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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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Kids
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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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Rod and the Satalites
Kurt Parsons

Check Out This Green ‘Rod and the Satalites’ Record We Found in the Radio Station [Video]

Radio stations are places that end up collecting a lot of stuff. Some of the stuff is really neat. Some of it is not. Here's something we found that is a piece of local music history. Rod and the Satalites was a band that was popular in our area in the 1960s, and we have a very nice copy of one of their records. Something unusual about the record is that it is green, and inside the sleeve was something else we found interesting, a "live on KHMO radio" stage pass from a show at the American Legion in Hannibal. 

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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
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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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Who has the best burger in Quincy?
Sergey Peterman

Who Has the Best Burger in Quincy? [Poll]

Did you know there is a National Hamburger Day? That shouldn't be confused with National Cheeseburger Day. There's one of those, too. National Hamburger Day is in May (during National Hamburger Month), and National Cheeseburger Day is in September. I'm not sure exactly how National Hamburger/Cheeseburger Day is officially celebrated, but it's probably safe to assume that the day is marked by ordering a favorite burger from a favorite restaurant. Where would you order from?

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