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'Windstorm - One Year Later': A WGEM News/Herald-Whig In-Depth Report

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A massive windstorm slammed Quincy on July 13, 2015.  

Now, one year later, the Herald-Whig and WGEM News team up to provide an in-depth look at the rebuilding and what still needs to be accomplished.

First responders reflect on changes they've made. Hear from business owners about the ups and downs of recovering.

We'll also examine why some buildings downtown sit damaged and untouched. 

That and much more in the paper starting Sunday and on WGEM News at Ten Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.

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  • 'Windstorm - One Year Later': A WGEM News/Herald-Whig In-Depth Report

    'Windstorm - One Year Later': A WGEM News/Herald-Whig In-Depth Report

    A massive windstorm slammed Quincy on July 13, 2015. Now, one year later, the Herald-Whig and WGEM News team up to provide an in-depth look at the rebuilding and what still needs to be accomplished.

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    A massive windstorm slammed Quincy on July 13, 2015. Now, one year later, the Herald-Whig and WGEM News team up to provide an in-depth look at the rebuilding and what still needs to be accomplished.

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  • Party commemorating last July's storm takes ironic turn

    Party commemorating last July's storm takes ironic turn

    Mane Therapie Salon and Spa at 9th and Hampshire in QuincyMane Therapie Salon and Spa at 9th and Hampshire in Quincy

    Wednesday's party is called "Riding out the Storm." Ironically, that's exactly what party-goers were doing. They were inside instead of the parking lot at Mane Therapie Salon, where the old spa used to be.  The old spa had been crushed in last July's windstorm. Wednesday was meant to be a way to thank family, friends, coworkers and other business owners who helped clean up.  

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    Wednesday's party is called "Riding out the Storm." Ironically, that's exactly what party-goers were doing. They were inside instead of the parking lot at Mane Therapie Salon, where the old spa used to be.  The old spa had been crushed in last July's windstorm. Wednesday was meant to be a way to thank family, friends, coworkers and other business owners who helped clean up.  

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  • Eyesore to sore subject: Buildings untouched after windstorm

    Eyesore to sore subject: Buildings untouched after windstorm

    The old Greek To Me building at 6th and Hampshire still sits with a shredded tarp and crumbling walls a year after being damaged in last July's windstormThe old Greek To Me building at 6th and Hampshire still sits with a shredded tarp and crumbling walls a year after being damaged in last July's windstorm

    The old Greek to Me building is not only and eyesore; It became a sore subject. Some think it's a slap in the face to District business owners trying to beautify the area and attract more business. A shredded tarp and crumbling bricks mark the spot where the building stands. "It looks awful over there," Employee Jane Haslem said. 

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    The old Greek to Me building is not only and eyesore; It became a sore subject. Some think it's a slap in the face to District business owners trying to beautify the area and attract more business. A shredded tarp and crumbling bricks mark the spot where the building stands. "It looks awful over there," Employee Jane Haslem said. 

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