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  • Missouri governor: More National Guard in Ferguson

    Missouri governor: More National Guard in Ferguson

    Tuesday, November 25 2014 5:23 PM EST2014-11-25 22:23:18 GMT
    Attorneys for Michael Brown's family on Tuesday vowed to push for federal charges against the Ferguson police officer who killed the unarmed 18-year-old, and they renewed their calls for peace following a night of violent protests in which several businesses were burned to the ground. Meanwhile, Gov. Jay Nixon ordered hundreds of more National Guardsmen into Ferguson.
    Attorneys for Michael Brown's family on Tuesday vowed to push for federal charges against the Ferguson police officer who killed the unarmed 18-year-old, and they renewed their calls for peace following a night of violent protests in which several businesses were burned to the ground. Meanwhile, Gov. Jay Nixon ordered hundreds of more National Guardsmen into Ferguson.

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Brockmiller new CEO at Quincy Medical Group

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QUINCY -- Carol Brockmiller is ready for her next challenge. It's one she said she has been preparing for during the past 17 years at Quincy Medical Group. Brockmiller was named chief executive officer at QMG, effective Friday.

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UPDATE: Pedestrian hospitalized after pinned under pickup near 11th and Hampshire

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Members of the Quincy Fire Department respond to an accident involving a pedestrian near the intersections of 11th and Hampshire on Tuesday. Quincy police say Lara L. Begley of LaGrange, Mo., was struck by the front passenger's side wheel of a pickup truck and was pinned.
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Former Camp Point resident finding success with Broadway production of 'On the Town'

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NEW YORK -- Whenever Elizabeth Stanley steps on stage, she remembers how far she has come. A career that started with the former Camp Point resident learning her craft at the Quincy Community Theatre has taken her all the way to New York City and the bright lights of Broadway.

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Missouri Supreme Court honors 10th Judicial Circuit

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NEW LONDON, Mo. -- The Missouri Supreme Court will recognize judges, circuit clerks and juvenile office representatives in the 10th Judicial Circuit on Wednesday for efficiently managing cases over the last year. More>>

UPDATE: No injuries in fire at 613 N. Seventh late Tuesday night Video included

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Quincy firefighters were called to a structure fire at 613 N. Seventh late Tuesday. Quincy Assistant Fire Chief Tom Bentley said the initial call came in at 11:30 p.m. and moved up to a second alarm at 11:50. Four trucks worked the scene. Bentley said firefighters were able to get the blaze under control quickly. More>>

Quincy Fire Department kicks off holiday fire awareness program

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QUINCY -- Only once in four years have Quincy firefighters had to change a light from red to white during their "Keep the Wreaths Red" holiday fire awareness program. "We've been pretty fortunate," Quincy Fire Chief Joe Henning said. Henning would like to see the wreaths stay red again this holiday season. If that happens, that means no structure fires happened in the city from Wednesday's kickoff of the program through Jan. 1. More>>

GOOD NEWS CASE 36: Couple fighting injuries, illness work hard for children

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QUINCY -- Alex and Jamie, not their real names, would like their children -- a 13-year-old daughter and 8-year-old son-- to have a nice Christmas and are unconcerned about their own needs. The family is Case 36 in the 26th annual Good News of Christmas campaign sponsored by The Herald-Whig.

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Liberty bus drivers plan to proceed with strike

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LIBERTY -- A dozen school bus drivers and monitors in the Liberty School District are making plans to proceed with a strike in January because of a lack of progress in negotiating a new contract. More>>

Committee asks that quarter-cent sales tax ballot question be drafted to fund new jail

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A committee tasked with providing a recommendation to the Adams County Board on whether a new jail should be built met Tuesday and asked the Adams County state's attorney's office to draft a ballot measure seeking voter approval for a quarter-cent sales tax to fund it. More>>

Former San Antonio Spurs marketing chief selected to head the District

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Bruce Guthrie started work Monday as the new executive director of the District. Guthrie, 55, brings a wealth of promotional experience to the office. He worked 26 years for the San Antonio Spurs organization, becoming vice president of marketing and communications for Spurs Sports and Entertainment. More>>

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  • 'A Shepherd's Tale' tells about life on Judea's hillside more than 2,000 years ago

    'A Shepherd's Tale' tells about life on Judea's hillside more than 2,000 years ago

    Wednesday, November 26 2014 10:16 AM EST2014-11-26 15:16:17 GMT
    HANNIBAL, Mo. -- Richard Garey travels back in time. Garey, founder of Heritage Stage Productions, regularly becomes Hannibal's native son for "Mark Twain Himself," a one-man act he performs at the Planters Barn Theater. He's now preparing to take audience members back even further for a holiday celebration -- about 2,000 years further.
    HANNIBAL, Mo. -- Richard Garey travels back in time. Garey, founder of Heritage Stage Productions, regularly becomes Hannibal's native son for "Mark Twain Himself," a one-man act he performs at the Planters Barn Theater. He's now preparing to take audience members back even further for a holiday celebration -- about 2,000 years further.

