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2012-06-22-14.04.02

Did you know these famous people lived in Quincy?

What do John Anderson, Roy Brocksmith, James Earl Ray, and Jim Finigan have in common? They are all from Quincy, IL.

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Amtrak Station - Quincy, Illinois
Kurt Parsons

Ever Wonder Why Quincy Is Known as the “Gem City?”

There's the Quincy Gems, Gem City College, Gem City Pizza, did you ever wonder why and how Quincy became known as the "Gem City?" It's not what you think.

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Hazmat situation in Chicago
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Illinois State Police- District 20 Releases 2016 Statistics

The Illinois State Police District 20 Commander, Captain Jon Dively, announced today activity and enforcement figures for calendar year 2016. Troopers in District 20, which includes Adams, Brown, Pike, Schuyler and Scott Counties, recorded 15,046 incidents during the year and conducted 11,895 traffic stops.

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Circus
Pascal Le Segretain, Getty Images

How Sad That ‘The Greatest Show on Earth’ Will Be No More

It was inevitable.  The Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus announced this week that "The Greatest Show on Earth" will be no more. The final show will be held in Uniondale, New York (Long Island) on May 21 ending a 146 year run.

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Milk

Bought Milk? See If you Qualify for a Milk Refund.

We all know the phrase Got Milk, well if you brought milk within the past 14 years you might be eligible for a refund.

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Patrick McDermott, Getty Images
Patrick McDermott, Getty Images

Upon Further Review, Tony Verna’s Invention Was Fabulous

Two years ago on the day of the NFC and AFC Championship football games on CBS and Fox Television, one of the most influential people in the history of televised football broadcasts passed away. His name was Tony Verna. Tony Verna invented one of the most important pieces of equipment needed for a football broadcast and now is even a part of the game itself…the instant replay machine. 

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Quincy Mall

Where have all the businesses gone?

What businesses/restaurants would you like to come to the Quincy Mall?

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Hannibal Parks & Recreation
Hannibal Parks & Recreation

Ever Build a Bat House? Here’s Your Chance!

Want to build a bat house? Anyone interested in “bat-yard conservation” is invited to a public bat-house build from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. this Saturday, January 21, at the Admiral Coontz Recreation Center, sponsored by Missouri Bat Census and Hannibal Parks & Recreation.

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Sad young girl laying on the grass
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Turn your Blue Monday around, see how.

Happy Monday, or is it?

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Gennadiy Poznyakov

At What Age?

With the impending strike next week, it has left several Quincy Public School parents scrambling to find child care for their children. So what is the legal age you can leave a child at home alone in Illinois?

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