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7-Day Forecast: Jacksonville

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7-Day Forecast: Pittsfield

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7-Day Forecast: Quincy

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Volunteers respond to report of theft to build new wheelchair ramp for veteran

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Roger Rupp was incredulous when he learned his wheelchair ramp had been taken from his home two weeks ago. Rupp, a U.S. Army veteran, has multiple sclerosis. The 10-foot by 3-foot aluminum ramp helped him access a garage at the rear of his 11th Street house -- or at least it did. Quincy Police say the ramp and two handrails were swiped sometime between Oct. 5 and 6. "I really couldn't believe it," Rupp said. Neither could a group of local volunteers. After hearing about the ramp's ...
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YOUR TOWN: Warsaw bank offers tradition of hometown service

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WARSAW, Ill. -- Gary Uhland tells a story to illustrate the community philosophy at Hill-Dodge Banking Co. A Warsaw High School student stopped by Uhland's office seeking the bank's sponsorship at the $100, $75... More>>

Warsaw man stabbed after argument with man he had been fishing with

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WARSAW, Ill. — An arrest was made early Tuesday morning in connection to a stabbing Monday night of a 40-year-old Warsaw man at a home at 10th and Crawford.Dorrance Smysor, 67, of Elmwood was arrested at 5 a.m. Tuesday in Elmwood by an officer with Warsaw Police Department and a Hancock County Sheriff's Department deputy. Smysor is lodged in the Hancock County Jail.Brial Cleer was airlifted from the scene to Blessing Hospital in Quincy for treatment of multiple stab wounds, according to polic... More>>

UPDATE: Body discovered in Mississippi River believed to be missing tugboat worker

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A body pulled from the Mississippi River near LaGrange, Mo., Monday afternoon is believed to be a missing 22-year-old man who fell off a tugboat Oct. 8, said Adams County Coroner Jim Keller.
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Quincy man gets eight-year prison sentence in meth case

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A Quincy man was sent to the prison Monday in a methamphetamine case. Bruce A. Blevins, 30, was sentenced to eight years in the Illinois Department of Corrections by Judge Scott Walden as part of a plea agreement.... More>>

Local educators envision positive changes resulting from passage of bond issue

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Quincy School District administrators say passage of the $89 million bond issue in the Nov. 4 election would trigger positive changes from the proposal to realign grades. A lengthy discussion at Monday's Curriculum... More>>

School Board to consider resolution outlining use of bond issue savings

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The Quincy School Board will be asked Wednesday to approve a resolution outlining how it intends to use the operational savings and proceeds from the sale of unneeded property if voters approve the $89 million bond issue... More>>

Aldermen approve purchases of equipment for QPD officers, squad cars

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Quincy aldermen unanimously approved three resolutions Monday for $23,232 of equipment and installation services for the Quincy Police Department. During a meeting that took less than 15 minutes, aldermen agreed the... More>>

Barry man, 62, gets prison time in battery case involving woman with Alzheimer’s

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The pictures told the story and ultimately led to a prison sentence for a Barry man in a domestic battery case. Robert E. Cawthon, 62, was sentenced to three years in prison by Judge William Mays. Cawthon had earlier pleaded guilty to aggravated battery and faced a sentencing cap of three years during Monday's hearing in Adams County Circuit Court. More>>

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  • Taste of Palmyra brings crowd of 1,000

    Taste of Palmyra brings crowd of 1,000

    Tuesday, October 21 2014 11:17 AM EDT2014-10-21 15:17:55 GMT
    PALMYRA, Mo. -- Halloween is still 10 days away, but children were dressed in costumes in downtown Palmyra Monday night to celebrate the eighth annual Taste of Palmyra on Monday night. Keith Ganaway of Hannibal said he...
    PALMYRA, Mo. -- Halloween is still 10 days away, but children were dressed in costumes in downtown Palmyra Monday night to celebrate the eighth annual Taste of Palmyra on Monday night. Keith Ganaway of Hannibal said he...
  • Quincy man arrested on financial exploitation of elderly charge