  • Baby Jesus statue gone missing at Citizens Bank of Edina

    Baby Jesus statue gone missing at Citizens Bank of Edina

    Tuesday, November 25 2014 6:57 PM EST2014-11-25 23:57:29 GMT
    Edina police and a senior official at the Citizens Bank of Edina hope the baby Jesus figure swiped from the bank's Nativity scene over the weekend will return to its manger unharmed.
    Edina police and a senior official at the Citizens Bank of Edina hope the baby Jesus figure swiped from the bank's Nativity scene over the weekend will return to its manger unharmed.
  • Fifth Gear acquired by Speed Commerce

    Fifth Gear acquired by Speed Commerce

    Tuesday, November 25 2014 12:31 PM EST2014-11-25 17:31:49 GMT
    LOUISIANA, Mo. -- Fifth Gear, an e-commerce services provider with a facility in Pike County, has been acquired by another e-commerce company. Speed Commerce, headquartered in Dallas, announced...
    LOUISIANA, Mo. -- Fifth Gear, an e-commerce services provider with a facility in Pike County, has been acquired by another e-commerce company. Speed Commerce, headquartered in Dallas, announced...
  • Quincy native Tom Bertrand named Illinois Superintendent of the Year

    Quincy native Tom Bertrand named Illinois Superintendent of the Year

    Tuesday, November 25 2014 12:29 PM EST2014-11-25 17:29:09 GMT
    QUINCY -- Quincy native Tom Bertrand has been named the 2015 Illinois Superintendent of the Year by the Illinois Association of School Administrators. Bertrand was recognized Sunday morning during the joint annual conference in Chicago of the IASA, the Illinois Association of School Boards and the Illinois Association of School Business Officials.
    QUINCY -- Quincy native Tom Bertrand has been named the 2015 Illinois Superintendent of the Year by the Illinois Association of School Administrators. Bertrand was recognized Sunday morning during the joint annual conference in Chicago of the IASA, the Illinois Association of School Boards and the Illinois Association of School Business Officials.

  • City Council agrees to sell off three loans in default for a six-figure loss

    City Council agrees to sell off three loans in default for a six-figure loss

    Tuesday, November 25 2014 12:21 PM EST2014-11-25 17:21:03 GMT
    The Quincy City Council emerged from a 25-minute closed session Monday and voted unanimously to sell three participation loans that it provided to a local developer. Bank of Quincy will buy the loans for $10,000 each. Each loan provided to developer Dan Griffin for properties at 123, 125 and 129 N. Sixth has a current balance of $47,918. This amounts to a $113,754 loss to the city.
    QUINCY -- The Quincy City Council emerged from a 25-minute closed session Monday night and voted unanimously to sell three participation loans it had provided to a local developer. Bank of Quincy will buy the loans for $10,000 each. Each loan provided to developer Dan Griffin for properties at 123, 125 and 129 N. Sixth has a current balance of $47,918, amounting to a $113,754 loss to the city.

  • 'This is a Nauvoo Thanksgiving dinner': Holiday potluck welcomes those without family in area

    'This is a Nauvoo Thanksgiving dinner': Holiday potluck welcomes those without family in area

    Tuesday, November 25 2014 10:40 AM EST2014-11-25 15:40:31 GMT
    NAUVOO, Ill. -- After moving to Nauvoo, Janette Glass missed the chance to celebrate Thanksgiving with extended family. So Glass and her husband Rob started the Nauvoo Family Thanksgiving Dinner Potluck, inviting "whoever wanted to come" to the fire department's meeting room.
    NAUVOO, Ill. -- After moving to Nauvoo, Janette Glass missed the chance to celebrate Thanksgiving with extended family. So Glass and her husband Rob started the Nauvoo Family Thanksgiving Dinner Potluck, inviting "whoever wanted to come" to the fire department's meeting room.
  • GOOD NEWS CASE 19: Mom of three escapes bad relationship, moves to area with few belongings

