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The United Way is offering free tax assistance The United Way is offering free tax assistance

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Tax season is upon us and for some it can be confusing but the United Way has a program where they'll help you file your taxes for free.

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Congress likely racing toward a government shutdown Video included

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A bitterly-divided Congress is hurtling toward a government shutdown this weekend in a partisan stare-down over demands by Democrats for a solution on politically fraught legislation to protect about 700,000 younger immigrants from being deported. More>>

Local school takes extra steps to protect against the flu Video included

One of the worst flu outbreaks in years has local schools taking extra precautions in an effort to keep students and staff healthy. 

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Quincy Public School District addresses security concern Video included

Door to Washington School is locked. Door to Washington School is locked.

Following an incident where a child walked away from a Quincy School without staff noticing, district officials say new security measures are in place to make sure it doesn't happen again.

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Low crop prices impacting farmers Video included

Low farm crop prices could have a big impact on rural economies including in Iowa, Missouri and Illinois.

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Two hogs killed in fire

Two hogs were killed when a fire broke out in a hog confinement in Marion County. According to the Palmyra Fire Department, a heat lamp fell into hay, causing the fire. It happened at 6743 County Road 271.   More>>

Gas prices expected to rise

Driver getting the pump from the gas station Driver getting the pump from the gas station

Gas prices could go up this weekend according to Gas Buddy. Gas Buddy has sent out an alert saying gas prices in Illinois could jump more than 10 cents a gallon.

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Senators press for plan of action on Legionnaires' issue

Duckworth, Rauner and Durbin (left to right) Duckworth, Rauner and Durbin (left to right)

U.S. Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) pressed Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner Thursday for a plan of action on the Legionnaires' disease issue at the Illinois Veterans' Home in Quincy.

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New report shows phishing scams most common in Quincy Video included

Scam tracker on the BBB's website Scam tracker on the BBB's website

Quincy's Better Business Bureau's annual scam tracker report shows that phishing scams were the most popular type of scams in our area in 2017.

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