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The Average Wedding Costs How Much Money? [POLL]

After you've dug deep to pay for the engagement ring, you're going to have dig deeper to pay for the wedding.

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St Patricks Parade

Celebrating All Things Irish and All Things Chocolate

Celebrations of chocolate and the Irish top the list of area happenings this weekend.

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Christopher Furlong, Getty Images
Christopher Furlong, Getty Images

Ever Wonder Why Easter is Early One Year and Late The Next? Here is Your Answer

Easter Sunday this year will be on April 5. In some years, Easter happens in March and other years in April. Have you ever wondered why it changes every year and isn't on a set Sunday? Well, here is your answer.  

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Matt Cardy, Getty Images

So, Just Who is This St. Patrick Guy?

Ok, we will all be celebrating St. Patrick’s Day this weekend as well as on Tuesday, the actual St. Patrick’s Day. Some will celebrate St. Patrick’s weekend in Quincy’s parade tomorrow, some in The District’s Pub Crawl tomorrow night, and some in the Kelly’s Fun  Run for the Quincy YWCA on Sunday in Quincy. But who was this St. Patrick?  Despite being somewhat of a celebrity Saint, St. Patrick really isn't that well known.

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2015 Mississippi Mud Mania with Quincy Family YMCA
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The Quincy Family YMCA Mud Run 2015

Do you feel like getting a little dirty? They have just the plan for you at the Quincy YMCA.

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St. Patrick's Day
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Fun St. Patrick’s Day Statistics

St. Patrick's Day is coming around March 17, and some fun and interesting statistics go along with the holiday. WalletHub compiled some numbers.

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Girl Scouts Sell Cookies
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Thin Mints Should be Renamed ‘Fat Mints’

Today marks the 103rd anniversary of the Girl Scouts. On this day in 1912 Juliette Gordon Low registered the Girl Scouts as an official organization. Five years after they organized the first cookies were sold as a fundraiser by the Mistletoe Troop in Oklahoma.  

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Kurt Parsons
Kurt Parsons

Culver-Stockton Chapter Of Delta Upsilon Homeless Rally

Saturday, March 14 at 10 a.m. to Sunday, March 15 at 10 a.m., you can help someone.

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Alex Wong, Getty Images

It’s Daylight Saving Time, Not Daylight Savings Time. Who Knew?

We just went through the springtime changing of the clocks from Standard to Daylight Saving Time status. I have heard plenty of comments about how nice it is for it to still be light outside at 7:30.  On the other side, I have also heard the "I wish they would leave the clocks alone" comments as well.  If you read this Sunday's Parade Magazine there were a few facts listed regarding the switching of our clocks.

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Jeff Dorsey/Dennis Oliver
Jeff Dorsey/Dennis Oliver

Here is How Quincy’s St. Patrick’s Parade Got its Start

It was a morning in 1986 when I was working at 99Q Radio with Dennis Oliver. He was just finishing up his morning show and I was beginning my mid-day stint (after working the morning show on WTAD earlier that morning). It was about a week before St. Patrick’s Day and I went up to D.O. and said we need to have a St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Quincy.

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