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7-Day Forecast: Quincy

Thursday
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  • 58°
  • 32°

Partly cloudy

Friday
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  • 45°
  • 24°

Abundant sunshine

Saturday
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  • 45°
  • 32°

Sunshine

Sunday
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  • 52°
  • 42°

Morning clouds followed by afternoon sun

Monday
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  • 59°
  • 47°

Cloudy with rain

Tuesday
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  • 57°
  • 39°

Showers possible

Wednesday
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  • 56°
  • 42°

Times of sun and clouds

Currently in Quincy as of

  • 46°(Feels like 42°)
  • Overcast
  • Wind: NNW @ 8 mph
  • Barometer: 30.12 in.
  • Sunrise: 07:32:10 am
  • Sunset: 06:05:41 pm
  • Humidity: 83
  • Visibility: 10 mi.
  • UV Index: 0

7-Day Forecast: Macomb

Thursday
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  • 55°
  • 34°

Partly cloudy

Friday
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  • 44°
  • 25°

Windy with plenty of sun

Saturday
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  • 48°
  • 29°

Mainly sunny

Sunday
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  • 50°
  • 37°

Times of sun and clouds

Monday
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  • 64°
  • 49°

Chance of afternoon showers

Tuesday
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  • 53°
  • 37°

Cloudy with rain in the morning

Wednesday
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  • 56°
  • 38°

Mainly sunny

Currently in Macomb as of

  • 45°(Feels like 40°)
  • Overcast
  • Wind: NW @ 8 mph
  • Barometer: 30.14 in.
  • Sunrise: 07:30:06 am
  • Sunset: 06:01:42 pm
  • Humidity: 89
  • Visibility: 7 mi.
  • UV Index: 0

7-Day Forecast: Pittsfield

Thursday
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  • 56°
  • 41°

Partly cloudy

Friday
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  • 44°
  • 27°

Mainly sunny and windy

Saturday
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  • 48°
  • 32°

Sunshine

Sunday
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  • 52°
  • 40°

Mix of sun and clouds

Monday
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  • 65°
  • 51°

Chance of afternoon showers

Tuesday
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  • 54°
  • 43°

Cloudy, periods of rain

Wednesday
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  • 56°
  • 41°

Times of sun and clouds

Currently in Pittsfield as of

  • 46°(Feels like 44°)
  • Overcast
  • Wind: NW @ 5 mph
  • Barometer: 30.11 in.
  • Sunrise: 07:29:10 am
  • Sunset: 06:03:42 pm
  • Humidity: 87
  • Visibility: 10 mi.
  • UV Index: 0

7-Day Forecast: Hannibal

Thursday
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  • 59°
  • 38°

Chance of showers

Friday
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  • 44°
  • 26°

Mainly sunny

Saturday
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  • 48°
  • 33°

Mainly sunny

Sunday
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  • 54°
  • 42°

Morning clouds followed by afternoon sun

Monday
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  • 66°
  • 51°

Chance of afternoon showers

Tuesday
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  • 55°
  • 41°

Cloudy, periods of rain

Wednesday
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  • 57°
  • 41°

Partly cloudy

Currently in Hannibal as of

  • 46°(Feels like 44°)
  • Overcast
  • Wind: NNW @ 6 mph
  • Barometer: 30.14 in.
  • Sunrise: 07:31:59 am
  • Sunset: 06:06:16 pm
  • Humidity: 76
  • Visibility: 10 mi.
  • UV Index: 0

Regional Conditions

Quincy
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Macomb
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Pittsfield
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Hannibal
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Third-graders look at what life was like 200 years ago

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Emma Meyer is a typical bright-eyed and enthusiastic third-grader. She found her recent field trip to the grounds of the John Wood Mansion to be fascinating, rattling off all sorts of details she had learned about... More>>

Enterprise zone approval heads to stakeholders

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Approval of a map and incentives for the renewal of the Quincy/Adams County Enterprise Zone now lies in the laps of the four stakeholders. The Enterprise Zone Board unanimously approved draft ordinances for Quincy, Mount... More>>

JWCC takes early recruiting approach with inaugural Trail Blazer Day

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Billy Schaffer says the inaugural Trail Blazer Day at John Wood Community College has a twofold recruiting purpose. The event, scheduled from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the college's campus at 1301 S. 48th, is... More>>

Foster parent group raising funds through mini golf event

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Amy and Jacob Peters have volunteered their time for the past two years as foster parents. They've served as foster parents to eight children and are currently in the process of adopting a child. Through her work as... More>>

More than 2,000 Quincy customers impacted by electrical outage Wednesday

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More than 2,000 Ameren Illinois customers on the south side of Quincy lost electric power for a short time Wednesday afternoon. The power went off at 4:11 p.m. and was restored to all but a handful of homes by 6 p.m. ... More>>

