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  • Alleged shooter in Humphrey Jr. case to be returned to Adams County

    Alleged shooter in Humphrey Jr. case to be returned to Adams County

    Thursday, May 21 2015 12:55 PM EDT2015-05-21 16:55:04 GMT
    An Arizona man facing a first-degree murder charge in connection with the shooting death of a 12-year-old Quincy boy waived extradition on Wednesday. Steson L. Crider, 20, of Chandler, Ariz., signed the paperwork during a brief hearing in Maricopa County Superior Court. The state of Illinois now has 30 days to get Crider, according to Karen Arra, Director of Media Relations for Maricopa County Superior Court. 
    An Arizona man facing a first-degree murder charge in connection with the shooting death of a 12-year-old Quincy boy waived extradition on Wednesday. Steson L. Crider, 20, of Chandler, Ariz., signed the paperwork during a brief hearing in Maricopa County Superior Court. The state of Illinois now has 30 days to get Crider, according to Karen Arra, Director of Media Relations for Maricopa County Superior Court. 

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7-Day Forecast: Quincy

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Currently in Quincy as of

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  • Barometer: 30.17 in.
  • Sunrise: 05:44:43 am
  • Sunset: 08:20:23 pm
  • Humidity: 74
  • Visibility: 10 mi.
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7-Day Forecast: Macomb

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Currently in Macomb as of

  • 50°(Feels like 47°)
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  • Wind: W @ 7 mph
  • Barometer: 30.18 in.
  • Sunrise: 05:40:06 am
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  • Humidity: 85
  • Visibility: 10 mi.
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7-Day Forecast: Pittsfield

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Currently in Pittsfield as of

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  • Wind: W @ 7 mph
  • Barometer: 30.19 in.
  • Sunrise: 05:43:05 am
  • Sunset: 08:17:01 pm
  • Humidity: 68
  • Visibility: 10 mi.
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7-Day Forecast: Hannibal

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Currently in Hannibal as of

  • 54°(Feels like 54°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: W @ 8 mph
  • Barometer: 30.19 in.
  • Sunrise: 05:45:34 am
  • Sunset: 08:19:57 pm
  • Humidity: 62
  • Visibility: 10 mi.
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Homebank, Bank of Quincy merge operations

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Customers should notice little changes if federal regulators approve the merging of Bank of Quincy and Homebank. The sister companies have agreed to file an application with the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. and the Federal Reserve Bank in St. Louis to merge banking operations. Upon approval, Bank of Quincy would take on the Homebank name. More>>

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>>

JWCC switches providers for online courses, will save $250,000

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The John Wood Community College Board of Trustees approved a contract for a new online learning management system Wednesday night. The board authorized administration to enter into a five-year, $244,932 contract with Canvas Instructure of Salt Lake City, Utah, to become JWCC's new learning management system (LMS) provider for online course delivery. More>>

Quincy School Board rejects bids for initial work on QHS project

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Illini Community Hospital goes back to roots in naming geriatric psych unit

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Illini Community Hospital is returning to its roots in naming its newest facility. The 10-bed geriatric psychiatric unit slated to open in October will be named Worthington Square Geriatric Behavioral Health Service in tribute to the family whose generosity helped the dream of a hospital become a reality in 1938.
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12 Hours of Giving designed to beef up Red Cross blood supplies before summer

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A spokesman for the American Red Cross said Friday's 10th annual 12 Hours of Giving is designed to be proactive in nature. With summer approaching, donors of all blood types are needed, especially O negative, A negative and B negative. Eligible donors are encouraged to make an appointment to donate, but walk-ins are also welcome. More>>

Hannibal School Board hears concerns about student transfer bill

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Tuesday night, the Hannibal School Board discussed a Missouri House bill relating to student transfers that could boost the number of charter and virtual schools in the Show-Me State. Superintendent Susan Johnson said HB 42 has cleared both the House and Senate and awaits decision by Gov. Jay Nixon. If Nixon signs the bill, charter and virtual school expansion could mean that less funding would be directed toward school districts.

