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Americans Should Never Forget D-Day on June 6, 1944

Today is June 6. It’s a day that Americans should never forget. It’s D-Day! On June 6, 1944, Allied troops landed along a 50-mile stretch of heavily-fortified French coastline to fight Nazi Germany on the beaches of Normandy, France.

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Jason Merritt, Getty Images

What Celebrity Would You Like to Take to the Prom?

Last month, Warren Easton Charter High School held their prom in New Orleans. What's so unusual about that? Thousands of schools hold proms in May, but thousands of schools don't have Sandra Bullock show up at the prom. That was the case for Ms. Bullock, who accepted the offer to be a part of the class of 2014's prom.

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Scott Olsen, Getty Images

Have You Been in The Glass Enclosure at The Willis Tower?

I know it is old news but just about everyone knows by now that the glass enclosed ledge at the Willis Tower (formerly the Sear's Tower) in Chicago had some breakage of its floor last week. The cracks appeared on the top layer of glass  and no one was actually in danger.

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Sreedhar Yedlapati
Sreedhar Yedlapati

Tri State Lugnuts to Hold a Drive-In Movie Night

The Tri-State Lugnuts Cruise-In Night at the Quincy Mall will be held on Saturday, June 14. It will be drive-in movie night with the movie 'Snake & Mongoose' being shown. There will be activities for the whole family beginning at 6:30 in the front of the Quincy Mall near Sears.  All proceeds will be going to Toys for Tots.

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Jeff Dorsey
Jeff Dorsey

The Big Dog Almost Ended up in the Wrong Quincy

An important anniversary, my arrival in Quincy, surprisingly passed without my recognizing it.  The year was 1978 when I got a call out of the blue from a Gary Schmedding of WTAD Radio and KHQA-TV on a warm May day.

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Mendon-Ursa Area Beginning a New Boy Scout Troop

Boy Scout Troop #43 has recently been formed in Mendon, Illinois and is chartered by St. Edward's Church.  It has been a number of years since there has been an active Boy Scout Troop in the Mendon/Ursa area. 

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Destination Travel
Destination Travel

The 101 Days of Summer Kickoff is Tomorrow On Y101 Radio

The Annual 101 Days of Summer will kick off tomorrow with the announcement of the grand prize location on Y101 Radio. Where will this year's trip be to?  Well, you can find out tomorrow morning at 7:25 with D.O. and the Big Dog as they talk with Lori Bergman of Destination Travel.

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Andreas Rentz, Getty Images

When is the KC BBQ in Quincy? 2014 Dates Set!

A major summer event in Quincy is the Knights of Columbus Barbecue. 

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Tim Boyle, Getty Images
Tim Boyle, Getty Images

Today is National Waitress/Waiter Day, a $2 Tip Just Won’t Cut It

Today is National Waitress/Waiter Day in the United States. The rules of tipping in restaurants vary depending on what nation and culture you are a part of. Here in the United States, 15% is considered an average tip for average service.

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John Moore, Getty Images

Memorial Day is Not Veteran’s Day, There is a Difference!

Last year in watching, listening or reading the news over the Memorial Day weekend, I would have thought it was November 11 instead of Memorial Day. Memorial Day, originally called Decoration Day, is a day of remembrance for those who have died in our nation’s service.

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