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Illinois officials suspending some amusement rides after accident

The Illinois Department of Labor is suspending the operation of all rides similar to the one that killed one person and injured seven others at the Ohio State Fair Wednesday night.

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Dietary supplement exposure in kids Video included

Prescription dietary supplements Prescription dietary supplements

Many people take dietary supplements to help them control their weight but those supplements could be harmful for your children. 

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The Latest: Military chief says transgender policy to remain

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The former U.S. Army secretary says he's angry and shocked that President Donald Trump "would turn his back on thousands of transgender Americans serving today.". More>>

Indiana operator halts use of ride

Photo of the scene Wednesday night in Ohio. Photo of the scene Wednesday night in Ohio.

An Indiana-based ride operator says it is halting use of the thrill ride like the one that broke apart at the Ohio State Fair.

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Spinning Ohio State Fair ride breaks apart; 1 dead, 7 hurt

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At least one person has been killed and several others injured in a ride malfunction on opening day of the Ohio State Fair. More>>

Officer stabbed by inmate in Bowling Green, Missouri

A correctional officer at the Northeast Correctional Center in Bowling Green, Missouri was stabbed by an inmate. 

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HBPW addresses storm water system problems Video included

Storm Sewer collapsed in Hannibal. Storm Sewer collapsed in Hannibal.

Steps are being taken to fix Hannibal's crumbling storm water system.

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Food inspectors check Adams County Fair food Video included

Adams County Health inspector checks over vendor's booth. Adams County Health inspector checks over vendor's booth.

The Adams County fair kicked off Wednesday, but how do you know the food is safe?..

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Adams Co. Fair Queen crowned Wednesday Video included

Kaylyn Orpet-Hulett Kaylyn Orpet-Hulett

Kaylyn Orpet-Hulett was named 2017 Miss Adams County Fair Queen Wednesday night.

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QPS officials discuss current union negotiations Video included

The school board originally planned to vote on the union contract at the July meeting. The school board originally planned to vote on the union contract at the July meeting.

Two weeks ago, Quincy Public School board members thought they'd be rubber stamping an agreement at their July meeting, but things haven't gone as smoothly as they planned.

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QPS exploring free lunch program for certain schools Video included

The federal program is income based and provides free lunches to students. The federal program is income based and provides free lunches to students.

What if you didn't have to worry about paying for your child's lunch?

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GOP senators blink on a big chance to repeal 'Obamacare' Video included

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The Senate is plunging into full-fledged debate on the Republican effort to demolish the Obama health care law. More>>

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