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Admiral Coontz Recreation Center to Close Oct. 24 Thru Nov.2

The Admiral Coontz Recreation Center will be closed to the public starting Tuesday, Oct. 24 due to setup of the DARE Halloween Party.

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Josh Houchins
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We’ll Miss You, Josh

If you haven’t already, please go listen to the Tuesday morning broadcast of WGEM Sportscenter. Under circumstances that we at Y101 can’t begin to imagine, Broc Hampsmire and company did an outstanding job paying tribute to their friend and longtime co-host, Josh Houchins, who passed away Sunday at the tragically young age of 36.

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Who is Your Favorite Area Marching Band?

With Hannibal Band day today, it got me thinking, which high school marching band it the best?

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Quincy Man Remembers USS Cole Attack 17 Years Ago

There is a local tie to the USS Cole in that Admiral William C. Cole was the great uncle of Rick Cole, the current owner of the Pier Restaurant in Quincy.

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Sign-Ups For Salvation Army Toy Town and Food Baskets Begin October 23

The Salvation Army will begin taking applications in Quincy for Christmas Food Baskets and Toy Town on Monday, October 23 through Friday, October 27.

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FREE Mammograms Offered to Eligible Women

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and a good reminder for women to get mammograms and check-ups. One Tri-State health department is trying to make it easier for women to get mammograms.

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Early Tin Dusters Heading to Quincy This Weekend

The 42nd Annual Early Tin Dusters Fall Color Run will be held in Quincy, Illinois this Friday through Sunday.

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So Apparently Quincy Is A Great Town for Millennials

Millennials are starting to realize that the Gem City is not only cheaper, but a great place to raise a family (and they are headed our way).

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5 Events To Check Out This Weekend

Don't let the weather stop you from going to any of these events this weekend.

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The 1000 American ‘Flags of Honor’ is Moving to a New Location

If you haven't seen the Quincy Exchange Club's Field of Honor with 1000 American Flags the last three years, you will get another chance in November during Veteran's week at Madison Park at 24th and Maine in Quincy.

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