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Jeff Dorsey
Jeff Dorsey

New Traffic Light Activated at 10th and Broadway

After months of discussion and then weeks of installation, the traffic lights at 10th and Broadway are finally in operation today.

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New Federal Budget Proposes Cut Of Amtrak Subsidies
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Quincy to Keep Both Amtrak Trains for Now

As the continued budget crisis for the State of Illinois continues to drag on, the concerns of many state agencies grows. How much longer can they continue to operate without the state funding  needed? That concern has been hanging over the heads of all of the cities along the state supported Amtrak routes in Illinois especially the two routes serving Quincy daily.

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Jeff Dorsey
Jeff Dorsey

Illinois Drivers Need to Check their License Stickers!

If you are an Illinois driver, when is the last time you checked your license plate sticker? Is it outdated? There is more of a likelihood that it is than in years past thanks to the budget crises in the State of Illinois. No longer are Illinois driver's getting sticker renewal notices by mail from the Secretary of State.  

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Recent Highway Accident Involving Actor Tracy Morgan Puts Federal Regulations Of Trucking Industry In Spotlight
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JWCC Truck Driver Training Program to Hold an Information Session

If you have been contemplating becoming a truck driver, John Wood Community College is interested in you.

An information session about the truck driver training program at John Wood Community College will be held Monday, January 4, at 6:30 p...

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Dan Kitwood, Getty Images
Dan Kitwood, Getty Images

Why Do Airplanes Leave Vapor Trails Behind? Here’s Your Answer

Maybe it's because the skies are more colorful, but it seems like there are quite a few airplanes flying over our heads these days. They are very easy to see thanks to the vapor trails that they leave behind in the sky.

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Scott Olsen, Getty Images
Scott Olsen, Getty Images

What Car Was Your All-Time Favorite to Drive?

Years ago people would keep a car until it got close to 100-thousand miles on it and then trade it in for a new one. Now, with regular maintenance, people are keeping the cars longer these days which got me to thinking about just how many cars I have owned in my lifetime.

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Buses -Dan Bartelt

One or Two Quincy Drivers a Day Illegally Pass a School Bus [Interview]

Every single day thousands of school children enter and exit a school bus as part of their regular day's activity. With each school bus stop comes the possibility of an accident to happen. In talking with Dan Bartelt, a Certified School Bus Driver Instructor, he revealed on the Y101 Radio Morning Show that every single day 1 or 2 drivers report people who fail to stop for a stopped school bus with lights flashing.

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Hulton Archive, Getty Images
Hulton Archive, Getty Images

It’s Time to Build a Canal from Meredosia to Quincy

I have been sitting on this thought for years and decided maybe this would be a good time to reveal it to the world (or at least my little portion of it)...

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Vladimir Pesnya/Pressphotos,Getty Images

Early Tin Dusters Heading to Quincy This Weekend

The 40th Annual Early Tin Dusters Fall Color Run will be held in Quincy, Illinois this Friday through Sunday. The 2015 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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ThinkStock

Quincy School District Looking For Bus Drivers

Some 23 million students get up each morning in America and catch the school bus to transport them to school. For the person behind the wheel, the responsibilities are great and don't just involve the driving of the bus. Unfortunately, in many school districts around the country, including Quincy School District 172, there is a shortage of school bus drivers.

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