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Civic Center starts planning for tourism grants

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The Quincy Civic Center Authority is moving forward with plans to start offering grants to support organizers that bring or expand events that would entice people to stay in hotels. The authority agreed to allocate $18,000 for the grants when it approved its $1.5 million budget in April. More>>

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  • Brothers sent to prison after admitting to beating man

    Brothers sent to prison after admitting to beating man

    Wednesday, May 20 2015 10:28 PM EDT2015-05-21 02:28:17 GMT
    Two Quincy men were sent to prison Wednesday after they admitted to severely beating their roommate. Dillon T. Wexell, 27, and Shiloh T. Sparks, 24, each were sentenced to three years in the Illinois Department of Corrections by Judge Scott Walden during a hearing in Adams County Circuit Court. Wexell and Sparks, who are brothers, pleaded guilty to one count of aggravated battery with great bodily harm. 
    Two Quincy men were sent to prison Wednesday after they admitted to severely beating their roommate. Dillon T. Wexell, 27, and Shiloh T. Sparks, 24, each were sentenced to three years in the Illinois Department of Corrections by Judge Scott Walden during a hearing in Adams County Circuit Court. Wexell and Sparks, who are brothers, pleaded guilty to one count of aggravated battery with great bodily harm. 

  • Hannibal City Council approves modified traffic plan for Shinn Lane updates

    Hannibal City Council approves modified traffic plan for Shinn Lane updates

    Wednesday, May 20 2015 3:09 PM EDT2015-05-20 19:09:25 GMT
    Jeff LaGarceJeff LaGarce
    The Hannibal City Council on Tuesday accepted a modified traffic plan to update Shinn Lane and create access to a developing business park. City Manager Jeff LaGarce said Wednesday the Missouri Department of Transportation suggested the city conduct a traffic study of Shinn Lane before creating a program for reworking the two-lane road.
    The Hannibal City Council on Tuesday accepted a modified traffic plan to update Shinn Lane and create access to a developing business park. City Manager Jeff LaGarce said Wednesday the Missouri Department of Transportation suggested the city conduct a traffic study of Shinn Lane before creating a program for reworking the two-lane road.
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield to outsource simple claims

    Blue Cross Blue Shield to outsource simple claims

    Wednesday, May 20 2015 11:44 AM EDT2015-05-20 15:44:23 GMT
    Workers at the Blue Cross Blue Shield processing center in Quincy have been told that routine claims processing will be outsourced in the next two years, but the company denied rumors that local jobs will be eliminated. "There is no clear determination on the staffing level," said Michael Deering, senior director of media and public relations for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois.
    Workers at the Blue Cross Blue Shield processing center in Quincy have been told that routine claims processing will be outsourced in the next two years, but the company denied rumors that local jobs will be eliminated. "There is no clear determination on the staffing level," said Michael Deering, senior director of media and public relations for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois.
  • Fight against white-nose syndrome in bats takes flight in Hannibal

    Fight against white-nose syndrome in bats takes flight in Hannibal

    Wednesday, May 20 2015 11:44 AM EDT2015-05-20 15:44:00 GMT
    The bats soaring into the air might be the next weapon in the fight against a devastating killer. Scientists released approximately 150 bats Tuesday night at the Mark Twain Cave Complex that were used in new research to find a way to stem deadly white-nose syndrome, a fungal disease that has killed millions of bats in 26 states.
    The bats soaring into the air might be the next weapon in the fight against a devastating killer. Scientists released approximately 150 bats Tuesday night at the Mark Twain Cave Complex that were used in new research to find a way to stem deadly white-nose syndrome, a fungal disease that has killed millions of bats in 26 states.
  • Springfield woman replacing Payson farmer as IPPA executive director

    Springfield woman replacing Payson farmer as IPPA executive director

    Wednesday, May 20 2015 9:51 AM EDT2015-05-20 13:51:26 GMT
    A Springfield woman will take over the Illinois Pork Producers Association's top job starting July 1. Jennifer Tirey comes to the IPPA's executive director's job from a similar post with the Illinois Council on Best Management Practices. Tim Maiers, a Payson farmer, will continue as the organization's interim executive director and help with the transition.
    A Springfield woman will take over the Illinois Pork Producers Association's top job starting July 1. Jennifer Tirey comes to the IPPA's executive director's job from a similar post with the Illinois Council on Best Management Practices. Tim Maiers, a Payson farmer, will continue as the organization's interim executive director and help with the transition.
  • Hannibal seniors gather to grieve over loss of classmate

    Hannibal seniors gather to grieve over loss of classmate

    Wednesday, May 20 2015 9:38 AM EDT2015-05-20 13:38:13 GMT
    It wasn't supposed to be this way. With little time left in their Hannibal High School careers, the Class of 2015 was set to cruise the Mississippi River on Tuesday night on the Mark Twain Riverboat and enjoy their final moments together before life and education took them separate ways. But instead of reminiscing on the river, about 60 students gathered at Clover Road Christian Church to process the sudden, unexplainable death of one of their own.
    It wasn't supposed to be this way. With little time left in their Hannibal High School careers, the Class of 2015 was set to cruise the Mississippi River on Tuesday night on the Mark Twain Riverboat and enjoy their final moments together before life and education took them separate ways. But instead of reminiscing on the river, about 60 students gathered at Clover Road Christian Church to process the sudden, unexplainable death of one of their own.
  • Beshears to succeed Brown at Blessing-Rieman

