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  • Dog's attack on carrier stops mail delivery to northside Quincy neighborhood

    Dog's attack on carrier stops mail delivery to northside Quincy neighborhood

    Friday, May 22 2015 10:45 AM EDT2015-05-22 14:45:23 GMT
    Sgt. Shannon Pilkington of the Quincy Police Department said police were notified of an April 6 incident between a dog at 1602 Maple and a mail carrier. The U.S. Postal Service cut off mail delivery in the neighborhood, and mail is still not being delivered even though the dog involved has since died.

    Sgt. Shannon Pilkington of the Quincy Police Department said police were notified of an April 6 incident between a dog at 1602 Maple and a mail carrier. The U.S. Postal Service cut off mail delivery in the neighborhood, and mail is still not being delivered even though the dog involved has since died.

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7-Day Forecast: Quincy

Friday
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  • 74°
  • 55°

Cloudy

Saturday
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  • 75°
  • 59°

Considerable cloudiness

Sunday
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Scattered thunderstorms possible

Monday
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  • 66°

Scattered thunderstorms possible

Tuesday
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A few thunderstorms possible

Wednesday
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Scattered thunderstorms possible

Thursday
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  • 83°
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Afternoon thunderstorms

Currently in Quincy as of

  • 58°(Feels like 58°)
  • Overcast
  • Wind: @ 0 mph
  • Barometer: 30.25 in.
  • Sunrise: 05:44:43 am
  • Sunset: 08:20:23 pm
  • Humidity: 84
  • Visibility: 10 mi.
  • UV Index: 0

7-Day Forecast: Macomb

Saturday
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  • 78°
  • 58°

Partly cloudy

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Monday
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Morning thunderstorms

Tuesday
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Scattered thunderstorms

Wednesday
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Scattered thunderstorms possible

Thursday
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Times of sun and clouds

Friday
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A few thunderstorms possible

Currently in Macomb as of

  • 55°(Feels like 55°)
  • Broken Clouds
  • Wind: @ 0 mph
  • Barometer: 30.28 in.
  • Sunrise: 05:39:22 am
  • Sunset: 08:19:51 pm
  • Humidity: 94
  • Visibility: 10 mi.
  • UV Index: 0

7-Day Forecast: Pittsfield

Friday
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  • 74°
  • 57°

Cloudy

Saturday
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More clouds than sun

Sunday
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Scattered thunderstorms

Monday
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  • 80°
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Isolated thunderstorms

Tuesday
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  • 77°
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Scattered thunderstorms

Wednesday
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  • 79°
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Scattered thunderstorms possible

Thursday
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Times of sun and clouds

Currently in Pittsfield as of

  • 59°(Feels like 59°)
  • Broken Clouds
  • Wind: @ 0 mph
  • Barometer: 30.27 in.
  • Sunrise: 05:43:05 am
  • Sunset: 08:17:01 pm
  • Humidity: 79
  • Visibility: 10 mi.
  • UV Index: 0

7-Day Forecast: Hannibal

Friday
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  • 74°
  • 57°

Cloudy

Saturday
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  • 77°
  • 61°

More clouds than sun

Sunday
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  • 79°
  • 67°

Scattered thunderstorms

Monday
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  • 82°
  • 68°

More clouds than sun

Tuesday
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  • 78°
  • 65°

Scattered thunderstorms

Wednesday
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  • 82°
  • 66°

A few thunderstorms possible

Thursday
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  • 88°
  • 68°

Showers and thunderstorms late

Currently in Hannibal as of

  • 54°(Feels like 54°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: @ 0 mph
  • Barometer: 30.26 in.
  • Sunrise: 05:45:34 am
  • Sunset: 08:19:57 pm
  • Humidity: 88
  • Visibility: 10 mi.
  • UV Index: 0

Regional Conditions

Quincy
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Pittsfield
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Hannibal
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Scholz wants to be spokesman for organ donation after life-saving liver transplant

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Chuck Scholz believes he has "a second chance" at life after getting a liver transplant on Feb. 13 to replace his own liver, which was failing due to cancer. Doctors gave the former Quincy mayor "a great report" on April 15, releasing him to do a little light activity. Scholz wants to use his newfound energy to become a spokesman for organ and tissue donation.

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Memorial Day event at IVH pays homage to deceased veterans of all wars

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The Illinois Veterans Home on Friday paid tribute to all U.S. military veterans who lost their lives.
This red, white and blue salute came during an hour-long Memorial Day ceremony on the grounds of the IVH campus. Hundreds of people, including veterans who live at the home, came to hear the patriotic speeches and music.
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Mendon School Board approves name change for elementary school

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Mendon Elementary School will have a new name starting July 1. The Mendon School Board decided Wednesday to change the school's name to Unity Elementary School. The new name will align more closely with the district's other attendance centers -- Unity High School and Unity Middle School.
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Exchange Club's Flags of Honor to begin on Memorial Day

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The Quincy Exchange Club's Flags of Honor program will begin Monday, May 25. A flag will be placed in each subscriber's yard on Memorial Day, Flag Day, the Fourth of July and Labor Day for $30. Flags will be placed by the QHS football team after sunrise and removed just before sunset. More>>

Mark Twain Casino may be fined $5,000 for losing gaming transaction data

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The Missouri Gaming Commission is proposing disciplinary action be taken against Mark Twain Casino for losing some of the casino's gambling transaction data and not having an adequate backup. At its monthly meeting Wednesday in Jefferson City, the MGC unanimously approved a "preliminary order for disciplinary action" that recommends the LaGrange casino be fined $5,000. More>>

