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An air ambulance lands at Wakonda State Park Thursday afternoon. An air ambulance lands at Wakonda State Park Thursday afternoon.

Two people injured in near drownings at Wakonda State Park Video included

Two swimmers were taken to the hospital Thursday afternoon after nearly drowning at Wakonda State Park, a Lewis County Sheriff's deputy said. More>>

Missing man apparently drowned in a ditch

 A McDonough County, Ill., man who went missing last weekend was found dead Wednesday, north of Tennessee.

Holstein club show brings crowd to Adams County Fair Video included

It was a strong showing for the Mississippi Valley Holstein Club Show at the Adams County Fair Thursday. More>>

New driving school open in Quincy Video included

An overload of student drivers in the Quincy Public Schools has prompted a local man to open his own driving school. More>>

Kids Count survey ranks Iowa high for the well-being of children Video included

The new annual Kids Count survey was just released and it assesses the well-being of children and ranks the 50 states.Iowa scored first in health and third in economic well-being for the whole country. Lee County Health Department officials say the county is in line with the health rankings of the statewide survey, but it is lagging in economic well-being.Twenty-four percent of kids are in poverty and that's eight percent higher than the state average. Officials say that is not on par with th... More>>

Missouri Attorney General stops in Tri-States to discuss Right to Farm amendment Video included

In less than two weeks, voters in Missouri will have to vote on a heavily debated issue called "Right to Farm" or Amendment 1. More>>

Arrest warrant issued for second home invasion suspect Video included

Quincy Police released Thursday morning the identity of a man they say was involved in a home invasion Monday. More>>

Quincy Panda Express will open in the fall Video included

Do you get cravings for Chinese food? Well, soon there will be another quick option to get that orange chicken on the go.Construction on the fast food Chinese restaurant Panda Express is coming along quickly in the parking lot of Shopko near 33th and Broadway.Restaurant officials say the construction is on track with the project schedule.One college student says it's a favorite of her's and she's excited to have it in Quincy. "I go there quite a bit at school," Makenna Merritt said. "Panda Ex... More>>

IRS tax scam targets local residents Video included

The Internal Revenue Service warns a phone tax scam is targeting tens of thousands of people nationwide.  Quincy police say local residents are being targeted. More>>

Adams County Health Department does inspections at the fair Video included

Armed with a clipboard and pen, sanitarian Rex Pflantz went to over twenty vendors. More>>

Quinn signs bill that gives millions for road repairs in the Tri-States Video included

Millions of dollars worth of road repairs are coming to the Tri-States as part of a billion-dollar plan signed by Illinois Governor Pat Quinn.

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  • War College to investigate plagiarism allegations

    War College to investigate plagiarism allegations

    Thursday, July 24 2014 9:25 PM EDT2014-07-25 01:25:19 GMT
    Sen. John Walsh said his unattributed use of others' work in his master's thesis was not plagiarism but "a few citations that were unintentionally left out of a term paper" that he blamed in part on...More >>
    Sen. John Walsh remained steadfast Thursday amid an investigation into whether he plagiarized a research project required for a master's degree, winning fresh backing from fellow Democrats in Montana and the governor...More >>
  • Man says he shot burglar who said she was pregnant

    Man says he shot burglar who said she was pregnant

    Thursday, July 24 2014 9:24 PM EDT2014-07-25 01:24:58 GMT
    An 80-year-old man says he shot and killed a fleeing woman whom he had caught burglarizing his home, despite her plea that she was pregnant.More >>
    Police said Thursday they're deciding whether to arrest an 80-year-old man who shot a fleeing, unarmed burglar despite her telling him she was pregnant, but they have arrested the woman's accomplice on suspicion of...More >>
  • As inmate died, lawyers debated if he was in pain

    As inmate died, lawyers debated if he was in pain

    Thursday, July 24 2014 9:06 PM EDT2014-07-25 01:06:04 GMT
    A condemned murderer took nearly two hours to die and gasped for about 90 minutes during an execution in Arizona that quickly rekindled the national debate on capital punishment in the U.S.More >>
    The nearly two-hour execution of a convicted murderer prompted a series of phone calls involving the governor's office, the prison director, lawyers and judges as the inmate gasped for more than 90 minutes.More >>
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