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The Manteca Bulletin
Elvis has left the column . . .wordplay. I took a chance. Telling you tales of the great Ken Huckaby and me be
Elvis has left the column . . .
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 23 hours ago
wordplay. I took a chance. Telling you tales of the great Ken Huckaby and me being an arrogant – yet loveable – high school athlete. Then I peppered in stories of orchard parties, and getting caught “in the act” on a ditch bank by my dad. It... Read more
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The Daily Voice - New Canaan
New Canaan Woman Makes Large Donation To Mark Twain Library's Book FairREDDING, Conn. – When Mark Twain ran into financial trouble, his good friend He
New Canaan Woman Makes Large Donation To Mark Twain Library's Book Fair
The Daily Voice - New Canaan / Posted yesterday
REDDING, Conn. – When Mark Twain ran into financial trouble, his good friend Henry Huttleston Rogers, a successful oil executive, helped guide him toward fiscal stability. Today, Rogers’ great-great-granddaughter is coming to the aid of the library... Read more
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The Manila Times
Leni’s slam-dunk, LMB and Plaza Mirandatime, we can understand why we need a Circular Firing Squad thrashing itself (a
Leni’s slam-dunk, LMB and Plaza Miranda
The Manila Times / Posted yesterday
time, we can understand why we need a Circular Firing Squad thrashing itself (and therefore the lawmaking branch, which Mark Twain calls in the US as the only distinct American criminal class). Sen. Leila’s colleagues should support her to... Read more
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The Daily Voice - New Canaan
New Canaan Woman Makes Donation To Mark Twain Library's Annual Book FairREDDING, Conn. – When Mark Twain ran into financial trouble, his good friend He
New Canaan Woman Makes Donation To Mark Twain Library's Annual Book Fair
The Daily Voice - New Canaan / Posted yesterday
REDDING, Conn. – When Mark Twain ran into financial trouble, his good friend Henry Huttleston Rogers, a successful oil executive, helped guide him toward fiscal stability. Today, Rogers’ great-great-granddaughter is coming to the aid of the Library... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
Ithaca golfers edge ElmiraT.J. Manning shot a 40 to pace the Express in the STAC meet at Mark Twain Golf
Ithaca golfers edge Elmira
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
T.J. Manning shot a 40 to pace the Express in the STAC meet at Mark Twain Golf Course. Nick Miller was medalist with a 3-over-par 39 as Ithaca edged Elmira, 223-227, in a Southern Tier Athletic Conference golf meet Tuesday on the back nine at Mark... Read more
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Hartford Courant
R.J. Julia Hosting Booklover's Dream Day Tripevent. Reservations will be made by credit card and will be non-refundable. Reg
R.J. Julia Hosting Booklover's Dream Day Trip
Hartford Courant / Posted 2 days ago
event. Reservations will be made by credit card and will be non-refundable. Registration: 203-245-3959. Studying Stowe And Twain A Capital Community College class that explores the work of Mark Twain and Harriet Beecher Stowe will begin Wednesday,... Read more
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Standard Democrat
2016 Missouri Media football rankings -- Week 2Statewide high school football rankings, as compiled by a 14-member panel of sp
2016 Missouri Media football rankings -- Week 2
Standard Democrat / Posted 2 days ago
Statewide high school football rankings, as compiled by a 14-member panel of sportswriters and broadcasters. First-place votes in parenthesis. Panel is made up of Dion Clisso, PrepsKC; Sam McDowell, The Kansas City Star; Chris Geinosky, The Liberty... Read more
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Santa Fe Reporter
Back to School Reading List for Adultsfall is settling into Santa Fe mornings, the chamisa are starting to hint at tu
Back to School Reading List for Adults
Santa Fe Reporter / Posted 3 days ago
fall is settling into Santa Fe mornings, the chamisa are starting to hint at turning their autumn gold and the big yellow school buses are rolling down city streets. The staff at SFR finds this the very best season for settling down with a few... Read more
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Maneater
On the street: Students share aspirations for this year at MUcollege? “The walks are not as long as I thought they would be. I was very nerv
On the street: Students share aspirations for this year at MU
Maneater / Posted 3 days ago
college? “The walks are not as long as I thought they would be. I was very nervous about getting across campus because Mark Twain [Residence Hall] is pretty far from a lot of my classes. It’s definitely not as bad as I thought it would... Read more
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Maneater
ResLife implements flat fee for laundryIt means I can do my laundry a lot more than if I just had ‘a buck-25’ for ever
ResLife implements flat fee for laundry
Maneater / Posted 4 days ago
It means I can do my laundry a lot more than if I just had ‘a buck-25’ for everything,” freshman Mac Whaley said. Former Mark Twain Hall President Caiden Webb, who has been living in the residence halls since last year, said the new system is... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
