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  • Pathologist who did Lovelace autopsy has history of discredited work in central Illinois counties

    Pathologist who did Lovelace autopsy has history of discredited work in central Illinois counties

    Sunday, September 21 2014 7:00 AM EDT2014-09-21 11:00:16 GMT
    A central Illinois newspaper is reporting that the pathologist who is believed to have performed the autopsy on Cory Lovelace after she died on Valentine's Day in 2006 is so discredited in Sangamon County that the...
    A central Illinois newspaper is reporting that the pathologist who is believed to have performed the autopsy on Cory Lovelace after she died on Valentine's Day in 2006 is so discredited in Sangamon County that the...
  • Lovelace hires Springfield attorneys to represent him in murder case

    Lovelace hires Springfield attorneys to represent him in murder case

    Saturday, September 20 2014 1:35 AM EDT2014-09-20 05:35:47 GMT
    Two Springfield lawyers will represent former Adams County assistant state's attorney and former Quincy School Board president Curtis Lovelace, who faces first-degree murder charges. James Elmore, a Quincy native, and Jeff Page have been hired to represent Lovelace, who was indicted by an Adams County grand jury in connection with the death of his wife, Cory D. Lovelace, on Feb. 14, 2006.
    Two Springfield lawyers will represent former Adams County assistant state's attorney and former Quincy School Board president Curtis Lovelace, who faces first-degree murder charges. James Elmore, a Quincy native, and Jeff Page have been hired to represent Lovelace, who was indicted by an Adams County grand jury in connection with the death of his wife, Cory D. Lovelace, on Feb. 14, 2006.

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Off-duty Blessing nurse comes to aid of man suffering from heart condition

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Tim Fuller feels lucky to be alive. Fuller, a retired employee of the Peoria County Sheriff's Department who now lives in Quincy, was mowing the lawn of a friend on Aug. 21 along North 24th Street when he lost consciousness and fell off a riding lawn mower. Diana Weatherford, a nurse on Blessing Hospital's cardiovascular operating room team, was driving by when she saw Fuller on the ground. More>>

No one injured when airplane makes emergency landing on Mo. 19

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Mechanical problems forced a single-engine airplane to make an emergency landing on Mo. 19 near Perry Monday afternoon. Ralls County Chief Deputy Chris Flynn said the plane was flying from Texas to Quincy... More>>

Two killed when car driven by Quincy man rams into rear of car in southeast Nebraska

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Two people were killed when a car rammed into the rear of another near Elmwood in southeast Nebraska. The accident occurred a little before 7:30 p.m. Sunday on U.S. Highway 34, about a mile and a half southeast of Elmwood. The Cass County Sheriff's Office says in a news release that a westbound car driven by 25-year-old Edward Koch, of Quincy, Ill., ...
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QSFA hopes mall event will help promote local arts programs

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Lenny Bart wants to put a new twist on what was a Quincy tradition. For 25 years, Arts/Quincy Riverfest was a September fixture on the riverfront, but poor weather and funding problems eventually led to the event's... More>>

Two local bridges closed or restricted after annual inspections

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Bridges in Northeast Missouri are getting attention from the Missouri Department of Transportation this fall. MoDOT District Engineer Paula Gough last week announced that the Champ Clark Bridge, which carries U.S. 54 over the Mississippi River at Louisiana, is now posted to restrict the weight limit to 40 tons.

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'They're just like family': Thousands turn out to watch Clark County Mule Festival Video included

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Mule aficionados from across the country convened at the Clark County Fairgrounds Sunday for the third and final day of the 29th annual Clark County Mule Festival. Spectators filled the grandstand to watch riders and their donkey-horse hybrids compete in a variety of games and events like the adapted version of musical chairs. More>>

Park District considering takeover of holiday light display

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If things go according to plan, the Quincy Park District could take over the Avenue of Lights holiday display in Wavering and Moorman parks as early as next year. Organizers with the Avenue of the Lights approached the Park Board last week hopeful the Park District would eventually take over the operation. More>>

'It's a long-term thing': Bethel farmer with brain injury continues working with help from Missouri program Video included

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BETHEL, Mo. -- Chris Allen remembers coming to in a hallway at the Rusk Rehabilitation Center in Columbia in the midst of the medical staff's conversation. "They were talking about this poor guy who had a hemorrhagic... More>>

Rowers, paddlers take on higher, faster water for Quincy Five Miler Video included

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The wind from the southwest may have been strong at times and the occasional jumping Asian carp may have surprised participants, but nearly 30 took on the Mississippi River Saturday morning for the Quincy Five Miler. ... More>>

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  • Lovelace hires Springfield attorneys to represent him in murder case

