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Alberto Rodriguez, Getty Images

Why Do They Call it the ‘Oscar’?

The Academy Awards were held last night and one by one the winners were presented an "Oscar" for their outstanding work in the motion picture business in a variety of categories. It got me to thinking, why do they call it an "Oscar"? So I did a little research and found out through Wikipedia that there are actually two different stories as to how "Oscar" came to be.

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Jeff Dorsey
Jeff Dorsey

Character Champions Awards Presented by Exchange Club

The Quincy Exchange Club presented the Character Champion Awards to five outstanding students in the area who show great character and leadership qualities on and off the field or court.

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Jim Benz & Bruce Boguski, Jeff Dorsey
Jim Benz & Bruce Boguski, Jeff Dorsey

Character Champions Speaker Has Quite a Story to Tell

The Quincy Exchange Club's 12th Annual Character Champions Seminar will be held this week at Quincy University. Some 200 team leading senior high athletes plus 30 coaches will be representing 10 area high schools at the presentation on Tuesday, September 9, that will feature Bruce Boguski. Wednesday's seminar will be for some 100 area junior high students and 20 coaches. 

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Rob Carr, Getty Images
Rob Carr, Getty Images

Local Man Umpiring in the Little League World Series

If you get the chance to watch the Little League World Series on television, there is a chance you maybe able to see a local man umpiring one of the games! Macomb native Bob Rigg was selected to be one of the umpires for this year's event in Williamsport, Pennsylvania

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Quincy Gems, Jeff Dorsey
Quincy Gems, Jeff Dorsey

Quincy Gems Win Prospect League Championship!

The Quincy Gems captured the Prospect League Championship last night as they defeated the Chillicothe Paints 3 to 1 in Ohio and won the three game series 2 games to 1.

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Vladimir Pesnya/Pressphotos/Getty Images

Mississippi Valley Historic Auto Club Car Show is this Father’s Day

The 47th annual Father’s Day Car Show will be at All America Park at Front & Cedar Streets in Quincy from 11:30 to 3:30 this Sunday, June 14.   

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Kurt Parsons
Kurt Parsons

John Wood Community College Commencement

John Wood Community College will hold its thirty-ninth annual commencement ceremony on Friday, May 16, at 6:30 p.m. in the Student Activity Center on the Quincy Campus at 48th and Harrison. This year’s ceremony will feature the inauguration of Michael Elbe as JWCC’s sixth president.

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Betty Poore and Ron Larner, Friends of the Castle
Betty Poore and Ron Larner, Friends of the Castle

Friends of the Castle Name Ron Larner as Volunteer of the Year

Ron Larner has been honored as "Volunteer of the Year" for 2014 by Friends of the Castle. Announcement of the award was made at the 36th Annual Meeting at the Villa Kathrine at 532 Gardner Expressway in Quincy. 

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Patty Adam, Jeff Dorsey
Patty Adam, Jeff Dorsey

Patty Adam of Birthright Wins the Golden Deeds Award

The 62nd Annual Quincy Exchange Club Golden Deeds Awards Luncheon was held at the Stoney Creek Inn Friday at noon. The deserved recipient was Patty Adam of Birthright of Quincy.

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Scott Olson, Getty Images
Scott Olson, Getty Images

Illinois Poets, It’s Time to Enter Your Poems for Competition

Most people don't realize that Jesse White, Illinois' Secretary of State, is also the Illinois State Librarian. As State Librarian, White has announced that entry forms are now available for the 10th Annual Illinois Emerging Writers Competition Gwendolyn Brooks Poetry Award.

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