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  • Ten vehicle break-ins reported on Lind, Cherry streets during weekend

    Ten vehicle break-ins reported on Lind, Cherry streets during weekend

    Sunday, July 27 2014 11:45 PM EDT2014-07-28 03:45:12 GMT
    Quincy police are seeking information in connection to 10 vehicle break-ins that occurred during the weekend. Sgt. Mark Folkenroth said vehicles in the area of 11th and 12th Streets and Lind and Cherry Streets were broken into between 11 p.m. Friday and 5 a.m. Saturday.
    Quincy police are seeking information in connection to 10 vehicle break-ins that occurred during the weekend. Sgt. Mark Folkenroth said vehicles in the area of 11th and 12th Streets and Lind and Cherry Streets were broken into between 11 p.m. Friday and 5 a.m. Saturday.

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Currently in Macomb as of

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7-Day Forecast: Jacksonville

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7-Day Forecast: Pittsfield

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Currently in Pittsfield as of

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7-Day Forecast: Quincy

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Currently in Keokuk as of

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  • Sunrise: 05:59
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Competitors in obstacle course at fair get what they want: More mud

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Hunter Wilson and Natalie Zimmerman leaped without hesitation into a pit of fresh, ankle-deep mud. On hands and knees, the pair slithered under ropes to find themselves face-to-face with their toughest... More>>

Genealogical book helps mark 50th reunion of Genenbacher family

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A family that researches its history together stays together, and one Quincy area clan is doing just that.  Descendents of John and Anna Genenbacher hosted their 50th family reunion Sunday at the Knights of Columbus' Father McGivney Hall, but marking a half-century of remaining connected wasn't the only cause for celebration.  After about two years and 500 hours of research and compilation, a group of organizing family members presented their kin with a 110-page book.
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Brown County Fair adds extra night of tractor pulls, more entertainment

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ISBE investigating complaint alleging Quincy School District special ed program violations

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LENA'S STORY: Hearing the word remission is like 'God lifted the bricks off our backs'

Lena Thomas will remember May 6, 2014, for a long time.

It's the day she heard the magic word: remission.

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QMG getting ready to roll out new electronic medical records system

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For former competitor, bull riding 'is like an addiction'

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  • EIGHINGER: Just get in the car and go; you won't be disappointed

    EIGHINGER: Just get in the car and go; you won't be disappointed

    Saturday, July 26 2014 8:01 PM EDT2014-07-27 00:01:41 GMT
    Back when Kathy and I were first married, we inadvertently started what would become a family tradition. I was new to this area and this entire part of the country. She suggested a few one-day "road trips" to help...
    Back when Kathy and I were first married, we inadvertently started what would become a family tradition. I was new to this area and this entire part of the country. She suggested a few one-day "road trips" to help...
  • O'BRIEN: One of area's links to the big leagues lost with Tretiak's passing

    O'BRIEN: One of area's links to the big leagues lost with Tretiak's passing

    Saturday, July 26 2014 7:22 PM EDT2014-07-26 23:22:58 GMT
    Blaine Mundle could sit and listen to Paul Tretiak talk baseball all day. After spending more than a half a century associated with professional baseball, Tretiak had plenty of stories to tell. One of Mundle's...
    Blaine Mundle could sit and listen to Paul Tretiak talk baseball all day. After spending more than a half a century associated with professional baseball, Tretiak had plenty of stories to tell. One of Mundle's...
  • HUSAR: Quincy native marks 50 years and nearly 25,000 Masses of serving at altar

    HUSAR: Quincy native marks 50 years and nearly 25,000 Masses of serving at altar

    Friday, July 25 2014 10:06 AM EDT2014-07-25 14:06:42 GMT
    Today marks a special occasion in the life of Paul Geers. Exactly 50 years ago -- on July 25, 1964 -- Geers served his first Mass as a Roman Catholic altar boy. A half-century and 24,569 Masses later, Geers is still at...
    Today marks a special occasion in the life of Paul Geers. Exactly 50 years ago -- on July 25, 1964 -- Geers served his first Mass as a Roman Catholic altar boy. A half-century and 24,569 Masses later, Geers is still at...
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  • Ex-Liberty custodian sent to prison for having sex with student

    Ex-Liberty custodian sent to prison for having sex with student

    Friday, July 25 2014 11:18 PM EDT2014-07-26 03:18:31 GMT
    A former employee with the Liberty School District who admitted to having sex with a 15-year-old high school student was sent to prison on Friday. Trent D. Taylor, 27, of Golden, was sentenced to 41/2 years in the...
    A former employee with the Liberty School District who admitted to having sex with a 15-year-old high school student was sent to prison on Friday. Trent D. Taylor, 27, of Golden, was sentenced to 41/2 years in the...
  • Two teens injured in Pike County, Mo. crash

    Two teens injured in Pike County, Mo. crash

    Friday, July 25 2014 10:40 AM EDT2014-07-25 14:40:52 GMT
    PIKE COUNTY, Mo. --Two teenagers were injured at 6:30 p.m. Thursday in a two-vehicle accident on U.S. 61 north of Hwy. WW. The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported a 2000 Toyota Camry driven by Sabrina L. Stewart, 16,...
    PIKE COUNTY, Mo. --Two teenagers were injured at 6:30 p.m. Thursday in a two-vehicle accident on U.S. 61 north of Hwy. WW. The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported a 2000 Toyota Camry driven by Sabrina L. Stewart, 16,...
  • Collision of truck and van injures both drivers in Pike County, Mo.

    Collision of truck and van injures both drivers in Pike County, Mo.

    Friday, July 25 2014 10:38 AM EDT2014-07-25 14:38:50 GMT
    PIKE COUNTY, Mo. -- Both drivers were injured when their vehicles collided at 7:07 a.m. Thursday on U.S. 54 east of Pike County Road 485. Larry A. Roach, 63, of Hannibal, sustained serious injuries and was taken by...
    PIKE COUNTY, Mo. -- Both drivers were injured when their vehicles collided at 7:07 a.m. Thursday on U.S. 54 east of Pike County Road 485. Larry A. Roach, 63, of Hannibal, sustained serious injuries and was taken by...
  • 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
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    115 votes
    Just the Way You Are
    6%
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    Only the Good Die Young
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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...
  • 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...
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  • 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...
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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...
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  • 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...
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