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Grey-Headed Flying Foxes To Be Relocated From Royal Botanic Gardens
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‘Bat-Fest’ Coming to Hannibal This Weekend

There will be something for all ages at "Bat-Fest" Saturday, October 22 at Admiral Coontz Recreation Center. "Bat-Fest" is part of a two-day celebration to mark the dedication of Sodalis Nature Preserve, Hannibal’s  second largest park and a nationally important Indiana bat habitat area.  There is no cost.

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Fire Department Burns Down 19th Century Farmhouse
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Fire Prevention Week to Feature a Home Fire Drill Day at the Quincy Mall

Home fires have proven to be one of the largest disaster threats facing American families today, resulting more than 8 in 10 fire-related deaths. To raise awareness about this issue and encourage families to be prepared, Safe Kids Adams County will be joining Central Fire Station, Safe Kids Worldwide, Nationwide’s Make Safe Happen program and other experts for a Home Fire Drill Day this Saturday.

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President Obama And First Lady Welcome Children To White House For Halloween
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Advocacy Network for Children to Hold “Superhero Family Fun Challenge” Saturday

Advocacy Network for Children will be holding its first “Superhero Family Fun Challenge” on Saturday, October 15th.  The money raised through this event will help with day-to-day operating costs of the agency which provides advocacy for abused and neglected children in nine West Central Illinois counties.

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Early Tin Dusters Heading to Quincy This Weekend

The 41st Annual Early Tin Dusters Fall Color Run will be held in Quincy, Illinois this Friday through Sunday. The 2016 Fall Color Run, which is a pre-1949 only event, always starts on the Friday following the second Sunday in October and is a free event. There will be typically between 800 to 900 vehicles attending this year’s convention.

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Six Hannibal Sites You Had No Idea Were Haunted

Halloween is the time of year when those of us who enjoy being scared are happiest. We have many opportunities to be “frightened” all month long by visiting “haunted” houses, mazes and corn fields set up around the area...

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USS Cole Attack Suspect Arrested
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Quincy Man Remembers USS Cole Attack 16 Years Ago

On Thursday, October 12, 2000, while refueling at a port in Aden, Yemen, the U.S. Navy destroyer Cole was attacked by a two suicide bombers navigating a small motorboat full of explosives. The explosion killed 17 crew members and wounded 39 others.

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THE PEANUTS MOVIE Fall Festival Celebrating "Charles M Schulz Day"
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Art Center’s ‘Pink Pumpkin Party’ is This Thursday

In honor of October being Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the Quincy Art Center and Cell Tech are sponsoring a "Pink Pumpkin Party" this Thursday.  The event is open to the public and those attending are asked to bring your own pumpkin to decorate it in pink.

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Thyme Square Bakery & Cafe Now Open in Their New Location

The long awaited opening of Thyme Square Bakery & Café has occurred at their new location of 615 Hampshire in Quincy (in the old Talayna’s Restaurant and Busy Bee Clothing Store location).

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City of Quincy Announces Columbus Day Schedule

Monday will be Columbus Day and as a result Quincy City Hall will be closed on Monday, October 10, 2016 in observance of the holiday.

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Blessing Of The Animals Service Held For Pets In Denver
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Blessing of the Animals Takes Place Tonight at Sunset Home

The Sunset Home is holding their 1st Annual Blessing of the Animals event tonight with the Rev. Dixie Croxton, Sunset Home’s Chaplain of Spiritual Life, conducting the blessings. 

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