    Lovelace hires Springfield attorneys to represent him in murder case

    Saturday, September 20 2014 1:35 AM EDT2014-09-20 05:35:47 GMT
    Two Springfield lawyers will represent former Adams County assistant state's attorney and former Quincy School Board president Curtis Lovelace, who faces first-degree murder charges. James Elmore, a Quincy native, and Jeff Page have been hired to represent Lovelace, who was indicted by an Adams County grand jury in connection with the death of his wife, Cory D. Lovelace, on Feb. 14, 2006.
    Two Springfield lawyers will represent former Adams County assistant state's attorney and former Quincy School Board president Curtis Lovelace, who faces first-degree murder charges. James Elmore, a Quincy native, and Jeff Page have been hired to represent Lovelace, who was indicted by an Adams County grand jury in connection with the death of his wife, Cory D. Lovelace, on Feb. 14, 2006.
  • Two killed when car driven by Quincy man rams into rear of car in southeast Nebraska

    Two killed when car driven by Quincy man rams into rear of car in southeast Nebraska

    Monday, September 22 2014 3:58 PM EDT2014-09-22 19:58:57 GMT
    Two people were killed when a car rammed into the rear of another near Elmwood in southeast Nebraska. The accident occurred a little before 7:30 p.m. Sunday on U.S. Highway 34, about a mile and a half southeast of Elmwood. The Cass County Sheriff's Office says in a news release that a westbound car driven by 25-year-old Edward Koch, of Quincy, Ill., ...
    Two people were killed when a car rammed into the rear of another near Elmwood in southeast Nebraska. The accident occurred a little before 7:30 p.m. Sunday on U.S. Highway 34, about a mile and a half southeast of Elmwood. The Cass County Sheriff's Office says in a news release that a westbound car driven by 25-year-old Edward Koch, of Quincy, Ill., ...
  • Two injured when two trucks collide east of Taylor

    Two injured when two trucks collide east of Taylor

    Monday, September 22 2014 1:40 PM EDT2014-09-22 17:40:24 GMT
    TAYLOR, Mo. -- Two people were injured when two trucks collided at 7:35 a.m. Sunday on Mo. 6, five miles east of Taylor. Darrell L. Comstock, 68, of Palmyra, was taken by Marion County Ambulance, and Tyler J....
    TAYLOR, Mo. -- Two people were injured when two trucks collided at 7:35 a.m. Sunday on Mo. 6, five miles east of Taylor. Darrell L. Comstock, 68, of Palmyra, was taken by Marion County Ambulance, and Tyler J....
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  • How strong? St. Clair strong.

    How strong? St. Clair strong.

    Monday, September 22 2014 9:56 AM EDT2014-09-22 13:56:47 GMT
    The day before celebrating her 50th birthday in June, MaryAnn St. Clair was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. An energetic and vibrant woman who played tennis, sand volleyball and a myriad of sports in the days leading up to the doctor visit, she suddenly had to face a grim reality.
    The day before celebrating her 50th birthday in June, MaryAnn St. Clair was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. An energetic and vibrant woman who played tennis, sand volleyball and a myriad of sports in the days leading up to the doctor visit, she suddenly had to face a grim reality.
  • Murphy's late goal seals QND victory over Normal-U High

    Murphy's late goal seals QND victory over Normal-U High

    Saturday, September 20 2014 10:49 PM EDT2014-09-21 02:49:04 GMT
    Jake Murphy saw his opportunity to shoot in the 75th minute. The Quincy Notre Dame senior defender had possession at the corner of Normal-U High's 18-yard box, took a dribble to his right and fired the ball toward...
    Jake Murphy saw his opportunity to shoot in the 75th minute. The Quincy Notre Dame senior defender had possession at the corner of Normal-U High's 18-yard box, took a dribble to his right and fired the ball toward...
  • Gems fans show appreciation for new ownership group keeping team in Quincy

    Gems fans show appreciation for new ownership group keeping team in Quincy

    Monday, September 22 2014 11:24 AM EDT2014-09-22 15:24:24 GMT
    A Quincy Gems fan approached general manager Chris Martin during Sunday night's "Meet the Owners" event at QU Stadium with a simply message. Thank you. The fans turned the informal gathering into a show of...
    A Quincy Gems fan approached general manager Chris Martin during Sunday night's "Meet the Owners" event at QU Stadium with a simply message. Thank you. The fans turned the informal gathering into a show of...
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  • Gems fans show appreciation for new ownership group keeping team in Quincy

    Gems fans show appreciation for new ownership group keeping team in Quincy

    Monday, September 22 2014 11:24 AM EDT2014-09-22 15:24:24 GMT
    A Quincy Gems fan approached general manager Chris Martin during Sunday night's "Meet the Owners" event at QU Stadium with a simply message. Thank you. The fans turned the informal gathering into a show of...
    A Quincy Gems fan approached general manager Chris Martin during Sunday night's "Meet the Owners" event at QU Stadium with a simply message. Thank you. The fans turned the informal gathering into a show of...
  • Dokaj comes through with clutch goal to keep Hawks undefeated