Galloway on Film: Lies, Damned Lies and (Hollywood) Statisticsclaimed the picture was still in the red (even though it had earned $289 millio
Galloway on Film: Lies, Damned Lies and (Hollywood) Statistics
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 4 days ago
claimed the picture was still in the red (even though it had earned $289 million worldwide) and argued so much was spent on marketing and distribution that there was no net profit — a defense the judge deemed “unconscionable.” Buchwald and Bernheim... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Student test scores should be viewed in proper context"To a man with a hammer, everything looks like a nail" -- Mark Twain. The Mis
Student test scores should be viewed in proper context
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 7 days ago
"To a man with a hammer, everything looks like a nail" -- Mark Twain. The Mississippi Department of Education released the results of the statewide Mississippi Assessment Program (MAP) test this week. The tests, taken by public school students in... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Jays ranked fourth in Class 6 preseason football pollare receiving attention in the preseason football Missouri Media rankings relea
Jays ranked fourth in Class 6 preseason football poll
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 10 days ago
are receiving attention in the preseason football Missouri Media rankings released today. Jefferson City, Blair Oaks, School of the Osage, Eldon and California all got votes in the rankings in their respective classes. Jefferson City begins... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
Preseason Missouri Football RankingsMissouri Media football rankings Statewide high school football rankings, as c
Preseason Missouri Football Rankings
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 10 days ago
Missouri Media football rankings Statewide high school football rankings, as compiled by a 14-member panel of sportswriters and broadcasters. First-place votes in parenthesis. Panel is made up of Dion Clisso, PrepsKC; Sam McDowell, The Kansas City... Read more
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KPLR 11 St. Louis
Classes return to repaired Catholic school in AltonALTON, IL (KPLR) - It's a special return Tuesday morning for students and teach
Classes return to repaired Catholic school in Alton
KPLR 11 St. Louis / Posted 10 days ago
ALTON, IL (KPLR) - It's a special return Tuesday morning for students and teachers atSaints Peter and Paul Catholic School in Alton. Erosion last year and flooding in December combined to cause cracks in the building. The damage forced students to... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Classes return to repaired Catholic school in AltonALTON, IL (KTVI)- It's a special return Tuesday morning for students and teache
Classes return to repaired Catholic school in Alton
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 10 days ago
ALTON, IL (KTVI)- It's a special return Tuesday morning for students and teachers at Saints Peter and Paul Catholic School in Alton. Erosion last year and flooding last December led to cracks in the building. The damage forced students to attend... Read more
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KQ2 St. Joseph
Newhart Greets Students on First DaySt. Joseph Schools Superintendent, Dr. Robert Newhart, was at three different s
Newhart Greets Students on First Day
KQ2 St. Joseph / Posted 11 days ago
St. Joseph Schools Superintendent, Dr. Robert Newhart, was at three different schools Monday afternoon to greet kids as they unloaded the busses. Dr. Newhart made appearances at Bode Middle School, Mark Twain Elementary and Central High... Read more
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USA Today
Celebrity superlatives: Leslie Jones spreads love for Gabby Douglas at RioUSA TODAY’s Jaleesa Jones digs through the latest celebrity news for highlights
Celebrity superlatives: Leslie Jones spreads love for Gabby Douglas at Rio
USA Today / Posted 11 days ago
USA TODAY’s Jaleesa Jones digs through the latest celebrity news for highlights ... and lowlights. Think high school yearbook superlatives — if Leslie Jones and Adele were classmates. Sweetest celebrity advocate: Leslie Jones Jones is paying it... Read more
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KQ2 St. Joseph
Air Conditioning, Playground Among SJSD RenovationsThe St. Joseph School District was busy with many renovations this summer, ahea
Air Conditioning, Playground Among SJSD Renovations
KQ2 St. Joseph / Posted 14 days ago
The St. Joseph School District was busy with many renovations this summer, ahead of the first day of classes Monday. The large project this summer was adding air conditioning to five SJSD schools. "We start school earlier than we used to. starting... Read more
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USA Today
Burning Man turns 30: The untold lives of Nevada's Burner royaltydifferent story) and started working as a photochemist and eventually became th
Burning Man turns 30: The untold lives of Nevada's Burner royalty
USA Today / Posted 15 days ago
different story) and started working as a photochemist and eventually became the assistant director of the photography school, where he earned a master's in photography and in instructional technology. He was an associate professor for 20... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
