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  • Criders' trial set to be heard in August

    Criders' trial set to be heard in August

    Friday, July 31 2015 12:48 PM EDT2015-07-31 16:48:04 GMT
    Steson CriderSteson Crider
    Two people arrested in connection with the March 28 shooting death of 12-year-old Ray Humphrey Jr. are ready to go to trial.
    Two people arrested in connection with the March 28 shooting death of 12-year-old Ray Humphrey Jr. are ready to go to trial.

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7-Day Forecast: Quincy

Friday
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  • 67°

Sunny

Saturday
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  • 89°
  • 69°

Mostly sunny

Sunday
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  • 89°
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Slight chance of a thunderstorm

Monday
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  • 89°
  • 67°

Mostly sunny

Tuesday
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Afternoon thunderstorms

Wednesday
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  • 82°
  • 64°

A few thunderstorms possible

Thursday
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  • 80°
  • 61°

Morning clouds followed by afternoon sun

Currently in Quincy as of

  • 78°(Feels like 80°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: NE @ 5 mph
  • Barometer: 30.06 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:03:03 am
  • Sunset: 08:20:40 pm
  • Humidity: 64
  • Visibility: 10 mi.
  • UV Index: 0

7-Day Forecast: Macomb

Friday
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Partly cloudy

Saturday
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A few clouds

Sunday
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Partly cloudy with a stray thunderstorm

Monday
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Plenty of sun

Tuesday
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Showers and thunderstorms late

Wednesday
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  • 78°
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A few thunderstorms possible

Thursday
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Morning clouds followed by afternoon sun

Currently in Macomb as of

  • 65°(Feels like 65°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: NW @ 5 mph
  • Barometer: 30.08 in.
  • Sunrise: 05:58:36 am
  • Sunset: 08:19:03 pm
  • Humidity: 93
  • Visibility: 10 mi.
  • UV Index: 0

7-Day Forecast: Pittsfield

Friday
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Partly cloudy

Saturday
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Plenty of sun

Sunday
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  • 67°

Mostly sunny

Monday
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  • 90°
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A few clouds

Tuesday
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  • 86°
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Afternoon showers and thunderstorms

Wednesday
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  • 82°
  • 65°

Scattered thunderstorms

Thursday
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  • 83°
  • 66°

Mix of sun and clouds

Currently in Pittsfield as of

  • 73°(Feels like 73°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: @ 0 mph
  • Barometer: 30.07 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:01:18 am
  • Sunset: 08:17:26 pm
  • Humidity: 82
  • Visibility: 10 mi.
  • UV Index: 0

7-Day Forecast: Hannibal

Friday
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  • 89°
  • 67°

Partly cloudy

Saturday
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  • 91°
  • 70°

More sun than clouds

Sunday
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  • 93°
  • 68°

Mix of sun and clouds

Monday
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  • 92°
  • 70°

A few clouds

Tuesday
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  • 87°
  • 69°

Showers and thunderstorms late

Wednesday
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  • 84°
  • 66°

Scattered thunderstorms possible

Thursday
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  • 84°
  • 65°

Morning clouds followed by afternoon sun

Currently in Hannibal as of

  • 73°(Feels like 73°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: N @ 3 mph
  • Barometer: 30.07 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:03:49 am
  • Sunset: 08:20:19 pm
  • Humidity: 73
  • Visibility: 10 mi.
  • UV Index: 0

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Bull-riding competition attracts throng at Adams County Fair

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MENDON, Ill. -- Friday night was showtime for Casey Coulter and more than two dozen of his closest friends. Coulter, 25, is a professional bull rider from Arkansas. He was one of 30 contestants taking part in a bull-riding showdown at the Adams County Fair near Mendon as a big, enthusiastic crowd cheered from the grandstand. More>>

Titan International sales down, profit margins higher

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Titan International reported second-quarter sales that were down 28 percent from a year earlier, but with better operating margins. More>>

Speed back where he started — in a kart

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WEST QUINCY, Mo. -- Lake Speed would not have missed this weekend for the world. The former NASCAR Sprint Cup driver was a success at TNT Kartways -- and in the world of karting -- long before he rose to national prominence on the high banks of Daytona. More>>

Seven firms submit qualifications to design new Adams County Jail

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QUINCY -- Adams County received seven submissions from architecture and engineering firms that want to design the new Adams County Jail. Qualifications were due to the county Friday afternoon after firms had more than a month to put together proposals. More>>

United Way campaign goal is $1.15 million

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MENDON, Ill. -- The United Way of Adams County launched its 79th Annual Campaign Friday at the Adams County Fair in conjunction with its Community Impact Celebration. Campaign Chairman Mark Hayes said this year's goal is to raise $1.15 million through corporate support, workplace campaigns, individual gifts and special events. More>>

