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  • Antiques Appraiser: Event at Quincy Public Library offers look into family past

    Antiques Appraiser: Event at Quincy Public Library offers look into family past

    Thursday, August 27 2015 11:21 AM EDT2015-08-27 15:21:52 GMT
    Antiques expert Mark Moran appraises many items, including fine art, furniture, ceramics, glassware, toys, costume jewelry, books and sports memorabilia. He reviewed items in front of a crowd of about 75 people Wednesday at the Quincy Public Library.
    Antiques expert Mark Moran appraises many items, including fine art, furniture, ceramics, glassware, toys, costume jewelry, books and sports memorabilia. He reviewed items in front of a crowd of about 75 people Wednesday at the Quincy Public Library.
  • The little team that could: Dark River Derby Coalition skates toward success in five years

    The little team that could: Dark River Derby Coalition skates toward success in five years

    Wednesday, August 26 2015 2:25 PM EDT2015-08-26 18:25:20 GMT
    Their derby names are marvelous, their athletic abilities impressive and their concern for the community inspirational. It's been a wild and crazy five-year journey for the Dark River Derby Coalition, Quincy's nationally ranked women's roller derby team. It has evolved from little more than a curiosity in 2011 to a highly popular organization that is as well known off the track for its charitable heart as it is on the track for its well-placed elbows and jet-like jammers.
    Their derby names are marvelous, their athletic abilities impressive and their concern for the community inspirational. It's been a wild and crazy five-year journey for the Dark River Derby Coalition, Quincy's nationally ranked women's roller derby team. It has evolved from little more than a curiosity in 2011 to a highly popular organization that is as well known off the track for its charitable heart as it is on the track for its well-placed elbows and jet-like jammers.
  • Farmers still unsure how best to handle WOTUS rule

    Farmers still unsure how best to handle WOTUS rule

    Friday, August 28 2015 12:33 PM EDT2015-08-28 16:33:24 GMT
    A new federal rule may have David Gay thinking twice about typical practices on his farm. The new Waters of the U.S. rule issued by the Environmental Protection Agency and the Army Corps of Engineers goes into effect Friday in some states, including Illinois, and many commonplace farming practices may result in "discharges" of "pollutants" that require a Clean Water Act permit.
    A new federal rule may have David Gay thinking twice about typical practices on his farm. The new Waters of the U.S. rule issued by the Environmental Protection Agency and the Army Corps of Engineers goes into effect Friday in some states, including Illinois, and many commonplace farming practices may result in "discharges" of "pollutants" that require a Clean Water Act permit.
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