    GOOD NEWS CASE 19: Mom of three escapes bad relationship, moves to area with few belongings

    Tuesday, November 25 2014 10:15 AM EST2014-11-25 15:15:32 GMT
    QUINCY -- A single mother with three children seeks a peaceful home for her family after leaving a bad relationship. Julia, not her real name, moved to the region this year with practically nothing, but she was able to get into Madonna House until she found stable housing. She quickly found work in the community. Her efforts for housing were met this summer, and she was able to bring her three children back together under one roof.
    QUINCY -- A single mother with three children seeks a peaceful home for her family after leaving a bad relationship. Julia, not her real name, moved to the region this year with practically nothing, but she was able to get into Madonna House until she found stable housing. She quickly found work in the community. Her efforts for housing were met this summer, and she was able to bring her three children back together under one roof.

  • Marion County Commission opposes transmission line project

    Marion County Commission opposes transmission line project

    Tuesday, November 25 2014 10:11 AM EST2014-11-25 15:11:15 GMT
    PALMYRA, Mo. -- The Marion County Commission has joined four other Northeast Missouri county commissions in contesting an Ameren transmission line that's proposed to run through the region.
    PALMYRA, Mo. -- The Marion County Commission has joined four other Northeast Missouri county commissions in contesting an Ameren transmission line that's proposed to run through the region.
  • Retailers seeing influx of customers before Thanksgiving holiday shopping

    Retailers seeing influx of customers before Thanksgiving holiday shopping

    Tuesday, November 25 2014 10:02 AM EST2014-11-25 15:02:30 GMT
    QUINCY -- While retailers gear up for Thanksgiving and Black Friday sales, many also entice many shoppers in the weeks leading up to Thanksgiving. Mike Jenkins, director of marketing of the Quincy Mall, said the mall saw steady foot traffic last weekend, and tenants reported solid sales.
    QUINCY -- While retailers gear up for Thanksgiving and Black Friday sales, many also entice many shoppers in the weeks leading up to Thanksgiving. Mike Jenkins, director of marketing of the Quincy Mall, said the mall saw steady foot traffic last weekend, and tenants reported solid sales.
  • County's share of tax bill goes down in Pike

    County's share of tax bill goes down in Pike

    Tuesday, November 25 2014 9:47 AM EST2014-11-25 14:47:10 GMT
    PITTSFIELD -- The Pike County Board adopted a higher tax levy Monday for the year beginning Dec. 1, but taxpayers still could see a smaller bill. The levy totaling $2,834,246 increased 3.08 percent over this year, Finance Committee Chairman Jim Sheppard said, but the county's equalized assessed value went up about 4 percent.
    PITTSFIELD -- The Pike County Board adopted a higher tax levy Monday for the year beginning Dec. 1, but taxpayers still could see a smaller bill. The levy totaling $2,834,246 increased 3.08 percent over this year, Finance Committee Chairman Jim Sheppard said, but the county's equalized assessed value went up about 4 percent.

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  • Republican primary featured in the 7th Ward for February election

    Republican primary featured in the 7th Ward for February election

    Monday, November 24 2014 7:41 PM EST2014-11-25 00:41:52 GMT
    Only one race will be contested in the Feb. 24 consolidated primary election. Former Adams County Board member Jay Schaefer filed petitions Monday to run as a Republican in Quincy's 7th Ward. He will face incumbent Alderman Terri Heinecke, R-7, who filed her petitions last week.
    Only one race will be contested in the Feb. 24 consolidated primary election. Former Adams County Board member Jay Schaefer filed petitions Monday to run as a Republican in Quincy's 7th Ward. He will face incumbent Alderman Terri Heinecke, R-7, who filed her petitions last week.
  • Quincy man arrested after short foot chase

    Quincy man arrested after short foot chase

    Monday, November 24 2014 7:36 PM EST2014-11-25 00:36:42 GMT
    A Quincy man who was on parole faces several charges after he was captured in a foot chase near Broadway on Monday afternoon. Police reports show an officer was en route to a call in the 400 block of North 17th...
    A Quincy man who was on parole faces several charges after he was captured in a foot chase near Broadway on Monday afternoon. Police reports show an officer was en route to a call in the 400 block of North 17th...
  • Project Red Ribbon resumes fight against DUIs

