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7-Day Forecast: Macomb

Wednesday
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  • 77°
  • °

Partly Cloudy

Thursday
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  • 76°
  • 55°

Clear

Friday
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  • 81°
  • 58°

Cloudy

Saturday
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  • 88°
  • 73°

Partly Cloudy

Sunday
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  • 83°
  • 68°

Partly Cloudy

Monday
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  • 77°
  • 61°

Clear

Tuesday
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  • 80°
  • 58°

Clear

Currently in Macomb as of

  • 72°(Feels like 72°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: N @ 7 mph
  • Barometer: 30.08 in.
  • Sunrise: 05:52
  • Sunset: 20:26
  • Humidity: 92%
  • UV Index: 10.00

7-Day Forecast: Jacksonville

Wednesday
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  • 80°
  • °

Partly Cloudy

Thursday
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  • 76°
  • 53°

Clear

Friday
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  • 81°
  • 57°

Partly Cloudy

Saturday
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  • 91°
  • 69°

Partly Cloudy

Sunday
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  • 85°
  • 69°

Partly Cloudy

Monday
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  • 77°
  • 63°

Clear

Tuesday
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  • 81°
  • 58°

Clear

Currently in Jacksonville as of

  • 78°(Feels like 83°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: N @ 7 mph
  • Barometer: 30.03 in.
  • Sunrise: 05:52
  • Sunset: 20:22
  • Humidity: 94%
  • UV Index: 7.00

7-Day Forecast: Pittsfield

Wednesday
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  • 82°
  • °

Partly Cloudy

Thursday
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  • 77°
  • 55°

Clear

Friday
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  • 85°
  • 60°

Partly Cloudy

Saturday
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  • 92°
  • 70°

Partly Cloudy

Sunday
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  • 85°
  • 70°

Clear

Monday
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  • 78°
  • 62°

Clear

Tuesday
Tuesday's Forecast Image
  • 80°
  • 59°

Clear

Currently in Pittsfield as of

  • 77°(Feels like 82°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: N @ 3 mph
  • Barometer: 30.04 in.
  • Sunrise: 05:54
  • Sunset: 20:24
  • Humidity: 85%
  • UV Index: 10.00

7-Day Forecast: Quincy

Wednesday
Wednesday's Forecast Image
  • 80°
  • °

Partly Cloudy

Thursday
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  • 79°
  • 55°

Clear

Friday
Friday's Forecast Image
  • 85°
  • 60°

Partly Cloudy

Saturday
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  • 91°
  • 72°

Partly Cloudy

Sunday
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  • 86°
  • 70°

Clear

Monday
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  • 79°
  • 61°

Clear

Tuesday
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  • 82°
  • 59°

Clear

Currently in Quincy as of

  • 75°(Feels like 79°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: N @ 13 mph
  • Barometer: 30.05 in.
  • Sunrise: 05:55
  • Sunset: 20:27
  • Humidity: 84%
  • UV Index: 10.00

7-Day Forecast: Kirksville

Wednesday
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  • 81°
  • °

Partly Cloudy

Thursday
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  • 78°
  • 56°

Clear

Friday
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  • 90°
  • 59°

Partly Cloudy

Saturday
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  • 90°
  • 72°

Partly Cloudy

Sunday
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  • 84°
  • 67°

Clear

Monday
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  • 78°
  • 59°

Clear

Tuesday
Tuesday's Forecast Image
  • 81°
  • 56°

Clear

Currently in Kirksville as of

  • 72°(Feels like 72°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: N @ 10 mph
  • Barometer: 30.11 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:00
  • Sunset: 20:33
  • Humidity: 87%
  • UV Index: 10.00

7-Day Forecast: Keokuk Municipal

Wednesday
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  • 81°
  • °

Partly Cloudy

Thursday
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  • 80°
  • 58°

Clear

Friday
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  • 87°
  • 62°

Partly Cloudy

Saturday
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  • 90°
  • 73°

Partly Cloudy

Sunday
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  • 86°
  • 71°

Clear

Monday
Monday's Forecast Image
  • 79°
  • 62°

Clear

Tuesday
Tuesday's Forecast Image
  • 83°
  • 61°

Clear

Currently in Keokuk as of

  • 72°(Feels like 72°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: N @ 7 mph, gusting to 13 mph
  • Barometer: 30.06 in.
  • Sunrise: 05:55
  • Sunset: 20:29
  • Humidity: 88%
  • UV Index: 10.00

