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Illinois reports first West Nile-related death of 2017

The Illinois Department of Public Health reported a Kankakee County resident's death was first West Nile-related casualty of the year in the state.

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Quincy University's overall enrollment declines

St. Francis Hall on the main Quincy University campus. St. Francis Hall on the main Quincy University campus.

Quincy University officials announced a dip in overall enrollment for the fall term on Tuesday.

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Missouri trooper gets 10 days, probation in man's drowning

A Missouri State Highway Patrol trooper will spend 10 days in jail and two years on supervised probation for the death of a handcuffed man who drowned when he fell out of the trooper's boat.

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The Latest: Quake kills at least 2 people in Mexico State

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The U.S. Geological Survey says it calculates the earthquake that struck central Mexico as magnitude 7.1 It says the epicenter was near the town of Raboso, about 76 miles (123 kilometers) southeast of Mexico City. More>>

At UN, Trump threatens to 'totally destroy' North Korea Video included

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Trump to use his UN General Assembly address to press for UN members acting in their own self-interest to unite to face global dangers. More>>

Quincy's 12th Street to be closed temporarily

The City of Quincy announced a portion of 12th Street will be closed for a couple of days beginning Wednesday.

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Respiratory virus affecting children Video included

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Children, especially in the Midwest, are getting sick because of a certain respiratory virus, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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Hurricane Maria batters Dominica as a Category 5 storm

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A strengthening Hurricane Maria is swirling toward the eastern Caribbean, with forecasters warning it probably will be a major storm by the time it passes through the already battered Leeward Islands late Monday. More>>

Aldermen place sunset on Quincy hotel-motel tax ordinance Video included

Money from the hotel-motel tax goes to support several things including the Oakley-Lindsay Center. Money from the hotel-motel tax goes to support several things including the Oakley-Lindsay Center.

Quincy city council approved changing an ordinance impacting the city's hotel-motel tax Monday, but the mayor says a last minute amendment could cause problems for future administrations.

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City buys land from QPS district Video included

Street signs mark the intersection of Harrison Street and Harrison Plaza. Street signs mark the intersection of Harrison Street and Harrison Plaza.

Quincy aldermen set the groundwork for a South 42nd Street. 

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Illinois hoping to create better business environment Video included

The EDGE tax credit program was extended on Monday. The EDGE tax credit program was extended on Monday.

Governor Bruce Rauner signed legislation on Monday that extended the EDGE tax credit program.

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New expansion coming to local elementary school Video included

The Lincoln Elementary School The Lincoln Elementary School

Big changes are planned for a Macomb elementary school, and the city could give the project a big boost.

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