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Quincy tables rental registration ordinance

After 90 minutes of discussion on a proposed rental property registration, the Quincy City Council has decided to delay a final vote for up to three months. Scott Hardy explains why. ( Audio 1:59 ) The Council Monday night voted to indefinitely table the proposed ordinance creating the register, acting...
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Quincy City Council tables rental property registration

QUINCY, Ill. (KHQA) — After 90 minutes of discussion on a proposed rental property registration, the Quincy City Council decided to delay a final vote for up to three months. The Council Monday night voted to indefinitely table the proposed ordinance creating the register, acting on a request by Mayor...
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Adams Elementary School reports 0% truancy rate

The truancy rate at Adams Elementary School stayed flat at 0 percent during the 2018-19 school year, according to a Sangamon Sun analysis of the latest Illinois schools report card. The school's average daily attendance rate was 95 percent. Students are considered chronically truant if they miss five percent of...
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408 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (KHQA) — The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 408 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 23 additional deaths. In addition, more than 68% of Illinois adults have received at least one COVID-19 vaccine dose and more than 51% of Illinois adults are fully vaccinated, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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COVID-19 testing to scale back in Adams County

ADAMS COUNTY, Ill. (KHQA) — 40% of Adams County's population is now vaccinated, according to the Adams County Health Department. "We have seen a lot of positive movement in our numbers lately things are looking good. We went through an entire school year and were able to keep our kids in school," said Jerrod Welch, the Adams County, public health administrator.
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COVID Numbers Decline in Adams County

Declining COVID 19 numbers in Adams County mean changes are on the way for services available from the Adams County Health Department. June 30th is the last day of free mass testing at the heath department. You can still make an appointment for vaccination through the Adams County Health Department. Vaccinations are also available through most health care providers and pharmacies.
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Adams County Fair announces 2021 concert performers

QUINCY, Ill., (KHQA) — The Adams County Fair is back and ready to party!. The Adams County Fair Board announced on Thursday this year’s fair will be a stop on the ‘Roots and Boots’ Tour featuring Nashville recording artists Aaron Tippin, Collin Raye, and Sammy Kershaw at the week-long fair.
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674 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WICS/WRSP) — On Thursday, the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) reported 674 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 24 additional deaths. In addition, more than 67% of Illinois adults have received at least one COVID-19 vaccine dose and nearly 51% of Illinois adults are fully vaccinated, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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Adams County Sheriff provides update on Knapheide burglary

QUINCY, Ill. (KHQA) — 10 to 20 cars were burglarized in Adams County early Tuesday morning. According to the Adams County Sheriff's Department, the cars were at Knapheide Manufacturing. The Adams County Sheriffs Department said deputies responded to several reports of people entering vehicles and taking items. Sheriff Rich Wagner...
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Missouri court strikes down public labor union restrictions

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., (AP) — The Missouri Supreme Court has struck down a 2018 state law that imposed new requirements on some public sector labor unions. In a 5-2 ruling Tuesday, the Supreme Court said the law violated the constitution's equal protection rights by exempting public safety unions from the new requirements imposed on other types of unions.
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Day of Caring hosted by United Way of Adams County

United Way of Adams County Day of Caring 2021 will be held on June 4th in the Quincy area. This event will help volunteers work in their community through hands on service projects with partnered agencies that the campaign resources support. Eleven sites will be available to volunteer at:. Horizons...
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Sheriff: Citizen 'detained' Nebo suspect after vehicle pursuit

PIKE COUNTY, Ill., (KHQA) — A driver and passenger, reportedly in a stolen vehicle from Alabama, fled on foot after deputies with the Pike County Sheriff's Department disabled the pair's vehicle during a pursuit in Illinois. A citizen captured and "detained" the passenger until deputies caught up, according to a...