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Christmas open house set at Central Fire Station

The annual Christmas open house at Central Fire Station, 907 Vermont, will be Friday, Dec. 14.

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Hull Christmas Extravaganza coming this weekend

The In the "Nick" of Time Christmas Extravaganza will be held Dec. 8 and 9 at the Old Grade School, 200 Walnut Street in Hull, Ill.

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Purchase memorial brick to honor veterans in Hannibal

The Hannibal Parks and Recreation Department is offering a way to honor veterans in remembrance of the 77th anniversary of Pearl Harbor.

Herald-Whig hosting light decoration contest
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Herald-Whig hosting light decoration contest

The Herald-Whig is hosting a Holiday Lights Decoration Contest, presented by Mays Realtors. Those who have decorated lights can upload a picture to Whig.com/contests for a chance to win more than $500 in prizes.

Hamilton, Keokuk schools win Fall Harvest challenge
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Hamilton, Keokuk schools win Fall Harvest challenge

The Herald-Whig's news-gathering partners at WGEM have announced the winners of the WGEM Fall Harvest Air Specialists School Challenge.

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MADD Red Ribbons

Anyone who wants to participate in Mothers Against Drunk Driving's Project Red Ribbon can pick up a free red ribbon at their local bank or credit union as well as at Quincy City Hall and the Quincy Police Department.

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Studio 57 will bring Dickens and his Christmas Carol to Downtown Hannibal

In the hands of Studio 57's Clark A. Cruikshank and Frank Elmore, Charles Dickens' unforgettable tale of Ebenezer Scrooge's Christmas Eve journey is reimagined.

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Trinity United Church of Christ to host Christmas Music Celebration

Trinity United Church of Christ will hold a special musical worship service at 7 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 9, at the church, 2020 S 24th in Quincy.

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Quincy YMCA to host Cookies with Santa

Celebrate the holiday season by having cookies with Santa on Sunday, Dec. 9, at the Quincy Family YMCA. Each child will receive a free photo with Santa, decorate a cookie, enjoy a hot chocolate bar and receive a small gift from Santa.

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Cardiovascular Disease Screening at First Christian Church

Residents living in the Quincy area can learn about the risks for cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, diabetes and other conditions with screenings by Life Line Screening.