    Dokaj comes through with clutch goal to keep Hawks undefeated

    Monday, September 22 2014 11:08 AM EDT2014-09-22 15:08:48 GMT
    LEBANON, Ill. -- Xhovani Dokaj is developing a knack for being johnny-on-the-spot. The sophomore midfielder scored with just 24 seconds remaining in the second overtime Sunday, lifting the Quincy University men's soccer team to a 1-0 victory...
    LEBANON, Ill. -- Xhovani Dokaj is developing a knack for being johnny-on-the-spot. The sophomore midfielder scored with just 24 seconds remaining in the second overtime Sunday, lifting the Quincy University men's soccer team to a 1-0 victory...
  • Birck becomes King of the Bullring for a day after outlasting sports mods field

    Birck becomes King of the Bullring for a day after outlasting sports mods field

    Monday, September 22 2014 11:06 AM EDT2014-09-22 15:06:05 GMT
    The last time Adam Birck won a feature at Quincy Raceways, it was in a class that no longer exists. Birck ended an eight-year feature victory famine Sunday night when he won the most prestigious race of his career...
    The last time Adam Birck won a feature at Quincy Raceways, it was in a class that no longer exists. Birck ended an eight-year feature victory famine Sunday night when he won the most prestigious race of his career...
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  • VIDEO: Clark County Mule Festival

    VIDEO: Clark County Mule Festival

     Two participants compete in the "Monkey in a Tree" event at the Clark County Mule Festival in Kahoka, Mo.

     Two participants compete in the "Monkey in a Tree" event at the Clark County Mule Festival in Kahoka, Mo.

  • VIDEO: Missouri AgrAbility

    VIDEO: Missouri AgrAbility

     Chris Allen talks about what the Missouri AgrAbility Project has meant to him since he suffered an aneurysm and stroke in 2010. Trying to get back to work on the farm after the setback, Allen realized he would need some help.

     Chris Allen talks about what the Missouri AgrAbility Project has meant to him since he suffered an aneurysm and stroke in 2010. Trying to get back to work on the farm after the setback, Allen realized he would need some help.

  • VIDEO: Five Miler

    VIDEO: Five Miler

    This year's race featured both wind and high water. At the start of the race, some participants worried about tipping.

    This year's race featured both wind and high water. At the start of the race, some participants worried about tipping.


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  • Sales of the iPhone6 will start Friday, Sept. 19. Do you plan to buy one?

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  • Palmyra Legion to host hog roast Sept. 20 for man injured in ATV accident

    Palmyra Legion to host hog roast Sept. 20 for man injured in ATV accident

    Saturday, September 20 2014 2:03 AM EDT2014-09-20 06:03:47 GMT
    PALMYRA, Mo. -- A benefit will be held Saturday, Sept. 20 in the American Legion Hall for Donnie Martin. The hog roast starts at 6 p.m. The live auction starts about 8 p.m. Martin was seriously injured earlier this...
    A hog roast benefit will be held Saturday in the American Legion Hall for Donnie Martin. The hog roast starts at 6 p.m. The live auction starts about 8 p.m. Martin was injured this year in a four-wheeler accident. He...
  • Unity's class of 1974 to hold reunion Sept. 27

    Unity's class of 1974 to hold reunion Sept. 27

    Saturday, September 20 2014 1:53 AM EDT2014-09-20 05:53:35 GMT
    MENDON, Ill. -- Unity High School's class of 1974 will hold its 40-year class reunion Sept. 27 at Mendon's Diner and Tap. The event will begin with a social hour at 6 p.m., followed by dinner at 7. ...
    MENDON, Ill. -- Unity High School's class of 1974 will hold its 40-year class reunion Sept. 27 at Mendon's Diner and Tap. The event will begin with a social hour at 6 p.m., followed by dinner at 7. ...
  • Hannibal Clinic to host drug take-back Sept. 23

    Hannibal Clinic to host drug take-back Sept. 23

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 1:43 PM EDT2014-09-16 17:43:50 GMT
    HANNIBAL – Hannibal Clinic is teaming up with the Northeast Missouri Narcotics Task Force and the Drug Enforcement Administration to host a drug take-back from noon to 3 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 23, at the clinic, 100 Medical...
    HANNIBAL – Hannibal Clinic is teaming up with the Northeast Missouri Narcotics Task Force and the Drug Enforcement Administration to host a drug take-back from noon to 3 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 23, at the clinic, 100 Medical...
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