St. Jude Run has special meaning for Oklahoma man

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QUINCY -- All it took was one St. Jude Quincy to Peoria run and Brian Blakley was hooked. "It's just the people and the little kids and when you get to the (Peoria) Civic Center and the kids from St. Jude's are slapping you high-fives," Blakley said Friday afternoon before embarking on his ninth run. More>>

Some city parks re-open on Friday

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Slowly, but surely, the Quincy parks are coming back to life. More>>

SLIDESHOW: Adams County Fair Pictures

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These pictures were taken at the 2015 Adams County Fair. More>>

2015 Adams County Fair Schedule of Events

MONDAY, July 27 5 p.m. -- Livestock entries due TUESDAY, July 28 8-10 a.m. -- 4-H General Show check-in 8:15 a.m. -- 4-H General Show judging begins 4 p.m. -- Deadline for calling in Department N education... More>>

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  • O'BRIEN: Jenner's show offers glimpse into life few understand

    O'BRIEN: Jenner's show offers glimpse into life few understand

    Friday, July 31 2015 11:34 AM EDT2015-07-31 15:34:45 GMT
    Esther Jenner said she had never been more proud of her son than when she stood in Olympic Stadium in Montreal during the summer of 1976 and listed to the "Star-Spangled Banner" play after he won the Olympic decathlon in world-record fashion.
    Esther Jenner said she had never been more proud of her son than when she stood in Olympic Stadium in Montreal during the summer of 1976 and listed to the "Star-Spangled Banner" play after he won the Olympic decathlon in world-record fashion.
  • Celebrity 'morons' can't hide from their words

    Celebrity 'morons' can't hide from their words

    Thursday, July 30 2015 9:13 AM EDT2015-07-30 13:13:27 GMT
    Once a year when putting together the monthly "Morons of the Month" feature, I like to pay tribute to our celebrity friends, those famous faces we see (way too) frequently on television and on the covers of the gossip magazines at the supermarket checkouts.
    Once a year when putting together the monthly "Morons of the Month" feature, I like to pay tribute to our celebrity friends, those famous faces we see (way too) frequently on television and on the covers of the gossip magazines at the supermarket checkouts.
  • E. HUSAR: Lessons were learned during July 13 windstorm

    E. HUSAR: Lessons were learned during July 13 windstorm

    Wednesday, July 29 2015 8:56 AM EDT2015-07-29 12:56:31 GMT
    The devastating windstorm that sucker-punched Quincy two weeks ago is gradually fading in the rear-view mirror. In retrospect, valuable lessons were learned along the way. For one thing, many folks quickly discovered the value of having plenty of extra flashlight batteries on hand.
    The devastating windstorm that sucker-punched Quincy two weeks ago is gradually fading in the rear-view mirror. In retrospect, valuable lessons were learned along the way. For one thing, many folks quickly discovered the value of having plenty of extra flashlight batteries on hand.
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  • Three arrested in Hannibal drug investigation

    Three arrested in Hannibal drug investigation

    Friday, July 31 2015 11:48 AM EDT2015-07-31 15:48:19 GMT
    Three Hannibal residents were arrested Thursday in connection with a drug investigation.
    Three Hannibal residents were arrested Thursday in connection with a drug investigation.
  • Pedestrian struck while raking storm debris

    Pedestrian struck while raking storm debris

    Friday, July 31 2015 9:44 AM EDT2015-07-31 13:44:06 GMT
    An elderly Quincy man was struck at 8:55 a.m. Wednesday while raking storm debris near Fifth and Parview.
    An elderly Quincy man was struck at 8:55 a.m. Wednesday while raking storm debris near Fifth and Parview.
  • Monroe City man facing felony sex, invasion of privacy charges

    Monroe City man facing felony sex, invasion of privacy charges

    Friday, July 31 2015 12:35 AM EDT2015-07-31 04:35:59 GMT
    A Monroe City man is facing felony charges in two counties after an investigation by the Missouri State Highway Patrol. Jeremy D. Wilson, 39, has been charged with sexual exploitation of a minor in Marion County and invasion of privacy in the first degree in neighboring Monroe County. Wilson's bond in each case was set at $100,000 cash only. He is being held in the Marion County Jail.
    A Monroe City man is facing felony charges in two counties after an investigation by the Missouri State Highway Patrol. Jeremy D. Wilson, 39, has been charged with sexual exploitation of a minor in Marion County and invasion of privacy in the first degree in neighboring Monroe County. Wilson's bond in each case was set at $100,000 cash only. He is being held in the Marion County Jail.
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  • GLVC coaches pick Hawks to finish fifth in league race

    GLVC coaches pick Hawks to finish fifth in league race

    Friday, July 31 2015 10:03 PM EDT2015-08-01 02:03:54 GMT
    QUINCY -- The Quincy University football program is gaining the respect of the rest of Great Lakes Valley Conference coaches. The Hawks were picked to finish fifth in the GLVC preseason coaches poll released Friday. It is QU's highest preseason ranking since the league introduced football as a conference sport in 2012.
    QUINCY -- The Quincy University football program is gaining the respect of the rest of Great Lakes Valley Conference coaches. The Hawks were picked to finish fifth in the GLVC preseason coaches poll released Friday. It is QU's highest preseason ranking since the league introduced football as a conference sport in 2012.
  • Ramos works out of jam to preserve Gems' victory

