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Happy Anniversary to Candid Camera

It was 67 years ago when 'andid Camera with Alan Funt, as the show's host, made its network debut. It first aired in 1948 on ABC television and was originally called Candid Microphone, which was also the name of Alan Funt's radio program.

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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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Petes Pink Van to benefit Blessing Cancer Center
Michael Rose

Peters Heating and Air in Hannibal Launches ‘Pink Van Project’ [Interview]

A local heating and cooling company is doing its part to raise money to support the fight against cancer.

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Man Landed on the Moon 46 Years Ago Today

It was July 20th, 1969 and the world was riveted to their TV sets watching what was once the unthinkable, a man walking on the moon. I was 15 years old in New York and was glued to the family TV set like everyone around here was to KHQA or WGEM.

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Adams County Courthouse - Quincy, Illinois
Kurt Parsons

Winking and Expletives a Part of Criders’ First Court Appearance

The Adams County Courthouse was the scene this morning for the first court appearance of Stefan Crider, Jr. and Julia Crider, the father and step-mother of the man accused of murdering 12-year-old Rayshone Humphrey Jr., and it was not without an incident.

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Porter Stadium - Hannibal, Missouri
Kurt Parsons

Do Or Die Bowl – Listen Online

Kickoff for tonight's Do Or Die Football Bowl is delayed until approximately 8 p-m due to lightning in the area. Our webcast will start at approximately 7:10p CDT.

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Are You Ready to be Taxed on The Miles Your Drive?

There was a story aired on KHQA Wednesday night regarding the potential to have a tax levied on the amount of miles you drive.  The state of Oregon drivers, according to an article in a recent USA Today newspaper, could get a taste of what the future may hold for the rest of us. They will pay taxes not on the amount of gasoline their cars burn, but on the number of miles they drive.

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Photo by: Barry Winiker
Photo by: Barry Winiker

Do it Early

The Quincy Post Office has made their intentions clear today in a news release sent this morning. They will NOT stay open late for you procrastinators.

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