    Quincy man arrested on financial exploitation of elderly charge

    Monday, October 20 2014 1:32 PM EDT2014-10-20 17:32:34 GMT
    A Quincy man was arrested on Friday and charged with financial exploitation of the elderly after an investigation by the Quincy Police Department. Jason P. Gerding, 44, was arrested in connection with an incident...
    A Quincy man was arrested on Friday and charged with financial exploitation of the elderly after an investigation by the Quincy Police Department. Jason P. Gerding, 44, was arrested in connection with an incident...
  • Carbon monoxide sickens students at QHS band competition

    Carbon monoxide sickens students at QHS band competition

    Monday, October 20 2014 11:15 AM EDT2014-10-20 15:15:20 GMT
    Sixteen students became ill Saturday night during Quincy High School's 19th annual Octoberfest Band Competition at Flinn Stadium. Five were transported to Blessing Hospital for further evaluation. John Simon,...
    Sixteen students became ill Saturday night during Quincy High School's 19th annual Octoberfest Band Competition at Flinn Stadium. Five were transported to Blessing Hospital for further evaluation. John Simon,...
  • Pike postcard program honors veterans, servicemen and their families

    Pike postcard program honors veterans, servicemen and their families

    Monday, October 20 2014 10:53 AM EDT2014-10-20 14:53:55 GMT
    PITTSFIELD, Ill. -- The soldier stands at attention holding a salute while his 6-year-old son mimics the pose. It's a visual reminder, thanks to a postcard provided through the Pike County Chamber of Commerce, to...
    PITTSFIELD, Ill. -- The soldier stands at attention holding a salute while his 6-year-old son mimics the pose. It's a visual reminder, thanks to a postcard provided through the Pike County Chamber of Commerce, to...
  • Quincy School District piloting new emergency response system

    Quincy School District piloting new emergency response system

    Monday, October 20 2014 10:45 AM EDT2014-10-20 14:45:42 GMT
    The Quincy School District is one of five districts in the state piloting an emergency response system that will give first responders instant access to information in the event of an emergency. The system involves...
    The Quincy School District is one of five districts in the state piloting an emergency response system that will give first responders instant access to information in the event of an emergency. The system involves...
  • Sparks, Franklyn face off in only contested Adams County Board race

    Sparks, Franklyn face off in only contested Adams County Board race

    Monday, October 20 2014 10:13 AM EDT2014-10-20 14:13:56 GMT
    Both candidates running in the only contested Adams County Board race say the county has done a good job keeping the property tax levy rate stable in recent years, and it needs to do what it can to maintain it. This...
    Both candidates running in the only contested Adams County Board race say the county has done a good job keeping the property tax levy rate stable in recent years, and it needs to do what it can to maintain it. This...
  • Veterans Day parade to focus on Vietnam veterans

    Veterans Day parade to focus on Vietnam veterans

    Monday, October 20 2014 8:57 AM EDT2014-10-20 12:57:13 GMT
    Quincy's annual Veterans Day parade will focus this year on Vietnam veterans. The Nov. 8 event, which will work its way through downtown Quincy, will feature a grand marshal who did two tours of duty and focus on a...
    Quincy's annual Veterans Day parade will focus this year on Vietnam veterans. The Nov. 8 event, which will work its way through downtown Quincy, will feature a grand marshal who did two tours of duty and focus on a...
  • More than 800 pre-1949 cars add color to Moorman Park for Tin Dusters' final day

    More than 800 pre-1949 cars add color to Moorman Park for Tin Dusters' final day

    Monday, October 20 2014 12:46 AM EDT2014-10-20 04:46:53 GMT
    Dennis Ward shut the hood of his 1930 Ford Model A Coupe, concealing a chrome-covered engine. Ward, of Lawrence, Kan., spent 4 1/2 years building the "green-blue" street rod, which includes heating, air conditioning and "all the modern conveniences," he said. Additional legroom was not one of the amenities on list, but Ward said his wife, Donna, can easily operate the tiny coupe. "She can drive it pretty easy," Ward said. The Wards' Model A was one of about 800 candy-colored ...
    Dennis Ward shut the hood of his 1930 Ford Model A Coupe, concealing a chrome-covered engine. Ward, of Lawrence, Kan., spent 4 1/2 years building the "green-blue" street rod, which includes heating, air conditioning and "all the modern conveniences," he said. Additional legroom was not one of the amenities on list, but Ward said his wife, Donna, can easily operate the tiny coupe. "She can drive it pretty easy," Ward said. The Wards' Model A was one of about 800 candy-colored ...
  • National predictions call for heating bills to be lower this winter

