pittsfield, will concentrate on speeding, seat belt and other violations during the patrols.
    The Illinois State Police will conduct special traffic enforcement patrols between Nov. 17 and Nov. 30 in Adams County. Troopers with District 20, in Pittsfield, will concentrate on speeding, seat belt and other violations during the patrols.
  • Slight increase in accidents in Quincy during October

    Slight increase in accidents in Quincy during October

    Quincy -- Traffic accidents in Quincy saw a slight increase during October. According to statistics compiled by the Quincy Police Department, there were 112 accidents in October, an increase of four accidents from September.
    Quincy -- Traffic accidents in Quincy saw a slight increase during October. According to statistics compiled by the Quincy Police Department, there were 112 accidents in October, an increase of four accidents from September.
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  • South Callaway takes advantage of Palmyra turnovers in Class 2 semifinal

    South Callaway takes advantage of Palmyra turnovers in Class 2 semifinal

    Sunday, November 23 2014 1:24 AM EST2014-11-23 06:24:16 GMT
    Palmyra quarterback Ben Cheffey blamed himself for not moving the offense against South Callaway. The offense sputtered to just 68 yards of offense with five turnovers, four of them interceptions thrown by Cheffey, in a 27-2 loss to South Callaway in the Class 2 football semifinals Saturday afternoon. South Callaway advances to next week's Show-Me Bowl against Lamar.
    Palmyra quarterback Ben Cheffey blamed himself for not moving the offense against South Callaway. The offense sputtered to just 68 yards of offense with five turnovers, four of them interceptions thrown by Cheffey, in a 27-2 loss to South Callaway in the Class 2 football semifinals Saturday afternoon. South Callaway advances to next week's Show-Me Bowl against Lamar.
  • Second-half turnovers stop Central short of title game

    Second-half turnovers stop Central short of title game

    Sunday, November 23 2014 1:49 AM EST2014-11-23 06:49:14 GMT
    The Central football team had a golden opportunity. With a 7-0 lead midway through the second quarter, the Panthers faced a fourth-and-three from the Carrollton 21-yard line. Central ran a fullback dive with Bobby Keltz, but Keltz fell short and the Panthers turned the ball over on downs
    The Central football team had a golden opportunity. With a 7-0 lead midway through the second quarter, the Panthers faced a fourth-and-three from the Carrollton 21-yard line. Central ran a fullback dive with Bobby Keltz, but Keltz fell short and the Panthers turned the ball over on downs
  • AREA ROUNDUP: Hannibal-LaGrange men's basketball records first victory

    AREA ROUNDUP: Hannibal-LaGrange men's basketball records first victory

    Sunday, November 23 2014 1:47 AM EST2014-11-23 06:47:33 GMT
    The Hannibal-LaGrange University men's basketball team picked a dramatic way to record its first victory of the season Saturday afternoon.
    Jay Jones drained a 3-pointer at the buzzer to give the Trojans a 63-61 American Midwest Conference victory over Missouri Baptist at St. Louis, Mo.
    The Hannibal-LaGrange University men's basketball team picked a dramatic way to record its first victory of the season Saturday afternoon.
    Jay Jones drained a 3-pointer at the buzzer to give the Trojans a 63-61 American Midwest Conference victory over Missouri Baptist at St. Louis, Mo.

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  • Second-half turnovers stop Central short of title game

    Second-half turnovers stop Central short of title game

    Sunday, November 23 2014 1:49 AM EST2014-11-23 06:49:14 GMT
    The Central football team had a golden opportunity. With a 7-0 lead midway through the second quarter, the Panthers faced a fourth-and-three from the Carrollton 21-yard line. Central ran a fullback dive with Bobby Keltz, but Keltz fell short and the Panthers turned the ball over on downs
    The Central football team had a golden opportunity. With a 7-0 lead midway through the second quarter, the Panthers faced a fourth-and-three from the Carrollton 21-yard line. Central ran a fullback dive with Bobby Keltz, but Keltz fell short and the Panthers turned the ball over on downs
  • AREA ROUNDUP: Hannibal-LaGrange men's basketball records first victory

    AREA ROUNDUP: Hannibal-LaGrange men's basketball records first victory

    Sunday, November 23 2014 1:47 AM EST2014-11-23 06:47:33 GMT
    The Hannibal-LaGrange University men's basketball team picked a dramatic way to record its first victory of the season Saturday afternoon.
    Jay Jones drained a 3-pointer at the buzzer to give the Trojans a 63-61 American Midwest Conference victory over Missouri Baptist at St. Louis, Mo.
    The Hannibal-LaGrange University men's basketball team picked a dramatic way to record its first victory of the season Saturday afternoon.
    Jay Jones drained a 3-pointer at the buzzer to give the Trojans a 63-61 American Midwest Conference victory over Missouri Baptist at St. Louis, Mo.

  • Hawks spot Lindenwood an early lead, can't come back

    Hawks spot Lindenwood an early lead, can't come back

    Sunday, November 23 2014 1:34 AM EST2014-11-23 06:34:28 GMT
    After putting themselves in an early hole, the Quincy University men's basketball team spent all of Saturday afternoon fighting an uphill battle. When they finally got to the top of the hill, they did not stay long.
    After putting themselves in an early hole, the Quincy University men's basketball team spent all of Saturday afternoon fighting an uphill battle. When they finally got to the top of the hill, they did not stay long.

