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Thomas Lohnes, Getty Images

The 4th Brought Out the Best and the Worst in People

Another Independence Day has come and gone and with it another round of Fourth of July celebrations featuring cookouts and fireworks. Unfortunately, the holiday also brought out the worst in some people.  

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Kurt Parsons
Kurt Parsons

Who Puts Those American Flags Along Maine and 24th Streets Every Year?

If you have been driving down Maine or 24th Streets in Quincy, you can't help seeing all the American flags in the yards. It happens every year around the 4th of July. American flags are placed on properties along several Quincy city streets. If you were curious as to who was responsible, here is your answer.

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Michael Loccisano, Getty Images
Michael Loccisano, Getty Images

It’s Independence Day and We Should Call It That!

Most people only know it as the Fourth of July. A day for picnics, flag waving parades, and fireworks. When I grew up most people referred to it as Independence Day. I wish we would still call it that, today.

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Jeff Dorsey
Jeff Dorsey

Wavering Aquatic Center Closed July 4 and 5

When the Fourth of July arrives, people plan outdoor activities like watching fireworks, picnics and a visit to the local swimming pool. If you choose to do the latter in Quincy you will have only one option this weekend and that option is Indian Mounds Pool.  

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Michael Smith, Getty Images
Michael Smith, Getty Images

Some Interesting Statistics on Fireworks in America

Independence Day is rapidly approaching, and with that the sales of fireworks are rapidly escalating. Safety is of the utmost importance when shooting off fireworks. Here are some interesting statistics regarding fireworks in the United States.

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Michael Burke, Getty images
Michael Burke, Getty images

Lost Your Dog Because of the Fireworks? Here’s What You Should Do

They will be scared and they won’t be able to tell you, so please be aware that dogs maybe as faithful as you are to your country, but they are petrified of fireworks. So on this Independence Day, please keep them in mind and provide them a secure place away from the noise of fireworks going off. 

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Fourth of July fireworks in Quincy IL and Hannibal MO
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July 4th Fireworks Shows in Quincy, Hannibal and Surrounding Area

Independence Day is Saturday, July 4, 2015. There will be several fireworks displays in the area in the days leading up to, during, and following the Fourth of July weekend. Here is the information we have, so far, on where you can see fireworks in Quincy, Hannibal, and the surrounding communities.

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Fourth of July Quincy Illinois Hannibal Missouri
Kurt Parsons

Fourth of July Weekend in the Quincy/Hannibal Area

Many of us immediately think of the Fourth of July whenever we think of summer. Some of our best summertime memories were made while celebrating Independence Day. Here is a look at some of the fun upcoming events taking place around the Quincy/Hannibal area this Fourth of July Weekend. 

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Fourth of July - Hannibal, Missouri
Kurt Parsons

Upcoming July Events in the Quincy/Hannibal Area

What are some of the things you are most looking forward to during the summer of 2015? There's a good chance that a few of those things will be taking place in July. From National Tom Sawyer Days to Mary Poppins, here is a look at some of the fun upcoming events in our region for the month of July.

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Thomas Lohnes, Getty Images
Thomas Lohnes, Getty Images

Fireworks! What’s Legal and What’s Not

American's love their fireworks but there are laws regarding the use of fireworks. With that in mind, the Quincy Police Department has released the following information to the public.

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