Quincy teen pleads guilty to role in home invasion

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One of two men arrested in a home invasion that resulted in a manhunt July 21 near the Illinois Veterans Home pleaded guilty Wednesday to a residential burglary charge. James D. Phillips, 18, of Quincy, will be sent to... More>>

Liberty man gets probation, avoids jail in sex case

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A Liberty man was sentenced to 24 months probation Wednesday in an aggravated battery case in Adams County Circuit Court in which he admitted to having sexual contact with a teenager. Raymond C. Fearneyhough, 23, was... More>>

QU officials tackling mold issues in several campus buildings

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Quincy University officials have been taking steps to combat mold found in three buildings on campus and one university-owned building off campus. A QU spokesman said the mold was not deemed a health threat to students or staff. An "elevated level" of airborne mold was detected at two of the four locations - in a sorority house and MacHugh Theatre in the lower level of Francis Hall, the college's administrative headquarters. More>>

Concerns over proposed historic preservation ordinance in Pittsfield addressed

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PITTSFIELD, Ill. -- Mayor John Hayden and the ordinance committee heard enough Tuesday night to ease concerns about a proposed historic preservation ordinance. Adopting the ordinance will be on the City Council agenda... More>>

RSVP program inducts four into Hall of Fame, recognizes 76 volunteers

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The Adams County Retired and Senior Volunteer Program recognized 76 of its volunteers with milestone service awards and inducted four members into the RSVP Hall of Fame on Oct. 22 during the 41st annual RSVP Recognition... More>>

Titan International sales, profits fall in third quarter

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Falling demand for large farm equipment in the United States and lower sales of large mining equipment tires led to lower sales in the third quarter for Titan International. Sales for the third quarter were $449.6... More>>

Nebo man gets prison time for robberies

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PITTSFIELD, Ill. -- A Nebo man was sent to prison Monday after pleading guilty to burglary charges in Pike County Circuit Court. Manuel L. Pressey, 45, was sentenced to 15 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections... More>>

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  • Macomb man 'very lucky' after trench collapse

    Macomb man 'very lucky' after trench collapse

    Thursday, October 23 2014 9:37 PM EDT2014-10-24 01:37:09 GMT
    Tri-Township Assistant Chief Darren Smith says a Macomb man is "very lucky" to have survived a Thursday morning trench collapse. Aaron Bishop, 41, was buried when a nine-foot trench collapsed around 9:20 a.m. while he...
    Tri-Township Assistant Chief Darren Smith says a Macomb man is "very lucky" to have survived a Thursday morning trench collapse. Aaron Bishop, 41, was buried when a nine-foot trench collapsed around 9:20 a.m. while he...
  • Man who attacked WGEM camerman sentenced to probation

    Man who attacked WGEM camerman sentenced to probation

    Thursday, October 23 2014 6:42 PM EDT2014-10-23 22:42:02 GMT
    A Quincy man convicted of battery and intimidation after he stopped a WGEM live report in February was sentenced to a 30-month probation on Thursday. Roger L. Parker, 60, was sentenced to the maximum period of probation allowed by law by Judge Scott Walden.
    A Quincy man convicted of battery and intimidation after he stopped a WGEM live report in February was sentenced to a 30-month probation on Thursday. Roger L. Parker, 60, was sentenced to the maximum period of probation allowed by law by Judge Scott Walden.
  • Thirty years later, journey along Mississippi River begins anew for author

    Thirty years later, journey along Mississippi River begins anew for author

    Thursday, October 23 2014 5:14 PM EDT2014-10-23 21:14:03 GMT
    Author Eddy L. Harris traveled the length of the Mississippi River 30 years ago, and now he's doing it again. However, an independent film and production crew traveling with Harris this time, documenting not only...
    Author Eddy L. Harris traveled the length of the Mississippi River 30 years ago, and now he's doing it again. However, an independent film and production crew traveling with Harris this time, documenting not only...
  • Rauner blasts Quinn, urges early voting at Quincy campaign stop

    Rauner blasts Quinn, urges early voting at Quincy campaign stop

    Thursday, October 23 2014 11:04 AM EDT2014-10-23 15:04:16 GMT
    Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner called Illinois “the worst-run state in America” during a stop Thursday morning in Quincy as part of a multi-day tour to encourage early voting. Rauner and running mate Evelyn Sanguinetti toured Quincy Metal Fabricators with CEO Dan Nuessen. Rauner had appearances in Mount Carmel, Decatur, Bloomington and Champaign scheduled for later in the day.
    Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner called Illinois “the worst-run state in America” during a stop Thursday morning in Quincy as part of a multi-day tour to encourage early voting. Rauner and running mate Evelyn Sanguinetti toured Quincy Metal Fabricators with CEO Dan Nuessen. Rauner had appearances in Mount Carmel, Decatur, Bloomington and Champaign scheduled for later in the day.
  • Niekamp chastises Erwin for referendum-related comment on radio show

