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Three Lions, Getty Images

Woodstock, a Pivotal Moment in Music History!

It was late summer in the year 1969.  The country was heavily involved in a very unpopular war in Vietnam and young people were protesting the war throughout the country .  They wanted peace and love, not war. What followed was “The Woodstock Music & Art Fair” in upstate New York. 

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Hulton Archive/Getty Images
Hulton Archive/Getty Images

Thank Edison for Our Answering The Phone ‘Hello’

Some things we just take for granted and somethings we appreciate in life. One of the things we take for granted is the way we answer the telephone.  When we dial a phone number someone on the other end usually answers the phone with "Hello".  Have you ever wondered how that all got started?  

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tiger_lilly56  via TripAdvisor
tiger_lilly56 via TripAdvisor

The Top 10 Things to Do In Quincy (According to TripAdvisor)

Summer is slowly coming to an end, have you've done everything on this list?

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Chuck Yates
Mary Kay Rossmiller

Remembering ‘Quincy’s Teenager’, Chuck Yates

An icon in local radio, Chuck Yates, would have been 69 years old tomorrow (August 5). It sounds strange to say that since he was always considered a “teenager” by all who knew him. 

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Phil Nye/TSM
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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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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