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Have You Ever Had The Urge To Buy An Outdoor Movie Theater

Today is your lucky day. You can now buy the outdoor movie theater you have always wanted.

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Quincy Police Department Serves With Pride and Dignity

Heroes are men and women who go out of their way to save lives. Here is an example.

Officers from the QPD responded to a report of a structure fire at 1330 N. 8th in Quincy just before 11 p.m., Wednesday, March 27. The caller reported she was inside the upstairs apartment with her boyfriend and 9 month old child.

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Miss Quincy Pageant Facebook
Miss Quincy Pageant Facebook

Congratulations Miss Gem City Kelsey Peters and Miss Quincy Christina Hanna

A sold out crowd was on hand Saturday night as the Miss Quincy Scholarship Pageant was held at the Oakley Lindsay Center. At the end of the evening the two big winners were Christina Hanna, who was crowned Miss Quincy 2013 by Miss Illinois Megan Ervin, and Kelsey Peters who was crowned Miss Gem City. Both young ladies will be competing for the Miss Illinois competition in Marion, Illinois in June.  

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Spencer Platt, Getty Images
Spencer Platt, Getty Images

The Red Cross Introduces App

Around here, severe weather can happen any time. Now you can be more prepared.

The new Red Cross tornado app, available in English or Spanish, gives iPhone, iPad, Android smart phone and some tablet users instant access to local and real-time information.

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Quincy’s Dancing Man – Top YouTube Videos

We recently had a chance to interview Larry Toolate, better known around Quincy as the "Dancing Man." Not only is he well-known around the area - just about everyone has come across him showing off his moves in the mall, or going down the street - but he's also pretty famous on YouTube. Here are some of the best Dancing Man YouTube videos!

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YouTube

Life’s a Dance – Quincy’s Dancing Man is More Than Just Happy Feet

It was a beautiful day for a stroll a couple of years ago, so we set out with my then three-year-old daughter for a walk on Quincy’s northeast side. In a flash, a man approached us from his house. I recognized him right away. The nice man handed my daughter a Beanie Baby doll, politely chit-chatted for a moment, and almost as quickly disappeared back into his house.

My daughter cherished that little doll, and still does to this day. Who was the nice man? It was none other than Larry Toolate, Quincy’s very own “Dancing Man.” I sat down to interview Toolate to learn more about him.

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Alexander Hassenstein, Getty Images
Alexander Hassenstein, Getty Images

Crash Reenactment Program at Quincy Senior High School

Students at Quincy Senior High School will experience the "Road to Reality."

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Tim Boyle/Getty Images
Tim Boyle/Getty Images

Check Last Year’s Ticket, Your Million Bucks From the Illinois Lottery is About to Go Down the Drain

What would you do if you found out this coming Monday that you had the one million dollar winning ticket and failed to claim it in time? That is the dilemma facing someone out there. 

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Kevin Winter
Kevin Winter

Y101 is Searching For the Best Local Music in the Quincy Area

We play local music on Y101. We have done this for many years. Should we continue?

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Ethan Miller
Ethan Miller

Don’t Stop Believin’ – Journey Coming to the Illinois State Fair

I'm sure you know of the band Journey. They will be about 2 hours away from us come August when they play at the Illinois State Fair.

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