How Rural Farming Communities Are Fighting Economic Declineup with neighboring towns to draw tourists to what they've dubbed the American
How Rural Farming Communities Are Fighting Economic Decline
KPBS San Diego / Posted 15 days ago
up with neighboring towns to draw tourists to what they've dubbed the American Genius Highway, along which Walt Disney and Mark Twain grew up. Kristie and Drew Harper, who recently moved to Brookfield from Seattle, have bought into this bright,... Read more
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The Current
RWC Brings Community to UMSL Students In Its First Year – The Currentjust a chance to celebrate that.” As Wolters alluded to in his statement, camp
RWC Brings Community to UMSL Students In Its First Year – The Current
The Current / Posted 15 days ago
just a chance to celebrate that.” As Wolters alluded to in his statement, campus recreation was previously housed in the Mark Twain Athletic & Fitness Center, which has since gone back to housing just athletics. The Student Government Association... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
First Impressions: Saddle Rock, the newest-oldest thing, scores with food, cocktailsspace, a gray-tan modern sofa and star-shaped pendant light fixtures. Though th
First Impressions: Saddle Rock, the newest-oldest thing, scores with food, cocktails
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 16 days ago
space, a gray-tan modern sofa and star-shaped pendant light fixtures. Though this area holds a prominent painting of Mark Twain, rumored patron of the original Saddle Rock, its overall look leans more Philip K. Dick, with a spritz of... Read more
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Nevada Appeal
Debt Management Commission approves bonds for Carson City schoolsManagement Commission, which meets twice a year, passed resolutions approving n
Debt Management Commission approves bonds for Carson City schools
Nevada Appeal / Posted 17 days ago
Management Commission, which meets twice a year, passed resolutions approving new bonds to be issued for the Carson City School District. A series of general obligation bonds up to $15 million will be used for facilities projects still to be... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
Norman Twain, Producer of Morgan Freeman's 'Lean on Me,' Dies at 85He mounted several plays and musicals on Broadway before heading to California
Norman Twain, Producer of Morgan Freeman's 'Lean on Me,' Dies at 85
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 18 days ago
He mounted several plays and musicals on Broadway before heading to California in the 1970s. Norman Twain, a prominent theatrical producer in New York and California in the 1960s and '70s who also was behind the fact-based film Lean on Me starring... Read more
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Daily Mail
Jane Fonda presents longtime pal Lily Tomlin with honors at TCA AwardsCarteris said. One of the country's most celebrated stars, Tomlin's past accol
Jane Fonda presents longtime pal Lily Tomlin with honors at TCA Awards
Daily Mail / Posted 19 days ago
Carteris said. One of the country's most celebrated stars, Tomlin's past accolades Kennedy Center Honor in 2014, a Mark Twain Humor Prize in 2003, multiple Emmy awards, a Grammy and two Tony awards. She received her only Oscar nomination in... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
What’s in a name? The people behind local placesHow many times have you heard reference to “Henry Abbott Technical School” in D
What’s in a name? The people behind local places
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 21 days ago
How many times have you heard reference to “Henry Abbott Technical School” in Danbury, or driven by Boardman’s Bridge in New Milford? Swam in Squantz Pond or heard a concert at Ives Park? How much do you know about how these places got their... Read more
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The News-Times
What’s in a name? The people behind local placesHow many times have you heard reference to “Henry Abbott Technical School” in D
What’s in a name? The people behind local places
The News-Times / Posted 21 days ago
How many times have you heard reference to “Henry Abbott Technical School” in Danbury, or driven by Boardman’s Bridge in New Milford? Swam in Squantz Pond or heard a concert at Ives Park? How much do you know about how these places got their... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
First Saturday Of August Eventsparking lot, Coffill Park and the Volunteer Fire Museum/Senior Lounge will feat
First Saturday Of August Events
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 22 days ago
parking lot, Coffill Park and the Volunteer Fire Museum/Senior Lounge will feature music, and on Linoberg Street Farmers Market vendors of all varieties will offer farm fresh, hand-made food and crafts. The event is put on by the City of Sonora... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Lily Tomlin getting SAG Life Achievement Awardin a telecast on TBS and TNT. It's just the latest prize in a career that has
Lily Tomlin getting SAG Life Achievement Award
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 22 days ago
in a telecast on TBS and TNT. It's just the latest prize in a career that has brought Tomlin the Kennedy Center Honor, the Mark Twain Prize, two Tony Awards, a Grammy and six Emmys. She was an Oscar nominee for her first film, 1975's... Read more
