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Ben Braun
Ben Braun

Thyme Square to Move To Former Talayna’s Location

After seven years at the corner of Fifth and Hampshire, area favorite Thyme Square is moving to a (much-needed) larger space up the street...

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New Illinois Drivers Licenses to Roll Out This Summer

Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White announced today that new Illinois drivers licenses will be rolling out this summer. This brings the state issued licenses and State ID cards into compliance with US Department of Homeland Security standards originally adopted over a decade ago...

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The Votes Are In! Here’s the Fast Food Restaurant Quincy Wants Next

Last week, we asked our listeners/readers/Facebookers what fast food chain should come to Quincy next. I don’t know why we did that. I guess I was really hungry at the time...

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Wildfire Engulfs Fort McMurray Forcing Evacuations Of 80,000 People
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Canada Declined U.S. Assistance in Fighting Fire

The scenes of the horrific fire at Fort McMurray in Alberta, Canada led me to ask the question “Why did the United States not offer any assistance to help fight that fire?”       I said to many people, “How could our country not even ask our ally and good neighbor to the north if we could help them?”  Well, the answer is we did…along with Russia, Mexico, Australia, Taiwan, Israel and the Palestinian Authority. I stand corrected.

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Ben Braun
Ben Braun

13 Odd Finds at Quincy’s Goodwill Store

The new Goodwill store in Quincy opened today (yay!), so I decided to take a stroll through the crowded aisles and see what hand-me-down treasures I could find...

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Stonecroft Manor
Deena West Budd

Spirits of Stonecroft Manor in Hannibal at Peace

I had the pleasure of getting to know Ms. Carolyn Williams at Stonecroft Manor in Hannibal a few years before her death in 2010. She was a delightful lady, and shared many of her life stories with me including the paranormal activity she and her mother experienced during the time they were renovating Stonecroft...

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Jason Merritt, Getty Images

Meghan Trainor Literally Falls Flat During Killer Performance on ‘Fallon’

The pop star brought down the house with her bombastic performance of 'Me Too' — unfortunately, she went down with it.

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Ben Braun
Ben Braun

Five Below Announces Opening Date

The bargain retailer Five Below has announced the grand opening for its newest store in Quincy's Prairie Crossing Shopping Center.

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Youtube (KHQA)

Enjoy These Chill and Petty Limericks

It's "National Limerick Day" (which is an actual thing apparently) and to celebrate, I figured I'd write a few in honor of Quincy's chillest and viralist prodigal son.

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David Bowie Remembered On The Hollywood Walk Of Fame
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Let’s Start a Quincy Walk of Fame

We have all heard of the "Hollywood Walk of Fame" where celebrities get their name on a star and placed on the historic sidewalk in California.  It got me to thinking, why can't we do the same here in Quincy? A "Quincy Walk of Fame". Let's say we use the sidewalk surrounding Washington Park. So now we have the location, so who should get a star with their name on it?

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