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With No Louisiana Purchase, Hannibal Speaks French and Quincy Speaks English

A monumental event in our history slipped right past us without a lot of notice but is was an event that changed the United States.  On April 25, 1803, 212 years ago the United States purchased from France what is known as the Louisiana Territory. More than 800,000 square miles of land that extending from the Mississippi River to the Rocky Mountains. The price was 60 million francs which equates to about $15 million.

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Hick Finn
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Hannibal’s Most Famous Hick: An Interview With Hick Finn

Hannibal's own Hick Finn, as he's known, is truly a multifaceted person, and if I may... a character. A writer, former radio host, avid outdoorsman, Harley-Davidson enthusiast, and at least partly tongue-in-cheek philosopher, Hick is one of those people everyone should know. So with that in mind, let's get to know him.

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Disc Golf at Huckleberry Park
Kurt Parsons

Hannibal Parks and Recreation Department Will Get You Fit!

It happens every spring. Time to get out of the house and get fit! You can do this. The Hannibal Parks and Recreation will get you in shape before you know it. They have many ways to get you moving into spring and summer.

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MLB Pitch, Hit and Run Competition in Hannibal Moved to Sunday

Major League Baseball's "Pitch, Hit and Run" competition was to be held on Saturday at Bear Creek Sports Park in Hannibal, but because of the weather, it has been moved to Sunday at 2 p.m.

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Quincy, Illinois and Hannibal, Missouri
Kurt Parsons

The Best Cities in the Tri-States: Which is Your Favorite? [Poll]

I'm always seeing lists online of "the coolest cities in America" or "the best cities in America" or "the best cities to ... fill in the blank." Every time I see one of these stories, I read it. Sometimes local and regional cities make these lists. Forbes named Quincy one of the "best small places to raise a family" a few years ago. Once, Hannibal was among the "most exciting cities in Missouri." More than one Pike County city ranked among the "safest cities in Illinois." If we were to make a list of The Best Cities in the Tri-States, which city would you vote for?

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Gergana Valcheva, ThinkStock
Gergana Valcheva, ThinkStock

Retro Radio! Do You Remember These Former Quincy/Hannibal Radio Personalities?

I have been in the radio business now since 1976 and I've see many people come and many people go. We thought we'd get a pen and pad and start writing down as many radio people we could remember through the years. All this is just off the top of our heads, but let's see how many we can come up with.

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Ethan Miller, Getty Images

The Best YouTube Videos of Hannibal, Missouri

If you search YouTube for "Hannibal, Missouri," you'll find all sorts of different videos. Here are a few that stick out as particularly memorable. 

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Hannibal High School
Kurt Parsons

MaryAnn St. Clair Was an Incredible Teacher, and an Even Better Person

It was heartbreaking this morning to read of the passing of MaryAnn St. Clair, a longtime teacher, coach, and - as wife of Hannibal Pirate head football coach Mark St. Clair - “football mom” to years and years of former players. I had the privilege of being in Mrs. St. Clair’s class twice when I was in high school. No, I did not flunk. She was my ninth grade Social Studies teacher, and she also taught Psychology, which I took my junior year.

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Pac-Man in Quincy
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You Can Play Pac-Man With Google Maps on the Streets of Quincy, Hannibal or Anywhere

If you've been missing the days of Atari, or time spent at the old video game arcade, Google Maps is here for you today. Right now you can play Pac-Man on the streets of Quincy or Hannibal, or anywhere you want to!

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Steve Bloom, Getty Images

Do You Know the Difference Between a Tornado Watch and a Warning?

A little over a year ago, I had the opportunity to introduce the featured speaker for a Quincy Exchange Club meeting. Mr. John Simon, the Adams County Emergency Management Director was that speaker and he chose to talk about being prepared for severe storms when they strike the Hannibal-Quincy area.  Simon explained the difference between a watch and a warning.  

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