    National predictions call for heating bills to be lower this winter

    Sunday, October 19 2014 1:18 AM EDT2014-10-19 05:18:34 GMT
    Heating bills are expected to be lower this winter because the deep freeze that chilled much of the nation last year is unlikely to return, U.S. Energy Department officials say. Last year, persistently low temperatures...
    Heating bills are expected to be lower this winter because the deep freeze that chilled much of the nation last year is unlikely to return, U.S. Energy Department officials say. Last year, persistently low temperatures...
  • City, restaurant working compromise on plan to replace lot damaged from Newcomb Hotel cleanup

    City, restaurant working compromise on plan to replace lot damaged from Newcomb Hotel cleanup

    Sunday, October 19 2014 12:01 AM EDT2014-10-19 04:01:22 GMT
    One month after the Quincy City Council tabled a proposal to replace a 10-spot parking lot that was damaged during the demolition and cleanup of the Newcomb Hotel, the city has reached a deal with the property owner to...
    One month after the Quincy City Council tabled a proposal to replace a 10-spot parking lot that was damaged during the demolition and cleanup of the Newcomb Hotel, the city has reached a deal with the property owner to...
  • Taste of Palmyra set for Monday night

    Taste of Palmyra set for Monday night

    Saturday, October 18 2014 10:19 PM EDT2014-10-19 02:19:39 GMT
    PALMYRA, Mo. -- The eighth annual Taste of Palmyra will combine food, music and fall entertainment in downtown Palmyra Monday night. The event, hosted by the Palmyra Chamber of Commerce, features an antique tractor and...
    PALMYRA, Mo. -- The eighth annual Taste of Palmyra will combine food, music and fall entertainment in downtown Palmyra Monday night. The event, hosted by the Palmyra Chamber of Commerce, features an antique tractor and...
  • Hancock County voters electing state's attorney for unexpired term

    Hancock County voters electing state's attorney for unexpired term

    Saturday, October 18 2014 10:15 PM EDT2014-10-19 02:15:49 GMT
    CARTHAGE, Ill. -- Hancock County will have a new state's attorney in December. Republican Jason Pohren is the sole candidate for an unexpired two-year term and will replace Stephanie Hilton, who was appointed in...
    CARTHAGE, Ill. -- Hancock County will have a new state's attorney in December. Republican Jason Pohren is the sole candidate for an unexpired two-year term and will replace Stephanie Hilton, who was appointed in...
  • Monster Garage Sale attracts more than 1,000 to Oakley-Lindsay Center

    Monster Garage Sale attracts more than 1,000 to Oakley-Lindsay Center

    Saturday, October 18 2014 10:11 PM EDT2014-10-19 02:11:52 GMT
    Dennis Bonifield remembers the glory days of baseball card collecting, and that's why he winces when talking about the current state of the hobby. Bonifield was one of the 78 vendors on hand Saturday for The...
    Dennis Bonifield remembers the glory days of baseball card collecting, and that's why he winces when talking about the current state of the hobby. Bonifield was one of the 78 vendors on hand Saturday for The...
  • LIberty School District voters to decide fate of proposed 75-cent tax increase

    LIberty School District voters to decide fate of proposed 75-cent tax increase

    Saturday, October 18 2014 9:51 PM EDT2014-10-19 01:51:07 GMT
    LIBERTY, Ill. -- The Liberty School District is asking voters to approve a 75-cent property tax increase in the Nov. 4 election. If approved by voters, the increase would go into effect in 2015 and generate an estimated...
    LIBERTY, Ill. -- The Liberty School District is asking voters to approve a 75-cent property tax increase in the Nov. 4 election. If approved by voters, the increase would go into effect in 2015 and generate an estimated...
  • Area hospitals putting Ebola plans in place

    Area hospitals putting Ebola plans in place

    Saturday, October 18 2014 1:55 AM EDT2014-10-18 05:55:53 GMT
    Regional health officials are confident of successfully handling any potential crisis that could arise from the Ebola scare. The virus claimed its first U.S. victim earlier last week, further heightening public concern. ...
    Regional health officials are confident of successfully handling any potential crisis that could arise from the Ebola scare. The virus claimed its first U.S. victim earlier last week, further heightening public concern. ...
  • Miller 'dime store dynasty' topic of library program

