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Eclipse glasses are no longer available at QMG. Eclipse glasses are no longer available at QMG.

Tips to make your own solar eclipse viewer

While many are looking forward to Monday's solar eclipse, you may be hard pressed to find the right gear to protect your eyes and watch safely. 

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Solar eclipse to bring boost in tourism in Quincy Video included

Quincy's Amtrak station. Quincy's Amtrak station.

Quincy tourism officials are expecting more people traveling to the Gem City to view the solar eclipse. Amtrak is offering train rides to Quincy from Chicago for people to get a better view of the eclipse. 

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Local BBB warns about eclipse scams Video included

On August 21, a solar eclipse will be visible in the Tri-States, and even more impressive just a little further south.

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QMG runs out of solar eclipse glasses Video included

If you are still looking for free solar eclipse glasses, you may be out of luck. Quincy Medical Group has distributed all 10,000 of its solar eclipse safety glasses.  QMG doctors if you don't have your glasses yet, but still want to see the eclipse, you need to make sure you have proper eye protection. 

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WGEM partners with QMG to offer free solar eclipse glasses Video included

The eclipse glasses available at QMG. The eclipse glasses available at QMG.

Don't get blinded by science when the eclipse rolls through later this month, a local eye doctor warned.

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Illinois preparing to make roads safe for solar eclipse

Illinois Department of Transportation officials say efforts are underway to make sure traffic keeps moving and roadways are safe during the upcoming solar eclipse.

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Illinois health experts warn of unsafe solar eclipse viewing

Illinois public health experts are asking residents to take safety precautions before next month's solar eclipse.

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Quincy resident shares how to best experience eclipse

A total solar eclipse A total solar eclipse

John Baird is a retired QHS science teacher and has seen eclipses all over the world.

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Local optometrist gives advice on viewing eclipse

Solar eclipse to appear in August Solar eclipse to appear in August

Millions of people across the globe on August 21 will be watching a phenomenon that hasn't been visible in the United States since 1991: a full total eclipse.

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TRY IT OUT: Eclipse Simulator

You can find out what the upcoming solar eclipse will look like where you live by using a simulator available online. 

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Illinois preparing to make roads safe for solar eclipse

Illinois Department of Transportation officials say efforts are underway to make sure traffic keeps moving and roadways are safe during the upcoming solar eclipse.

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Scientists warn about fake solar eclipse glasses

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Now is the time to order special glasses to protect your eyes during the Great American Solar Eclipse. 

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Capturing images of the eclipse Video included

The magic of a total solar eclipse can be hard to put into words. Astrophotographer Spencer R. Rackley focuses on capturing images instead.

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