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QU adds concentration in health care administration to MBA program

Quincy University will add a concentration in health care administration along with a professor to its Masters of Business Administration degree in the School of Business.

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JWCC Board approves budget

QUINCY -- The John Wood Community College Board of Trustees on Wednesday night approved a $15.539 million budget for the next fiscal year.

The budget is just over $550,000 more than last year but will not increase tuition or instructional fees for students. Tuition remains at $163 per credit hour for in-district students for the third consecutive year.

"Affordability and accessibility are vital for anyone seeking education whether they are pursuing a degree or certificate, taking part in training for their career or by enrolling in a class for personal enrichment," said JWCC President Mike Elbe. "Our mission is to make those opportunities as accessible as possible, especially the cost, because individuals who access education at every stage in life help themselves, their communities and our region's economic prosperity."

The budget increase accounts for strategic plan initiatives, enrollment priorities and contractual obligations. More than a dozen...

Report: FBI raids former Quincy legislator, lobbyist's home
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Report: FBI raids former Quincy legislator, lobbyist's home

A Chicago newspaper is reporting that a former state legislator from Quincy, who has been described as "the most trusted and respected lobbyist in Springfield" and a confidant of Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan had his house raided by the FBI.

Health care providers warn of heat-related illness
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Health care providers warn of heat-related illness

Health care providers are encouraging people to be mindful of heat-related illness as the region remains under an excessive heat warning through Saturday with it feeling as hot as 110 degrees.

New trial location sought in Gavin case
Police & Courts

New trial location sought in Gavin case

The attorney for the Quincy man set to be retried in the 2015 shooting death of a Quincy man is seeking to move the trail.

Former nursing home chaplain pleads not guilty to sex abuse charges
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Former nursing home chaplain pleads not guilty to sex abuse charges

The former chaplain at a Quincy nursing home has pleaded not guilty to multiple sex abuse charges, including two counts that are alleged to involve residents of the home.

Illinois compiling flood damage reports
Quincy News

Illinois compiling flood damage reports

QUINCY -- Damage assessments are being prepared across Illinois to determine if the state qualifies for federal assistance from major flooding this spring and summer. John Simon, director of the Adams County Emergency Management Agency, said the county is

Census committee hopes marketing campaign will boost census participation levels
Illinois News

Census committee hopes marketing campaign will boost census participation levels

QUINCY -- A $74,000 marketing and advertising grant from Illinois Secretary of State's office will be used by the city of Quincy's Complete Count Committee in hopes that the additional coverage of the upcoming U.S. Census will help bolster participation ra

"Queer Eye" episode featuring QHS debuts Friday
Quincy News

"Queer Eye" episode featuring QHS debuts Friday

QUINCY -- The fourth season of "Queer Eye," including the episode shot at Quincy High School, debuts Friday on Netflix.
Quincyans will be glued to the screen, including at a watch party planned Friday night at Grown N' Gathered and the Tap Room.

Moore: City to release infrastructure project list within the month
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Moore: City to release infrastructure project list within the month

Quincy residents hoping to catch an early look at the list of projects covered by Mayor Kyle Moore's proposed $33 million infrastructure initiative, which includes road, sewer and water projects, will have to wait.

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