Technology in the Classroom: QPS looks at how far it has come
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Technology in the Classroom: QPS looks at how far it has come

Quincy Junior High sixth-grader Riley Welch focused on the iPad in her hand while contemplating musical notes on a staff. By identifying the correct note, and adding its letter to the blank space, Riley took another step toward finishing ...

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Illinois nursing homes in crisis, citing payment delays, shortfalls
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Illinois nursing homes in crisis, citing payment delays, shortfalls

Since March 2014, 20 state-licensed skilled-care nursing homes in Illinois have closed for financial reasons, while many of those continuing to serve the state's neediest elderly populations face staffing shortages.

New digital lessons in QPS target K-5 students
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New digital lessons in QPS target K-5 students

Sporting headphones, Lyndale Weatherford sits in front of a computer building skills not only to use in fourth grade at Rooney Elementary School but for life in a digital age.

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McAlister's Deli invites teachers, first responders, others to a heroes lunch

The owners of a new McAlister's Deli plan to host a "Community Heroes Lunch" at the restaurant before it opens to the public.

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Frericks retiring from QPS, taking principal's job at St. Dominic

Quincy Public Schools Director of Student Services Carol Frericks plans to retire at the end of this school year then take on a job as principal of St. Dominic School.

Global Leadership Summit returns to Quincy in August
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Global Leadership Summit returns to Quincy in August

The Rev. Jim Dennis says the goal of the Global Leadership Summit is a simple one -- to strengthen the communities of West-Central Illinois and Northeast Missouri.

Recycling 101: A complete look at changes to waste collection Quincy
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Recycling 101: A complete look at changes to waste collection Quincy

There will be many changes next month to how Quincy residents dispose of recyclable items and household waste, and many residents have lingering questions about what exactly is changing.

Cancer Crush benefit raises funds for local patients
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Cancer Crush benefit raises funds for local patients

Ross Schulte threw a few darts on Friday night, hoping for a win not only for himself but for local cancer patients. "I've got more tickets in my pocket," the Mendon man said. "I'm trying to win stuff and to donate for a good cause."

Lincoln in the District becomes part of Dogwood Festival on May 4
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Lincoln in the District becomes part of Dogwood Festival on May 4

Abraham Lincoln's ties to Quincy will be celebrated during the fourth annual Lincoln in the District event from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 4, in Washington Park.

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Quincy's Villa Kathrine to be open Easter Sunday

The Villa Kathrine, 532 Gardner Expressway, will observe its regular schedule on Easter Sunday to enable everyone to enjoy the building and grounds. The Moorish- style mansion will be open from 1 to 5 p.m.

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