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Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive Sets Record in Adams County

Adams County residents donated 27,300 pounds of food on Saturday, May 9.

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Bayview Bridge - Quincy, Illinois
Kurt Parsons

Quincy’s Bayview Bridge Lighting Set For August 22

Lighting the Bayview Bridge has been talked about for decades, and it looks like it will happen this summer as part of the City of Quincy’s 175th Anniversary celebration. August 22 is the target date for the City of Quincy to light the Bayview Bridge from dusk to dawn.

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Rusty Russell, Getty Images
Rusty Russell, Getty Images

How About a Meth Center Facility in Quincy?

When you think of St. Jude Hospital, you think of Memphis, Tennessee. When you think of the Mayo Clinic, you think of Rochester, Minnesota. It is with that in mind that I present to you yet another idea to make this City of Quincy economically sound and well known. It is called The Meth Hospital Center of America in Quincy.

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Late Show with David Letterman Final Episode May 2015
CBS

What’s Next for David Letterman?

What are we going to do after David Letterman goes on his long vacation? What is David Letterman going to do? At this point, only Dave knows for sure. Or then again, maybe he doesn't know. All I know is that David Letterman made me laugh. Yes, there were nights when he bombed, but that is OK. Everybody has a night off now and then.

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Scott Halleran / Jonathan Daniel / Jim McIsaac, Getty Images
Scott Halleran / Jonathan Daniel / Jim McIsaac, Getty Images

Five Famous Sports Figures Who Attended College in the Tri-States

Several famous sports figures have ties to our region. A two-time NBA Coach of the Year, an analyst with Sunday Night Football, and an NFL head coach that coached in the Super Bowl are just a few of the famous sports figures that went to college in the Tri-States

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Ralls County Courthouse, New London, Missouri
Breahnna Parsons

Five Interesting Facts You Might Not Know About Ralls County

Did you know that Ralls County, Missouri is the only Ralls County in the United States? A co-worker was kind enough to lend me a few books on local history, including Ralls County by K. Allen Ballard, part of Arcadia Publishing's Images of America series. There are a ton of great pictures dating all the way back to the early 1800s published in the book, and it is also full of information about the county, its people and its economy. Here are just a few interesting things I learned from flipping through it. 

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Boar
BBC News, YouTube

Bargain-Hunting Wild Boar Crashes Through Mall Ceiling

Forget good deals, free shipping and the fact you can stay in your jammies -- this is why shopping online is the way to go.

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Jeff Dorsey
Jeff Dorsey

Illinois Getaway Guide Excludes Quincy

Apparently, the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity, Office of Tourism feels a visit to Quincy and West Central Illinois is just not worth taking. I say this because once again, I received my copy of their Illinois Getaway Guide insert in the Sunday edition of the Herald Whig and Quincy was nowhere to be found in the magazine.

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Joern Pollex, Getty Images
Joern Pollex, Getty Images

The American Red Cross Summer Blood Drive

Summertime can be a hard time for blood banks. Donations tend to decline when school gets out.

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American Idol
Kevin Winter, Getty Images

‘American Idol’ Calling it Quits

This is no surprise. American Idol has been down for some years now, and word has come down that the series will end in 2016. I will miss Jennifer.

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