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  • Historic church in Perry destroyed in blaze

    Historic church in Perry destroyed in blaze

    Wednesday, October 1 2014 8:55 PM EDT2014-10-02 00:55:00 GMT
    PERRY, Ill. --The historic Church of Christ went up in flames late Wednesday afternoon after lightning struck the 102 Main St. site. Lightning hit the northwest corner of the building, which dated to 1880. The wooden...
    PERRY, Ill. --The historic Church of Christ went up in flames late Wednesday afternoon after lightning struck the 102 Main St. site. Lightning hit the northwest corner of the building, which dated to 1880. The wooden...

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7-Day Forecast: Macomb

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Currently in Macomb as of

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  • Wind: E @ 6 mph
  • Barometer: 29.95 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:58
  • Sunset: 18:46
  • Humidity: 72%
  • UV Index: 10.00

7-Day Forecast: Jacksonville

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Currently in Jacksonville as of

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  • Wind: ENE @ 6 mph
  • Barometer: 29.92 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:56
  • Sunset: 18:45
  • Humidity: 67%
  • UV Index: 2.50

7-Day Forecast: Pittsfield

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Currently in Pittsfield as of

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  • Wind: ENE @ 5 mph
  • Barometer: 29.91 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:58
  • Sunset: 18:47
  • Humidity: 69%
  • UV Index: 10.00

7-Day Forecast: Quincy

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Currently in Quincy as of

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  • Wind: ESE @ 10 mph
  • Barometer: 29.89 in.
  • Sunrise: 07:00
  • Sunset: 18:49
  • Humidity: 64%
  • UV Index: 10.00

7-Day Forecast: Kirksville

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Currently in Kirksville as of

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  • Barometer: 29.87 in.
  • Sunrise: 07:05
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  • Humidity: 66%
  • UV Index: 7.00

7-Day Forecast: Keokuk Municipal

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Currently in Keokuk as of

  • 68°(Feels like 68°)
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  • Wind: E @ 10 mph
  • Barometer: 29.89 in.
  • Sunrise: 07:01
  • Sunset: 18:49
  • Humidity: 73%
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Regional Conditions

Macomb
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QU's Concert Choir to perform at Carnegie Hall in March

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Quincy University's Concert Choir will travel to New York in March to perform in Carnegie Hall. The 30-member singing group has been selected to take part in a performance with several other university choirs from... More>>

Concerns raised on city's cost for Newcomb project

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The price tag associated with a potential development on the site of the former Newcomb Hotel is a concern for some Quincy aldermen. Hobart Historic Restoration of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, has proposed building a five-story... More>>

Manufacturing expo at JWCC targets both students, community

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More than 300 area high school students and the general public alike will have an opportunity Friday to get a glimpse of manufacturing's future. John Wood Community College is hosting a manufacturing expo at the... More>>

Changes might be coming to enterprise zone program as renewal process continues

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Final approval of the Quincy/Adams County Enterprise Zone is moving forward, and officials plan to host a public hearing on the plan this month. Chuck Bevelheimer, Quincy's director of planning and development, said... More>>

Newsboys returning to Quincy Nov. 4 at Oakley-Lindsay Center

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Spread the news. The Newsboys are returning to Quincy for a 7 p.m. concert Nov. 4 at the Oakley-Lindsay Center, providing the area with a second major contemporary Christian music event in a little more than three months.... More>>

Aldermen approve purchase of more downtown trees

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An additional 20 trees will be bought for the city of Quincy's fall planting program to replace trees that have died in the downtown district. Aldermen approved the $4,772 plan Monday after hearing from a... More>>

$900,000 street-surfacing project underway in Quincy

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Crews from Diamond Construction started work Monday on a nearly $900,000 street milling and resurfacing project on Quincy streets. The company is expected to finish the project in six weeks. The City Council approved the... More>>

School Board agrees to small raises for non-union workers, administrators

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The Quincy School Board decided Tuesday to give raises of between 1 and 2 percent to employees not covered by collective bargaining agreements. The raises are in line with recent contracts approved for various unionized... More>>

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  • Liberty man facing felony DUI charges waives preliminary hearing

    Liberty man facing felony DUI charges waives preliminary hearing

    Wednesday, October 1 2014 2:18 PM EDT2014-10-01 18:18:44 GMT
    A Liberty man charged with four felony driving under the influence charges in connection with the Aug. 17 death of a Liberty woman waived his right to a preliminary hearing Tuesday afternoon. Jeffrey T. Tenhouse, 48,...
    A Liberty man charged with four felony driving under the influence charges in connection with the Aug. 17 death of a Liberty woman waived his right to a preliminary hearing Tuesday afternoon. Jeffrey T. Tenhouse, 48,...
  • Two injured in Spring Lake Drive accident

    Two injured in Spring Lake Drive accident

    Tuesday, September 23 2014 9:19 AM EDT2014-09-23 13:19:36 GMT
    Two people suffered minor injuries in a two-car accident Monday afternoon on U.S. 24 at the Spring Lake Road intersection. Karen J. Cookson, 75, of Quincy, and Nikki L. Gronewold, 51, of Clayton, were taken to Blessing...
    Two people suffered minor injuries in a two-car accident Monday afternoon on U.S. 24 at the Spring Lake Road intersection. Karen J. Cookson, 75, of Quincy, and Nikki L. Gronewold, 51, of Clayton, were taken to Blessing...
  • 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

    Tuesday, September 23 2014 9:06 AM EDT2014-09-23 13:06:28 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...
  • Today's Poll

  • Sept. 29 is National Coffee Day. What is your favorite style of coffee?

