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The Big Dog's Big Catch

Free Fishing Weekend: Check Out The Big Dog’s ‘Monster’ Fish [Video]

This is a great weekend in the Tri-States to teach children about how to fish and have fun. This weekend is Free Fishing Days, which means you don't have to have a license to fish. In Illinois and Iowa the dates are June 5 through June 8. In Missouri, Free Fishing Days are June 6 - 8.

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Rod and the Satalites
Kurt Parsons

Check Out This Green ‘Rod and the Satalites’ Record We Found in the Radio Station [Video]

Radio stations are places that end up collecting a lot of stuff. Some of the stuff is really neat. Some of it is not. Here's something we found that is a piece of local music history. Rod and the Satalites was a band that was popular in our area in the 1960s, and we have a very nice copy of one of their records. Something unusual about the record is that it is green, and inside the sleeve was something else we found interesting, a "live on KHMO radio" stage pass from a show at the American Legion in Hannibal. 

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Destiny's Child at the Oakley Lindsay Center
Kurt Parsons

What Was the Best Concert Ever Held in the Quincy/Hannibal Area?

Do you remember seeing REO Speedwagon at the Riverfront Amphitheater in Hannibal? What about Destiny's Child at the Oakley Lindsay Center, or Styx at Quincy Raceways? Let's look back at some of the best concerts the Quincy/Hannibal area has hosted over the decades!

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Quincy, Illinois
Kurt Parsons

Let’s Go Downtown! Or is it Uptown in Quincy?

I overheard a man say the other day that he was going "uptown" to do some shopping. I have also heard people say that they were going "downtown" to get some supplies. Throughout the years in Quincy, I have thought about this. I guess the question is, which is which?

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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]

Summer is here! Which means warmer weather, which means we'll all be 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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Moorman Park - Quincy, Illinois
Kurt Parsons

Walk a Hound, Lose a Pound at Moorman Park

Help out your dog this summer with the Quincy Park District and Quincy Humane Society. Walk a Hound, Lose a Pound gives you the opportunity to give a shelter dog some much needed exercise and socialization while you get to exercise yourself.

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Konnie Kelly McCord
Adams County Sheriff's Deptartment

Quincy Woman Sentenced for Aggravated DUI

A Quincy woman goes to prison after being convicted of driving under the influence for the ninth time.

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American Idol Where Are They Now
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Where Are They Now? American Idol’s Candice Glover, Kris Allen and Lee DeWyze

Today we present the second in our "Where Are They Now" video feature, spotlighting alumni of American Idol. We'll get caught up on what's been going on with Candice Glover, Kris Allen and Lee DeWyze.

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Carnival at Quincy Mall
Kurt Parsons

Summer 175 Carnival Celebration This Weekend at Quincy Mall

If you've driven around the JC Penney side of Quincy Mall, you may have noticed that a carnival is being set up. The Summer 175 Carnival Celebration will be taking place Thursday through Sunday on the Quincy Mall parking lot. Mike Jenkins, Quincy Mall's Director of Marketing, gave us all the information on this weekend's carnival. 

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Kelsey Celek & Lance Smith
Quincy Community Theatre

Quincy Community Theatre Announces Cast of ‘Mary Poppins’

One of the highlights of the summer is sure to be Quincy Community Theatre's production of 'Mary Poppins,' which local theater fans have been looking forward to since the 2015 season schedule was announced several months ago. After four days of auditions, QCT has selected 41 local actors and singers to appear in their summer musical.

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