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Missouri’s Favorite Emoji is NSFW?

So what are Illinois and Missouri's favorite emoji?

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Back to School Tax Free Weekend Has Been Announced

As a mom with a kid in school, I always look for ways to save a dollar here and there. Missouri and Iowa have their tax free weekend scheduled for this year that you might want to take advantage of.

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How Patriotic Is Your State?

In less then a week we will be celebrating the 4th of July, the birth of our country. And while just about every state is going to be setting off fireworks (some illegally, mind you), have you ever wondered how truly patriotic your state is?

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Illinois Free Fishing Days This Friday through Monday

If you have listened to the Y101 Morning Show over the years you probably know that on Free Fishing Days Dennis Oliver and I would go out and fish live on the air.  Sometimes we were at the Mississippi River and other times at ponds and lakes in the area. Over the years I have caught a few fish during our live broadcast times, but Mr. Oliver has never caught a fish with me during those times or even during the off-air times. Not one fish has ever been harvested by him over a 20 or so on and off years of fishing with me.

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And The Tri-States Best Ice Cream Belongs To…

We asked and you voted...A LOT! Thousands of you voted--sometimes more than once (but don't worry, we scrapped any duplicates). So the totally non-scientific results are in! Here are the BEST ice cream spots in the Tri-States...

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John Waite to Perform in Keokuk Saturday

Keokuk Rocks the Arts Festival is this weekend in Keokuk.  It is three days of family fun activities and will feature a Saturday night concert at the Grand Theatre by John Waite. 

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Summer Day Trips Can Be Fun and Inexpensive

Graduations are happening, the grass is growing and little league baseball is starting up. It all leads up to the fact that summer is coming and will be here soon (June 20 to be exact).

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Illinois, Missouri and Iowa have Some Strange Town Names

For four years I drove from South Kansas City to Harrisonville, Missouri to go to work. Every day I would pass by the exit ramp to the town of Peculiar, Missouri.  Inevitably, there would be a car pulled over by the side of the highway with people taking a picture of the sign that said 'Peculiar Exit'. You have to admit, it is a unique name for a town.

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What Rom-Com Are You?

Love is in the air this weekend, as we all gear up for Valentine's Day (Love Day in my house). Most of you will go to dinner at a romantic restaurant, but some might stay in and watch a movie. So which Romantic Comedy movie are you?

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Which Girl Scout Cookie Rules Illinois, Missouri, & Iowa?

It's that time, Girl Scout Cookie Sales are in full swing. And you know you want a box or two or three, but did you know which cookies sells the most in each state?

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