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Five Siblings All Born on February 20 in Different Years

In preparing for the morning show this morning I came across this story about a woman by the name of Carolyn Cummins of Clintwood, Virginia.  She was listed as giving birth to her first child on February 20th in 1952.  I thought to myself why would this be listed as a historical occasion.  I read on and found my answer.

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Blizzard of 2011
Ben Braun

The Blizzard of 2011 Hit Quincy 6 Years Ago Today

So what were you doing six years ago today? It was February 1, 2011 when one of the biggest snowfalls ever, known as the Blizzard of 2011, hit this area.

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Feeling Stressed? This Will Help!

Having the Monday Blues, or feeling a little stressed today? Then this day is for you!

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BG&KC Railroad-Facebook

Railroad Buffs Need to Make This Stop in Belton, Missouri

Railroad buffs, if you ever go to the Kansas City area make sure you make a stop at the Belton-Grandview & Kansas City Railroad.

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Organization Meets To Settle Tallest Building Debate Between One World Trade And Willis Tower
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Are You Making Your Vacation Plans Yet?

I know I know, its only January, but with the cold great weather we've been having, its nice to think of warmer places. If you are like me and don't have a ton of money to take a REAL vacation, there are places not to far from Quincy that are worth visiting this year.

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‘Do You Want Me to Research Uranus?’

On this day in 1986, the Voyager II space probe made its first fly-by of Uranus. The planet! Stop laughing! It's not funny!

Anyway, here's what happened when The Big Dog started talking to Sarah Deien about Uranus on the show this morning...

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These Songs Turn 20 In 2017.

It's 1997 your at the local skating rink skating to the songs of that year. Hanson, Backstreet Boys, maybe N'SYNC. Those songs turn 20 this year, I am about to make myself (and maybe you too) feel old, or young again.

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Historical Society to Start a New Book Club

The Historical Society of Quincy & Adams County is starting a new book club.  The club will meet in the historic Governor John Wood Mansion on the first Thursday of every month. 

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Did you know these famous people lived in Quincy?

What do John Anderson, Roy Brocksmith, James Earl Ray, and Jim Finigan have in common? They are all from Quincy, IL.

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Kurt Parsons

Ever Wonder Why Quincy Is Known as the “Gem City?”

There's the Quincy Gems, Gem City College, Gem City Pizza, did you ever wonder why and how Quincy became known as the "Gem City?" It's not what you think.

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