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Quincy Yard Waste Collection to Resume March 20

The City of Quincy has announced yard waste collection will resume the week of March 20 with container marking changes. Evans Recycling will collect yard waste in marked containers and/or the special yard waste paper bags. Something new this year is marked containers must be marked with a 2 inch wide stripe in a contrasting color 12 inches from the top of the container.

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Salvation Army’s ‘Dress an Angel’ Program is April 8

The Quincy Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary is sponsoring its 53rd annual Dress An Angel clothing project on Saturday, April 8. This year, as in the past 52, the women will provide a new Easter/Spring outfit and Bible for over 300 children ages 12 and under in the Quincy area.

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Ben Braun

Want a Moore or VanCamp Sign? Here’s How to Get One.

Years ago the song "Signs" was a popular song by "The Five Man Electrical Band" and had the lyric of "signs, signs, everywhere a sign" in it.  Well with an election coming up the song kind of fits the City right now.  On April 4th the City of Quincy will either retain Mayor Kyle Moore or vote in a new mayor in Jeff VanCamp as these two men have put up signs all over the city and will spend the next month campaigning.

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Principals Announced For the New QPS K-5 Elementary Schools

In a newsletter sent at to all Quincy Public School parents, the community is introduced to the new principals of the five new elementary schools.

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A New Coffee Shop is Coming to Downtown Quincy

The District in Quincy is growing with a new coffee shop opening in May.

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Quincy 72nd on The Best & Worst Illinois Cities for Employment

Illinois currently has the third highest unemployment rate in the United States and is dealing with an ever lingering budget crisis. That, my friends, would not seem to make Illinois a wonderful place to find employment. That can be misleading.

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Steve Bloom, Getty Images

Tornado Watch until 10pm. Do You Know the Difference Between Watch and a Warning?

The Y101 listening area is under a Tornado Watch until 10 p.m. tonight. The spring severe storm season is upon us and with it comes tornado watches and tornado warnings. So what is the difference?

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A New Furniture Store is Headed to the Quincy Mall…Sorta New

The Tri-States will have a new store to buy furniture. Well, its's kinda new.

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Hannibal Parks & Recreation Department Needs Lifeguards

The Hannibal Parks & Recreation Department is seeking individuals with strong swimming abilities to be lifeguards this summer.

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Tommy Pickett and Rhonda Murry Win Officer & Citizen Awards

The "Law Officer of the Year" and "Citizen of the Year" award winners were announced at the Quincy Exchange Club's 51st Annual Law Officer of the Year Luncheon at the Quincy Elks Lodge today.

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