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Jupiterimages, ThinkStock

Do You Remember These Local News Anchors of the Past?

Rich Cain and Carol Sowers, both longtime TV personalities in our area, retired recently. We were talking in the office today about former news/weather/sports reporters that have been on TV over the years. How many can you remember? Anyone remember far enough back when you would watch the local news in black and white?

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American Revenant
John L. Davis IV

The Zombie Apocalypse Comes to Hannibal in ‘American Revenant’

Have you ever watched a show like The Walking Dead and thought, "I wonder what it would be like if that happened here?" Hannibal author John L. Davis IV is hard at work on American Revenant, a series that brings the zombie apocalypse to America's Hometown.

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Alexey Klementiev
Alexey Klementiev

Rainy Through Midweek, Then Cooler

After a nice beginning to spring, the first full week of the new season is expected to be a rainy and cool one.

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Lionsgate

Weekend Box Office Report: ‘Insurgent’ Can’t Beat ‘Divergent’ Opening

What does a movie studio want out of its sequels? Is a sequel a failure if it simply matches its predecessor or does it need to make more money? That’s the big question that’s swirling around Insurgent, which made almost exactly as much as Divergent did one year ago. Seriously: there’s only a $500,000 difference in their opening weekends. So is Insurgent a success or a disappointment?

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The best ice cream in Quincy, Illinois
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Who Has the Best Ice Cream in the Quincy Area? [Poll]

Spring has finally arrived! Which means warmer weather, which means before long we'll all be screaming for ice cream! Let's have some fun and see who has the best ice cream or frozen yogurt in the area.

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Ethan Miller, Getty Images
Ethan Miller, Getty Images

Funny YouTube Videos from Around the Tri-States

YouTube is full of fun and quirky videos, and many of them were made right here in our area. We decided to randomly search YouTube for local town names, just to see what would come up. Here are a few videos we found.

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Mark Twain Statue - Hannibal, Missouri
Kurt Parsons

‘USA Hannibal MO 1981′ YouTube Video Shows Retro Footage of America’s Hometown

I was searching for videos about Hannibal on YouTube, and came across something that I thought was pretty interesting. This video, called 'USA Hannibal MO 1981' shows a good bit of Hannibal from over 30 years ago.

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Lighthouse - Hannibal, Missouri

10 Fun Facts About Quincy/Hannibal That Will Make You Say ‘I Didn’t Know That!’

It's always fun to learn new facts that make you say "I didn't know that!" Here are some interesting pieces of trivia about Quincy and Hannibal that might surprise you.

Destiny's Child at the Oakley Lindsay Center
Kurt Parsons

What Was the Best Concert Ever Held in the Quincy/Hannibal Area?

Do you remember seeing REO Speedwagon at the Riverfront Amphitheater in Hannibal? What about Destiny's Child at the Oakley Lindsay Center, or Styx at Quincy Raceways? Let's look back at some of the best concerts the Quincy/Hannibal area has hosted over the decades!

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Craig Pitman, ThinkStock
Craig Pitman, ThinkStock

The Brat Pack, Almost Totally 80s Band, Performing April 11 in Springfield

We've been doing Throwback Thursdays on Y101 for the past several weeks. It's been a fun way to play some music that we haven't had on the radio in years. Most of our listeners seem to dig it (throwback phrase!). If you're a fan of the Throwback Thursday music - which we refuse to call "oldies" - here's a concert coming to the state capital you might enjoy.

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