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Jeff Dorsey, Dave Norman,Liz Lukowski, Dennis Oliver
Jeff Dorsey, Dave Norman,Liz Lukowski, Dennis Oliver

2015 Marks 30th Anniversary of 99Q Radio Hitting Quincy Airwaves

April 25 marks the 30th anniversary that 99Q hit the airwaves of the Hannibal-Quincy area. On April 25, 1985 at 5:30 a.m., WQCY-FM changed its format, as well as my life. The format went from “Easy Listening” to “Top 40″ and with it, a legacy began.

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Spencer Platt, Getty Images
Spencer Platt, Getty Images

Madonna House’s Mobile Food Pantry is This Saturday

The Madonna House's Mobile Food Pantry will be held this Saturday from 10 a.m. to 12 noon, at Blessing Hospital on Lot 21 which is located between 10th & 11th on College in Quincy. You are asked to please bring an empty laundry basket or an empty box to fill. 

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Detective Billy Meyer, Jeff Dorsey
Detective Billy Meyer, Jeff Dorsey

Dr. Michael Swango Was Sentenced 30 Years Ago

He is a convicted killer and possibly has killed up to 60 or more people both domestically and internationally, has had a book written about him (Quincy native James Stewart’s “Blind Eye”) and is currently serving a life sentence in Colorado. He is Quincy native Dr. Michael Swango who was sentenced 30 years ago today.

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Quincy, Illinois and Hannibal, Missouri
Kurt Parsons

The Best Cities in the Tri-States: Which is Your Favorite? [Poll]

I'm always seeing lists online of "the coolest cities in America" or "the best cities in America" or "the best cities to ... fill in the blank." Every time I see one of these stories, I read it. Sometimes local and regional cities make these lists. Forbes named Quincy one of the "best small places to raise a family" a few years ago. Once, Hannibal was among the "most exciting cities in Missouri." More than one Pike County city ranked among the "safest cities in Illinois." If we were to make a list of The Best Cities in the Tri-States, which city would you vote for?

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Jeff Dorsey
Jeff Dorsey

Mayor and Police & Fire Chiefs At Odds Over Proposed Budget Cuts

The battle is on between the Mayor of Quincy and the city's Police and Fire Chiefs over the Mayor’s proposed budget cuts. 

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Maridav, ThinkStock
Maridav, ThinkStock

You Can Still Volunteer For Bridge the Gap

Last year, nearly 2,000 people participated in the Bridge the Gap to Health Race.

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Quincy Community Theatre
Kurt Parsons

Quincy Community Theatre Summer Classes

You can spend your summer on stage at the Quincy Community Theatre.

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Quincy Community Theatre
Kurt Parsons

Quincy Community Theatre to Hold ‘Mary Poppins’ Auditions

I can remember going to the Washington Theater in Quincy to see Mary Poppins. I thought it was so magical and fun to watch. Now as I look back on it, I can appreciate the movie even more. I have a grandson who loves watching Mary Poppins. And now it is coming to the stage in Quincy!

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Sreedhar Yedlapati, Getty Images
Sreedhar Yedlapati, Getty Images

Tri-State Lugnuts Kick-Off the Season With ‘Show & Shine’ Cruise-In

The Tri-State Lugnuts Endless Summer Kick-Off “Show-N-Shine” Cruise-In will be held on Saturday, April 25 at the Quincy Mall parking lot.  This rain or shine event will be held from 3 p.m. on with the show from 4 to 6 p.m., followed by the awards at 6:15 and cruise-in at 6:30. The Cruise-In event is free and open to the public with music, door prizes, Pepsi and food served.

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Katherine Road Animal Hospital
Katherine Road Animal Hospital

Adoptable Dogs from the City of Quincy Animal Shelter, Can You Name Them?

The dogs you see are all awaiting adoption at the City of Quincy Animal Shelter which is run by the Katherine Road Animal Hospital. Each week we hope to feature four adoptable dogs from the shelter that would love to have a home. At the same time we wanted to have some fun, so we will give you the names of these dogs but the catch is you have to pick the name that actually goes with the dog.

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