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Who Has the Best Ice Cream in the Tri-States? [Poll]

You scream, I scream, we all scream for ICE CREAM! There's no better way to cool off in the hot summer days than enjoying an ice cream cone. There are so many good places to enjoy this coooool treat, but where is the best place?

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Joe Raedle, Getty Images

Where Did the Baseball Saying a ‘Can of Corn’ Come From?

When it comes to purchasing food, the United States leads the way in the safe distribution of food to the public. Safety measures are taken in packaging and delivery as well.  It got me to thinking about the pioneer days when people didn't have the safeguards for storing foods like we have now.  

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“American Pickers” to Film in Illinois

The stars of History’s “American Pickers” are coming to our neck of the woods in search of treasure!

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Photo by: Don Carstens
Photo by: Don Carstens

Adams County Property Tax Bills Mailed Out

Let the comments fly! The Adams County tax bills were mailed out last week to property owners and everywhere I have been I have heard comments. Not surprisingly, none have been good ones.

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Knight's Action Park and Caribbean Water Adventure, Springfield, IL
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Knight’s Action Park, Springfield, IL: Everything You Need to Know Before You Go

With hot weather in the forecast this weekend, it’s probably safe to assume that waterparks will be pretty popular. One park that families in our area have been enjoying is Knight’s Action Park and Splash Kingdom in Springfield, IL. If you’d like to plan a short road trip to see what it’s all about, here’s everything you’ll need to know:

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Jeff Dorsey
Jeff Dorsey

You CAN Make it Happen!

How many of you have seen an event elsewhere and have said we need to have that in Quincy. I bet most of you have had that thought over the years. So why not make it happen?  If I can do it, you can too.

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Jeff Dorsey
Jeff Dorsey

This is How the St. Patrick’s Parade Started!

It was a morning in 1986 when I was working at 99-Q Radio with Dennis Oliver. He was just finishing up his morning show and I was beginning my mid-day stint (after working the morning show on WTAD earlier that morning). It was about a week before St. Patrick’s Day and I went up to D.O. and said we need to have a St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Quincy.

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Quincy 72nd on The Best & Worst Illinois Cities for Employment

Illinois currently has the third highest unemployment rate in the United States and is dealing with an ever lingering budget crisis. That, my friends, would not seem to make Illinois a wonderful place to find employment. That can be misleading.

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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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