    Beshears to succeed Brown at Blessing-Rieman

    Wednesday, May 20 2015 9:36 AM EDT2015-05-20 13:36:03 GMT
    Torn between pursuing a career in nursing or education when she graduated from high school in 1971, Brenda Beshears ultimately chose the former. Eventually, she combined it with the latter. Beshears was named the new president and chief executive officer of Blessing-Rieman College of Nursing on Tuesday, effective Aug. 3. Beshears will succeed Dr. Pam Brown, who directed Blessing-Rieman for 18 years.
    Torn between pursuing a career in nursing or education when she graduated from high school in 1971, Brenda Beshears ultimately chose the former. Eventually, she combined it with the latter. Beshears was named the new president and chief executive officer of Blessing-Rieman College of Nursing on Tuesday, effective Aug. 3. Beshears will succeed Dr. Pam Brown, who directed Blessing-Rieman for 18 years.
  • Pittsfield clearing way for potential JWCC site

    Pittsfield clearing way for potential JWCC site

    Wednesday, May 20 2015 9:13 AM EDT2015-05-20 13:13:34 GMT
    The Pittsfield City Council took the first step Tuesday toward clearing the way for a potential new home for John Wood Community College. Aldermen gave first-reading approval to an ordinance change allowing educational facilities in areas zoned I-1, which includes the city-owned, former Brown Shoe site.
    The Pittsfield City Council took the first step Tuesday toward clearing the way for a potential new home for John Wood Community College. Aldermen gave first-reading approval to an ordinance change allowing educational facilities in areas zoned I-1, which includes the city-owned, former Brown Shoe site.
  • Security increased for latest court appearance by Criders

    Security increased for latest court appearance by Criders

    Tuesday, May 19 2015 12:39 PM EDT2015-05-19 16:39:17 GMT
    Three members of the Crider family made their first appearances with their lawyers amid heightened security inside and outside the Adams County Courthouse Tuesday. Judge Debra Wellborn told Stefan K. Crider Jr., Julia A. Crider, and Stefan Crider III, during a brief hearing that their next court date would be a June 3 preliminary hearing in Adams County Circuit Court. 
    Three members of the Crider family made their first appearances with their lawyers amid heightened security inside and outside the Adams County Courthouse Tuesday. Judge Debra Wellborn told Stefan K. Crider Jr., Julia A. Crider, and Stefan Crider III, during a brief hearing that their next court date would be a June 3 preliminary hearing in Adams County Circuit Court. 
  • Quincy crashes decrease in April

    Quincy crashes decrease in April

    Tuesday, May 19 2015 11:20 AM EDT2015-05-19 15:20:38 GMT
    Crashes on Quincy city streets saw a slight drop during April. There were 95 reported collisions during the month, down seven from March's total. There were 12 injuries from 11 accidents were injuries occurred. Officers made eight DUI arrests during the month. Two of those DUIs were involved in collisions. Police wrote 16 tickets for speeding and 11 for seat belt violations.
    Crashes on Quincy city streets saw a slight drop during April. There were 95 reported collisions during the month, down seven from March's total. There were 12 injuries from 11 accidents were injuries occurred. Officers made eight DUI arrests during the month. Two of those DUIs were involved in collisions. Police wrote 16 tickets for speeding and 11 for seat belt violations.

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  • Nauvoo sidewalk, nature trail project links historic sites with uptown

    Nauvoo sidewalk, nature trail project links historic sites with uptown

    Tuesday, May 19 2015 11:03 AM EDT2015-05-19 15:03:34 GMT
    A new sidewalk snakes up the hill toward the Nauvoo Temple, part of a larger project designed to benefit residents and tourists while addressing pedestrian safety concerns. Mayor John McCarty said nearly all the planned new sidewalk is in place while work continues to build a nature trail as part of a project expected to cost more than $400,000.
    A new sidewalk snakes up the hill toward the Nauvoo Temple, part of a larger project designed to benefit residents and tourists while addressing pedestrian safety concerns. Mayor John McCarty said nearly all the planned new sidewalk is in place while work continues to build a nature trail as part of a project expected to cost more than $400,000.
  • Carthage summer meal program gearing up for second year with new sponsor