    Project Red Ribbon resumes fight against DUIs

    Monday, November 24 2014 4:59 PM EST2014-11-24 21:59:46 GMT
    J.T. Dozier sees the statistical information and can't help but take some satisfaction in the fact that driving under the influence arrests are in the midst of a downward trend in Adams County.
    J.T. Dozier sees the statistical information and can't help but take some satisfaction in the fact that driving under the influence arrests are in the midst of a downward trend in Adams County.
  • McMullen, Hudson win Miss Hannibal, Miss Mark Twain crowns

    McMullen, Hudson win Miss Hannibal, Miss Mark Twain crowns

    Monday, November 24 2014 4:29 PM EST2014-11-24 21:29:47 GMT
    Scarlett McMullen was named Miss Hannibal and Andi Hudson Miss Mark Twain Saturday night during the 2015 Miss Hannibal and Miss Mark Twain pageants at the Hannibal High School.
    Scarlett McMullen was named Miss Hannibal and Andi Hudson Miss Mark Twain Saturday night during the 2015 Miss Hannibal and Miss Mark Twain pageants at the Hannibal High School.
  • FYI HEALTH: 80 million bacteria per kiss is not as bad as it sounds

    FYI HEALTH: 80 million bacteria per kiss is not as bad as it sounds

    Monday, November 24 2014 12:58 PM EST2014-11-24 17:58:11 GMT
    The next time you cuddle up to your significant other and exchange a long, slow romantic kiss, remember this: the two of you just exchanged about 80 million bacteria.
    The next time you cuddle up to your significant other and exchange a long, slow romantic kiss, remember this: the two of you just exchanged about 80 million bacteria.

  • School Board expresses intent to hire three local firms for school design work

    School Board expresses intent to hire three local firms for school design work

    Monday, November 24 2014 11:43 AM EST2014-11-24 16:43:44 GMT
    QUINCY -- The Quincy School Board expressed its intent Monday to hire three local architectural/engineering firms to share the task of designing five new K-5 elementary schools and an addition onto Quincy High School. However, the board hasn't decided how much to pay the firms or how they will be supervised. A contract needs to be worked out before the firms can be paid for any work they perform.
    QUINCY -- The Quincy School Board expressed its intent Monday to hire three local architectural/engineering firms to share the task of designing five new K-5 elementary schools and an addition onto Quincy High School. However, the board hasn't decided how much to pay the firms or how they will be supervised. A contract needs to be worked out before the firms can be paid for any work they perform.

  • Quincy Public Library expanding digital newspapers archive

    Quincy Public Library expanding digital newspapers archive

    Monday, November 24 2014 11:37 AM EST2014-11-24 16:37:12 GMT
    QUINCY -- The Quincy Public Library's digital archives are about to get more extensive. The library recently started a project to digitize Quincy newspapers from 1919 to 1926. It will provide library patrons a searchable database instead of going through microfilm, a potentially time-consuming process.
    QUINCY -- The Quincy Public Library's digital archives are about to get more extensive. The library recently started a project to digitize Quincy newspapers from 1919 to 1926. It will provide library patrons a searchable database instead of going through microfilm, a potentially time-consuming process.

  • 'It's the highlight of my year': Disabled given chance to hunt at Mark Twain Lake

    'It's the highlight of my year': Disabled given chance to hunt at Mark Twain Lake

    Monday, November 24 2014 11:26 AM EST2014-11-24 16:26:46 GMT
    MONROE CITY, Mo. -- James Dean didn't bag any bucks while deer hunting at the Indian Creek Recreation Area Saturday and Sunday morning, but that was just fine by him. Dean, a Union, Mo. resident dealing with multiple sclerosis, is grateful he had a chance to hunt at all.
    MONROE CITY, Mo. -- James Dean didn't bag any bucks while deer hunting at the Indian Creek Recreation Area Saturday and Sunday morning, but that was just fine by him. Dean, a Union, Mo. resident dealing with multiple sclerosis, is grateful he had a chance to hunt at all.

