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Kurt Parsons

Infamous Ozark Music Festival Was Missouri’s Woodstock [Video]

Some have fond memories of something very unique that took place in Sedalia, Missouri in the 1970s. Others would prefer to forget it ever happened. The Ozark Music Festival was held in July 1974 at the Missouri State Fairgrounds, and it was basically the Show-Me State's version of Woodstock. Depending on who you ask, it was either an incredible event or a total disaster. Check out this video that was uploaded to YouTube to see footage from the festival.

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New Illinois Laws Taking Effect In 2017

If your biggest complaint with 2016 is that you couldn’t catch catfish with a pitchfork without legal ramifications, I’ve got good news for you.

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Best of 2016
Townsquare Media Photo

Our Favorite Photos From The Year

While 2016 was a steaming clunker of a year in so many aspects, we did manage to have a little fun along the way. So we’d like to extend a HUGE thank you to everyone who came out to one of our live events, stopped by a remote to say hi, shared something we put on this site, or simply tuned in to hear us (as Dennis Oliver would say) “play tunes and have fun”...

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Funny News Headlines From Across Missouri

We all love weird, funny and bizarre news stories, don't we? For many of us, those are the stories that make the news worth reading! Here are some crazy headlines from around Missouri.

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21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards - Press Room
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Debbie Reynolds, Star of Stage and Screen and Mother of Carrie Fisher, Dies at 84

Unbeatable entertainer Debbie Reynolds, star of Singin’ in the Rain and mother to Carrie Fisher, has died at the age of 84 after suffering a stroke earlier on Wednesday.

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Did you know there’s an ‘Escape Room’ in Quincy? Neither did we!

Remember that old computer game Myst? I'd spend hours trying to figure out the puzzles and secrets of it, trying to advance through the game...

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Lucasfilm

Carrie Fisher, ‘Star Wars’ Princess Leia, Dies at 60

Terrible news to confirm today, as a beloved icon and Star Wars star’s condition has taken a turn for the worse. Carrie Fisher, actress behind both Princess and General Leia, has passed away at age 60. The revered actress and comedic presence had earlier suffered a heart attack en-route from London to Los Angeles.

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Quincy, Illinois
Kurt Parsons

Quincy Cracks ‘Most Dangerous After Dark’ List

Oh, I’m gonna get some calls about this one.

According to the site onlyinyourstate.com, Quincy is one of the 13 “Most Dangerous Places In Illinois After Dark” due to our 205 violent crimes in 2015.

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Search Missouri’s Unclaimed Property Database to See if You Are Owed Any Money

Here's something that's kind of fun to do. It only takes a second, and you might discover that you are owed some money that you didn't even know about. I did a search at Missouri's Unclaimed Property Database on the State Treasurer's website and found out that I was owed ... $0.89! Maybe you'll have more luck than I did. 

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Joke of the Day – December 26: A Post-Christmas Poem

This sounds pretty accurate.

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