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Cub Scout Pack #1 Annual Christmas Tree Pick-Up

Cub Scout Pack #1 in Quincy is doing good in the community again by picking up trees.

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Jeff J Mitchell, Getty Images
Jeff J Mitchell, Getty Images

Quincy Police Department Issues Statement Regarding New Cell Phone Law in Illinois

It is a good idea to familiarize oneself with new laws that go into effect with the start of each new year. Laws vary from state to state, and many of them do not necessarily have an impact on everyone, but a new law regarding cell phone use while driving in Illinois is one that we should all be aware of.

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Spencer Platt Getty Images

Road Condition Hotlines & Websites Available in Illinois, Missouri and Iowa

With winter weather bearing down on us, travelers will be under the gun to navigate safely. With that in mind, here are the important numbers and sites you may want to check for road conditions in the Tri-State area. 

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Quim Llenas, Getty Images

‘The Nutcracker Ballet’ at Quincy Community Theatre

Quincy Community Theatre and Kaiser Dancer Theatre have added an additional performance on Saturday, December 21 at 2 p.m. to the sold-out run of 'The Nutcracker Ballet.' 

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Quincy Police Department Warns Residents of Phishing Scam

There has been a “phishing" scam reported in our area. Several residents have received a text message or phone call from Marine Bank stating that either their credit or debit card has been deactivated. If the contact was made by text or phone, there is a number you are to call to rectify this problem.

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Hinkamper and Sims
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Two Local People from Hannibal and Quincy on ESPN Wednesday Night

My television will be set on ESPN Wednesday night as they will televise the Ball State-Northern Illinois University football game. Not only is this game featuring two teams with 9 victories each and 6-0 conference records this season, but two local people will featured in the game. NIU's kicker is Mathew Sims, formerly of the Hannibal Pirates. Former Quincy Notre Dame running back Ric Hinkamper will be the officiating the game as a Line Judge.

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The Wizard Of Oz
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Tickets for ‘The Wizard of Oz’ at Quincy Community Theatre

Whisk your family away to Oz for the holidays! Quincy Community Theatre opens its Box Office October 21 for the all-time family favorite 'The Wizard of Oz' (November 14-17 & 21-24).

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Salvation Army Press Conference
Jeff Holliday

The Salvation Army to Build New Thrift Store in Quincy

The Salvation Army will build a new thrift store in Quincy.

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Quincy Art Center’s Mary S. Oakley & Lee Lindsay Artists Showcase – Call for Entries

Artists living within a 50-mile radius of Quincy are invited to compete in the upcoming Mary S. Oakley & Lee Lindsay Artists Showcase at the Quincy Art Center. The juried exhibition will open on Saturday, December 7 and be on display through January 19, 2014. 

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Smokey Jacksonville Illinois Firehouse Dog

Jacksonville Firehouse Dog Wins an Appearance on NBC’s ‘Chicago Fire’

Hot dog! Smokey, a Labrador/Retriever mix based out of Station 2 in Jacksonville, Illinois, has been named winner of the NBC 'Chicago Fire' Top Dog Competition. Smokey will appear on NBC’s 'Chicago Fire' in a cameo role during an upcoming episode later this season. More than 100 firehouse dogs nationwide entered the contest. Smokey will also make an appearance on 'Today.' 

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