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New technology allows a Tri-State man to see for the first time

New technology is helping a legally blind Tri-State man see for the first time.

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One in custody, more arrested expected in McDonough Co. burglary

Kavon Johnson Kavon Johnson

An Urbana, Illinois man is facing charges after authorities say he burglarized the same machine shed twice.

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Adams County Coroner resigns Video included

A photo of Jim Keller from an Adams County Board meeting in 2018. A photo of Jim Keller from an Adams County Board meeting in 2018.

Adams County Coroner Jim Keller announced Wednesday that he is resigning, effective July 10. 

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Options available to afford home down payment Video included

Buying a home can be a tough decision and for many first-time home owners and getting the money for a down payment can be the hardest part of the process.

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Trump to sign 'something' on migrant children

President Donald Trump says he'll be signing something "in a little while" to address the spike in the number of migrant children being separated from their families at the border.

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Homeland Security drafts plan to end family separation

Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen is drafting an executive action for President Donald Trump that would direct DHS to keep families apprehended at the border together during detention.

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Local church commemorates Juneteenth Video included

It's been 153 years since slavery ended in America, also known as Juneteenth, marks the day the last remaining slaves were finally freed.   

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Hannibal city council approves 2018-2019 budget Video included

Hannibal City Council also approved the budget for fiscal year 2018-2019 and it's a little more than previous years. 

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Hannibal church proposes shelter for recovering addicts Video included

Talks are underway for a new drug counseling and treatment center at a Hannibal church.  

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Illinois election officials get added cyber security training Video included

County clerks and election managers across the state of Illinois will be getting some extra training on cyber security. 

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QPS prepares for school year at new Rooney Elementary Video included

The school is still under construction. The school is still under construction.

If you take a look into the new Rooney Elementary School, you'll see it's full of boxes. The moving process is part of the finishing touches that will be done before the school is set to open. 

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One in custody as Lewis Co. Sheriff investigates vehicle thefts

Christopher Guzman Christopher Guzman

The Lewis County Sheriff's Office reported a Fort Madison man was arrested Monday for vehicle theft.

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