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  • The AP's top 10 movies of the year

    The AP's top 10 movies of the year

    Thursday, December 26 2013 5:48 PM EST2013-12-26 22:48:13 GMT
    In surveying the year at the movies, the topography is rich. From the dusty, dying towns of "Nebraska" to the rooftop Roman parties in "The Great Beauty" to the sleek future Los Angeles of "Her," 2013 has been a trip. But has it been a great year?
    In surveying the year at the movies, the topography is rich. From the dusty, dying towns of "Nebraska" to the rooftop Roman parties in "The Great Beauty" to the sleek future Los Angeles of "Her," 2013 has been a trip. But has it been a great year?
  • AP critics pick the year's best video games

    AP critics pick the year's best video games

    Thursday, December 26 2013 5:41 PM EST2013-12-26 22:41:33 GMT
    The top 10 video games of 2013, according to AP Entertainment Writers Lou Kesten and Derrik J. Lang.
    The top 10 video games of 2013, according to AP Entertainment Writers Lou Kesten and Derrik J. Lang.
  • AP music writers' top 10 albums of the year

    AP music writers' top 10 albums of the year

    Thursday, December 26 2013 5:05 PM EST2013-12-26 22:05:43 GMT
    Associated Press Music Writers Mesfin Fekadu and Chris Talbott pick their top 10 albums of the year.
    Associated Press Music Writers Mesfin Fekadu and Chris Talbott pick their top 10 albums of the year.
  • Why 2013 was our year of guilty pleasures

    Why 2013 was our year of guilty pleasures

    Thursday, December 26 2013 4:58 PM EST2013-12-26 21:58:50 GMT
    This year, Hollywood reminded us of one long Kanye West rant — somewhat intelligible yet completely nonsensical; intriguing but annoying; and something you wanted to ignore but just could not look away.
    This year, Hollywood reminded us of one long Kanye West rant — somewhat intelligible yet completely nonsensical; intriguing but annoying; and something you wanted to ignore but just could not look away.
  • Lawrence beats Cyrus, Netflix for top entertainer

    Lawrence beats Cyrus, Netflix for top entertainer

    Thursday, December 26 2013 4:18 PM EST2013-12-26 21:18:09 GMT
    The battle for AP entertainer of the year came down to the Girl on Fire and the Queen of Twerk. Jennifer Lawrence edged out Miley Cyrus by one vote in The Associated Press' annual survey of its newspaper and broadcast members and subscribers for Entertainer of the Year.
    The battle for AP entertainer of the year came down to the Girl on Fire and the Queen of Twerk. Jennifer Lawrence edged out Miley Cyrus by one vote in The Associated Press' annual survey of its newspaper and broadcast members and subscribers for Entertainer of the Year.
  • No contest: Miley was the 2013 pop-culture queen

    No contest: Miley was the 2013 pop-culture queen

    Thursday, December 26 2013 3:54 PM EST2013-12-26 20:54:56 GMT
    Call her this year's pop-culture prom queen. A year ago, Miley Cyrus was no stranger to us, of course. But who could have guessed how her star would rise — or rather, explode — in 2013, making this former preteen idol one of the most watched people on the planet?
    Call her this year's pop-culture prom queen. A year ago, Miley Cyrus was no stranger to us, of course. But who could have guessed how her star would rise — or rather, explode — in 2013, making this former preteen idol one of the most watched people on the planet?
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  • Christmas of 1997 remains special for Good News family -- for multiple reasons

    Christmas of 1997 remains special for Good News family -- for multiple reasons

    Sunday, November 23 2014 12:02 AM EST2014-11-23 05:02:21 GMT
    QUINCY -- Debbie Sanders Lewis will never forget the Christmas of 1997. It turned out to be the final Christmas for her son, Tyson, a special-needs child who died the next year at age 7. That particular Christmas also was memorable because Lewis and her two children were beneficiaries of The Herald-Whig's Good News of Christmas campaign, which came to their aid while the family was struggling through rough times.
    QUINCY -- Debbie Sanders Lewis will never forget the Christmas of 1997. It turned out to be the final Christmas for her son, Tyson, a special-needs child who died the next year at age 7. That particular Christmas also was memorable because Lewis and her two children were beneficiaries of The Herald-Whig's Good News of Christmas campaign, which came to their aid while the family was struggling through rough times.

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    Under the Influence: Change in processing offenders helps lead to reduction of DUIs in Adams County

    Under the Influence: Change in processing offenders helps lead to reduction of DUIs in Adams County

    Friday, November 21 2014 11:18 AM EST2014-11-21 16:18:34 GMT
    As the number of drunken driving cases reaching her desk continued to grow, Jennifer Cifaldi decided something needed to be done to stem the tide. Cifaldi, an assistant state's attorney who handles traffic offenses, went to Adams County State's Attorney Jon Barnard. The result was the institution of a DUI search warrant program. Starting in 2008, the county began to get search warrants for those suspected of DUI who refused to submit to a Breathalyzer test.
    As the number of drunken driving cases reaching her desk continued to grow, Jennifer Cifaldi decided something needed to be done to stem the tide. Cifaldi, an assistant state's attorney who handles traffic offenses, went to Adams County State's Attorney Jon Barnard. The result was the institution of a DUI search warrant program. Starting in 2008, the county began to get search warrants for those suspected of DUI who refused to submit to a Breathalyzer test.
  • Culver-Stockton group gearing up for 10-day educational trip to London

    Culver-Stockton group gearing up for 10-day trip to London

    Sunday, November 23 2014 7:10 PM EST2014-11-24 00:10:37 GMT
    Twenty-two students, three educators and one staff member will represent Culver-Stockton College on a 10-day educational tour of London next month. David Carrothers, an assistant professor of criminal justice taking part in the trip, said a wide array of academic and cultural experiences is being arranged for the group each day.
    Twenty-two students, three educators and one staff member will represent Culver-Stockton College on a 10-day educational tour of London next month. David Carrothers, an assistant professor of criminal justice taking part in the trip, said a wide array of academic and cultural experiences is being arranged for the group each day.

  1. QUINCY -- The Rev. Ivan Greuter is admittedly excited about beginning his third year as president of the Quincy Area Ministerial Association.

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