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Who has the best burger in Quincy?
Sergey Peterman

Who Has the Best Burger in Quincy? [Poll]

Get ready to celebrate National Cheeseburger Day! Did you even know there is a National Cheeseburger Day? That shouldn't be confused with National Hamburger Day. There's one of those, too. National Hamburger Day is in May (during National Hamburger Month), and National Cheeseburger Day is in September. I'm not sure exactly how National Hamburger/Cheeseburger Day is officially celebrated, but it's probably safe to assume that the day is marked by ordering a favorite burger from a favorite restaurant. Where would you order from?

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Jami Garrison, ThinkStock
Jami Garrison, ThinkStock

The Ten ‘Most Redneck Cities’ in Missouri and Illinois

If you spend any time on the Internet, I'm sure you've run across any number of websites or Facebook posts with all manner of top ten lists - from best towns to live to best restaurants to worst places to fish on alternate Thursdays. The latest contribution that we've run across comes from a website known as roadsnacks.net. They have compiled lists of the Ten Most Redneck Cities in Missouri and Illinois. A couple of area towns made the list.

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The Wizard Of Oz - coming to Quincy Community Theatre
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‘The Wizard of Oz’ is Coming to Clarksville – Fun Oz Facts You Might Not Know

It seems like everyone's "off to see the wizard."  The Day in Oz Festival is coming to Clarksville, Missouri on Saturday, and it will feature an outdoor screening of the classic MGM that celebrated its 75th anniversary last year. Since Munchkins, witches and flying monkeys are on the brain, we decided to dig up a few fun Oz facts that you might not know.

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William Thomas Cain, Getty Images

QPD’s Next Citizen’s Police Academy Starts September 10

It was one of the most interesting classes I have ever taken and it is available for the public again. I am referring to the Quincy Police Department's 2015 Fall Citizen's Police Academy. 

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

Quincy’s ‘Teenager’, Chuck Yates Would Have Been 67 Today

An icon in local radio, Chuck Yates, would have been 67 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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Chris Graythen, Getty Images
Chris Graythen, Getty Images

Record Skydive Brings Back Great Quincy Skydiving Memories

Last Friday some 164 skydivers formed the largest ever vertical skydiving formation smashing the record of 138 skydivers in 2012. The formation was in the shape of a giant flower and was seen in the skies above Ottawa, Illinois where a skydiving convention was being held.  

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Fall Out Boy
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Here’s the 2015 Illinois State Fair Grandstand Concert Lineup

The 2015 grandstand lineup for the Illinois State Fair has added three new acts with the addition of The Fray, Styx and Tesla. Meat Loaf was scheduled but has since back out. This year's Illinois State Fair in Springfield, Illinois will be held August 13 through 23 and will feature the following grandstand concerts.

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Corey Fogelmanis
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Disney Channel Star Corey Fogelmanis to Appear at Quincy Mall During Back to School Party

Corey Foglemanis is the young actor that plays the role of Farkle Minkus on Disney Channel's Girl Meets World. Quincy Mall will be bringing Fogelmanis to their Back to School Party on Saturday, August 22, where he will sign autographs for fans. 

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Storm damage in Quincy, Illinois
Alta King

Representative Randy Frese Issues Statement on Quincy Storm

Adams County residents are dealing with major storm damages Tuesday morning as thousands of residents are still without power after severe storms hit Monday night. Quincy Mayor Kyle Moore declared a State of Emergency Monday night after 70 mph winds ripped through Quincy, downing power lines and damaging homes.

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National TV Shows That Featured Stories From the Quincy / Hannibal Area

Every once in a a while our region ends up on national television. A story from Quincy was highlighted on Investigation Discovery's new series 'Untouchable: Power Corrupts,' and the same network also told the story of a Hannibal murder on an episode of 'Happily Never After.' A Quincy native also won the Search for the Weight Watchers Chef, and Momo the Missouri Monster got a profile on 'Monsters and Mysteries in America.' Here is a look at stories, places and people from our area that received attention from national TV shows.

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