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7-Day Forecast: Quincy

Sunday
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  • 43°
  • 35°

Mostly cloudy

Monday
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  • 47°
  • 36°

Mainly cloudy and rainy

Tuesday
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  • 40°
  • 28°

Considerable cloudiness

Wednesday
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  • 34°
  • 27°

Chance of a few snow showers

Thursday
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  • 38°
  • 29°

Partly cloudy

Friday
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  • 39°
  • 22°

Rain and snow showers

Saturday
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  • 31°
  • 21°

Abundant sunshine

Currently in Quincy as of

  • 44°(Feels like 38°)
  • Overcast
  • Wind: SSE @ 13 mph
  • Barometer: 29.97 in.
  • Sunrise: 07:24:03 am
  • Sunset: 04:43:36 pm
  • Humidity: 71
  • Visibility: 10 mi.
  • UV Index: 0

7-Day Forecast: Macomb

Sunday
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  • 40°
  • 35°

Cloudy

Monday
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  • 44°
  • 38°

Rain

Tuesday
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  • 44°
  • 34°

Mix of sun and clouds

Wednesday
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  • 35°
  • 28°

Rain and snow showers

Thursday
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  • 42°
  • 31°

Mostly sunny

Friday
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  • 36°
  • 21°

Considerably cloudy, windy

Saturday
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  • 27°
  • 16°

Partly cloudy

Currently in Macomb as of

  • 41°(Feels like 32°)
  • Overcast
  • Wind: SSE @ 17 mph, gusting to 23 mph
  • Barometer: 30.03 in.
  • Sunrise: 07:22:48 am
  • Sunset: 04:38:48 pm
  • Humidity: 81
  • Visibility: 10 mi.
  • UV Index: 0

7-Day Forecast: Pittsfield

Sunday
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  • 43°
  • 38°

Considerable cloudiness

Monday
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  • 47°
  • 40°

Rain

Tuesday
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  • 46°
  • 35°

Times of sun and clouds

Wednesday
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  • 38°
  • 30°

Rain and snow

Thursday
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  • 49°
  • 37°

A few clouds

Friday
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  • 37°
  • 24°

More clouds than sun

Saturday
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  • 31°
  • 21°

Plenty of sun

Currently in Pittsfield as of

  • 43°(Feels like 37°)
  • Overcast
  • Wind: SSE @ 12 mph
  • Barometer: 30.02 in.
  • Sunrise: 07:20:35 am
  • Sunset: 04:42:04 pm
  • Humidity: 78
  • Visibility: 10 mi.
  • UV Index: 0

7-Day Forecast: Hannibal

Sunday
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  • 44°
  • 38°

Cloudy

Monday
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  • 46°
  • 38°

Mainly cloudy and rainy

Tuesday
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  • 44°
  • 35°

Mostly sunny

Wednesday
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  • 37°
  • 31°

Mix of rain and snow showers

Thursday
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  • 51°
  • 37°

Mostly sunny

Friday
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  • 37°
  • 24°

More clouds than sun

Saturday
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  • 32°
  • 22°

Mainly sunny

Currently in Hannibal as of

  • 46°(Feels like 41°)
  • Overcast
  • Wind: SSE @ 12 mph, gusting to 18 mph
  • Barometer: 29.97 in.
  • Sunrise: 07:23:32 am
  • Sunset: 04:44:31 pm
  • Humidity: 57
  • Visibility: 10 mi.
  • UV Index: 0

Regional Conditions

Quincy
44°
Macomb
41°
Pittsfield
43°
Hannibal
46°

Wedding fashions from 1800s to today featured

Updated:

Wedding dresses from the 19th century to the present day are featured in a new exhibit showcasing the changing styles of American brides, from a 1900s dress with a lace choker collar to a beaded flapper dress from the 1920s to a 1980s satin confection with an explosion of organdy ruffles.More than 40 wedding gowns spanning from 1844 to last year are featured in the free exhibit that opened over the weekend in the North Texas city of Denton. Mo... More>>

Who proposes? If it's OK for women to pop the question, why don't they?

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If a man is marrying a woman somewhere in America, odds are that he proposed to her. That may seem obvious, but consider this: Three-fourths of Americans say it would be fine for the woman to do the proposing, in theory. In practice, only about 5 percent of those currently married say the woman proposed, and the figure is no higher among couples wed within the past 10 years. Attitudes actually seem to be trending the other way, an Associated Press-WE tv poll shows.

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Proposals

Proposals

Getting Started...

So you got engaged. Congratulations! It's a monumental time in your life, but we know exactly how quickly excitement can turn to panic! Don't despair, we can get you on the aisle to success. Let's get started... More>>

Wedding Party

Once you've set your date, the next things on your agenda should be selecting your wedding party and asking them to participate. More>>

Invitations and Stationery

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Fun reception themes, vows and readings, questions to ask your caterer, unique favors, wedding cake saving tips, the best dance music and lots more to get your wedding day event all buttoned up. More>>

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Once the wedding is over, here are some tips and advice for newlyweds who are starting their lives together. More>>

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    4 hidden honeymoon spots

    Opt for one of these low-key hideaways less than an hour from a major air hub.
    Opt for one of these low-key hideaways less than an hour from a major air hub.
  • The all-inclusive wedding guide

    The all-inclusive wedding guide

    Looking for a wedding resort that blends ceremony and reception with convenience and activities, all for one upfront price? Consider an all-inclusive. Read on to learn how to find just the right resort and plan your day to perfection.
    Looking for a wedding resort that blends ceremony and reception with convenience and activities, all for one upfront price? Consider an all-inclusive. Read on to learn how to find just the right resort and plan your day to perfection.
  • A guide to honeymoon registries

    A guide to honeymoon registries

    What are you really getting when you sign up for a honeymoon registry? Before you dive in, here are a few things you should know.
    What are you really getting when you sign up for a honeymoon registry? Before you dive in, here are a few things you should know.
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    Party makeup in 3 minutes or less

    A festive party calls for a little more makeup than your everyday swipe of lip gloss, and it’s surprisingly easy to liven up your look and still be out the door in a flash.
    A festive party calls for a little more makeup than your everyday swipe of lip gloss, and it’s surprisingly easy to liven up your look and still be out the door in a flash.
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    Green winter clothes: Stay warm and save the planet

    Wearing synthetic fabrics is a no-no if you're committed to saving the planet -- or even just wishy-washy about it. When you shop for winter duds, look for natural fibers that are sustainable, fair trade, and cruelty-free.
    Wearing synthetic fabrics is a no-no if you're committed to saving the planet -- or even just wishy-washy about it. When you shop for winter duds, look for natural fibers that are sustainable, fair trade, and cruelty-free.
  • How to plan a home wedding shower

    How to plan a home wedding shower

    A home wedding shower is small enough to be intimate, but large enough to have a lot of fun. Your main goal is to make the bride-to-be feel special, and with advance planning and some imagination, that is easy to achieve.
    A home wedding shower is small enough to be intimate, but large enough to have a lot of fun. Your main goal is to make the bride-to-be feel special, and with advance planning and some imagination, that is easy to achieve.
  • Today's Poll

  • What type of wedding is your favorite?

  • Thank you for participating in our poll. Here are the results so far:

    Destination
    11%
    69 votes
    Backyard
    13%
    87 votes
    Church
    54%
    369 votes
    Hotel
    1%
    8 votes
    Unique location
    17%
    117 votes
    Other
    4%
    30 votes
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