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Kurt Parsons
Kurt Parsons

Here’s My Plan to Save the City Some Money, What’s Yours?

Whether you agree with the new budget cuts or not, the City of Quincy is between a rock and a hard place. The $2-Million revenue stream from the State of Illinois is all but gone and the city needs to find ways to offset that loss. That is not an easy task. So it is time to come up with some creative thinking.

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Maridav, ThinkStock
Maridav, ThinkStock

The Running Season Has Begun

As you can see from all the runners around town, it is time to stretch those muscles. Two big running events are coming up in Quincy. Bridge The Gap and the Running Raider Classic.

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Washington Theater - Quincy, Illinois
Washington Theater - Quincy, Illinois

Old-Fashioned Signs in Quincy, Illinois [Gallery]

See our gallery of unique, old-fashioned signs that can be found around Quincy. Carved wooden signs, fonts and designs that you just don't see anymore, awesome awnings, marquees and giant metal arrows are just a few of the types of unique signage that can be found around Quincy.

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Spencer Platt, Getty Images
Spencer Platt, Getty Images

Madonna House Mobile Food Pantry Assists 555 People

Some 1,230 pounds of food was distributed Saturday during the Madonna House Mobile Food Pantry held in Quincy.

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Creatas Images, ThinkStock
Creatas Images, ThinkStock

The Britins are Coming! And So are Four Other Bands on Two Stages During Saturday’s Dogwood Anniversary Bash!

May I introduce to you the act I can't wait to see...The Britins, the Complete Beatles Experience!

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Dave Comer, Jeff Dorsey
Dave Comer, Jeff Dorsey

Just Who is This ‘Chickenman’?

You see him at Quincy Gems baseball games and hear him on the air with us from time to time on Y101 Radio, but do you really know Dave Comer, the guy they call “Chickenman”? I took the opportunity to ask “Chickenman” a few questions so we all could get to know him a little better and even I learned something I didn’t know about him.

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Free Comic Book Day is Coming to Quincy on May 2 [Interview]

Here's something that hasn't quite made it to the status of "national holiday," but maybe it should! Since 2001, comic book stores across the country have been participating in an annual Free Comic Book Day on the first Saturday in May. In 2015, Free Comic Book Day falls on Saturday, May 2. We spoke with Daniel Newkirk from Underdark Comics and Games in Quincy about what Free Comic Book Day means to Quincy/Hannibal area comic book fans.

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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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