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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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Free Child Safety Seat Inspections to Be Held Today

Safe Kids Adams County and the Illinois Department of Transportation’s Division of Traffic Safety are urging parents and caregivers to make sure their child safety seats are properly installed. Quincy will have certified technicians available to provide free hands-on child safety seat inspections and advice from 4 to 6 p.m. at Central Fire Station at 906 Vermont is Friday.

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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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