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

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

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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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Quincy crews spraying for mosquitoes

The first human case of West Nile Virus in Illinois for 2018 has now been confirmed in Chicago. What's being done here locally to protect you and your family?

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Locals say Airbnbs might not be paying dues

Some local lodging facilities might not be paying their fair share...

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Manchester Tank holds annual Safety Day Video included

Employees gather around for a fire demonstration. Employees gather around for a fire demonstration.

Manchester Tank's Safety Day dedicates a whole workday to demonstrating and teaching safety drills to its employees. It's an eye-opener for a lot of people.

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QU Fund reaches goal for 8th year Video included

Julie Bell speaking at Wednesday's luncheon. Julie Bell speaking at Wednesday's luncheon.

Quincy University reached it's goal for the 8th straight year for the annual QU Fund.  

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Man lying in road hit by car in Ralls Co.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol has reported that a St Charles, Missouri, man was hit by a vehicle in Ralls County.

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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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  • Trump supporters steadfast despite the immigration uproar

    Trump supporters steadfast despite the immigration uproar

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 10:34 PM EDT2018-06-21 02:34:23 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh). President Donald Trump speaks during a roundtable discussion on protecting American workers in Duluth, Minn., Wednesday, June 20, 2018.(AP Photo/Susan Walsh). President Donald Trump speaks during a roundtable discussion on protecting American workers in Duluth, Minn., Wednesday, June 20, 2018.
    Die-hard Trump supporters remained steadfast, even as heart-rending photos of children held in cages and audio of terrified children crying out for their parents stoked outrage among Democrats and Republicans alike.More >>
    Die-hard Trump supporters remained steadfast, even as heart-rending photos of children held in cages and audio of terrified children crying out for their parents stoked outrage among Democrats and Republicans alike.More >>
  • People donate millions to help separated families

    People donate millions to help separated families

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 10:34 PM EDT2018-06-21 02:34:20 GMT
    (Ken Blevins/The Star-News via AP). Amanda and Leighlou Reece hold up a protest sign as hundreds of Wilmington residents protest the Trump Administration's family separation policies during a Keep Families Together Rally outside of Rep. David Rouzer's ...(Ken Blevins/The Star-News via AP). Amanda and Leighlou Reece hold up a protest sign as hundreds of Wilmington residents protest the Trump Administration's family separation policies during a Keep Families Together Rally outside of Rep. David Rouzer's ...
    In an outpouring of concern prompted by images and audio of children crying for their parents, hundreds of thousands of people worldwide are donating to nonprofit organizations to help families separated at the...More >>
    In an outpouring of concern prompted by images and audio of children crying for their parents, hundreds of thousands of people worldwide are donating to nonprofit organizations to help families separated at the Mexico border.More >>
  • ABC News apologizes for mistaken graphic on Manafort

    ABC News apologizes for mistaken graphic on Manafort

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 10:34 PM EDT2018-06-21 02:34:12 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). Paul Manafort, right, arrives at federal court accompanied by his lawyer Kevin Downing, left, and wife Kathleen Manafort, Friday, June 15, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). Paul Manafort, right, arrives at federal court accompanied by his lawyer Kevin Downing, left, and wife Kathleen Manafort, Friday, June 15, 2018, in Washington.
    ABC News apologized for a graphic that aired on Wednesday, mistakenly saying that former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort had pled guilty to manslaughter charges.More >>
    ABC News apologized for a graphic that aired on Wednesday, mistakenly saying that former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort had pled guilty to manslaughter charges.More >>
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    EXTENDED COVERAGE: Legionnaires' cases at the Illinois Veterans' Home

    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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    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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