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Kurt Parsons

Ever Wonder Why Quincy Is Known as the “Gem City?”

There's the Quincy Gems, Gem City College, Gem City Pizza, did you ever wonder why and how Quincy became known as the "Gem City?" It's not what you think.

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Category: Articles, Local News
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Turn Your Blue Monday Around, See How

Happy Monday, or is it?

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Gennadiy Poznyakov

At What Age?

With the impending strike next week, it has left several Quincy Public School parents scrambling to find child care for their children. So what is the legal age you can leave a child at home alone in Illinois?

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McKenzie Brown, Quippi

Could Blue Devil Basketball End a Potential Teacher Strike?

With a potential teacher strike looming for the Quincy School District, plans are being formulated on both sides of issue. Picket line schedules will need to be worked out for the teachers, the school district will need to be working on post strike plans for lost days from a strike and working parents will be needing to find someone to watch their kids...

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Huge Snow Storm Slams Into Mid Atlantic States
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A Friendly Reminder

Driving into work this morning, I notice that most drivers forget how to drive in icy conditions. Here are a few driving tips to remember just before the big winter storm this weekend.

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Closings and Delays

Keep up to date with the latest closings and delays here. If you have any updates you'd like added to our running list, please e-mail khmonews@townsquaremedia.com.

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csessums, flickr

QPS Sends Letter to Parents

With The Quincy Union of Federation Teachers planning to strike next week, Quincy Public Schools sends out a letter to all QPS Parents.

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Category: Articles, Local News
Alan Madden Gravesite, Jeff Dorsey
Alan Madden Gravesite, Jeff Dorsey

Little Alan Madden to Be Remembered Tonight

It was the morning of January 11, 1981 and 5-year-old Alan Edward Madden awakened to what unfortunately would be the final day of his life. What happened to this little defenseless boy goes beyond description. At the age of 5, little Alan was beaten to death by his mother, Pamela Berg, and her boyfriend from Peoria, James Crain.  Both were tried and convicted.

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Quincy Public Schools
Kurt Parsons

Strike Date Set For Quincy Public School Staff

Quincy Federation officials say a January 17 strike date is set.

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Clemens Field
Bill Shuler, Townsquare Media

Idea: What We Should Do With Clemens Field

The Beatles. The Clash. Billy Joel. Kenny Chesney. Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers. Foo Fighters. Rolling Stones. Taylor Swift. No, I'm not going through my iPod. We...

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