Regional Conditions

Macomb
72°
Jacksonville
78°
Pittsfield
77°
Quincy
75°
Kirksville
72°
Keokuk
72°

Quinn signs $1B plan for road repairs; includes three Hancock projects, one in Pike

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Several highway projects in West-Central Illinois were included in a $1 billion capital spending plan signed by Gov. Pat Quinn on Tuesday.
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Committee endorses proposal to raise Quincy's school lunch prices by 10 cents

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Lunch prices in the Quincy School District are likely to rise by 10 cents this fall. The School Board's Finance Committee on Tuesday endorsed a proposal to bump up the price as recommended by Jean Kinder, the... More>>

Barges break free from tugboat, get stuck under Louisiana, Mo., railroad bridge

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Louisiana, Mo. -- Five barges remain stuck under the Louisiana Railroad Drawbridge at the Mississippi River after a string of 15 barges broke from their tugboat Tuesday morning. U.S. Coast Guard spokesperson Carlos Vega... More>>

Committee tables proposal to offer community service as discipline alternative

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The Quincy School District is shelving a proposal to give students the option of performing community service as an alternative to suspension or expulsion -- for now. Members of the School Board's Discipline... More>>

Auction barn joins exotic animals, tastes

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The auction stretched into its sixth hour. Cage after cage of tortoises, hedgehogs and tiny gliding possums had slowed sales and thinned the crowd.But by midafternoon, seats began to refill. A pair of marmoset monkeys hit $3,000. A 6-month-old red kangaroo, held aloft in a baby blanket by its handler, crested $4,000.
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'I feel violated': Search continues for two men involved in Quincy home invasion Video included

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Jon Matuszak didn’t think twice about going into his residence at 900 Locust around 10 a.m. Monday morning. Matuszak had just returned from running an errand when a neighbor tried to stop him before going into the house. The neighbor told him that two men wearing white gloves and white masks — one of them carrying a baseball bat — had just entered the back door of the house. Knowing his older brother, Patrick, was sleeping inside, Jon Matuszak rushed inside. More>>

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  • O'BRIEN: Don't fret if you missed National Junk Food Day

    O'BRIEN: Don't fret if you missed National Junk Food Day

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 9:39 AM EDT2014-07-22 13:39:46 GMT
    We've all had times where we've tried to eat more healthfully. You'd grab a fiber bar instead of a Milky Way or reach for a Vitamin Water instead of a Mountain Dew. However, many of us opt for the unhealthful...
    We've all had times where we've tried to eat more healthfully. You'd grab a fiber bar instead of a Milky Way or reach for a Vitamin Water instead of a Mountain Dew. However, many of us opt for the unhealthful...
  • WILSON: Clinton, Akin hope books reflect them well, defuse poor word choices

    WILSON: Clinton, Akin hope books reflect them well, defuse poor word choices

    Sunday, July 20 2014 9:00 AM EDT2014-07-20 13:00:24 GMT
    People sometimes say dumb things, and people in politics who say dumb things wish there was some way to rewind and delete their comments. Two recent book writers, one Democrat and one Republican, are trying to do just...
    People sometimes say dumb things, and people in politics who say dumb things wish there was some way to rewind and delete their comments. Two recent book writers, one Democrat and one Republican, are trying to do just...
  • EIGHINGER: Years later, Jim Valvano's speech can still provide inspiration

    EIGHINGER: Years later, Jim Valvano's speech can still provide inspiration

    Our family lost a friend to cancer last week. A few months ago, he appeared to be the picture of health. A few months later, we found ourselves at a visitation, finding it hard to believe he was gone. Just about every...
    Our family lost a friend to cancer last week. A few months ago, he appeared to be the picture of health. A few months later, we found ourselves at a visitation, finding it hard to believe he was gone. Just about every...
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  • Fowler man admits guilt in child pornography case

