Illinois

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.
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.…
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. Yeah, even worse than Smokey & The Bandit 3, where SPOILER ALERT Smokey WAS the Bandit *mind not blown*.
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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. Now let's discuss another inevitable post-election discussion: The disconnect between rural a…
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! But now he may come under investigation by the State's Attorney General's office for violating state laws ab…
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 …
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 mill…

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