    Ramos works out of jam to preserve Gems' victory

    Saturday, August 1 2015 12:10 AM EDT2015-08-01 04:10:31 GMT
    QUINCY -- When EJ Ramos came out of the bullpen with the bases loaded, nobody out, and the Quincy Gems clinging to a two-run lead in the top of the eighth inning, he knew he needed to stay calm.
    QUINCY -- When EJ Ramos came out of the bullpen with the bases loaded, nobody out, and the Quincy Gems clinging to a two-run lead in the top of the eighth inning, he knew he needed to stay calm.
  • Cavemen unable to complete rally

    Cavemen unable to complete rally

    Saturday, August 1 2015 12:05 AM EDT2015-08-01 04:05:38 GMT
    KOKOMO, Ind. -- The Hannibal Cavemen couldn't extend their only winning streak of the second half of the Prospect League season. The Cavemen didn't go down without a fight, ending the game with the bases loaded in a 6-4 loss at Kokomo Municipal Stadium.
    KOKOMO, Ind. -- The Hannibal Cavemen couldn't extend their only winning streak of the second half of the Prospect League season. The Cavemen didn't go down without a fight, ending the game with the bases loaded in a 6-4 loss at Kokomo Municipal Stadium.
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  • Hannibal School District to hold substitute teacher workshop

    Hannibal School District to hold substitute teacher workshop

    Saturday, August 1 2015 12:49 AM EDT2015-08-01 04:49:08 GMT
    The Hannibal School District No. 60 has scheduled a substitute teacher workshop at 9 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 4, at the Hannibal Career and Technical Center. 
    The Hannibal School District No. 60 has scheduled a substitute teacher workshop at 9 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 4, at the Hannibal Career and Technical Center. 
  • Child identification event to be held Tuesday

    Child identification event to be held Tuesday

    Saturday, August 1 2015 12:40 AM EDT2015-08-01 04:40:07 GMT
    MENDON, Ill. -- Payson Lodge 379, Illinois State Police, Quincy Police Department, Adams County Sheriff's Department and Adams County Safe Kids have teamed up with the Scottish Rite Masons and the IL CHIP Program for a...
    MENDON, Ill. -- Payson Lodge 379, Illinois State Police, Quincy Police Department, Adams County Sheriff's Department and Adams County Safe Kids have teamed up with the Scottish Rite Masons and the IL CHIP Program for a...
  • Quinsippi Stamp Club to meet Aug. 5

    Quinsippi Stamp Club to meet Aug. 5

    Thursday, July 30 2015 8:54 AM EDT2015-07-30 12:54:27 GMT
    The Quinsippi Stamp Club will have its sixth meeting of the year Wednesday, Aug. 5, at 7 p.m. at the Good Samaritan Home, 2130 Harrison in Quincy.
    The Quinsippi Stamp Club will have its sixth meeting of the year Wednesday, Aug. 5, at 7 p.m. at the Good Samaritan Home, 2130 Harrison in Quincy.
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  • Eighth annual PhillyFunFest parade to be held Aug. 15

    Eighth annual PhillyFunFest parade to be held Aug. 15

    Thursday, July 30 2015 2:13 PM EDT2015-07-30 18:13:51 GMT
    The eighth annual PhillyFunFest and parade will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 15.
    The eighth annual PhillyFunFest and parade will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 15.
  • Benefit set for Aug. 16 in Ursa

    Benefit set for Aug. 16 in Ursa

    Thursday, July 30 2015 11:23 AM EDT2015-07-30 15:23:00 GMT
    Proceeds from a homemade ice cream social at the Ursa Christian Church will benefit a couple who are experiencing unexpected expenses since the premature birth of their first child.
    Proceeds from a homemade ice cream social at the Ursa Christian Church will benefit a couple who are experiencing unexpected expenses since the premature birth of their first child.
  • Blue moon viewing event Friday at Mark Twain Lake

    Blue moon viewing event Friday at Mark Twain Lake

    Tuesday, July 28 2015 11:30 AM EDT2015-07-28 15:30:25 GMT
    Mark Twain State Park will hold a special blue moon viewing event starting at 8:30 p.m. Friday at Buzzard's Roost on Mark Twain Lake. July's blue moon is the second full moon of the month, which will not occur again until 2018 and, after that, until 2037.
    FLORIDA, Mo. -- Mark Twain State Park will hold a special blue moon viewing event starting at 8:30 p.m. Friday at Buzzard's Roost on Mark Twain Lake. July's blue moon is the second full moon of the month, which...
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