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Auto body shops swamped in wake of windstorm

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QUINCY -- Auto body shops in Quincy are seeing an influx of cars in the wake of the July 13 windstorm. Trees toppled into the streets and landed on many vehicles, including a minivan on Maine Street across from Quincy Junior High School that still had a tree trunk lying across it Friday. More>>

BUSINESS NOTEBOOK: Continental Cement's parent company expands; Mike's Place gets special spread

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Cement Co., a Hannibal-based cement manufacturer, recently announced the expansion of its parent company, Summit Materials, which acquired a 1.2 million short ton capacity cement plant in Davenport, Iowa. More>>

GOOD GROWING: Saturated soils cause root death

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The constant rains and saturated soils have been causing havoc for many growers. Trying to plant, harvest, control weeds and diseases and just about anything related to plant production has been almost impossible.According to my records, it rained 16 of 31 days in May and 16 of 30 days in June.Needless to say, the soil is saturated with water. More>>

Adams' fiber-optic Internet service now in eight different city neighborhoods

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Mike Ridder doesn't have enough hours in the day right now, but he's not complaining. Ridder, the director of business development for Adams Fiber, a division of Adams Telephone Co-Operative, says it's a "fun" kind of busy. More>>

BUSINESS NOTEBOOK: GatesAir segment to be on Fox Business this week; State Street Bank celebrates 125th year

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GatesAir will be featured on a Fox Business Network spot airing this week. GatesAir, a leading manufacturer of broadcast television and radio transmission equipment that's been in Quincy for nearly 100 years, will be featured on "Manufacturing Marvels" that airs on Fox Business Network at about 8:30 p.m. Wednesday. More>>

Idaho businessman impressed with Quincy contacts

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A Boise, Idaho, entrepreneur who lives about 1,500 miles away from Quincy said visiting the town is on his bucket list because of positive dealings with business people there.Wayne Forrey founded BalmShot, a lip balm dispenser for outdoors enthusiasts, in 2010. More>>

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  • Monday's Close July 27, 2015

    Monday's Close July 27, 2015

    Tuesday, July 28 2015 8:38 AM EDT2015-07-28 12:38:37 GMT
    July '15 Corn $3.56Aug. '15 Corn $3.55Sept. '15 Corn $3.48Oct. '15 Corn $3.49Nov. '15 Corn $3.47Dec. '15 Corn $3.57Jan. '16 Corn $3.65Feb. '16 Corn $3.59March '16 Corn $3.59April '16 Corn N/AJuly '15 Beans $10.01Aug. '15 Beans $9.86Sept. '15 Beans $9.66Oct. '15 Beans $9.38Nov. '15 Beans $9.33Dec. '15 Beans $9.36Jan. '16 Beans $9.41Feb. '16 Beans $9.41
    July '15 Corn $3.56Aug. '15 Corn $3.55Sept. '15 Corn $3.48Oct. '15 Corn $3.49Nov. '15 Corn $3.47Dec. '15 Corn $3.57Jan. '16 Corn $3.65Feb. '16 Corn $3.59March '16 Corn $3.59April '16 Corn N/AJuly '15 Beans $10.01Aug. '15 Beans $9.86Sept. '15 Beans $9.66Oct. '15 Beans $9.38Nov. '15 Beans $9.33Dec. '15 Beans $9.36Jan. '16 Beans $9.41Feb. '16 Beans $9.41
  • Wednesday's Close July 22, 2015

    Wednesday's Close July 22, 2015

    Thursday, July 23 2015 8:42 AM EDT2015-07-23 12:42:27 GMT
    July '15 Corn N/A Aug. '15 Corn N/A Sept. '15 Corn N/A Oct. '15 Corn N/A Nov. '15 Corn N/A Dec. '15 Corn N/A
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  • Tuesday's Close July 21, 2015

    Tuesday's Close July 21, 2015

    ADM-Quincy July '15 Corn $3.90 Aug. '15 Corn $3.80 Sept. '15 Corn $3.76 Oct. '15 Corn $3.66 Nov. '15 Corn $3.91 Dec. '15 Corn $3.97 Jan. '16 Corn $3.79 Feb. '16 Corn $3.90 March '16 Corn $4.18 April '16 Corn $4.16 July '15 Beans $10.54 Aug. '15 Beans $10.39 Sept. '15 Beans $10.24 Oct. '15 Beans $10.10 Nov. '15 Beans $9.91
    ADM-Quincy July '15 Corn $3.90 Aug. '15 Corn $3.80 Sept. '15 Corn $3.76 Oct. '15 Corn $3.66 Nov. '15 Corn $3.91 Dec. '15 Corn $3.97 Jan. '16 Corn $3.79 Feb. '16 Corn $3.90 March '16 Corn $4.18 April '16 Corn $4.16 July '15 Beans $10.54 Aug. '15 Beans $10.39 Sept. '15 Beans $10.24 Oct. '15 Beans $10.10 Nov. '15 Beans $9.91
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