    Fowler man admits guilt in child pornography case

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 9:11 PM EDT2014-07-23 01:11:34 GMT
    A Fowler man pleaded guilty to a child pornography charge Tuesday in Adams County Circuit Court. Darrell "David" Drescher, 33, faces a sentencing cap of five years in the Illinois Department of Corrections when he is...
    A Fowler man pleaded guilty to a child pornography charge Tuesday in Adams County Circuit Court. Darrell "David" Drescher, 33, faces a sentencing cap of five years in the Illinois Department of Corrections when he is...
  • Quincy man arrested on theft charge after marina incident

    Quincy man arrested on theft charge after marina incident

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 9:21 PM EDT2014-07-23 01:21:45 GMT
    A Quincy man was arrested Tuesday in connection with a boat theft at Art Keller Marina on Sunday. According to a Quincy Police Department news release, Casey J. Mayes, 22, 1110 N. Seventh, was arrested for the incident. ...
    A Quincy man was arrested Tuesday in connection with a boat theft at Art Keller Marina on Sunday. According to a Quincy Police Department news release, Casey J. Mayes, 22, 1110 N. Seventh, was arrested for the incident. ...
  • Stolen vehicle in Louisiana, Mo., leads to drug arrest

    Stolen vehicle in Louisiana, Mo., leads to drug arrest

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 12:30 PM EDT2014-07-22 16:30:01 GMT
    LOUISIANA, Mo. -- The investigation in a report of a stolen vehicle from rural Louisiana Friday led police to a drug arrest, but not the burglar's arrest. The Pike County Sheriff's Department investigated Friday...
    LOUISIANA, Mo. -- The investigation in a report of a stolen vehicle from rural Louisiana Friday led police to a drug arrest, but not the burglar's arrest. The Pike County Sheriff's Department investigated Friday...
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  • QND's Polak commits to play baseball at South Carolina

    QND's Polak commits to play baseball at South Carolina

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 10:50 AM EDT2014-07-22 14:50:43 GMT
    Despite being courted by many of the nation's top collegiate baseball programs, Joey Polak had taken the extra attention in stride.
    Despite being courted by many of the nation's top collegiate baseball programs, Joey Polak had taken the extra attention in stride.
  • Taylor's hit awakens Gems' bats, beat Cavemen

    Taylor's hit awakens Gems' bats, beat Cavemen

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 10:46 AM EDT2014-07-22 14:46:56 GMT
    HANNIBAL, Mo. -- Demetre Taylor wasn't lacking confidence as he dug in for his third at-bat to lead off the sixth inning against the Hannibal Cavemen. The Quincy Gems' No. 3 hitter struck out twice in his...
    HANNIBAL, Mo. -- Demetre Taylor wasn't lacking confidence as he dug in for his third at-bat to lead off the sixth inning against the Hannibal Cavemen. The Quincy Gems' No. 3 hitter struck out twice in his...
  • Dunker making Victory Lane his home once again at Quincy Raceways

    Dunker making Victory Lane his home once again at Quincy Raceways

    Monday, July 21 2014 11:51 AM EDT2014-07-21 15:51:24 GMT
    By most drivers' standards, Tony Dunker's season would be considered an unquestionable success. Unfortunately, because of what Dunker accomplished the two preceding years, this summer has seemed rather pedestrian....
    By most drivers' standards, Tony Dunker's season would be considered an unquestionable success. Unfortunately, because of what Dunker accomplished the two preceding years, this summer has seemed rather pedestrian....
  • Today's Poll

  • The Library of Congress has honored Billy Joel with the Gershwin Prize for Popular Song for lifetime achievement in music. What's your favorite Billy Joel hit?