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  • Iran: Nuclear talks may focus on an extension

    Iran: Nuclear talks may focus on an extension

    Iran says that if obstacles remain in the talks about its nuclear program, the discussion will have to shift to extending them beyond Monday's deadline.
    With a deadline for a nuclear deal less than two days away, negotiators faced the choice Sunday of pushing on despite diminishing chance of agreement, or shifting to ways of extending negotiations past the target date.
  • Marion Barry remembered for love of DC

    Marion Barry remembered for love of DC

    By The Associated Press Marion Barry, who served four terms as the mayor of the District of Columbia and served on the D.C. Council as the representative for the city's Ward 8 until his death...
    By The Associated Press Marion Barry, who served four terms as the mayor of the District of Columbia and served on the D.C. Council as the representative for the city's Ward 8 until his death Sunday...
  • Suicide bomber kills at least 45 Afghans

    Suicide bomber kills at least 45 Afghans

    Afghanistan's parliament has approved a bilateral security agreement between Kabul and Washington allowing international troops to remain in the country past the end of this year.
    A suicide bomber attacked a volleyball tournament in eastern Afghanistan on Sunday, killing at least 45 people, officials said.
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  • Healing Hearts going on Hy-Vee field trip Dec. 1

    Healing Hearts going on Hy-Vee field trip Dec. 1

    Saturday, November 22 2014 11:23 PM EST2014-11-23 04:23:02 GMT
    QUINCY -- The Blessing Heart and Vascular Center Healing Hearts support group is taking a field trip for its December meeting. Because of that, the group will meet on a different day than usual, and reservations are...
    QUINCY -- The Blessing Heart and Vascular Center Healing Hearts support group is taking a field trip for its December meeting. Because of that, the group will meet on a different day than usual, and reservations are...
  • Villa Kathrine announces Thanksgiving holiday hours

    Villa Kathrine announces Thanksgiving holiday hours

    Friday, November 21 2014 9:01 AM EST2014-11-21 14:01:14 GMT
    QUINCY -- The Villa Katherine, 532 Gardner Expressway, has announced its Thanksgiving holiday house. The villa will be closed Thanksgiving, Thursday, Nov. 27, and open regular hours the rest of the weekend -- from 9 a.m....
    QUINCY -- The Villa Katherine, 532 Gardner Expressway, has announced its Thanksgiving holiday house. The villa will be closed Thanksgiving, Thursday, Nov. 27, and open regular hours the rest of the weekend -- from 9 a.m....
  • Salvation Army to host free Thanksgiving dinner Nov. 27

    Salvation Army to host free Thanksgiving dinner Nov. 27

    Friday, November 21 2014 8:53 AM EST2014-11-21 13:53:38 GMT
    QUINCY -- The Salvation Army will serve a free Thanksgiving dinner from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thanksgiving, Thursday, Nov. 27, at the Kroc Center, 405 Vermont. The community is invited to enjoy a traditional...
    QUINCY -- The Salvation Army will serve a free Thanksgiving dinner from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thanksgiving, Thursday, Nov. 27, at the Kroc Center, 405 Vermont. The community is invited to enjoy a traditional...
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  • Mount Sterling YMCA Band and Choir to perform Nov. 30

    Mount Sterling YMCA Band and Choir to perform Nov. 30

    Saturday, November 22 2014 6:26 PM EST2014-11-22 23:26:32 GMT
    MOUNT STERLING, Ill. -- The Mount Sterling YMCA Band and Choir will be perform at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 30, in the Brown County High School auditorium. This will be the fifth public performance for both groups. Retired...
    MOUNT STERLING, Ill. -- The Mount Sterling YMCA Band and Choir will be perform at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 30, in the Brown County High School auditorium. This will be the fifth public performance for both groups. Retired...
  • Monroe County 2014 Plat Book now available

    Monroe County 2014 Plat Book now available

    Friday, November 21 2014 9:45 AM EST2014-11-21 14:45:23 GMT
    PARIS, Mo. -- The Monroe County 2014 Plat Book is available for purchase for $40 at the Monroe County clerk's office, 300 N. Main. The new plat book is published by the Monroe County Commission with Mapping...
    PARIS, Mo. -- The Monroe County 2014 Plat Book is available for purchase for $40 at the Monroe County clerk's office, 300 N. Main. The new plat book is published by the Monroe County Commission with Mapping...
  • Vendors needed for Hamilton holiday blender

    Vendors needed for Hamilton holiday blender

    Friday, November 21 2014 8:50 AM EST2014-11-21 13:50:31 GMT
    HAMILTON, Ill. -- Vendor registration is being accepted for the fourth annual Holiday Vendor Blender in Hamilton. The Hamilton Community Development Coalition and Hamilton Kiwanis Club sponsor the event, which will be...
    HAMILTON, Ill. -- Vendor registration is being accepted for the fourth annual Holiday Vendor Blender in Hamilton. The Hamilton Community Development Coalition and Hamilton Kiwanis Club sponsor the event, which will be...
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