    Miller 'dime store dynasty' topic of library program

    Saturday, October 18 2014 1:45 AM EDT2014-10-18 05:45:53 GMT
    Historian and author Ken Glennon will present a 1 p.m. program on Quincy entrepreneur J.H. Miller on Saturday in the Quincy Library large meeting room. Glennon is writing a book about Miller, who opened a factory on 225...
    Historian and author Ken Glennon will present a 1 p.m. program on Quincy entrepreneur J.H. Miller on Saturday in the Quincy Library large meeting room. Glennon is writing a book about Miller, who opened a factory on 225...
  • Dot Foods, Quincy University team up to create fellowship program

    Dot Foods, Quincy University team up to create fellowship program

    Saturday, October 18 2014 1:40 AM EDT2014-10-18 05:40:52 GMT
    Quincy University and Dot Foods have jointly developed a program to give selected QU students early exposure to management careers in the food redistribution industry.
    Quincy University and Dot Foods have jointly developed a program to give selected QU students early exposure to management careers in the food redistribution industry.


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  • Your Turn with ... Renee Higgins

    Your Turn with ... Renee Higgins

    Saturday, October 18 2014 1:48 AM EDT2014-10-18 05:48:13 GMT
    When I was a kid, I wanted to be ... a hairstylist. I loved to cut and style the hair of all my Barbie dolls. The one thing I remember my dad telling me was, if that was what I wanted to do, to own the business. What...
    When I was a kid, I wanted to be ... a hairstylist. I loved to cut and style the hair of all my Barbie dolls. The one thing I remember my dad telling me was, if that was what I wanted to do, to own the business. What...
  • Eight QHS students going to Springfield for teen traffic safety event

    Eight QHS students going to Springfield for teen traffic safety event

    Saturday, October 18 2014 1:40 AM EDT2014-10-18 05:40:23 GMT
    Eight Quincy High School students will be among 250 Illinois youths and their advisers taking part in a march on the State Capitol on Monday and Tuesday. It's all part of the fifth annual DomeShift, a youth advocacy...
    Eight Quincy High School students will be among 250 Illinois youths and their advisers taking part in a march on the State Capitol on Monday and Tuesday. It's all part of the fifth annual DomeShift, a youth advocacy...
  • After all these years, Early Tin Dusters weekend remains a love affair

    After all these years, Early Tin Dusters weekend remains a love affair

    Saturday, October 18 2014 1:32 AM EDT2014-10-18 05:32:46 GMT
    The love affair continues. For Darrell and Patty Knight, the third weekend of just about every October means packing up and heading to Quincy to be a part of the passion that makes the annual Early Tin Dusters Color Run...
    The love affair continues. For Darrell and Patty Knight, the third weekend of just about every October means packing up and heading to Quincy to be a part of the passion that makes the annual Early Tin Dusters Color Run...
  • With mediation in cards, Quincy Public Library workers unlikely to strike

    With mediation in cards, Quincy Public Library workers unlikely to strike

    Saturday, October 18 2014 1:27 AM EDT2014-10-18 05:27:15 GMT
    Union employees at the Quincy Public Library are not expected to walk off the job this weekend after filing a notice to strike. Union and library officials expect to meet soon with a federal mediator to avert a possible...
    Union employees at the Quincy Public Library are not expected to walk off the job this weekend after filing a notice to strike. Union and library officials expect to meet soon with a federal mediator to avert a possible...
  • Early voting starts Monday in Illinois

    Early voting starts Monday in Illinois

    Saturday, October 18 2014 1:25 AM EDT2014-10-18 05:25:18 GMT
    Voters will be able to cast early ballots starting Monday for the Nov. 4 election. Adams County Clerk Georgia Volm said she expects strong interest in early voting and the general election this year, especially with a...
    Voters will be able to cast early ballots starting Monday for the Nov. 4 election. Adams County Clerk Georgia Volm said she expects strong interest in early voting and the general election this year, especially with a...
  • Family move forces Louderman resignation

