Turnout for annual Senior Expo in Hannibal higher than expected
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Turnout for annual Senior Expo in Hannibal higher than expected

The popularity of Hannibal's annual Senior Expo was apparent before this year's event even began Thursday. Many area senior residents were lined up outside of the Armory Coontz Recreation Center about 30 minutes before the expo started at 10 a.m.

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Board of Health looks at transiton with long-time employee retiring

Director of Operations Leonard Schnellbecker plans to retire in December after 40 years with the Adams County Health Department.

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UN health agency: Hungarian scientist exposed to Ebola

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Dutch probe 'appalling' euthanasia of dementia patient

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8,000 Disneyland tickets stolen from youth farming group

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US experts back marijuana-based drug for childhood seizures
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US experts back marijuana-based drug for childhood seizures

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Clothing give-away to be held Saturday

QUINCY -- An all-season clothing give-away will be held from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 21, at Bethel AME Church, 905 Oak. This annual event, sponsored by the Susie Brewer Missionary Society, will include infant to adult sizes.

UN health agency: Dengue vaccine shouldn't be used widely
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UN health agency: Dengue vaccine shouldn't be used widely

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New data: Americans filling far fewer opioid prescriptions

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