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Man drowns in Pike County, Illinois pond Video included

Pike County Sheriff and Coroner Paul Petty reports that a 20-year-old man drowned Thursday evening.

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NECAC, Vatterott team up for "Cooling NEMO" program

Vatterott College instructor Eric Vahle works with a student to restore a used AC unit, which will then be distributed to local residents in need this summer. Vatterott College instructor Eric Vahle works with a student to restore a used AC unit, which will then be distributed to local residents in need this summer.

NECAC is seeking donations of used air conditioning units to be restored by students at Vatterott College and distributed to the elderly, disabled and families with critically-ill children in six counties.

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City of Kahoka addressing overgrown lawns Video included

The city of Kahoka has been dealing with tall grass problems at some properties. The city of Kahoka has been dealing with tall grass problems at some properties.

Kahoka, Missouri has recently seen an increase in the amount of property owners not keeping up with their lawns, and the city is now working to fix it.

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New restaurant coming to Quincy Video included

It appears a new restaurant is preparing to open up shop in Quincy soon. 

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Lawmakers still divided over budget after 2nd session day Video included

Illinois lawmakers remain deeply divided after the second day of a special session aimed at approving a state budget.

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Illinois man charged with threatening to assassinate Trump

An Illinois man has been charged after posting online several times that he wants to assassinate President Donald Trump.

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Construction underway to connect two roads near Palmyra Video included

Car turning off of Business 61 Car turning off of Business 61

Marion County officials are working to connect County Road 266 to Business 61. Connecting the roads will save drivers at least 5 minutes of commute time. The project is expected to cost less than 100 thousand dollars due to county crews working on the project. The road will be about a mile of gravel road. Officials said creating more roads will help in building up the south side of Palmyra. 

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Hannibal schools increasing lunch price Video included

The district will be increasing school lunch prices in the fall. The district will be increasing school lunch prices in the fall.

If you're a parent in the Hannibal School District, prepare to pay a little more for lunches this fall.

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Job fair helps elderly, persons with disabilities and veterans Video included

Job-seekers attending the 5th annual job fair Thursday Job-seekers attending the 5th annual job fair Thursday

The Quincy Senior and Family Resource Center hosted its 5th annual job fair Thursday to specifically help the elderly, persons with disabilities and veterans.

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Lee County deputy cleared in shooting Video included

Scene of the incident June 12. Scene of the incident June 12.

The Iowa Attorney General's Office informed authorities that the officer-involved shooting recently in Lee County was justified, according to a news release.

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