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American Sportscaster's Association
American Sportscaster's Association

Bill King, One of the Best Play-by-Play Announcers, Worked in Quincy

As a long time member of the American Sportscaster's Association, I receive information regarding current and past play-by-play announcers from all over the country. In a recent edition of the "Insider Sportsletter" magazine there was a story about the "The Voices" that are gone but not forgotten. The names of Mel Allen, Curt Gowdy, Lindsey Nelson, Don Dunphy, Howard Cosell, Jack Buck, Harry Caray and Bill King are listed. Bill who?  

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Missouri State Highway Patrol Water Patrol
Kurt Parsons

Three Deaths in Missouri Due to Drowning

Three separate accidents in the past week leaves three dead on Missouri waterways.

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Ben Braun
Ben Braun

Our Interview with Dylan Ross

Nine-year-old Dylan Ross of Barry, Illinois stopped by the studio this morning to thank us for a blog we posted earlier in the week (how awesome of him, BTW!) and Dennis and The Big Dog had the chance to talk with him about the whole experience.

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Tyre Dump In Spanish Countryside
Pablo Blazquez Dominguez,Getty Images

Delta Tire & Blessing Hospital Team up for Earth Day Recycling Event

Today is Earth Day 2016. It is a day that we are to find ways to try to clean up our environment. As a result,  Delta Tire & Custom Wheels and Blessing Hospital are hosting a used tire collection for recycling in honor of Earth Day.  The collection will take place tomorrow, Saturday, April 23, from 8 am to 4 pm.

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Brennan got a $1 sub. I got a photo of it. :(
Brennan got a $1 sub. I got a photo of it. :(

Quincyans React to Jimmy John’s Sub Snub

Jimmy John's hosted its annual "Customer Appreciation Day" today and participating locations celebrated by selling regular subs for just a buck.

Quincy was not one of the participating locations.

Not surprisingly, Quincy residents were less than thrilled.

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Quincy Jimmy John's
Quincy (Ben Braun)

Sorry, Quincy. No $1 Subs For You!

As you may have heard, Jimmy John's, the Illinois-based sandwich chain, is hosting a “Customer Appreciation Day” today from 11:00 am until 3:00 pm where you—the aforementioned appreciated customer—can get a regular sub for a just a buck at participating locations only.

And Quincy ain’t one of those participating locations.

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Heather Riley
Adams County Sheriff's Department

Quincy Woman Arrested on Meth Charges For a 3rd Time This Year

Quincy Police say a Quincy woman is under arrest on methamphetamine related charges for the third time this year.

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Today is American Red Cross ‘Giving Day’

The American Red Cross serving the Central and Southern Illinois Region is holding its 2016 Giving Day today, April 21. This one-day event is designed to rally the public to support the Red Cross as it meets its critical and lifesaving mission of helping families who have been affected by disaster or emergencies.

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Courtesy Jennifer Dieker Ross (via Facebook)
Courtesy Jennifer Dieker Ross (via Facebook)

Dylan CRUSHED it on Stage With Justin Bieber [VIDEO]

A nine-year-old dancer from Barry, Illinois put on a SHOW at Scottrade Center on Tuesday night as part of superstar Justin Bieber’s St. Louis stop on the Purpose Tour.

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Meghan Trainor
Dimitrios Kambouris, Getty Images

Meghan Trainor Added to Illinois State Fair

Singer/Songwriter Meghan Trainor is bringing her nationwide “Untouchable” tour to the Illinois State Fair on August 13 with special guest Hailee Steinfeld...

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