    Family move forces Louderman resignation

    Friday, October 17 2014 2:58 PM EDT2014-10-17 18:58:28 GMT
    HANNIBAL, Mo. -- Fourth Ward Councilman Barry Louderman is resigning from his Hannibal City Council post ahead of an impending move to a southwest Missouri community. Louderman will relocate to Springfield with his wife,...
    HANNIBAL, Mo. -- Fourth Ward Councilman Barry Louderman is resigning from his Hannibal City Council post ahead of an impending move to a southwest Missouri community. Louderman will relocate to Springfield with his wife,...
  • Elvaston voters will decide village board size on Nov. 4

    Elvaston voters will decide village board size on Nov. 4

    Friday, October 17 2014 12:56 PM EDT2014-10-17 16:56:44 GMT
    CARTHAGE, Ill. -- Sandy Printy believes smaller could be better when it comes to the Elvaston Village Board. The village's voters will decide on Nov. 4 whether to reduce the number on the board from six to four. If...
    CARTHAGE, Ill. -- Sandy Printy believes smaller could be better when it comes to the Elvaston Village Board. The village's voters will decide on Nov. 4 whether to reduce the number on the board from six to four. If...
  • Folklife Festival to showcase life during the 1800s in Hannibal

    Folklife Festival to showcase life during the 1800s in Hannibal

    Friday, October 17 2014 12:47 PM EDT2014-10-17 16:47:00 GMT
    HANNIBAL, Mo. -- Coordinator Brenda Fisher says she's expecting around 30,000 people to visit Hannibal for the 38th annual Autumn Historic Folklife Festival on Saturday and Sunday. Artisans and craftsmen...
    HANNIBAL, Mo. -- Coordinator Brenda Fisher says she's expecting around 30,000 people to visit Hannibal for the 38th annual Autumn Historic Folklife Festival on Saturday and Sunday. Artisans and craftsmen...
  • Board of Health lends financial support to expand county IT services

    Board of Health lends financial support to expand county IT services

    Friday, October 17 2014 12:27 PM EDT2014-10-17 16:27:11 GMT
    The Adams County Board of Health agreed Thursday to contribute between $20,000 and $25,000, based on need, to cover half the cost of adding a third person to the information technologies staff. "We've got a lot of...
    The Adams County Board of Health agreed Thursday to contribute between $20,000 and $25,000, based on need, to cover half the cost of adding a third person to the information technologies staff. "We've got a lot of...
  • Quincy boy and his family experience Australian life through Make-A-Wish trip

    Quincy boy and his family experience Australian life through Make-A-Wish trip

    Friday, October 17 2014 12:23 PM EDT2014-10-17 16:23:54 GMT
    It didn't take Gavin Nutt long to realize koala bears might not be as huggable as they look in pictures and on TV. "Their claws tore a hole in my shirt," he said. "My shirt was broken, but luckily I was wearing a...
    It didn't take Gavin Nutt long to realize koala bears might not be as huggable as they look in pictures and on TV. "Their claws tore a hole in my shirt," he said. "My shirt was broken, but luckily I was wearing a...
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  • Warsaw man stabbed after argument with man he had been fishing with

    Warsaw man stabbed after argument with man he had been fishing with

    Tuesday, October 21 2014 11:20 AM EDT2014-10-21 15:20:32 GMT
    WARSAW, Ill. — An arrest was made early Tuesday morning in connection to a stabbing Monday night of a 40-year-old Warsaw man at a home at 10th and Crawford.Dorrance Smysor, 67, of Elmwood was arrested at 5 a.m. Tuesday in Elmwood by an officer with Warsaw Police Department and a Hancock County Sheriff's Department deputy. Smysor is lodged in the Hancock County Jail.Brial Cleer was airlifted from the scene to Blessing Hospital in Quincy for treatment of multiple stab wounds, according to polic...
    WARSAW, Ill. — An arrest was made early Tuesday morning in connection to a stabbing Monday night of a 40-year-old Warsaw man at a home at 10th and Crawford.Dorrance Smysor, 67, of Elmwood was arrested at 5 a.m. Tuesday in Elmwood by an officer with Warsaw Police Department and a Hancock County Sheriff's Department deputy. Smysor is lodged in the Hancock County Jail.Brial Cleer was airlifted from the scene to Blessing Hospital in Quincy for treatment of multiple stab wounds, according to polic...
  • Taste of Palmyra brings crowd of 1,000