  • We've changed a lot for you, and we're not done yet

    We've changed a lot for you, and we're not done yet

    Monday, November 24 2014 10:08 AM EST2014-11-24 15:08:35 GMT
    I hope you have enjoyed the first week of the new Herald-Whig. A year in the making, we implemented a series of design and content changes that you told us you would like to see in your daily newspaper. It is our...
    I hope you have enjoyed the first week of the new Herald-Whig. A year in the making, we implemented a series of design and content changes that you told us you would like to see in your daily newspaper. It is our...
  • Christmas of 1997 remains special for Good News family -- for multiple reasons

    Christmas of 1997 remains special for Good News family -- for multiple reasons

    Monday, November 24 2014 9:55 AM EST2014-11-24 14:55:05 GMT
    QUINCY -- Debbie Sanders Lewis will never forget the Christmas of 1997. It turned out to be the final Christmas for her son, Tyson, a special-needs child who died the next year at age 7. That particular Christmas also was memorable because Lewis and her two children were beneficiaries of The Herald-Whig's Good News of Christmas campaign, which came to their aid while the family was struggling through rough times.
    QUINCY -- Debbie Sanders Lewis will never forget the Christmas of 1997. It turned out to be the final Christmas for her son, Tyson, a special-needs child who died the next year at age 7. That particular Christmas also was memorable because Lewis and her two children were beneficiaries of The Herald-Whig's Good News of Christmas campaign, which came to their aid while the family was struggling through rough times.

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  • UPDATE: No injuries in fire at 613 N. Seventh late Tuesday night

    UPDATE: No injuries in fire at 613 N. Seventh late Tuesday night

    Wednesday, November 26 2014 9:18 AM EST2014-11-26 14:18:28 GMT
    Quincy firefighters were called to a structure fire at 613 N. Seventh late Tuesday. Quincy Assistant Fire Chief Tom Bentley said the initial call came in at 11:30 p.m. and moved up to a second alarm at 11:50. Four trucks worked the scene. Bentley said firefighters were able to get the blaze under control quickly.
    Quincy firefighters were called to a structure fire at 613 N. Seventh late Tuesday. Quincy Assistant Fire Chief Tom Bentley said the initial call came in at 11:30 p.m. and moved up to a second alarm at 11:50. Four trucks worked the scene. Bentley said firefighters were able to get the blaze under control quickly.
  • Quincy Fire Department kicks off holiday fire awareness program

    Quincy Fire Department kicks off holiday fire awareness program

    Wednesday, November 26 2014 9:14 AM EST2014-11-26 14:14:37 GMT
    QUINCY -- Only once in four years have Quincy firefighters had to change a light from red to white during their "Keep the Wreaths Red" holiday fire awareness program. "We've been pretty fortunate," Quincy Fire Chief Joe Henning said. Henning would like to see the wreaths stay red again this holiday season. If that happens, that means no structure fires happened in the city from Wednesday's kickoff of the program through Jan. 1.
    QUINCY -- Only once in four years have Quincy firefighters had to change a light from red to white during their "Keep the Wreaths Red" holiday fire awareness program. "We've been pretty fortunate," Quincy Fire Chief Joe Henning said. Henning would like to see the wreaths stay red again this holiday season. If that happens, that means no structure fires happened in the city from Wednesday's kickoff of the program through Jan. 1.
  • Liberty bus drivers plan to proceed with strike

    Liberty bus drivers plan to proceed with strike

    Wednesday, November 26 2014 8:47 AM EST2014-11-26 13:47:58 GMT
    LIBERTY -- A dozen school bus drivers and monitors in the Liberty School District are making plans to proceed with a strike in January because of a lack of progress in negotiating a new contract.
    LIBERTY -- A dozen school bus drivers and monitors in the Liberty School District are making plans to proceed with a strike in January because of a lack of progress in negotiating a new contract.
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  • 2015 Arts Faire artist applications being accepted

    2015 Arts Faire artist applications being accepted

    Tuesday, November 25 2014 8:55 AM EST2014-11-25 13:55:03 GMT
    The 12th annual Midsummer Arts Faire artist applications are now available. Deadline to apply is Feb. 6. The online application can be accessed on the website at artsfaire.org. Food vendor applications for the "Taste of...
    The 12th annual Midsummer Arts Faire artist applications are now available. Deadline to apply is Feb. 6. The online application can be accessed on the website at artsfaire.org. Food vendor applications for the "Taste of...
  • QU art professor featured in St. Louis exhibition

    QU art professor featured in St. Louis exhibition

    Tuesday, November 25 2014 8:50 AM EST2014-11-25 13:50:58 GMT
    Bob Mejer, distinguished professor of art at Quincy University, has been invited as an honorary member of the National Missouri Water Color Society to participate in the Missouri Watercolor Society New Gallery inaugural...
    Bob Mejer, distinguished professor of art at Quincy University, has been invited as an honorary member of the National Missouri Water Color Society to participate in the Missouri Watercolor Society New Gallery inaugural...
  • ARTS BRIEFS: Victorian tea, Christmas concert, art shows and more

