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San Francisco Approves Ordinance For Health Warnings For Sugary Soda Ads
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Soda Prices in Illinois Could Soon Rise Faster Than Bubbles

Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner and the Illinois State Senate are poised to set-up the worst possible concept for a Smokey & The Bandit remake ever. Ye...

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Should Chicago and Illinois Become Two States? [POLL]

Yesterday, I talked about one of the post-election inevitabilities in people declaring their intention to leave the country, yet not following through once they realize how daunting a prospect that is...

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Early Voting Begins In Utah
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Know the Law Before Snapping a Voting Selfie

Justin Timberlake recently Instagrammed a selfie of himself returning to his home state of Tennessee for early voting. That's cool! Popstars gotta do their patriotic duty, too...

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Transportation Tax Amendment to Illinois Constitution on Ballot

With all the attention seemingly focused on the race for President of the United States, there is one item on the ballot in Illinois that should not go unnoticed by you the voter. On this year's ballot is a state constitutional amendment to the Illinois Constitution. The proposed amendment will add a new section to the Illinois Constitution providing revenue generated from the transportation related taxes and fees shall be used exclusively for transportation purposes.  

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Darren Hauck, Getty Images

Farm Aid Concert Celebrated 31 Years Saturday

The year was 1985 when Willie Nelson was joined by Bob Dylan, John Mellencamp and Neil Young for the first Farm Aid Concert which was held at Memorial Stadium in Champaign, Illinois.  

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NBC's "The Voice" Season 7 Red Carpet Event
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When Maroon 5 Played in Quincy…Almost

This is Adam Levine; recording artist, TV star, entrepreneur, activist, and overall epitome of human perfection. With Adam as their charismatic frontman, Maroon 5 has sold more than 20 million albums, won three Grammys, 16 Billboard Music Awards, and spanned the globe many times over playing to millions of adoring fans.

And one time, they performed right here in Quincy…almost.

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Still Time to Sign Up for the Walk to End Alzheimer’s in Quincy

This Saturday is the 20th Annual Walk to End Alzheimer's at Clat Adams Park in Quincy. Many teams are gearing up and raising much needed funds to help the Central Illinois Chapter reach its goal!

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Winking's Market
Jeff Dorsey

Winking Market Just Might be the Last of the Little Guys

 

In a world of shopping malls, mega markets, Walmarts and large grocery outlets, there sits in Quincy one of the last remaining small family-owned grocery stores in Winking Market at 416 South Fourth Street.

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Swimming - Olympics: Day 2
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Springfield’s Ryan Held Captures Olympic Gold in Swimming

With no Olympian on the United States team this year from the Hannibal-Quincy area, you find yourself rooting on the athlete who lives the closest to us. This year that’s Ryan Held (pictured second from the left) of Sacred Heart Griffen in Springfield, Illinois.

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Zehender, Robinson, Stormer, Cookson Funeral Home
Zehender, Robinson, Stormer, Cookson Funeral Home

Quincy’s ‘Teenager’, Chuck Yates Would Have Been 68 Today

An icon in local radio, Chuck Yates, would have been 68 years old today. It sounds strange to say that since he was always considered a “teenager” by all who knew him.  Chuck passed away on December 19, 2013. One can only wonder what would have gone on during his morning radio show today if he were still with us. I guarantee it would have been fun because that is what Chuck was all about.

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