Q-Fest bringing Washington Park to life next weekend
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Q-Fest bringing Washington Park to life next weekend

QUINCY -- Three days of food, music and art will be on tap in downtown Quincy this weekend when Q-Fest returns. "This is one of the main art events that we have every year. We reach people who don't normally come to the Art Center or do activities during t

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Volunteers gamely get their heads shaved to benefit cancer victims
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Volunteers gamely get their heads shaved to benefit cancer victims

Eighteen brave souls stepped forward Saturday night and told cancer to "Buzz Off!"

BoodaLu restaurant owners give $5,000 each to 2 local humane societies
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BoodaLu restaurant owners give $5,000 each to 2 local humane societies

A love of dogs prompted BoodaLu restaurant owners Michael and Kathryn Bayles to step forward Friday with two $5,000 checks to help two local humane societies.

Students hone their skills JDUB Academy
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Students hone their skills JDUB Academy

Jillian Kirkpatrick carefully slid the metal rod into the clamp, quickly tightened by a fellow student, then waited for the perfect time.

Quincy's mosquito spraying may start Friday at dusk
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Quincy's mosquito spraying may start Friday at dusk

Mosquito spraying may begin in Quincy neighborhoods on Friday evening if it isn't raining and the winds are mild. Director of Operations Kevin McClean said spray trucks usually start their rounds about 8:30 p.m. and wrap up about midnight.

New QPS committee reviews school improvement plans
Education

New QPS committee reviews school improvement plans

School improvement plans across Quincy Public Schools carry some similarities, including more efforts to meet social-emotional needs of students and families.

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Police investigating shooting incident on Quincy's northwest side

Quincy police are investigating a shooting that took place about 4 p.m. Friday in the vicinity of Seventh and College.

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Quincy woman faces forgery charges

A Quincy woman faces forgery charges tied to the use of counterfeit currency at Wendy's and Culver's restaurants.

Phil Conover to be QU president emeritus
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Phil Conover to be QU president emeritus

Phil Conover will become president emeritus of Quincy University on July 1, after serving for years as a university volunteer, trustee, CEO and currently as president.

Competitive eater to attempt Mississippi Monster Burger Challenge
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Competitive eater to attempt Mississippi Monster Burger Challenge

A competitive eater will attempt to become the fourth person to successfully complete the Mississippi Monster Burger Challenge at Quincy's Red Light Bar and Grill.

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