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Ethan Miller, Getty Images

Gems Parking Lot to Close for Fireworks. Shuttles to Be Provided

The Quincy Gems are preparing to hold five large fireworks displays after games conclude on June 30, July 1, 3, 8 and 15. As a result, their parking lot on Sycamore Street will not be available on those dates.

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How Patriotic Is Your State?

In less then a week we will be celebrating the 4th of July, the birth of our country. And while just about every state is going to be setting off fireworks (some illegally, mind you), have you ever wondered how truly patriotic your state is?

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Scott Olson, Getty Images

Is a New Restaurant Opening at The Quincy Mall?

The Quincy rumor mill has been active lately and currently it has another new restaurant coming to town.

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Kurt Parsons
Kurt Parsons

10 Top Rated Restaurants In Hannibal

A few days ago, I posted the top rated restaurants in Quincy, now let's take a look at the top rated restaurants in Hannibal.

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Chip Somodevilla,Getty Images

Are You Worried About Meth Users Driving?

I don’t know about you but it is a little frightening to read the police blotter these days. Not to minimize the listings of burglaries and assaults, but is seems like there are a lot more cases of local police finding meth amphetamines in vehicles during routine police stops.

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Paul Zimmerman,Getty Images

Happy Birthday to The Happy Birthday Song

On Y101 Radio we take pleasure in reading the names of people with birthdays and anniversaries.  We do it at 6:50 a.m. and 7:20 a.m. every morning Monday through Friday. So send them in to us using this webpage and we will get them on for you. I found it interesting that the song “Happy Birthday to You” is the most sung song in the entire world.

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Kevin C. Cox, Getty Images

Today is National HIV Testing Day

Today is National HIV Testing Day. On this day, organizations unite with partners and health departments to raise awareness about the importance of HIV testing and early diagnosis of HIV.

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Mormon Leader Joseph Smith
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Today is Joseph Smith’s Death Anniversary

The Mormon tie to our area is strong thanks to Joseph Smith. Smith was an American religious leader and founder of the Latter Day Saints movement which gave rise to Mormonism. At age 24, Smith published the Book of Mormon and in the next fourteen years he gathered thousands of followers, built cities and temples, and created a religious culture.

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Know The Law For Fireworks In Your State

Next week, we will be celebrating America's birthday with BBQ's, pool party's, and at night fireworks. If you are planning to celebrate with fireworks in Illinois, there are some laws you should be aware of.

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Justin Sullivan, Getty Images

Where Would We Be Without This Item?

It almost went unnoticed!  Today marked the 519th anniversary of the invention of something we all use each and every day, at least I hope we all use it.  The Chinese invented it back in 1498.

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