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  • QHS higher, QND lower, state stays same on ACT scores

    QHS higher, QND lower, state stays same on ACT scores

    Friday, August 28 2015 9:44 PM EDT2015-08-29 01:44:24 GMT
    Quincy High School students performed slightly better, Quincy Notre Dame students performed slightly worse and students across Illinois who graduated in 2015 had the same score on the American College Test as the 2014 graduating class. The statewide composite score of 20.7 fell just shy of the national average of 21. The test is graded on a 36-point scale.
    Quincy High School students performed slightly better, Quincy Notre Dame students performed slightly worse and students across Illinois who graduated in 2015 had the same score on the American College Test as the 2014 graduating class. The statewide composite score of 20.7 fell just shy of the national average of 21. The test is graded on a 36-point scale.
  • 'Our community deserves better': Quincy police chief urges city to increase department's manpower

    'Our community deserves better': Quincy police chief urges city to increase department's manpower

    Saturday, August 29 2015 11:30 PM EDT2015-08-30 03:30:22 GMT
    In the wake of another shooting on Quincy’s northwest side, Police Chief Rob Copley is ready to ask Mayor Kyle Moore and the City Council to restore funding for four vacant positions that were removed for budgetary reasons earlier this year. Copley suggests the city use reserve funds to increase his department’s manpower capabilities. “If it’s a rainy day fund, I have to say that it feels like rain out there now,” Copley said last week.
    In the wake of another shooting on Quincy’s northwest side, Police Chief Rob Copley is ready to ask Mayor Kyle Moore and the City Council to restore funding for four vacant positions that were removed for budgetary reasons earlier this year. Copley suggests the city use reserve funds to increase his department’s manpower capabilities. “If it’s a rainy day fund, I have to say that it feels like rain out there now,” Copley said last week.
  • Jobless figures show strong, steady economy in Western Illinois, Northeast Missouri

    Jobless figures show strong, steady economy in Western Illinois, Northeast Missouri

    Saturday, August 29 2015 12:57 AM EDT2015-08-29 04:57:03 GMT
    Adams County's unemployment rate in July was 4.7 percent, down from 5.6 percent a year ago. Marcel Wagner Jr., president of the Great River Economic Development Foundationn, sees that improvement as an indication that employers and the local economy are doing well.
    Adams County's unemployment rate in July was 4.7 percent, down from 5.6 percent a year ago. Marcel Wagner Jr., president of the Great River Economic Development Foundationn, sees that improvement as an indication that employers and the local economy are doing well.
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