  • Thank you for participating in our poll. Here are the results so far:

    Piano Man
    22%
    24 votes
    Just the Way You Are
    6%
    7 votes
    She's Always a Woman
    7%
    8 votes
    You Might Be Right
    7%
    8 votes
    It's Still Rock and Roll to Me
    17%
    19 votes
    She's Got a Way
    5%
    5 votes
    Tell Her About It
    1%
    1 vote
    Uptown Girl
    17%
    19 votes
    An Innocent Man
    2%
    2 votes
    Only the Good Die Young
    16%
    18 votes
  • Click for story about Joel's latest honor.
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  • Cooling centers open at Salvation Army; fans needed

    Cooling centers open at Salvation Army; fans needed

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 11:58 AM EDT2014-07-22 15:58:32 GMT
    The Salvation Army Kroc Center and Family Services office are open as cooling centers on days when heat advisories are issued. The Family Services office at 501 Broadway will be open from 1 to 4 p.m. Monday through...
    The Salvation Army Kroc Center and Family Services office are open as cooling centers on days when heat advisories are issued. The Family Services office at 501 Broadway will be open from 1 to 4 p.m. Monday through...
  • Culvert work begins Wednesday on U.S. 24 near Quincy

    Culvert work begins Wednesday on U.S. 24 near Quincy

    Monday, July 21 2014 10:47 PM EDT2014-07-22 02:47:00 GMT
    U.S. 24 will be closed 1.7 miles west of Interstate 172, northeast of Quincy, for nearly four weeks starting Wednesday. The Illinois Department of Transportation has hired County Contractors Inc. of Quincy to replace two...
    U.S. 24 will be closed 1.7 miles west of Interstate 172, northeast of Quincy, for nearly four weeks starting Wednesday. The Illinois Department of Transportation has hired County Contractors Inc. of Quincy to replace two...
  • Workshop on bullying, cyberbullying set for July 25

    Workshop on bullying, cyberbullying set for July 25

    Thursday, July 17 2014 6:05 PM EDT2014-07-17 22:05:30 GMT
    A free workshop on bullying and cyberbullying will be held Friday, July 25 in Quincy. The daylong workshop, "Bullying & Cyberbullying: Together We Can Make a Difference," features Tina Meier from Dardenne Prairie,...
    A free workshop on bullying and cyberbullying will be held Friday, July 25 in Quincy. The daylong workshop, "Bullying & Cyberbullying: Together We Can Make a Difference," features Tina Meier from Dardenne Prairie,...
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  • Florence Bridge to close Saturday for repairs

    Florence Bridge to close Saturday for repairs

    Monday, July 21 2014 10:23 PM EDT2014-07-22 02:23:00 GMT
    Transportation officials say the Florence Bridge and Ill. 106 over the Illinois River will closed for repair work on Saturday. The Illinois Department of Transportation expect the bridge to be closed down from 8 a.m. to...
    Transportation officials say the Florence Bridge and Ill. 106 over the Illinois River will closed for repair work on Saturday. The Illinois Department of Transportation expect the bridge to be closed down from 8 a.m. to...
  • Hannibal to remove floodgates

    Hannibal to remove floodgates

    Friday, July 18 2014 11:58 AM EDT2014-07-18 15:58:47 GMT
    HANNIBAL, Mo. -- The city of Hannibal will remove all five of its floodgates on Monday. According to a news release from the city's Emergency Management Agency, crews will start work at 7:30 a.m. The riverfront area...
    HANNIBAL, Mo. -- The city of Hannibal will remove all five of its floodgates on Monday. According to a news release from the city's Emergency Management Agency, crews will start work at 7:30 a.m. The riverfront area...
  • Ice cream sundae set for Sunday in Golden

    Ice cream sundae set for Sunday in Golden

    Friday, July 18 2014 11:02 AM EDT2014-07-18 15:02:34 GMT
    GOLDEN, Ill. -- The Golden Good Shepherd Home Auxiliary will sponsor an ice cream sundae social on Sunday. Ice cream with a variety of toppings, cake and beverages will be served 1:30-3:30 p.m. at the home. There will be...
    GOLDEN, Ill. -- The Golden Good Shepherd Home Auxiliary will sponsor an ice cream sundae social on Sunday. Ice cream with a variety of toppings, cake and beverages will be served 1:30-3:30 p.m. at the home. There will be...
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