Pikeland facing $300,000-plus shortfall in education fund

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Quincy waiting on response on expansive sewer project

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Nearly two years after the city of Quincy submitted a plan to reduce the amount of wastewater going straight into the Mississippi River after heavy storms, it's unknown whether it will be accepted. Jeffrey Conte, director of utilities and engineering, said the city has received no formal comments from either the Illinois or federal Environmental Protection Agencies.
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Celebrating 25 years in Quincy: 'The Dunk' favorite memory of Macker organizer

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When asked what the greatest moment in Gus Macker history in Quincy might be, Scott McNeal did not have to think twice. When the Gus Macker 3-on-3 basketball tournament invades the streets surrounding Washington Park on Saturday and Sunday for its 25th year, bringing thousands of players and spectators downtown, there is a good chance that anyone connected with the hoopla back in 2008 will, at some point, bring that moment up in conversation as they reminisce about the silver anniversary. More>>

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  • Quincy man who started Newcomb blaze gets 10-year prison sentence

    Quincy man who started Newcomb blaze gets 10-year prison sentence

    Friday, May 22 2015 8:42 AM EDT2015-05-22 12:42:44 GMT
    After avoiding prison for his role in burning down the historic Newcomb Hotel in September 2013, Mathew Clark wasn't as fortunate Thursday.
    After avoiding prison for his role in burning down the historic Newcomb Hotel in September 2013, Mathew Clark wasn't as fortunate Thursday.
  • California man seriously injured when car overturns in Monroe County, Mo.

    California man seriously injured when car overturns in Monroe County, Mo.

    Saturday, May 23 2015 1:28 AM EDT2015-05-23 05:28:59 GMT
    A California man suffered serious injuries in a one-car crash Friday morning. 
    A California man suffered serious injuries in a one-car crash Friday morning. 
  • Unoccupied house burns near Palmyra, Mo

    Unoccupied house burns near Palmyra, Mo

    Friday, May 22 2015 11:23 AM EDT2015-05-22 15:23:49 GMT
    Winds spread from a burning brush pile to an old, unoccupied house on the same property north of Palmyra about 2:30 a.m. Friday. The two-story brick house was destroyed. Palmyra Fire Chief Gary Crane said the property on County Road 323 is owned by Keller Farms, and they had been clearing the recently purchased farm.
    Winds spread from a burning brush pile to an old, unoccupied house on the same property north of Palmyra about 2:30 a.m. Friday. The two-story brick house was destroyed. Palmyra Fire Chief Gary Crane said the property on County Road 323 is owned by Keller Farms, and they had been clearing the recently purchased farm.
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  • One-room school to open for tours during summer

    One-room school to open for tours during summer

    Saturday, May 23 2015 1:19 AM EDT2015-05-23 05:19:10 GMT
    The Adams County Retired Teacher Association's One-Room School will be open for tours.
    The Adams County Retired Teacher Association's One-Room School will be open for tours.
  • Senior fraud presentation featured at free Tuesday program

    Senior fraud presentation featured at free Tuesday program

    Saturday, May 23 2015 1:16 AM EDT2015-05-23 05:16:44 GMT
    "Protect Your Loved Ones, Protect Yourselves: Information about Elder Fraud," is a free, one-hour program being held at 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 26, at the Quincy Senior Center, 639 York. 
    "Protect Your Loved Ones, Protect Yourselves: Information about Elder Fraud," is a free, one-hour program being held at 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 26, at the Quincy Senior Center, 639 York. 
  • Ellington Road work to start May 26

    Ellington Road work to start May 26

    Saturday, May 23 2015 1:15 AM EDT2015-05-23 05:15:29 GMT
    Ellington Road from 24th Street east to 36th Street will have milling and resurfacing work done starting Tuesday, May 26, according to the Adams County Highway Department. 
    Ellington Road from 24th Street east to 36th Street will have milling and resurfacing work done starting Tuesday, May 26, according to the Adams County Highway Department. 
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  • Memorial service May 24 in Golden

    Memorial service May 24 in Golden

    Wednesday, May 20 2015 6:12 PM EDT2015-05-20 22:12:47 GMT
    GOLDEN, Ill. -- A Memorial Day service will be held at 11:30 a.m. Sunday, May 24, in Golden Memorial Garden conducted by the Golden American Legion. The Rev. Brad Eidson of Trinity Lutheran Church in Golden will be the...
    GOLDEN, Ill. -- A Memorial Day service will be held at 11:30 a.m. Sunday, May 24, in Golden Memorial Garden conducted by the Golden American Legion. The Rev. Brad Eidson of Trinity Lutheran Church in Golden will be the...
  • Free senior health fair to be held in Carthage May 27

    Free senior health fair to be held in Carthage May 27

    Wednesday, May 20 2015 4:54 PM EDT2015-05-20 20:54:11 GMT
    CARTHAGE, Ill. -- All seniors are invited to attend a free Senior Health Fair from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 27 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Carthage. This special event is held in conjunction with...
    CARTHAGE, Ill. -- All seniors are invited to attend a free Senior Health Fair from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 27 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Carthage. This special event is held in conjunction with...
  • Community Foundation grant applications due June 1

    Community Foundation grant applications due June 1

    Sunday, May 17 2015 12:27 AM EDT2015-05-17 04:27:34 GMT
    QUINCY -- The Community Foundation Serving West Central Illinois and Northeast Missouri is accepting online applications for its 2015 competitive grant program in the areas of arts and culture, community betterment,...
    QUINCY -- The Community Foundation Serving West Central Illinois and Northeast Missouri is accepting online applications for its 2015 competitive grant program in the areas of arts and culture, community betterment,...
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