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New Federal Budget Proposes Cut Of Amtrak Subsidies
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Amtrak Train Serving the Tri-States Derails

One of the Amtrak trains that serves the Tri-State area, The Southwest Chief, was involved in a derailment today west of Ft. Dodge, Kansas shortly after midnight central time.  

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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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Katie Cernea
Katie Cernea

Gem City Gymnastics & Tumbling Team Qualifies 12 for State

The Gem City Gymnastics and Tumbling team of Quincy has qualified twelve Level 4 gymnasts for State Competition in Bloomington, Illinois.  The state competition will be held March 11 through 13.

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Katie Cernea
Katie Cernea

Gem City Gymnastic & Tumbling All-Stars Headed to Nationals

Gem City Gymnastics & Tumbling, LLC's All-Star Cheer Squad has qualified for and will be competing at Nationals April 09-10, 2016, in Shaumburg, Illinois.

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The Oldest Restaurants by State

Here's something I've never really thought about, but it's pretty neat. ThrillList.com has done a bunch of research and tracked down the oldest continuously operating restaurants for each state, and Washington D.C. 

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Local Gymnasts Advance on to State Competition

It was announced last Friday that twenty local gymnasts from Gem City Gymnastics and Tumbling in Quincy have advanced onto State competition.  

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The Pittsfield Saukees

Their is a great story in the Quincy Herald-Whig about the Pittsfield Saukees.

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Andres Rodriguez

Kings of Quick Draw Fundraiser at One Restaurant

The Kings of Quick Draw is unlike any event you have ever seen.

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Photo Courtesy of Melissa Shriver
Photo Courtesy of Melissa Shriver

Stephanie Dearwester 2nd Runner-up in Illinois County Fair Pageant

2015 Miss Adams County Stephanie Dearwester was named second runner-up at the Illinois County Fair Queen Pageant in Springfield, Illinois Sunday night...

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James Earl Ray
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Dr. Martin Luther King’s Killer had Ties to Quincy

Today is the Dr. Martin Luther King Holiday, a day to remember Dr. King Jr.’s leadership of the modern American Civil Rights Movement, from December, 1955 until April 4, 1968 the day he was assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee by James Earl Ray, a man with ties to the Hannibal-Quincy area.

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