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Indian Mounds Pool admission price cut because of heat

QUINCY -- Because Adams County is under an excessive heat warning, admission to Indian Mounds Pool is reduced to $2 for all ages and $1 for those with a Quincy Park District financial assistance card. The pricing will be in effect indefinitely, for the dur

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'Being Mortal' focus of QPL events

"Being Mortal," the best-selling book by Atul Gawande, will be the focus of two events next week at Quincy Public Library.

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Volunteers needed for workday Saturday at Log Cabin Village

Volunteers are being sought for a workday Saturday at the Log Cabin Village on Quinsippi Island, which can be accessed through All America Park.

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Coin show to be July 23 in Springfield

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Central Illinois Numismatic Association will host its 28th annual Summer Coin Show from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, July 23, at Northfield Center, 3210 Northfield Drive. There will be over 70 dealer tables with U.S. and foreign coins, st

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Pancake fundraiser to support brain trauma awareness

QUINCY -- There will be a "Short Stacks for a Tall Cause" pancake fundraiser for the Brain Trauma Awareness Organization/Think First from 8 to 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 12, at Applebee's, 3827 Broadway. Tickets are $5.

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Food for Thoughts fundraiser to be July 28 in Carthage

CARTHAGE, Ill. Lilly's Frozen Yogurt, corner of Wabash and Madison Streets in Carthage, will be the location for the Hancock County Food for Thoughts fundraiser at 5 p.m. Friday, July 28. Concessios will be available along with Lilly's frozen yogurt, po

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Diabetes support group to meet July 27

CARTHAGE, Ill. -- The Diabetes Support Group meeting will be 2 p.m. Thursday, July 27, at the Community Room at Memorial Medical Building. Refreshments and door prizes will be provided. The meeting is free. Tracy Stambaugh of the dietary department will pr

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Benefit to be held for Augusta family

AUGUSTA, Ill. -- There will be a benefit for the family of Mike Perry from 1 to 10 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 6, at the Water n Hole, 510 Main St. Perry lost his battle with cancer on May 17 and the benefit will help his family with funeral costs and medical expen

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Warsaw to host community blood drive July 27

WARSAW, Ill. -- There will be a community blood drive from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, July 27, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 815 Webster St. To donate, contact Heidi Jones at 217-430-6403 or visit bloodcenterimpact.org and use code 3018 to locate the drive.

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Applications due for QCT boot camp

QUINCY -- Applications to participate in Quincy Community Theatre's 10th annual Triple Threat Boot Camp are due no later than Friday, July 14. Students entering grade 5 to college who wish to enroll in the performing arts camp must submit a hand-written l