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James Earl Ray
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Dr. Martin Luther King’s Killer had Ties to Quincy

Today is the Dr. Martin Luther King Holiday, a day to remember Dr. King Jr.’s leadership of the modern American Civil Rights Movement, from December, 1955 until April 4, 1968 the day he was assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee by James Earl Ray, a man with ties to the Hannibal-Quincy area.

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What is a Circus Without Elephants?

Anyone who has ever gone to the circus as a kid always remembers that day of watching the clowns, the trapeze acts, the lions and of course, the elephants. I remember my visit as a kid to Madison Square Garden in New York City to see the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus. For me the elephants made the biggest impression that day.

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MoDOT Job Fair Coming to the New Florence Maintenance Facility

Missouri Department of Transportation's Northeast District will hold job fair.

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Police Officer Testing Applications Are Now Available

The Police and Fire Commissioners announced Friday that applications for Police Officer Testing are available on the City of Quincy Web Site

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Brenda Chase, Getty Images

‘All in The Family’ Needs to Return So We Can Laugh Again

A monumental date in TV history took place last week. It was January 12, 1971 when CBS took a giant leap into the unknown by agreeing to air a program called "All in the Family". That was 45 years ago. The country was dealing with a war in Vietnam, civil unrest in many of our cities and people were generally unhappy.  They needed to laugh at something or somebody to remind them of what it was like to smile again. That something was "All in the Family" and that someone was Archie Bunker, played by Carroll O'Connor.

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Chris McGrath, Getty Images

‘Miracle on the Hudson’ Happened 7 Years Ago Today

It was one of those moments when you knew where you were and what you were doing. It was Thursday, January 15, 2009 at approximately 2:30 pm (ct) when you stopped everything you were doing and watched TV in amazement as US Airways Flight 1549 crash landed in the Hudson River. 

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Basket Brigade Martin Luther Jr. Day of Service

The Adams County Medical Reserve Corps will host a drive thru food and book drive.

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Hannibal Police Department
Hannibal Police Department

Hannibal Man Arrested on Drug Charges

A Hannibal man is now in custody after being arrested on charges of distributing a controlled substance.

The Hannibal Police Department has arrested Kirk A Morwatis, 47, of Hannibal on a warrant charging Morawitz with a Class B Felony of Distribution of a Controlled Substance by knowlingly distributing, delivering or selling heroin...

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Latest Consumer Technology Products On Display At CES 2016
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Cutting Edge Gadgets from CES 2016

Consumer electronics are a part of our everyday lives. Some items are more necessary than others. Washers, dryers, and cooking appliances are all something we use every day to perform useful functions. Others can be categorized as nonessential: robots, drones, or headsets that let you simulate a virtual reality. Every year the best and bizarre of consumer electronics come together for the Consumer Electronics Show. Where you can see the newest technology that is about to enter the market at prices seemingly no one can afford. Here's a look at what stood out from the show.

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Do You Believe in Momo, the Missouri Monster? [Poll]

An interesting story was trending on Facebook last summer about the "Lizard Man" that supposedly lives in Bishopville, South Carolina. I had never heard of the Lizard Man. I have heard about reptile men, the Moth Man, chupacabras, and of course, Momo, the Missouri Monster.

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