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Guns-N-Hoses Charity Softball Game is Saturday in Hannibal

The 5th Annual Guns-N-Hoses charity softball game will be played on Saturday, August 6 at 7 p.m. at the Clemens Field in Hannibal. The cost is $6 per ticket with 100% of ticket sales going to charities and scholarships.  Tickets can be purchased at any fire station, the police station, or at the gate.

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Kevin Winter, Getty Images
Kevin Winter, Getty Images

Dick Clark & American Bandstand Started 59 Years Ago

Dick Clark was known as America's oldest teenager having hosted American Bandstand on TV for years. Clark passed away in 2012 after an illustrious career in TV and Radio.

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Getty Images

Summer Olympics Opening Ceremony Tonight

The Rio 2016 Summer Olympics are set to begin tonight with the Opening Ceremonies at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro in Brazil.  NBC has the broadcast rights to the Olympic Games again this year and the opening ceremonies will be broadcast at     6 p.m. tonight.

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Broadway Sign
Ben Braun

What Are the Most Dangerous Intersections in Quincy?

When I first came to Quincy as a college freshman, a professor gave us newbies an abridged guide to driving in Quincy. It went something like this…

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Grown -N- Gathered
Ben Braun (Townsquare Media)

“Living Local” Pays Off for Quincy Entrepreneur

Live Like a Local.

It’s a simple concept, really. Build relationships. Support your community. Be healthy. Invest in the future.

And for Quincy’s Michele Wilkerson, this philosophy has become not only a personal mantra, but a livelihood.

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Blagojevich Names Roland Burris To Fill Obama Senate Seat
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Illinois Secretary of State to Resume Mailing Registration Notices

Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White announced this week that his office has reinstated the mailing of vehicle registration reminders notices to Illinois drivers.

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Mark Moran, Quincy Public Library
Mark Moran, Quincy Public Library

Quincy Public Library to Host Antique Expert

Quincy Public Library will present author and antiques expert Mark F. Moran on Wednesday, August 24, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Registration is now open for those who would like to bring an item to be appraised.

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Kroc Community Center to Close for Maintenance

The Salvation Army Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center will be closing the facility for a week beginning on Monday, August 8th through Friday, August 12th as it undergoes facility improvements.

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Asian Carp in the Mississippi River May Have Met Their Match

If you spend any time on the Mississippi River you have had to deal with Asian Carp that have invaded the Mississippi River with a vengeance. The aggressive Asian Carp have harmed the eco-system of the river and have competed fiercely with the native fish of the river for food diminishing the population of the native fish species.

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Olympics - Previews - Day -4
Mark Kolbe, Getty Images

Summer vs. Winter Olympics? (Poll)

The 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro in Brazil get underway this Friday with hundreds of hours of broadcast coverage presented by NBC. It led me to ask some of my friends if they preferred the Summer Olympic Games over the Winter Olympic Games?

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