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Craig Redmound, Getty Images

Does Your Favorite Ice Cream Match Your State’s Favorite Flavor?

July is National Ice Cream Month, which was established in 1984 by President Ronald Reagan. For the past 30 years, we have been enjoying our ice cream, especially during the heat of the summertime. Yesterday in Parade Magazine, there was a story about each of the 50 states having their own favorite kinds of ice cream. 

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The best ice cream in Quincy, Illinois
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Who Has the Best Ice Cream in the Quincy Area? [Poll]

It is summertime, which means we're all screaming for ice cream! Let's have some fun and see who has the best ice cream or frozen yogurt in the area.

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Fishing Prank – Fish Stories From Dennis and the Big Dog [Video]

Quincy's Fishing Rodeo is Saturday at Moorman Lake in Upper Moorman Park. Free Fishing Days in Illinois will be going on, so you won't need a license to fish in the event (or anywhere in Illinois). The Big Dog and I have decided to share some fish stories as we get ready for the Fishing Rodeo. Throughout all the years the Big Dog and I have gone fishing together, I've only ever caught one fish... sort of. 

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Mikael Damkier
Mikael Damkier

Fishing Oars Out of the Water – Fish Stories From Dennis and the Big Dog [Video]

Quincy's annual Fishing Rodeo is Saturday at Moorman Lake. The Fishing Rodeo always takes place during Free Fishing Days in Illinois (where you are allowed to fish without a fishing license). People of all ages come out to fish with us during the Fishing Rodeo, and everyone always has a great time. To celebrate the Fishing Rodeo, the Big Dog and I have decided to share some fish stories. Like the time Dog had to fish our oars (I may have dropped them out of the boat) out of the water.

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Jared Keim in the Y101 studio
Kurt Parsons

Jared Keim Joins Restless Road From ‘The X Factor’ [Video]

Jared Keim’s hard work is paying off. The big winner, however, may end up being the up-and-coming band Restless Road.

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Fishing
David De Lossy

Snake in the Boat – Fish Stories From Dennis and the Big Dog [Video]

We're getting ready for the annual Fishing Rodeo on Saturday at Moorman Lake in Quincy. The Fishing Rodeo always takes place during Free Fishing Days in Illinois (where you are allowed to fish without a fishing license), and we look forward to seeing fishermen and fisher-ladies of all ages. To celebrate the Fishing Rodeo, the Big Dog and I have decided to share some fish stories. Here's what happened once when the Big Dog found an unexpected visitor in his boat. 

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Theo Heimann, Getty Images
Theo Heimann, Getty Images

What Are the Best and Worst States For Nurses?

With commencement exercises occurring all over the country, a new list of nursing graduates will be out looking for jobs in the nursing field. Well, before you start your pursuit of your dream job, you might want to take into account the information provided by the personal finance social network WalletHub

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Noam Galai, Getty Images
Noam Galai, Getty Images

Pitbull Added to Illinois State Fair Lineup

The lineup for this year's Illinois State Fair in Springfield has expanded with word that Pitbull has been added for August 9. Pitbull will join the likes of Florida Georgia Line, Boston, Steely Dan, Jake Owen and the finalists from American Idol.

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Fire Truck - Quincy, Illinois
Kurt Parsons

Heroes Are Among Us in Quincy

On Wednesday, a Quincy man and his young child died in a fire at 515 South 17th Street. The call came in around 2:40 a.m. Quincy Police were on the scene first and pulled a person out of a window. That person told the police there were two others in the back of the house. The Quincy Fire Department arrived and pulled the other two out. They were taken by ambulance to Blessing Hospital. 25-year-old old Daniel S. Dissler and four-month-old Hunter Dissler did not survive the fire. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family.

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Kurt Parsons
Kurt Parsons

April Snow in Quincy, Illinois

We had a lovely weekend here in Quincy, but the weekend is obviously over and snow is falling again.Temperatures were in the 80's on Saturday and 70's on Sunday. Take a look at this video. It really is Monday

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