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Long Beach Press-Telegram
Poly grads plan charity basketball tournament this weekendperfect opportunity to utilize his skill set. “Alex has been at the heart of e
Poly grads plan charity basketball tournament this weekend
Long Beach Press-Telegram / Posted 24 days ago
perfect opportunity to utilize his skill set. “Alex has been at the heart of everything,” Patterson said. “Whether it was marketing or generating the funding, he spearheaded the operation. The first tournament was really the foundation of... Read more
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CBS News
After deadly crash, hot air balloon company shuts downher husband and son used a Groupon coupon to purchase a balloon ride with Nicho
After deadly crash, hot air balloon company shuts down
CBS News / Posted 25 days ago
her husband and son used a Groupon coupon to purchase a balloon ride with Nichols on July 13, 2009. They took off from a school near House Springs, Missouri. The family of three and five other passengers were in the air with Nichols when, the... Read more
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Philly.com
Philly sports-talk legend Didinger turns playwright in 'Tommy and Me'Eagles Post Game Live and the WIP radio roster. "The Eagles locker room is to
Philly sports-talk legend Didinger turns playwright in 'Tommy and Me'
Philly.com / Posted 25 days ago
Eagles Post Game Live and the WIP radio roster. "The Eagles locker room is to me what the Mississippi River was to Mark Twain," says Didinger. "I never tire of it." His is not a name you'd expect to see in Philly's arts pages. But he has... Read more
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The Atlantic
The War Against Boysboys. That boys are in disrepute is not accidental. For many years women's gro
The War Against Boys
The Atlantic / Posted 25 days ago
boys. That boys are in disrepute is not accidental. For many years women's groups have complained that boys benefit from a school system that favors them and is biased against girls. "Schools shortchange girls," declares the American Association of... Read more
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The Forward
50 Years After His Death, Lenny Bruce’s Spirit Lives Onwhat can be said about sex, about race, [and] religion.” Whitfield says he see
50 Years After His Death, Lenny Bruce’s Spirit Lives On
The Forward / Posted 25 days ago
what can be said about sex, about race, [and] religion.” Whitfield says he sees Bruce in the same category as writers like Mark Twain and Ambrose Bierce, “who start off in humor or comedy or wit and then realize that that is an inadequate vehicle... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
LettersI was asked how I felt about the current political rhetoric. I answered with a
Letters
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 26 days ago
I was asked how I felt about the current political rhetoric. I answered with a story that is mainly true as Mark Twain might have said. In the 1940s when an air conditioner was a free, hand-held, fan-shaped cardboard with words... Read more
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The New Yorker
Love in Translationa natural, effortless flow. Varies speech flow for stylistic effect, e.g. to em
Love in Translation
The New Yorker / Posted 26 days ago
a natural, effortless flow. Varies speech flow for stylistic effect, e.g. to emphasize a point. Uses appropriate discourse markers and connectors spontaneously.” I knew Olivier only in his third language—he also spoke Spanish, the native language... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Reporters’ NotebookWhirlin’ Disc deejays and live performances by The Trend and Terry Buchwald wit
Reporters’ Notebook
The Buffalo News / Posted 26 days ago
Whirlin’ Disc deejays and live performances by The Trend and Terry Buchwald with his tribute to Elvis. There also will be a marketplace featuring nearly three dozen local businesses and organizations and a 100-basket raffle. KIDS DAY – The Buffalo... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Alton’s Saints Peter and Paul School set to Re-openALTON, IL (KTVI) - It was a back to school party on the playground Friday night
Alton’s Saints Peter and Paul School set to Re-open
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 28 days ago
ALTON, IL (KTVI) - It was a back to school party on the playground Friday night at Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church and School in Alton. Heavy rain in December caused erosion outside the building, which damaged the inside of the... Read more
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Vail Daily
Very Young Composers celebrating 10 years of growing music in the Vail ValleyThe program is now in scores of cities and a dozen countries. Deak travels to t
Very Young Composers celebrating 10 years of growing music in the Vail Valley
Vail Daily / Posted 28 days ago
The program is now in scores of cities and a dozen countries. Deak travels to them all, paying attention to each child. Mark Twain explained it succinctly: “The truly great make you believe that you too can become great.” Deak has that to his... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Do you have to go to college?are working in jobs that do not require college degrees. One in three college g
Do you have to go to college?
