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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

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

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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Miss Illinois Megan Ervin / Getty Images

Miss Illinois Megan Ervin on Y101 Radio [Audio]

Miss Illinois, Megan Ervin joined us for the Y101 morning show on Tuesday. Megan will be appearing at the Miss Quincy pageant next weekend. She also talked to us about her experiences at the Miss America pageant in January in Las Vegas, and told us all about her red dress, which stole the show. 

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Who Has the Best Pizza in Quincy? [Poll]

All right, here's a question for you. Who has the best pizza in Quincy? A friend of mine asked her Facebook friends about their favorite pizza, and was swarmed with answers in just a few minutes. It seems like people have pretty strong feelings on the subject! Where do you like to get pizza?

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Things to Do in Quincy on St. Patrick’s Day

Get out your green clothes, St. Patrick's Day is just around the corner! Here are some of the fun things to do in Quincy on St. Patrick's Day!

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The Cheeseburgers Performing Benefit Concert For Six String Heroes at Turner Hall

The Cheeseburgers will be performing a benefit concert for a great charity on March 9 at Turner Hall in Quincy. The group Clockwork, consisting of young people from Vancil Performing Arts will open the show at 7 p.m. the Cheeseburgers will play from 8:30 to midnight.

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NOAA Photo Library, Getty Images

Tornado Drills in Missouri Today and Illinois Tomorrow

It is that time of year when the National Weather Service conducts its annual Statewide Tornado Drill tests. The tests for Missouri and Illinois were both to be held today but a winter storm in the northern part of Illinois has prompted the Illinois test to be moved to Wednesday instead.  

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