    Niekamp chastises Erwin for referendum-related comment on radio show

    Thursday, October 23 2014 9:53 AM EDT2014-10-23 13:53:16 GMT
    Quincy School Board member Melvin "Bud" Niekamp chastised the board's president, Stephanie Erwin, during the public comment portion of Wednesday's meeting for a comment she made on an Oct. 1 morning radio show. ...
    Quincy School Board member Melvin "Bud" Niekamp chastised the board's president, Stephanie Erwin, during the public comment portion of Wednesday's meeting for a comment she made on an Oct. 1 morning radio show. ...
  • Ex-bookkeeper admits to taking more than $12,000 from Quincy Community Theatre

    Ex-bookkeeper admits to taking more than $12,000 from Quincy Community Theatre

    Thursday, October 23 2014 9:42 AM EDT2014-10-23 13:42:51 GMT
    An airplane ticket, an electric bill and women's clothing were among the things a former bookkeeper for the Quincy Community Theatre spent the group's money on during an 19-month period, according to prosecutors. P. Lynn Schlientz, 51, now of Benton, Ark., pleaded guilty to one count of theft of more than $10,000 during a hearing Wednesday in Adams County Circuit Court.
    An airplane ticket, an electric bill and women's clothing were among the things a former bookkeeper for the Quincy Community Theatre spent the group's money on during an 19-month period, according to prosecutors. P. Lynn Schlientz, 51, now of Benton, Ark., pleaded guilty to one count of theft of more than $10,000 during a hearing Wednesday in Adams County Circuit Court.
  • Pittsfield moving forward to settle lawsuit against EMC

    Pittsfield moving forward to settle lawsuit against EMC

    Thursday, October 23 2014 9:10 AM EDT2014-10-23 13:10:21 GMT
    PITTSFIELD, Ill. -- The Pittsfield City Council is moving forward to settle litigation with a former wastewater plant operator. A resolution, adopted Tuesday, clears the way for Mayor John Hayden to execute a settlement...
    PITTSFIELD, Ill. -- The Pittsfield City Council is moving forward to settle litigation with a former wastewater plant operator. A resolution, adopted Tuesday, clears the way for Mayor John Hayden to execute a settlement...
  • Grease fire forces evacuation of downtown Quincy apartment building

    Grease fire forces evacuation of downtown Quincy apartment building

    Wednesday, October 22 2014 7:42 PM EDT2014-10-22 23:42:43 GMT
    When Tony Jacoby pulled up to his third story apartment at 110 1/3 N. Sixth on Wednesday afternoon, his friends told him not to go upstairs. But he did anyway. "I'm the oldest male who lives there, and it was my...
    When Tony Jacoby pulled up to his third story apartment at 110 1/3 N. Sixth on Wednesday afternoon, his friends told him not to go upstairs. But he did anyway. "I'm the oldest male who lives there, and it was my...
  • Auditor says Quincy School District's financial profile score worse than last year

    Auditor says Quincy School District's financial profile score worse than last year

    Wednesday, October 22 2014 11:22 AM EDT2014-10-22 15:22:40 GMT
    An auditor says the Quincy School District's financial profile score worsened a little in the past year, but the district continues to be in relatively good financial health. Auditor Valerie Flynn told the School...
    An auditor says the Quincy School District's financial profile score worsened a little in the past year, but the district continues to be in relatively good financial health. Auditor Valerie Flynn told the School...
  • Sister City Commission fundraiser aims to strengthen student exchange program

    Sister City Commission fundraiser aims to strengthen student exchange program

    Wednesday, October 22 2014 11:04 AM EDT2014-10-22 15:04:50 GMT
    Quincy's Sister City Commission is holding a fundraiser Friday night at Tony's Too restaurant at the Holiday Inn to generate funds to strengthen its student exchange program. The Sister City Commission helps...
    Quincy's Sister City Commission is holding a fundraiser Friday night at Tony's Too restaurant at the Holiday Inn to generate funds to strengthen its student exchange program. The Sister City Commission helps...
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  • Enterprise zone approval heads to stakeholders

    Enterprise zone approval heads to stakeholders

    Thursday, October 30 2014 12:53 PM EDT2014-10-30 16:53:38 GMT
    Approval of a map and incentives for the renewal of the Quincy/Adams County Enterprise Zone now lies in the laps of the four stakeholders. The Enterprise Zone Board unanimously approved draft ordinances for Quincy, Mount...
    Approval of a map and incentives for the renewal of the Quincy/Adams County Enterprise Zone now lies in the laps of the four stakeholders. The Enterprise Zone Board unanimously approved draft ordinances for Quincy, Mount...
  • JWCC takes early recruiting approach with inaugural Trail Blazer Day

