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  • Audit finds former Clark County circuit clerk waived court fees for family

    Audit finds former Clark County circuit clerk waived court fees for family

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 11:05 AM EDT2014-07-29 15:05:38 GMT
    A state audit reveals that former Clark County Circuit Clerk Mary D. Jones failed to deposit some money received by the office and did not collect court costs in several cases, some of which involved family members. State Auditor Thomas A. Schweich released a 24-page report Tuesday which shows the county was short $12,181 in misappropriated court funds and missing monies.
    A state audit reveals that former Clark County Circuit Clerk Mary D. Jones failed to deposit some money received by the office and did not collect court costs in several cases, some of which involved family members. State Auditor Thomas A. Schweich released a 24-page report Tuesday which shows the county was short $12,181 in misappropriated court funds and missing monies.

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Christian Science Church selling Vermont property

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The Christian Science Church building at 1664 Vermont is for sale. Church member Scott Walden said the sale of the building is part of the congregation's plan to downsize. He described the congregation as "small" and no longer in need of the building, which has housed the denomination since 1910. The 5,190-square-foot site is listed with Happel Realtors for $289,000. More>>

Six percent of state workers in four-county area made more than $100K in 2013

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A published report has found that more than 10 percent of Illinois government employees made more than $100,000 in 2013, an increase of 1,600 employees from a year earlier. In Adams, Brown, Hancock and Pike counties,... More>>

Faulty dehumidifier causes early-morning fire at 2410 Hampshire

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A malfunctioning dehumidifier is being blamed for a fire at 3:18 a.m. Tuesday at 2410 Hampshire. Smoke detectors alerted the residents of the house, who escaped unharmed with their pets. The fire damage was limited to... More>>

City to seek proposals for former driver's license facility property

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Proposals will be sought for redevelopment of the former driver's license facility site on Quincy's north side. The city demolished the building at 1030 N. Fifth earlier this year. The city's Finance... More>>

Quincy finds salt supplier after state fails to locate vendor

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The city of Quincy has secured 3,600 tons of rock salt for winter -- although at a 75.6 percent increase in cost from last year -- after aldermen approved a quote Monday night.
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YOUR TOWN: Imagination, batteries power robot costume created by Pittsfield man Video included

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PITTSFIELD, Ill. -- A contest years ago put Darwin Feenstra's tinkering talents, and love of science, to work creating a robot costume. Working as a heating and air guy at Capitol Records, "what better thing to go as... More>>

Bluff City Theater finds 'perfect building' in downtown Hannibal

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HANNIBAL, Mo. -- Joe Anderson knows all about the right way to develop a theater. "You build an organization, build an audience, then build a building," Anderson said. "So many get in trouble early on committing to expensive performance venues before they have the ability to pay for it." But taking the wrong approach might pay off for the new Bluff City Theater in Hannibal.
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Seed producer finding it difficult to find teens to detassel during summer

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Larry Lewis, retired president of Lewis Hybrids, said between 200 and 300 teens are typically hired to detassel corn for a few weeks in July. However, the company has been about 75 workers short this season. "It's not necessarily hard work, because you only work in the morning," he said. "We ask them to report in by 6:30, and we like to have everybody starting by 7 and try to be done by noon." More>>

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  • VIDEO: Pittsfield man's robot

    VIDEO: Pittsfield man's robot

    Children enrolled in the Pittsfield Youth Library’s Summer Camp react as they meet “Tobor the Robot” during an open house recently inside the library. “Tobor” is the creation of Darwin Feenstra, a longtime science buff who created the robot from scrap computer parts and other material. 

    Children enrolled in the Pittsfield Youth Library’s Summer Camp react as they meet “Tobor the Robot” during an open house recently inside the library. “Tobor” is the creation of Darwin Feenstra, a longtime science buff who created the robot from scrap computer parts and other material. 


  • VIDEO: Getting muddy at the Big Heat

    VIDEO: Getting muddy at the Big Heat

     Natalie Zimmerman of Quincy races her 10-year-old nephew Hunter Wilson during Blessing Health System's Big Heat Xtreme Obstacle Course at the Adams County Fair on Sunday.

     Natalie Zimmerman of Quincy races her 10-year-old nephew Hunter Wilson during Blessing Health System's Big Heat Xtreme Obstacle Course at the Adams County Fair on Sunday.

  • VIDEO INTERVIEW: Manhunt near Illinois Veterans Home

    VIDEO INTERVIEW: Manhunt near Illinois Veterans Home

     Deputy Chief Doug VanderMaiden talks to reporters Monday about the manhunt for two men wanted in connection with a home invasion near the Illinois Veterans Home.

     Deputy Chief Doug VanderMaiden talks to reporters Monday about the manhunt for two men wanted in connection with a home invasion near the Illinois Veterans Home.

  • 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:

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  • Click for story about Joel's latest honor.
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  • Texas Roadhouse to hold Special Olympics fundraiser on Friday

    Texas Roadhouse to hold Special Olympics fundraiser on Friday

    Thursday, July 24 2014 12:34 PM EDT2014-07-24 16:34:24 GMT
    The Quincy Police Department will hold a fundraiser for Special Olympics Illinois Friday, July 25, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Texas Roadhouse. A free lunch of a pulled pork sandwich, corn and fresh bread will be served with...
    The Quincy Police Department will hold a fundraiser for Special Olympics Illinois Friday, July 25, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Texas Roadhouse. A free lunch of a pulled pork sandwich, corn and fresh bread will be served with...
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  • Loraine Lions Festival runs Aug. 8-10

    Loraine Lions Festival runs Aug. 8-10

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 4:05 PM EDT2014-07-29 20:05:58 GMT
    LORAINE, Ill. -- The Loraine Lions Festival will be held Friday through Sunday, Aug. 8-10. The festival begins Friday with a fish fry from 4 to 8 p.m. in the Loraine Firehouse. The meal is offered for a free-will donation. The...
    LORAINE, Ill. -- The Loraine Lions Festival will be held Friday through Sunday, Aug. 8-10. The festival begins Friday with a fish fry from 4 to 8 p.m. in the Loraine Firehouse. The meal is offered for a free-will donation. The...
  • Open house set for Saturday at Mark Twain park, birthplace

    Open house set for Saturday at Mark Twain park, birthplace

    Saturday, July 26 2014 12:56 AM EDT2014-07-26 04:56:45 GMT
    FLORIDA, Mo. -- The public is invited to bring ideas and questions to an open house at Mark Twain State Park from 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday at the Mark Twain Birthplace State Historic Site at 37352 Shrine Road. Park...
    FLORIDA, Mo. -- The public is invited to bring ideas and questions to an open house at Mark Twain State Park from 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday at the Mark Twain Birthplace State Historic Site at 37352 Shrine Road. Park...
  • 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...
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