    Taste of Palmyra brings crowd of 1,000

    Tuesday, October 21 2014 11:17 AM EDT2014-10-21 15:17:55 GMT
    PALMYRA, Mo. -- Halloween is still 10 days away, but children were dressed in costumes in downtown Palmyra Monday night to celebrate the eighth annual Taste of Palmyra on Monday night. Keith Ganaway of Hannibal said he...
    PALMYRA, Mo. -- Halloween is still 10 days away, but children were dressed in costumes in downtown Palmyra Monday night to celebrate the eighth annual Taste of Palmyra on Monday night. Keith Ganaway of Hannibal said he...
  • UPDATE: Body discovered in Mississippi River believed to be missing tugboat worker

    UPDATE: Body discovered in Mississippi River believed to be missing tugboat worker

    Tuesday, October 21 2014 10:38 AM EDT2014-10-21 14:38:35 GMT
    A body pulled from the Mississippi River near LaGrange, Mo., Monday afternoon is believed to be a missing 22-year-old man who fell off a tugboat Oct. 8, said Adams County Coroner Jim Keller.
    A body pulled from the Mississippi River near LaGrange, Mo., Monday afternoon is believed to be a missing 22-year-old man who fell off a tugboat Oct. 8, said Adams County Coroner Jim Keller.
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  • Halloween sock hop on tap at Cedar Crest

    Halloween sock hop on tap at Cedar Crest

    Monday, October 20 2014 8:52 AM EDT2014-10-20 12:52:23 GMT
    A Halloween sock hop will be held from 7-11 p.m. Saturday at the Cedar Crest Country Club, 3312 N. 36th. Admission is $5 per person and the event is open to the public. The music will be from the 1950s and 1960s. Call...
    A Halloween sock hop will be held from 7-11 p.m. Saturday at the Cedar Crest Country Club, 3312 N. 36th. Admission is $5 per person and the event is open to the public. The music will be from the 1950s and 1960s. Call...
  • Suicide support group's first meeting scheduled for Monday

    Suicide support group's first meeting scheduled for Monday

    Thursday, October 16 2014 9:12 AM EDT2014-10-16 13:12:34 GMT
    A support group has been formed for loved ones of suicide victims. Left Behind/Moving Forward will have its first meeting from 6 to 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 20, at Transitions of Western Illinois, 4409 Maine. The group plans to...
    A support group has been formed for loved ones of suicide victims. Left Behind/Moving Forward will have its first meeting from 6 to 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 20, at Transitions of Western Illinois, 4409 Maine. The group plans to...
  • Prenger's Top Gun Oil Change closes after lease expires

    Prenger's Top Gun Oil Change closes after lease expires

    Tuesday, October 14 2014 4:26 PM EDT2014-10-14 20:26:36 GMT
    Prenger's Top Gun Oil Change at 1843 Broadway has closed. Workers at the site confirmed that the lease for that location had expired. Business records indicate Top Gun opened at the site in the early 1990s. It is one...
    Prenger's Top Gun Oil Change at 1843 Broadway has closed. Workers at the site confirmed that the lease for that location had expired. Business records indicate Top Gun opened at the site in the early 1990s. It is one...
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  • On The Street: Dodger fan, training saved, Sturhahn donation

    On The Street: Dodger fan, training saved, Sturhahn donation

    Sunday, October 19 2014 12:39 AM EDT2014-10-19 04:39:19 GMT
    DODGER FAN: During last week's Quincy Township Board meeting, Quincy Kyle Moore asked if all the aldermen were in favor of one of the routine reports. When he received a quiet round of "ayes" from the aldermen, he...
    DODGER FAN: During last week's Quincy Township Board meeting, Quincy Kyle Moore asked if all the aldermen were in favor of one of the routine reports. When he received a quiet round of "ayes" from the aldermen, he...
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  • Search for missing mother brings death threats

    Search for missing mother brings death threats

    Sunday, October 12 2014 6:00 AM EDT2014-10-12 10:00:15 GMT
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    "Fast Track" The top book this week at the Quincy Public Library is "Fast Track" by best-selling author Julie Garwood. All her life, Cordelia Kane believed that her mother died when she was only a few months old. On his...
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