  • Thank you for participating in our poll. Here are the results so far:

    Cafe Breve
    0%
    1 vote
    Cappucino
    9%
    23 votes
    Latte
    12%
    29 votes
    Flat White
    0%
    0 votes
    Espresso
    1%
    3 votes
    Americano
    2%
    4 votes
    Cafe Mocha
    8%
    19 votes
    Ristretto
    1%
    2 votes
    Espresso con Panna
    0%
    0 votes
    Plain ol' black from my coffee maker at home
    67%
    167 votes
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  • Angry Birds maker Rovio to cut jobs

    Angry Birds maker Rovio to cut jobs

    Mobile game developer Rovio Entertainment Ltd. says it plans to cut some 16 percent of its workforce amid signs that its Angry Birds game is losing some of its luster.
    Mobile game developer Rovio Entertainment Ltd. says it plans to cut some 16 percent of its workforce amid signs that its Angry Birds game is losing some of its luster.
  • Turkey ponders new powers to fight IS militants

    Turkey ponders new powers to fight IS militants

    Turkey's parliament is considering a motion that would give the government new powers to launch military operations in Syria and Iraq and allow foreign forces to make incursions from its territory.
    Turkey's parliament was debating a motion Thursday to give the government new powers to launch military incursions into Syria and Iraq and to allow foreign forces to use its territory for possible operations against...
  • Saudi Arabia: 2 million in Mecca for start of hajj

    Saudi Arabia: 2 million in Mecca for start of hajj

    An estimated 2 million Muslims are streaming into a sprawling tent city near Mecca for the start of the annual Islamic hajj pilgrimage. Saudi Arabia says there are 1.4 million visitors to the kingdom for the hajj.
    Saudi Arabia sought to assure the public that the kingdom was Ebola-free as an estimated 2 million Muslims streamed into a sprawling tent city near Mecca on Thursday for the start of the annual Islamic hajj pilgrimage.
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  • Quincy tree planting program begins this month

    Quincy tree planting program begins this month

    Wednesday, October 1 2014 12:27 PM EDT2014-10-01 16:27:06 GMT
    The City of Quincy is offering its fall tree planting program in October. Quincy residents and business owners may buy one tree each for planting on the city's right of way adjacent to the applicant's property....
    The City of Quincy is offering its fall tree planting program in October. Quincy residents and business owners may buy one tree each for planting on the city's right of way adjacent to the applicant's property....
  • Shine event fundraiser: Teams to perform random acts of kindness

    Shine event fundraiser: Teams to perform random acts of kindness

    Wednesday, October 1 2014 12:24 PM EDT2014-10-01 16:24:00 GMT
    The Shine Event, a multi-faceted fundraiser, will take place in Quincy from Oct. 3 to 15. The culminating event is from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 16 at the Quincy Art Center...
    The Shine Event, a multi-faceted fundraiser, will take place in Quincy from Oct. 3 to 15. The culminating event is from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 16 at the Quincy Art Center...
  • Bridge repairs to start Wednesday on Ill. 96 south of Ursa

    Bridge repairs to start Wednesday on Ill. 96 south of Ursa

    Wednesday, October 1 2014 12:15 PM EDT2014-10-01 16:15:24 GMT
    Crews plan to begin Wednesday on patching work on the Rock Creek Bridge along Ill. 96, two miles south of Ursa. The Illinois Department of Transportation has awarded an $89,000 contract to Laverdier Construction Inc. of...
    Crews plan to begin Wednesday on patching work on the Rock Creek Bridge along Ill. 96, two miles south of Ursa. The Illinois Department of Transportation has awarded an $89,000 contract to Laverdier Construction Inc. of...
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  • Corn maze opens Oct. 3

    Corn maze opens Oct. 3

    Monday, September 29 2014 11:48 AM EDT2014-09-29 15:48:18 GMT
    The Shrine of St. Patrick corn maze will be open weekends from Oct. 3 to Oct. 26. Hours are 5-9 p.m. Friday, noon-9 p.m. Saturday, and noon-4 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $5 and free for children age 4 and under. Children...
    The Shrine of St. Patrick corn maze will be open weekends from Oct. 3 to Oct. 26. Hours are 5-9 p.m. Friday, noon-9 p.m. Saturday, and noon-4 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $5 and free for children age 4 and under. Children...
  • Film on former Rep. Findley to be screened Monday at Illinois College

    Film on former Rep. Findley to be screened Monday at Illinois College

    Saturday, September 27 2014 5:41 PM EDT2014-09-27 21:41:06 GMT
    JACKSONVILLE, Ill. --A documentary on the life and career of former U.S. Rep. Paul Findley, a 1943 Illinois College graduate, will be shown at 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 29, in Room 6 of Kirby Learning Center at Illinois College...
    JACKSONVILLE, Ill. --A documentary on the life and career of former U.S. Rep. Paul Findley, a 1943 Illinois College graduate, will be shown at 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 29, in Room 6 of Kirby Learning Center at Illinois College...
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