    ARTS BRIEFS: Victorian tea, Christmas concert, art shows and more

    Monday, November 24 2014 6:07 PM EST2014-11-24 23:07:45 GMT
    HANNIBAL, Mo. Tea features Molly Brown Molly Brown will recount her ill-fated voyage on the Titanic and introduce the story of Downton Abbey, which began the day after the Titanic sank. Molly will also share...
    HANNIBAL, Mo. Tea features Molly Brown Molly Brown will recount her ill-fated voyage on the Titanic and introduce the story of Downton Abbey, which began the day after the Titanic sank. Molly will also share...
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  • Suspense marks paranormal series

    Suspense marks paranormal series

    Sunday, November 23 2014 6:00 AM EST2014-11-23 11:00:13 GMT
    "Cursed Moon" This week at the Quincy Public Library the staff recommends "Cursed Moon." Jaye Wells continues her trademark tense paranormal suspense in the second book in her series featuring Kate Prospero. The...
    "Cursed Moon" This week at the Quincy Public Library the staff recommends "Cursed Moon." Jaye Wells continues her trademark tense paranormal suspense in the second book in her series featuring Kate Prospero. The...
  • Cold case leads to adventure for Tempe Brennan

    Cold case leads to adventure for Tempe Brennan

    Sunday, November 16 2014 6:00 AM EST2014-11-16 11:00:13 GMT
    "Bones Never Lie" This week at the Quincy Public Library, the No. 1 book is the 17th Dr. Temperance Brennan novel, "Bones Never Lie." Kathy Reichs takes readers back in time to a case that has haunted Tempe and...
    "Bones Never Lie" This week at the Quincy Public Library, the No. 1 book is the 17th Dr. Temperance Brennan novel, "Bones Never Lie." Kathy Reichs takes readers back in time to a case that has haunted Tempe and...
  • On The Street: Thanks for service, Lincoln Award, childhood issue and cargo plane

    On The Street: Thanks for service, Lincoln Award, childhood issue and cargo plane

    Saturday, November 15 2014 11:26 PM EST2014-11-16 04:26:04 GMT
    THANKS FOR SERVICE: Art Awerkamp, chairman of the Flags of Honor program committee, spent several hours last weekend on the Illinois Veterans Home grounds talking with visitors and monitoring the area. Much of his time was...
    THANKS FOR SERVICE: Art Awerkamp, chairman of the Flags of Honor program committee, spent several hours last weekend on the Illinois Veterans Home grounds talking with visitors and monitoring the area. Much of his time was...
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  • Your Turn with ... Hank Murray

    Your Turn with ... Hank Murray

    Saturday, November 22 2014 11:24 PM EST2014-11-23 04:24:51 GMT
    When I was a kid, I wanted to be ... an engineer (the kind that builds things). What would you rather be doing right now? Building/fixing something or working on my trains. Shhh! Don't tell anyone that ... I once...
    When I was a kid, I wanted to be ... an engineer (the kind that builds things). What would you rather be doing right now? Building/fixing something or working on my trains. Shhh! Don't tell anyone that ... I once...
  • Your Turn with ... Lance Kendrick

    Your Turn with ... Lance Kendrick

    Saturday, November 15 2014 6:25 PM EST2014-11-15 23:25:36 GMT
    When I was a kid, I wanted to be ... a pilot. I loved airplanes growing up and would tell a story about an orange airplane that flew over my head when I was little. What would you rather be doing right now? Golfing. ...
    When I was a kid, I wanted to be ... a pilot. I loved airplanes growing up and would tell a story about an orange airplane that flew over my head when I was little. What would you rather be doing right now? Golfing. ...
  • Your Turn with ... Sandy Schacht

    Your Turn with ... Sandy Schacht

    Saturday, November 8 2014 2:29 AM EST2014-11-08 07:29:44 GMT
    When I was a kid, I wanted to be ... a teacher. I wanted to write on a chalkboard, grade papers and have everyone listen to me. What would you rather be doing right now? Reading on a beach. Shhhhhh! Don't tell...
    When I was a kid, I wanted to be ... a teacher. I wanted to write on a chalkboard, grade papers and have everyone listen to me. What would you rather be doing right now? Reading on a beach. Shhhhhh! Don't tell...
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