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What’s the Second Best Part of Christmas? [Poll]

Everyone knows that spending time with family and friends is the very best part of the holiday season. That's a given. But let's face it, there are a whole lot of elements that contribute to making Christmas merry. Picking out the perfect gifts, decorating the tree, even listening to the same Christmas songs we've been listening to over and over for decades are all a part of how we celebrate. So, given that family and friends is number one, what's the second best part of the holiday season?

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"Black Friday" Marks Start Of Holiday Shopping Season
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Black Friday Shopping – Love it or Hate it? [Poll]

I went Black Friday shopping for the very first time last year. Not that I had never been to a store on Black Friday, but until last year I had never gone out at super weird hours; I'd always gone to see what was left over, after the craziness had wrapped up. Last year I decided to give some of the craziness a try.

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Quincy, Illinois
Kurt Parsons

Quincy in the Top 100 for ‘Best Small Cities in America’

Source: WalletHub
A new list is out that ranks "2015’s Best & Worst Small Cities in America." On the list of over 1200 cities, Quincy ranked among the Top 100, and was the sixth-highest ranked of Illinois cities. 

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Kurt Parsons

Watch the Trailer for Hannibal’s Zombie Movie, ‘American Revenant’

While we've not yet seen an official release date for the short zombie film that was shot last summer in Hannibal, we do have a new trailer. The two-minute black-and-white preview looks really great! 

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Celebrate Halloween ComicFest in Quincy This Weekend

Free Comic Book Day has been a special occasion for comic book fans since 2002. A more recent comic book event, very similar to Free Comic Book Day, is Halloween ComicFest. We spoke with Daniel Newkirk, owner of Quincy's Underdark Comics and Games, to get the rundown on what exactly Halloween ComicFest is all about. 

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Quincy Mall - Quincy, Illinois
Kurt Parsons

Remember These Former Quincy Mall Stores?

A lot of changes are coming to the Quincy Mall. First, we found out that J.C. Penney was closing, and then DEB. Then RadioShack left, not only in Quincy, but everywhere. Now Quincy Mall is starting to fill up with seasonal businesses for the holidays. I was reminiscing this morning about some of the stores that used to be in the Quincy Mall, but are no longer there. Remember these?

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