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What if a HUGE Superstar Came to Quincy?

What if a big superstar or music legend really, really wanted to play in Quincy, Illinois?

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Wacky Wednesday Kids Day Will Make Going to the Dentist Fun

A trip to the dentist usually doesn't usually come to mind when a kid thinks "fun" (or an adult, for that matter), but the dentists and staff at Advanced Dental Care in Quincy are planning a special event for kids that sounds like a pretty good time. Wacky Wednesday Kids Day is coming up on June 17. The crew at Advanced Dental Care took a minute to answer a few questions about the event.

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Mark Scott
Hannibal Police Department

Hannibal Police Arrest Quincy Man Accused of Attacking Another Man With a Box Cutter Razor

A warrant has been issued by the 10th Judicial Circuit Court charging Mark Scott with the Class B Felony of Assault 1st and a Felony charge of Armed Criminal Action. Scotts’ bond was set at $100,000.00 cash only. Scott remains in the Marion county jail.

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The best ice cream in Quincy, Illinois
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Who Has the Best Ice Cream in the Quincy Area? [Poll]

Summer is here! Which means warmer weather, which means we'll all be screaming for ice cream! Let's have some fun and see who has the best ice cream or frozen yogurt in the area.

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Curtis T. Lovelace
Quincy Police Department

Venue Change Sought in Lovelace Murder Trial

A change of venue is being sought for the murder trial of Curtis Lovelace. His defense team filed a motion Monday to move the trial out of Adams County.  

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Quincy Soap Box Derby

Get a ‘Last Chance’ Entry Into This Year’s Soap Box Derby!

Congratulations to 9 year old Gage Barnett of Palmyra. Gage will be the driver of the Y101 Soap Box Derby car on Saturday, June 13. The signup period has passed for your youngster to drive a car in this year’s Soap Box Derby, but Y101 and the Breakfast Optimist Club are going to break the rules and allow one more driver in this year’s race.

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Jeff Dorsey
Jeff Dorsey

Red Cross Volunteers Needed for Fire Safety Campaign

Seven times a day someone in this country dies in a home fire. Countless others suffer injuries. To combat these tragic statistics, the Red Cross has launched a nationwide campaign to reduce the number of deaths and injuries due to home fires by 25 percent over the next five years.

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GOP Presidential Candidate Rick Santorum Campaigns In Wisconsin
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Local Stories From the Quincy / Hannibal Area That Made National News

Every once in a while one of the local news stories from our area will be picked up by national television, radio or newspaper outlets. Sometimes the stories are horrible, other times they're just fun. Here are a few local news stories that made national headlines.

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Jeff Dorsey
Jeff Dorsey

The Big Dog Almost Ended up in the Wrong Quincy

An important anniversary, my arrival in Quincy, almost surprisingly passed yesterday without my recognizing it.  The year was 1978 when I got a call out of the blue from a Gary Schmedding of WTAD Radio and KHQA-TV on a warm May day.

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Memorial Day Weekend - Quincy, IL Hannibal, MO
Michael Shake

Memorial Day Weekend Activities For the Quincy/Hannibal Area

Memorial Day, the 'unofficial start of summer,' will be on Monday, May 25. Memorial Day Weekend is always packed full of activities and events all around the area. Here is our 2015 Memorial Day Weekend activity guide for the Quincy/Hannibal area.

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