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Phil Nye/TSM

The 5 Most Famous People Buried In Quincy/Hannibal

I had no idea that Quincy and Hannibal are final resting places for so many notable people in history. So I did a little research, and here's what I was able to find.

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Jeff Dorsey
Jeff Dorsey

Today Marks Another Anniversary in Radio For The Big Dog!

It’s hard to believe that 43 years ago today this wide eyed radio wannabe sat behind the microphone for the first time. The radio station was KIEE in Harrisonville, Missouri in the Kansas City Metro area.

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NASA
NASA

What an Unbelievable Day July 20, 1969 Was!

It was July 20th, 1969 and the world was riveted to their TV sets watching what was once the unthinkable, a man walking on the moon. I was 15 years old in New York and was glued to the family TV set like everyone around here was to KHQA or WGEM.

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Issac Brekken-Pool, Getty Images
Issac Brekken-Pool, Getty Images

Should O.J. Simpson Be Paroled? (POLL)

Will O.J. Simpson be released from prison?  That’s the question many are asking as Simpson will have a parole hearing tomorrow before the Nevada Board of Parole. If Simpson is paroled, his release could possibly come in early October.

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Martin Forstenzer/Getty Images
Martin Forstenzer/Getty Images

I Sure Miss Woolworth’s in Quincy

 

Yesterday marked the anniversary of the final Woolworth store to close in the United States. It happened on July 17, 1997.

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Flood Hits Eastern Germany
Karston Koall, Getty Images

Where Were You When the West Quincy Levee Broke?

If you were around Quincy 24 years ago this Sunday, you probably know where you were when you heard the news that the levee in West Quincy failed to hold back the mighty Mississippi River. We all knew when it happened

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Jeff Dorsey
Jeff Dorsey

Do You Remember the July 13, 2015 Storm That Hit Quincy?

 

It was one of the most intense storms I have ever been in and that's saying something since I've been in a couple of tornadoes in my lifetime.  I am referring to the May 13, 2015 storm that brought straight line winds of over 70 miles an hour with a direct hit on the City of Quincy.  

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Alta King
Alta King

Does Mother Nature Have Another July 13 Storm Up Her Sleeve?

If you believe in numbers you might want to prepare for a major storm to hit Quincy this Thursday. Why do I say that?

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Spooky moonrise over lake
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Have You Heard the Legend of Quincy’s ‘Levee Walker’?

Urban legends remind me of the telephone game; they start off true (or at best, believable), and throughout the years, the story seems to change and get more "made-up." One of Quincy's most famous urban legends is that of the "Levee Walker" (though I hadn't heard of it until today). However, there seems to be several Levee Walker urban legends.

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Victor Chavez, Getty Images
Victor Chavez, Getty Images

Hey Guys, The 5th of July is The Day to Celebrate!

Forget about July 4th especially if you are a guy. July 5th is the day we should be celebrating. Why?  

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