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Stacy Owsley, 48, for FTA legal matter at 811 Madison on 3-17-19. Lodged Merle Crossland, 87, for stop…

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Shopko to close all stores, including Quincy

Shopko to close all stores, including Quincy

by Scott Hardy

Closing expected by summer; had filed for bankruptcy in January

NWS lowers, delays flood crests along Mississippi

NWS lowers, delays flood crests along Mississippi

by Scott Hardy

Most areas will see a crest next week

MoDOT closes US 61, US 136 at Alexandria

MoDOT closes US 61, US 136 at Alexandria

by Scott Hardy

Water over the roads due to Mississippi, Des Moines Rivers

Hannibal police investigating stabbing

Hannibal police investigating stabbing

by Scott Hardy

Victim found Monday morning near Hannibal bar

Mississippi at Quincy, Hannibal to reach 25 feet next week

Mississippi at Quincy, Hannibal to reach 25 feet next week

by Scott Hardy

US 61 at Alexandria could close by Monday

Steven Gavin murder re-trial to stay in Adams County

Steven Gavin murder re-trial to stay in Adams County

by Scott Hardy

Defense request to move trial denied Friday

Canton R-V says kindergarten student left sleeping on bus after school

Canton R-V says kindergarten student left sleeping on bus after school

by Scott Hardy

Incident happened Monday; child got out of the bus and walked home

Possible Threat at Highland High School

by Jim Dewey

Parents of Lewis County C-1 School were concerned Thursday night after receiving a late night phone call. According…

Unemployment up in January in Quincy, Adams County

Unemployment up in January in Quincy, Adams County

by Scott Hardy

IDES says rates rose by half a per cent to 4.8%

Pritzker Tours Veterans Home

Pritzker Tours Veterans Home

by Jim Dewey

First visit as Illinois Governor

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Without protections, groups see legal pot banking problems growing

With more than $130 million in medical cannabis sales alone, and the prospect of an adult use market that would grow sales exponentially, several state lawmakers want to give banks in Illinois some legal cover to do business with legal…

Pritzker says businesses should pay more, warns of deep cuts if progressive plan fails

Illinois’ governor said small businesses in Illinois should be paying higher taxes and that taxpayers can expect deep cuts to government services if they don't approve his $3.4 billion progressive tax plan.

Illinois Attorney General says Trump's emergency declaration could cost state $6 million

Illinois' attorney general said he is suing President Donald Trump's administration to keep about $6 million in the state.

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Blind man reportedly first to run New York City Half marathon with team of guide dogs

A blind man ran the New York City Half Marathon on Sunday with help from a team of three guide dogs.

Off-duty Maryland State Trooper charged in alleged road rage incident

Baltimore County police arrested an off-duty trooper with the Maryland State Police for allegedly pointing a gun at another driver during a road rage incident while on Interstate 695 in Baltimore Sunday evening. 

W.Va. man accused in baby's death can't recall events

A West Virginia man accused of sexually assaulting and killing his girlfriend's 10-month-old baby says he consumed several beers and could not recall what happened to the girl the night of her death.

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Pritzker ‘fair tax’ comes with marriage penalty

Gov. J.B. Pritzker is calling his $3.4 billion tax hike “fair,” but his plan comes with a hefty penalty for some Illinoisans who choose to tie the knot.

Pritzker’s office says they can’t find the math behind his tax plan

The governor’s office issued a concerning response to a simple request for the numbers backing up his “fair tax” proposal.

House bill would merge Cook County forest preserve police with county sheriff

A bill in the Illinois House seeks to transfer policing authority from the Cook County Forest Preserve District to the Cook County Sheriff’s Office, potentially saving taxpayers millions.

Why Illinoisans can’t trust Pritzker’s tax promises

Neither taxpayers nor lawmakers should believe Pritzker when he makes claims of tax cuts – specifically that 97 percent of Illinoisans would see one – as part of his effort to scrap Illinois’ constitutionally protected flat income tax.