    Carthage summer meal program gearing up for second year with new sponsor

    Tuesday, May 19 2015 10:34 AM EDT2015-05-19 14:34:14 GMT
    State funding cuts led to a change in sponsor for a Carthage summer lunch program that is gearing up for its second year. The Illinois Coalition for Community Services had been set to sponsor the program again this year in partnership with Carthage Community Development, but the Coalition's budget was drastically cut.
    State funding cuts led to a change in sponsor for a Carthage summer lunch program that is gearing up for its second year. The Illinois Coalition for Community Services had been set to sponsor the program again this year in partnership with Carthage Community Development, but the Coalition's budget was drastically cut.
  • Appointment made to oversee four veterans homes

    Appointment made to oversee four veterans homes

    Tuesday, May 19 2015 10:01 AM EDT2015-05-19 14:01:17 GMT
    The Illinois Department of Veterans' Affairs announced Monday that Lenard F. Winnicki was selected for the position that oversees four homes, including the Illinois Veterans Home in Quincy. A veteran of the Air Force and the Illinois Air National Guard with almost 14 years of service, Winnicki brings 22 years of operations and health management experience.
    The Illinois Department of Veterans' Affairs announced Monday that Lenard F. Winnicki was selected for the position that oversees four homes, including the Illinois Veterans Home in Quincy. A veteran of the Air Force and the Illinois Air National Guard with almost 14 years of service, Winnicki brings 22 years of operations and health management experience.
  • Emerald ash borer treatment approved for 94 trees

    Emerald ash borer treatment approved for 94 trees

    Tuesday, May 19 2015 9:57 AM EDT2015-05-19 13:57:17 GMT
    BevelheimerBevelheimer
    Ninety-four ash trees will be treated with a chemical that prevents infestation from the emerald ash borer. Trees "R" Us, a Wauconda-based company, will receive $8,925 to apply the injectable treatment to the trees on city right of way as part of the city's 12-year emerald ash borer management plan. The Quincy City Council approved the contract Monday night.
    Ninety-four ash trees will be treated with a chemical that prevents infestation from the emerald ash borer. Trees "R" Us, a Wauconda-based company, will receive $8,925 to apply the injectable treatment to the trees on city right of way as part of the city's 12-year emerald ash borer management plan. The Quincy City Council approved the contract Monday night.
  • PBS affiliate seeks donations to receive larger donation

    PBS affiliate seeks donations to receive larger donation

    Tuesday, May 19 2015 9:00 AM EDT2015-05-19 13:00:23 GMT
    A donor who wishes not to be identified has agreed to donate up to $300,000 to the public TV stations in Quincy and Macomb, but viewers will need to help. Jerold Gruebel, president and CEO of Network Knowledge, which operates WQEC in Quincy, WMEC in Macomb and WSEC in Springfield, said the donor will match $2 for every $1 donated. Viewers would need to contribute $150,000 to receive the entire donation.
    A donor who wishes not to be identified has agreed to donate up to $300,000 to the public TV stations in Quincy and Macomb, but viewers will need to help. Jerold Gruebel, president and CEO of Network Knowledge, which operates WQEC in Quincy, WMEC in Macomb and WSEC in Springfield, said the donor will match $2 for every $1 donated. Viewers would need to contribute $150,000 to receive the entire donation.
  • First private investment TIF project heads to full council

    First private investment TIF project heads to full council

    Tuesday, May 19 2015 8:54 AM EDT2015-05-19 12:54:12 GMT
    The first proposal to use tax increment financing funds to assist private development in downtown Quincy would involve installing fire sprinklers and a fire alarm system in a four-story building at 504 Jersey. Greg Ellingson, owner of GBE Enterprises, hopes to convert the building from four one-bedroom apartments to six two-bedroom apartments. 
    The first proposal to use tax increment financing funds to assist private development in downtown Quincy would involve installing fire sprinklers and a fire alarm system in a four-story building at 504 Jersey. Greg Ellingson, owner of GBE Enterprises, hopes to convert the building from four one-bedroom apartments to six two-bedroom apartments. 
  • Kroc Centers nationwide receive glowing report on community impact

    Kroc Centers nationwide receive glowing report on community impact

    Monday, May 18 2015 7:11 PM EDT2015-05-18 23:11:44 GMT
    An economic impact study of Kroc Centers nationwide on their communities left Chad Rodgers, operations director for the Salvation Army-operated Kroc Center in downtown Quincy, scrambling for the proper analysis. “It's really astounding,” he said. ”We had no idea what to expect from the study, but it shows the impact (the Kroc Center) has had on the community is priceless.” 
    An economic impact study of Kroc Centers nationwide on their communities left Chad Rodgers, operations director for the Salvation Army-operated Kroc Center in downtown Quincy, scrambling for the proper analysis. “It's really astounding,” he said. ”We had no idea what to expect from the study, but it shows the impact (the Kroc Center) has had on the community is priceless.” 
  • QND graduate's high school experience a mixture of academics, music, work

