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Staying safe at the bus stop Video included

It's National School Bus Safety Week and bus drivers are sharing their tips on how to make sure your child gets on and off the bus safely each day. 

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Report shows academic improvement for QPS Video included

The results of the Insight Report were discussed on Monday. The results of the Insight Report were discussed on Monday.

A new report shows that students in Quincy Public Schools are showing signs of improvement in a variety of subjects.

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Quincy street projects wrapping up Video included

Lind Street from 16th to 18th is blocked off due to a road project. Lind Street from 16th to 18th is blocked off due to a road project.

Quincy residents won't see many road projects over the next few weeks because most are already finished for the year.

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Quincy City Council to discuss next year's budget Video included

Quincy City Council prepare for its Monday meeting. Quincy City Council prepare for its Monday meeting.

Quincy's Mayor says despite low revenues, the budget shouldn't be at a big deficit this year. The real problem is for next year's budget and the city will soon discuss how to handle it.

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Family and community emphasized at 'Taste of Palmyra' Video included

Vendor holds out a bucket for trick-or-treaters at the Taste of Palmyra. Vendor holds out a bucket for trick-or-treaters at the Taste of Palmyra.

Hundreds of people flooded the streets of Palmyra for some fall fun and food. 

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Quincy Federation to vote on contract, intent to strike Video included

The Quincy Federation will vote Wednesday on a contract offer and an intent to strike.  

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Remembering Josh: A tribute to our friend and colleague Video included

He was a son, a brother, an uncle, a nephew, and so many other things. But most importantly he was a friend to all. Josh Houchins was one of a kind and taken from us on Sunday. WGEM Sports Director Ben Marth pays tribute to our friend.

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Tornado touches down in Hancock Co. Video included

Submitted photo of the storm Saturday, southeast of Hamilton, Illinois. Submitted photo of the storm Saturday, southeast of Hamilton, Illinois.

The National Weather Service reported a tornado was confirmed near Bowen, Illinois, over the weekend.

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Remembering Josh: The Humanitarian behind the voice Video included

To sports fans all over the Tri-States Josh Houchins was the voice you listened to every weekday morning.  But to countless others in the area Josh was a volunteer, a humanitarian and an advocate for the rights of people with disabilities.

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