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Jeff Dorsey
Jeff Dorsey

So Who is Emerson Switch? Here is Your Answer!

If you have driven around Quincy and Hannibal lately there have been plenty of signs posted for people to see.  Most of them lately dealt with the last election and those signs are little by little coming down around the area. One sign that is still up has led many people to wonder what it is all about? The sign says "Who is Emerson Switch?".

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McDonald's Groundbreaking Ceremony
Ben Braun

Ground Broke for Third Quincy McDonald’s

Representatives from McDonald's and the city of Quincy broke ground on the new Golden Arches site at 48th and Broadway this morning.

The new McDonald's is slated to open in June of this year...

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St. Patrick Holiday Facts

We have been saying for weeks now that the St. Patrick's Parade will be here before you know it, well "before you know" is here. The parade is tomorrow at 11 a.m. in Quincy and we would love for you to come down and watch it between 12th and 5th on Maine Street. We usher in spring with the parade and this year the Parade will kick off the St. Patrick's week with St. Patrick’s Day this Thursday, March 17. Even if you are not Irish, everyone is Irish this week. Here are a few facts about the St. Patrick holiday.

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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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Getty Images

The Great Character of Quincy Is at Risk

The character of a city can be determined simply by the way it looks in many cases.

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New Federal Budget Proposes Cut Of Amtrak Subsidies
Tim Boyle, Getty Images

Quincy to Keep Both Amtrak Trains for Now

As the continued budget crisis for the State of Illinois continues to drag on, the concerns of many state agencies grows. How much longer can they continue to operate without the state funding  needed? That concern has been hanging over the heads of all of the cities along the state supported Amtrak routes in Illinois especially the two routes serving Quincy daily.

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Jared Newton. ILSP photo
Jared Newton. ILSP photo

Hannibal Man Arrested in Quincy on Meth Charges

A Hannibal man faces methamphetamine charges after authorities say he delivered meth to an undercover agent.

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How Quincy/Hannibal Voted in Previous Primaries

As primary voting gets kicked off this election year, you're bound to see a lot of graphs and statistics on how each county in each state is voting. With all these numbers available, let's take a look to see how people in the Quincy/Hannibal area voted in the past two elections for presidential candidates.

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Thomas Cooper, Getty Images
Thomas Cooper, Getty Images

Today Marks the 5th Anniversary of The Blizzard of 2011

Having watched the people of East Coast trying to dig out of their massive snowfall recently, it reminded me of 5 years ago today when one of the biggest snowfalls, known as the Blizzard of 2011, hit this area.

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Luis Lopez-Marin. QPD Photo
Luis Lopez-Marin. QPD Photo

Hannibal Man Arrested Following Altercation in Quincy

A Hannibal man is in custody in Adams County following an altercation with a co-worker at a Quincy restaurant.

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