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Tin Dusters, Folklife Festival, Color Drive, Colorfest … a Busy Weekend in the Tri-States

All roads lead to northeast Missouri and western Illinois this weekend, with no less than four marquee events taking place simultaneously in the area.

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Hannibal’s First ‘Spooktacular Mouse Race’ Coming October 24

A unique fundraiser comes to the Hannibal American Legion Hall Saturday, October 24.

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Hannibal Band Day 2015
Kurt Parsons

2015 Band Day Brings Students From Around the Region to Hannibal [Photo Gallery]

The 67th annual Mark Twain Marching Band Festival - better known as Band Day - took place Tuesday in Hannibal. 29 high school and middle school bands from around the area took part in a parade down Broadway, and several bands also performed at Porter Stadium during a field show on Tuesday evening. 

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Movie Theater Audience

Five Famous Movies Filmed in Illinois

The Land of Lincoln has been the shooting location of choice for some of Hollywood's top filmmakers. Here is a list of five famous films shot in Illinois.

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Folklife Festival Hannibal, Missouri
Hannibal Arts Council

Autumn Historic Folklife Festival – Behind the Scenes [Watch]

The Autumn Historic Folklife Festival in Hannibal has become one of the most loved annual events in the region. The festival is nearly 40 years old. Vendors, performers, residents and visitors will all converge on Hannibal's Main Street for the 2015 edition of the Folklife Festival October 17-18. 

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Watching a Movie

Five Famous Movies Filmed in Missouri

In 2014, 'Gone Girl' starring Ben Affleck became the No. 1 movie in America. It was shot in Cape Girardeau, Missouri. Here are five other famous movies that were shot (or at least partially shot) in the Show-Me State.

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Category: Articles, Movies, Newsletter

Water Quality Expert Brings Message to Hannibal

Robert Bowcock told a group of Hannibal citizens they actually own the city's water system, and need to be more vocal about water quality concerns.

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Hauntings in Illinois and Missouri – Creepy Ghost Videos

Do you believe in ghosts? There are some pretty creepy videos out there! Check out these scary ghost videos that were shot in Illinois and Missouri.

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Halloween Haunted Houses Missouri
John Lamparski, Getty Images

Halloween Haunted Houses in Missouri That Might Be Worth a Road Trip

October really is a fun month. There are always a ton of cool Halloween things to do locally, regionally and even statewide. Here are some popular haunted attractions around Missouri. You'll have to take a drive to get to them, but if you're a haunted house fanatic, you won't want to miss these haunted attractions. They only come around once a year. Besides, everyone likes a road trip, right? 

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Photo by Lawrence Lucier/Getty Images
Photo by Lawrence Lucier/Getty Images

Why is Softball in Quincy Declining?

Thirty-nine years ago the longest softball game ever played took place in Monticello, New York. The game lasted 365 innings and 958 runs were scored as Gager's Diner beat the Bend'n Elbow Tavern. In 1976 softball was a huge sport in Quincy.

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