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  • Arrest made in connection with Monday's manhunt near Veterans Home

    Arrest made in connection with Monday's manhunt near Veterans Home

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 3:12 PM EDT2014-07-23 19:12:07 GMT
    Quincy police have arrested one man in connection with Monday's manhunt after a home invasion at 900 Locust. James D. Phillips, 18, has been charged with home invasion and burglary. He is accused on pointing a pistol at Jonathan Matuszak while committing the offense of home invasion, according to information filed in the case.
    Quincy police have arrested one man in connection with Monday's manhunt after a home invasion at 900 Locust. James D. Phillips, 18, has been charged with home invasion and burglary. He is accused on pointing a pistol at Jonathan Matuszak while committing the offense of home invasion, according to information filed in the case.

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7-Day Forecast: Macomb

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Currently in Macomb as of

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  • Wind: N @ 12 mph
  • Barometer: 30.17 in.
  • Sunrise: 05:52
  • Sunset: 20:26
  • Humidity: 58%
  • UV Index: 10.00

7-Day Forecast: Jacksonville

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Currently in Jacksonville as of

  • 82°(Feels like 84°)
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  • Wind: NNE @ 10 mph
  • Barometer: 30.12 in.
  • Sunrise: 05:52
  • Sunset: 20:22
  • Humidity: 57%
  • UV Index: 10.00

7-Day Forecast: Pittsfield

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Currently in Pittsfield as of

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  • Wind: NNE @ 12 mph
  • Barometer: 30.12 in.
  • Sunrise: 05:54
  • Sunset: 20:24
  • Humidity: 61%
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7-Day Forecast: Quincy

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Currently in Quincy as of

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  • Wind: NNE @ 16 mph
  • Barometer: 30.13 in.
  • Sunrise: 05:55
  • Sunset: 20:27
  • Humidity: 61%
  • UV Index: 10.00

7-Day Forecast: Kirksville

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Currently in Kirksville as of

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  • Wind: NNE @ 9 mph, gusting to 17 mph
  • Barometer: 30.18 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:00
  • Sunset: 20:33
  • Humidity: 51%
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7-Day Forecast: Keokuk Municipal

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Currently in Keokuk as of

  • 79°(Feels like 81°)
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  • Wind: ENE @ 9 mph
  • Barometer: 30.15 in.
  • Sunrise: 05:55
  • Sunset: 20:29
  • Humidity: 61%
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Regional Conditions

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Red Cross needs blood, platelet donations to avoid shortage

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The American Red Cross needs your help -- and blood. Blood donations are down about 8 percent -- locally and across the nation -- since early May, and Red Cross officials are trying to step up their blood-collecting... More>>

Country singer returns to area for Thursday night concert

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Bridgette Tatum said she was put on earth to make music. "It's what I love and what I do," Tatum said. The singer/song writer will have a chance to do just that on Thursday when she takes the stage at the Adams... More>>

Canton police chief resigns; mayor to take over administrative duties

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CANTON, Mo. --Canton is without a police chief after Hayes Shelley tendered his resignation, effective Tuesday. Shelley would not say whether the resignation was forced or if it was done on his own accord. "I turned in... More>>

Barges stuck under Louisiana, Mo., railroad bridge now freed

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LOUISIANA, Mo. -- All barges that were stuck Tuesday under the Louisiana railroad drawbridge at the Mississippi River have been freed, and both water and railway traffic has resumed, the U.S. Coast Guard said Wednesday... More>>

Fowler woman to stand trial after allegedly bilking elderly aunt

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A Fowler woman will go trial on financial exploitation of the elderly charges after police say she took money from her 86-year-old aunt’s bank account to pay for shopping trips and used a credit card in her aunt’s name to pay for a vacation to New Mexico. More>>

Quincy woman set for trial after allegedly stealing money from 90-year-old mother

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A Quincy woman will go to trial on financial exploitation of the elderly charges after she allegedly took more than $27,000 from her 90-year-old mother’s checking account. More>>

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>>

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  • EIGHINGER: Treat email with respect; DON'T YELL AT PEOPLE

    EIGHINGER: Treat email with respect; DON'T YELL AT PEOPLE

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 9:56 AM EDT2014-07-23 13:56:05 GMT
    Unfortunately, I remember the day like it was yesterday and it will always be filed under the "10 dumbest things Steve has ever said or done." Well, at least the "said" part. The exact date escapes me, but it was in the early 1990s when personal computers were more of an oddity than a requirement.
    Unfortunately, I remember the day like it was yesterday and it will always be filed under the "10 dumbest things Steve has ever said or done." Well, at least the "said" part. The exact date escapes me, but it was in the early 1990s when personal computers were more of an oddity than a requirement.
  • 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...
  • 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
    23%
    42 votes
    Just the Way You Are
    5%
    9 votes
    She's Always a Woman
    7%
    12 votes
    You Might Be Right
    6%
    11 votes
    It's Still Rock and Roll to Me
    14%
    25 votes
    She's Got a Way
    5%
    9 votes
    Tell Her About It
    1%
    1 vote
    Uptown Girl
    18%
    32 votes
    An Innocent Man
    2%
    4 votes
    Only the Good Die Young
    19%
    33 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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  • Host families needed for German wind ensemble

    Host families needed for German wind ensemble

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 12:33 PM EDT2014-07-23 16:33:49 GMT
    CARTHAGE, Ill. -- Host families are needed in the Carthage area in August to house members of the German Youth Wind Ensemble, Jugendorchester Wertinger. The 54-member instrumental group, ages 13-19, will visit Carthage...
    CARTHAGE, Ill. -- Host families are needed in the Carthage area in August to house members of the German Youth Wind Ensemble, Jugendorchester Wertinger. The 54-member instrumental group, ages 13-19, will visit Carthage...
  • Extension offers West Nile program in Quincy, Rushville

    Extension offers West Nile program in Quincy, Rushville

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 10:58 AM EDT2014-07-23 14:58:03 GMT
    The Four Seasons Gardening program from University of Illinois Extension continues with a session titled West Nile Virus and Mosquitoes. The program will be offered at 6:30 p.m. Thursday in the Adams and Schuyler county...
    The Four Seasons Gardening program from University of Illinois Extension continues with a session titled West Nile Virus and Mosquitoes. The program will be offered at 6:30 p.m. Thursday in the Adams and Schuyler county...
  • 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...
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