    JWCC takes early recruiting approach with inaugural Trail Blazer Day

    Thursday, October 30 2014 11:24 AM EDT2014-10-30 15:24:38 GMT
    Billy Schaffer says the inaugural Trail Blazer Day at John Wood Community College has a twofold recruiting purpose. The event, scheduled from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the college's campus at 1301 S. 48th, is...
    Billy Schaffer says the inaugural Trail Blazer Day at John Wood Community College has a twofold recruiting purpose. The event, scheduled from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the college's campus at 1301 S. 48th, is...
  • Dentists warn too many Halloween treats can lead to cavities

    Dentists warn too many Halloween treats can lead to cavities

    Thursday, October 30 2014 11:19 AM EDT2014-10-30 15:19:04 GMT
    It's that time of year when Halloween candy by the ton meets the teeth of children across the nation. This potential dental nightmare can be scary for many parents -- except many parents are just as busy as the kids...
    It's that time of year when Halloween candy by the ton meets the teeth of children across the nation. This potential dental nightmare can be scary for many parents -- except many parents are just as busy as the kids...
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  • VIDEO: Fort Johnson dig

    VIDEO: Fort Johnson dig

    Crews from the Illinois State Archaeology Survey are sifting through the site of Fort Johnson and Cantonment Davis in Warsaw, long-lost Army outposts that sprang up in West-Central Illinois during the War of 1812. Based on what they find, the archaeologists hope to find out much more about the war on what was then America's western frontier and the early pioneer days in Illinois.

    Crews from the Illinois State Archaeology Survey are sifting through the site of Fort Johnson and Cantonment Davis in Warsaw, long-lost Army outposts that sprang up in West-Central Illinois during the War of 1812. Based on what they find, the archaeologists hope to find out much more about the war on what was then America's western frontier and the early pioneer days in Illinois.

  • VIDEO: Hannibal decontamination drill

    VIDEO: Hannibal decontamination drill

    A volunteer is decontaminated during the mock chemical spill in Hannibal Thursday.

    A volunteer is decontaminated during the mock chemical spill in Hannibal Thursday.

  • VIDEO: Decontamination drill tests emergency response in Hannibal

    VIDEO: Decontamination drill tests emergency response in Hannibal

     Hannibal agencies conducted a mock chemical spill Thursday at Hannibal Regional Airport.

     Hannibal agencies conducted a mock chemical spill Thursday at Hannibal Regional Airport.

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  • Missouri's health Insurance assistance program to hold open enrollment

    Missouri's health Insurance assistance program to hold open enrollment

    Thursday, October 30 2014 10:50 AM EDT2014-10-30 14:50:45 GMT
    CLAIM, Missouri's health Insurance assistance program, will hold a Medicare open enrollment event from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Nov. 3, in the Hannibal Public LIbrary, 200 S. Fifth. A limited number of spots are...
    CLAIM, Missouri's health Insurance assistance program, will hold a Medicare open enrollment event from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Nov. 3, in the Hannibal Public LIbrary, 200 S. Fifth. A limited number of spots are...
  • Blessing, QMG sponsor free arthritis seminars in November

    Blessing, QMG sponsor free arthritis seminars in November

    Wednesday, October 29 2014 11:43 AM EDT2014-10-29 15:43:57 GMT
    CARTHAGE, Ill. -- Blessing Orthopedic Services will present two free seminars on arthritis in November. The first will be at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 6, at Marine Bank and Trust, 410 Buchanan, Carthage. The second will be...
    CARTHAGE, Ill. -- Blessing Orthopedic Services will present two free seminars on arthritis in November. The first will be at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 6, at Marine Bank and Trust, 410 Buchanan, Carthage. The second will be...
  • Haunted House Oct. 31-Nov. 1 near Lewistown, Mo.

    Haunted House Oct. 31-Nov. 1 near Lewistown, Mo.

    Tuesday, October 28 2014 12:38 PM EDT2014-10-28 16:38:09 GMT
    A haunted house will be set up Friday and Saturday at the Lewis County Fairgrounds on Mo. 16 near Lewistown. The cost is $5 a person or $14 a family. The Students Against Destructive Decisions chapter sponsored by the...
    A haunted house will be set up Friday and Saturday at the Lewis County Fairgrounds on Mo. 16 near Lewistown. The cost is $5 a person or $14 a family. The Students Against Destructive Decisions chapter sponsored by the...
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