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 29 days ago
are working in jobs that do not require college degrees. One in three college graduates had a job that required a high school diploma or less in 2012. These jobs included more than 83,000 bartenders and 115,000 janitors who have a bachelor's... Read more
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Vail Daily
It’s music that mattersThe program is now in scores of cities and a dozen countries. Deak travels to t
It’s music that matters
Vail Daily / Posted 29 days ago
The program is now in scores of cities and a dozen countries. Deak travels to them all, paying attention to each child. Mark Twain explained it succinctly: “The truly great make you believe that you too can become great.” Deak has that to his... Read more
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Variety
Lin-Manuel Miranda to Host PBS Arts Fall Festival, Featuring ‘Hamilton’ SpecialBenedict Cumberbatch and many more as theater luminaries gather to celebrate th
Lin-Manuel Miranda to Host PBS Arts Fall Festival, Featuring ‘Hamilton’ Special
Variety / Posted 29 days ago
Benedict Cumberbatch and many more as theater luminaries gather to celebrate the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s remarkably coincidental birth and death on April 23. Live from Lincoln Center will deliver “Lang Lang’s New York Rhapsody,” a... Read more
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Philly.com
Can Trump make nation believe in him?Zubrod The American ideal is not only about economic opportunity. We are the "
Can Trump make nation believe in him?
Philly.com / Posted 30 days ago
Zubrod The American ideal is not only about economic opportunity. We are the "shining city on a hill" because of our remarkable history of protecting the oppressed. Such moments have been America's finest hours - those that made us truly... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
Local humane society asking for help to feed animalsparents and teachersBig adjustments for Quincy Jr. High students, parents and t
Local humane society asking for help to feed animals
WGEM Quincy / Posted a month ago
parents and teachersBig adjustments for Quincy Jr. High students, parents and teachers The sign for the Quincy Jr. High School School is right around the corner, and for Quincy Jr. High students and parents, there are some big changes this... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
Native American youth group running against Dakota Pipelineparents and teachersBig adjustments for Quincy Jr. High students, parents and t
Native American youth group running against Dakota Pipeline
WGEM Quincy / Posted a month ago
parents and teachersBig adjustments for Quincy Jr. High students, parents and teachers The sign for the Quincy Jr. High School School is right around the corner, and for Quincy Jr. High students and parents, there are some big changes this... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
Lee County manufacturing plant will reopen with help from the stateparents and teachersBig adjustments for Quincy Jr. High students, parents and t
Lee County manufacturing plant will reopen with help from the state
WGEM Quincy / Posted a month ago
parents and teachersBig adjustments for Quincy Jr. High students, parents and teachers The sign for the Quincy Jr. High School School is right around the corner, and for Quincy Jr. High students and parents, there are some big changes this... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
American Queen riverboat docks in Hannibalparents and teachersBig adjustments for Quincy Jr. High students, parents and t
American Queen riverboat docks in Hannibal
WGEM Quincy / Posted a month ago
parents and teachersBig adjustments for Quincy Jr. High students, parents and teachers The sign for the Quincy Jr. High School School is right around the corner, and for Quincy Jr. High students and parents, there are some big changes this... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
Drivers say some aren't following local detour routes during roadworkparents and teachersBig adjustments for Quincy Jr. High students, parents and t
Drivers say some aren't following local detour routes during roadwork
WGEM Quincy / Posted a month ago
parents and teachersBig adjustments for Quincy Jr. High students, parents and teachers The sign for the Quincy Jr. High School School is right around the corner, and for Quincy Jr. High students and parents, there are some big changes this... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
Kids in 4-H kick off fair week with project judgingparents and teachersBig adjustments for Quincy Jr. High students, parents and t
Kids in 4-H kick off fair week with project judging
WGEM Quincy / Posted a month ago
parents and teachersBig adjustments for Quincy Jr. High students, parents and teachers The sign for the Quincy Jr. High School School is right around the corner, and for Quincy Jr. High students and parents, there are some big changes this... Read more
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