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West Prairie HIgh School where a 15 year old girl wrote a threatening message on the bathroom wall. West Prairie HIgh School where a 15 year old girl wrote a threatening message on the bathroom wall.

McDonough County community shaken by school threat Video included

It was a typical busy lunch crowd today at the Route 67 Cafe in Good Hope, Illinois but, the conversation was anything but typical.

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QPS raising lunch prices Video included

Lunch prices will increase. Lunch prices will increase.

If you pay for your kid's lunches at Quincy Public Schools, you'll see a price increase in the coming school year.

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QPS hoping city annexes land for schools Video included

Rooney Elementary is currently not in city limits. Rooney Elementary is currently not in city limits.

The Quincy Public School board approved a motion at their April meeting, to ask the city to annex the land at the Harrison site, and Rooney Elementary, to make it part of the city. It's meant to make your kids safer at school during an emergency.

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QPS working on school based healthcare Video included

QPS is looking into school based healthcare. QPS is looking into school based healthcare.

Quincy Public Schools is working to bring school based healthcare to students and staff, and they're getting closer to making that goal a reality.

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HBPW wants feedback on stormwater management plan Video included

The Hannibal Board of Public Works wants to hear from customers on their stormwater management plan set to be approved next month May 15.

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Illinois bill puts criminals to work instead of prison Video included

State Prison in Mt. Sterling, Illinois State Prison in Mt. Sterling, Illinois

An Illinois state representative pushed a bill Wednesday that would put people with non-violent crimes in military style work-camps, instead of prison.  

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Quincy woman accused of arson pleads not guilty

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A Quincy woman who was arrested for setting several houses on fire in Quincy pleaded not guilty Wednesday.

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Girl arrested for making threat against school Video included

Police arrest juvenile Police arrest juvenile

A 15-year-old girl has been arrested for a school threat at the West Prairie High School in Sciota, Illinois.

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  • QPS raising lunch prices

    QPS raising lunch prices

    Lunch prices will increase.Lunch prices will increase.
    Lunch prices will increase.Lunch prices will increase.

    If you pay for your kid's lunches at Quincy Public Schools, you'll see a price increase in the coming school year.

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    If you pay for your kid's lunches at Quincy Public Schools, you'll see a price increase in the coming school year.

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  • QPS hoping city annexes land for schools

    QPS hoping city annexes land for schools

    Rooney Elementary is currently not in city limits.Rooney Elementary is currently not in city limits.
    Rooney Elementary is currently not in city limits.Rooney Elementary is currently not in city limits.

    The Quincy Public School board approved a motion at their April meeting, to ask the city to annex the land at the Harrison site, and Rooney Elementary, to make it part of the city. It's meant to make your kids safer at school during an emergency.

    More >>

    The Quincy Public School board approved a motion at their April meeting, to ask the city to annex the land at the Harrison site, and Rooney Elementary, to make it part of the city. It's meant to make your kids safer at school during an emergency.

    More >>
  • QPS working on school based healthcare

    QPS working on school based healthcare

    QPS is looking into school based healthcare.QPS is looking into school based healthcare.
    QPS is looking into school based healthcare.QPS is looking into school based healthcare.

    Quincy Public Schools is working to bring school based healthcare to students and staff, and they're getting closer to making that goal a reality.

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    Quincy Public Schools is working to bring school based healthcare to students and staff, and they're getting closer to making that goal a reality.

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  • Genetic sleuthing bolsters food poisoning searches

    Genetic sleuthing bolsters food poisoning searches

    Thursday, April 26 2018 1:10 AM EDT2018-04-26 05:10:59 GMT
    (AP Photo/P. Solomon Banda). In this April 12, 2018 photo, scientist Karen Xavier holds a petri dish containing a stool sample of small bacteria colonies in Denver. DNA from samples like these are extracted and sequenced to help health investigators mo...(AP Photo/P. Solomon Banda). In this April 12, 2018 photo, scientist Karen Xavier holds a petri dish containing a stool sample of small bacteria colonies in Denver. DNA from samples like these are extracted and sequenced to help health investigators mo...
    A new technique that relies on genetics is revolutionizing food poisoning investigation and identifying common causes in scattered and seemingly unrelated illnesses.More >>
    A new technique that relies on genetics is revolutionizing food poisoning investigation and identifying common causes in scattered and seemingly unrelated illnesses.More >>
  • Tears flow as victims of Waffle House shooting remembered

    Tears flow as victims of Waffle House shooting remembered

    Thursday, April 26 2018 1:10 AM EDT2018-04-26 05:10:47 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey). Waffle House employee Stan Brudnicki wears a ribbon on his uniform to honor shooting victims Wednesday, April 25, 2018, in Nashville, Tenn. The restaurant re-opened Wednesday after four people were killed by a gunman Sunday.(AP Photo/Mark Humphrey). Waffle House employee Stan Brudnicki wears a ribbon on his uniform to honor shooting victims Wednesday, April 25, 2018, in Nashville, Tenn. The restaurant re-opened Wednesday after four people were killed by a gunman Sunday.
    A Nashville community has rallied to support the victims of a weekend shooting at a Waffle House by stopping by to get a meal after the restaurant re-opened.More >>
    A Nashville community has rallied to support the victims of a weekend shooting at a Waffle House by stopping by to get a meal after the restaurant re-opened.More >>
  • Jury focuses on Cosby's star witness; his lawyers face heat

    Jury focuses on Cosby's star witness; his lawyers face heat

    Thursday, April 26 2018 1:10 AM EDT2018-04-26 05:10:22 GMT
    Jurors in Bill Cosby's sexual assault retrial are kicking off a second day of deliberations by revisiting the testimony of a star defense witness who cast doubt on accuser Andrea Constand's credibility.More >>
    Jurors in Bill Cosby's sexual assault retrial are kicking off a second day of deliberations by revisiting the testimony of a star defense witness who cast doubt on accuser Andrea Constand's credibility.More >>
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    Click here for complete coverage of Legionnaires' disease cases at the Illinois Veterans' Home in Quincy, including informative links from the Centers for Disease Control and the Illinois Department of Public Health.

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