    QND graduate's high school experience a mixture of academics, music, work

    Monday, May 18 2015 10:12 AM EDT2015-05-18 14:12:04 GMT
    Haley Kelso dreamed of attending Quincy Notre Dame High School with many of her friends and classmates after graduating from St. Peter School in eighth-grade. However, she knew her family couldn't afford the tuition, so Kelso instead enrolled at Quincy High School, which doesn't charge tuition to Quincy students. Then one day Kelso heard there might be a way she could attend QND after all -- by getting a job and helping her mother pay the tuition costs.
    Haley Kelso dreamed of attending Quincy Notre Dame High School with many of her friends and classmates after graduating from St. Peter School in eighth-grade. However, she knew her family couldn't afford the tuition, so Kelso instead enrolled at Quincy High School, which doesn't charge tuition to Quincy students. Then one day Kelso heard there might be a way she could attend QND after all -- by getting a job and helping her mother pay the tuition costs.

  • Hamilton sixth-grader spells his way to Washington, D.C., for national bee

    Hamilton sixth-grader spells his way to Washington, D.C., for national bee

    Monday, May 18 2015 9:55 AM EDT2015-05-18 13:55:38 GMT
    Hamilton sixth-grader Brigit Hollis is one of 285 spellers who will compete in the Scripps National Spelling Bee from May 27 to 28 at the nation's capital. Spellers from all 50 states, American Samoa, Guam, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Department of Defense Schools in Europe and seven countries will compete for the $30,000 cash prize.
    Hamilton sixth-grader Brigit Hollis is one of 285 spellers who will compete in the Scripps National Spelling Bee from May 27 to 28 at the nation's capital. Spellers from all 50 states, American Samoa, Guam, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Department of Defense Schools in Europe and seven countries will compete for the $30,000 cash prize.
  • Gas prices should begin another decline in early July

    Gas prices should begin another decline in early July

    Monday, May 18 2015 9:29 AM EDT2015-05-18 13:29:04 GMT
    Motorists in West-Central Illinois and Northeast Missouri should be in for a double dose of good news in the coming weeks and months. Gasoline prices, which rose dramatically last week, are still roughly $1 below where they stood at this time in 2014 and are expected to remain relatively steady between now and the height of the warm-weather driving season in early July.
    Motorists in West-Central Illinois and Northeast Missouri should be in for a double dose of good news in the coming weeks and months. Gasoline prices, which rose dramatically last week, are still roughly $1 below where they stood at this time in 2014 and are expected to remain relatively steady between now and the height of the warm-weather driving season in early July.
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  • Your Turn with ... Alta King

    Your Turn with ... Alta King

    Sunday, May 17 2015 1:15 AM EDT2015-05-17 05:15:41 GMT
    When I was a kid, I wanted to be ... I wanted to work for the Weather Channel because weather fascinated me (and it still does). What would you rather be doing right now? Spending time with my brother, who lives in...
    When I was a kid, I wanted to be ... I wanted to work for the Weather Channel because weather fascinated me (and it still does). What would you rather be doing right now? Spending time with my brother, who lives in...
  • Your Turn with ... Christie Mendenhall

    Your Turn with ... Christie Mendenhall

    Sunday, May 10 2015 2:49 AM EDT2015-05-10 06:49:27 GMT
    When I was a kid, I wanted to be ... a farmer like my grandpa and a performer/singer. When I was very young, I wanted to sing like my Aunt Pam -- she has a beautiful, deep alto sound -- then I wanted to be a soprano like...
    When I was a kid, I wanted to be ... a farmer like my grandpa and a performer/singer. When I was very young, I wanted to sing like my Aunt Pam -- she has a beautiful, deep alto sound -- then I wanted to be a soprano like...
  • Your Turn ... Denise Conkright

    Your Turn ... Denise Conkright

    Sunday, May 3 2015 1:32 AM EDT2015-05-03 05:32:31 GMT
    When I was a kid, I wanted to be ... an attorney, because I thought I would get paid for arguing all the time, which I tended to do anyway. What would you rather be doing right now? Walking in the woods, hunting...
    When I was a kid, I wanted to be ... an attorney, because I thought I would get paid for arguing all the time, which I tended to do anyway. What would you rather be doing right now? Walking in the woods, hunting...
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