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WIU College of Business hosting trivia night

MACOMB, Ill. -- Western Illinois University's College of Business and Technology will host a CBT 50th anniversary trivia night from 5 to 9 p.m. Saturday, April 1, at the WIU Brophy Hall Gymnasium. Funds raised will go toward scholarships for CBT students.

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Fishing for Freedom needs volunteer boaters

QUINCY -- Fishing for Freedom is seeking additional volunteer boaters to assist active military members and veterans at its annual event June 2, 3 and 4. Currently, 200 veterans and military members have signed up for the event. To sign up, visit fishingfo

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Library holding three-day book sale

QUINCY -- Quincy Public Library, 526 Jersey, is holding a book sale Thursday, April 6, through Saturday, April 8. Hours are noon to 6:30 p.m. Thursday and 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Most books will be 50 cents per inch. Coffee table books, D

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NEMO Conservatives hosting dinner

HANNIBAL, Mo. -- The NEMO Conservatives dinner meeting will be 6 p.m. Monday, March 27, at Bourret's Restaurant, 111 N. Main. Guest speakers will be candidates running for the Hannibal School Board. Dinner will be a choice of meatloaf sandwich or chicken

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JWCC receives grant for summer STEM camp

QUINCY -- The John Wood Community College Foundation recently received a $2,500 grant from the Fabricators and Manufacturers Association International Foundation to add the Nuts, Bolts and Thingamajigs Summer STEM Camp to the college's summer JDub Academy

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Toys for Tots fundraiser to be March 26

QUINCY -- Eagles Club will host a Toys for Tots fundraiser 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday, March 26, at the club, 3737 N. Fifth. The event will include live music, food, raffles, silent auction and prizes. Admission is $1 and a new, unwrapped toy.

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Family Video raising money for National Lymphoma Foundation

QUINCY -- Family Video, part of Highland Ventures, Ltd., is joining forces with customers across the country to fund research aimed at finding a cure for lymphoma cancer. Uniting 950 retail locations under the Highland Ventures, Ltd., umbrella, the Round I

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Gardner Camp to host archery event

HULL, Ill. -- Gardner Camp will host an Explore Archery event 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 25, at the camp, 26558 160th St. Guided by USA Archery certified instructors, participants will learn archery safety and the basics of the equipmen

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Liberty Christian Church to hold spaghetti dinner

LIBERTY, Ill. -- Liberty Christian Church will hold a spaghetti dinner 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 29, at the church, 102 Park St. The menu will include spaghetti, breadsticks, salad, dessert, coffee, tea and lemonade. A freewill offering will be accepted

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Thompson Lecture to focus on interpersonal communication

MACOMB, Ill. -- The Western Illinois University Department of Communication will host its 25th annual Wayne N. Thompson Lecture from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Monday, March 27, at Horrabin Hall, room one. The lecture will be video conferenced to the WIU-QC campus, in