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First 2015 Human West Nile Virus Deaths in Illinois

The Illinois Department of Public Health has confirmed the first two human West Nile Virus related deaths in Illinois for 2015. The Cook County Department of Public Health reported a resident in their 90’s became ill at the end of August and has died. Separately, the Kendall County Health Department reported a resident in their 70’s became ill at the end of July and has died. The Adams County Health Department detected West Nile virus in mosquitoes from the Quincy area earlier this year. Currently, there are no reported positive human cases in Adams County.

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Missouri State Highway Patrol
Missouri State Highway Patrol

Missouri State Highway Patrol Seeks Trooper Applicants

The Missouri State Highway Patrol is encouraging qualified individuals of all backgrounds to apply to be a trooper. The Patrol will offer testing at nine different locations. Those who successfully complete testing will be eligible to continue in the selection process for the 102nd Recruit Class, 2015. Testing at some locations will begin as early as March 4. 

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Q.U. & Truman State Football Game to be on TV

The Great Lakes Valley Conference (GLVC) will once again garner national acclaim as the Truman State University at Quincy University contest is set to air live on American Sports Network (ASN) at 11 a.m. CT on Saturday, Oct. 31, 2015.

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On-Air and On-Line Football Coverage This Weekend

The Labor Day weekend is a busy one, and one of the reasons why is all the football coverage you can hear on our family of stations.

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Amanda J. Lehenbauer
Hannibal Police Department

Lehenbauer Sentenced for Role in Arnette Murder

A Hannibal woman pleads guilty to her part in a convenience store robbery that resulted in the death of a store clerk.

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Kurt Parsons
Kurt Parsons

September Events for the Quincy, Illinois and Hannibal, Missouri Area

September is National Preparedness Month, Childhood Cancer Awareness Month and National Honey Month. It is also the month in which fun local events like the Big River Steampunk Festival, Tri-State Rodeo and the Great River Grape Escape all take place

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Jeff Dorsey
Jeff Dorsey

What Should the Quincy Park District Do About the Quinsippi Island Bridge?

The Quincy Park District is facing a dilemma. Where do they come up with the money needed to replace the Quinsippi Island Bridge. The bridge is in need of costly repairs or total replacement. A new bridge could cost as much as $5 million. 

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Roy J. Gillum
Hannibal Police Department

Hannibal Man Enters Not Guilty Plea in Stabbing

A Hannibal man accusing of stabbing a woman multiple times earlier this summer entered a not guilty plea Monday.

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Fall Leaves
Kurt Parsons

2015 Fall Events Guide For the Quincy / Hannibal Area

The summer of 2015 is coming to a close. Here's a look ahead at upcoming area events in September, October and November.

Bridge at Hannibal, Missouri

Fire Closes Mark Twain Memorial Bridge in Hannibal [Update]

Traffic on the Mark Twain Memorial Bridge was shut down on Monday afternoon due to a fire on the bridge.

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