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President Obama Lays Wreath On Tomb Of The Unknowns On Memorial Day- DC
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A Coin on a National Tombstone Means Something. Find Out Here

It never ceases to amaze me of the things you learn as you move through life. I guess that's what makes life interesting and worth living.  A good friend of mine, Dick McKinney shared some information in an article he read regarding National Cemeteries. If you ever go to one and look at the tombstone, look closely to see if there is a coin on top of it.

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Iodrakon, ThinkStock
Iodrakon, ThinkStock

Who Has the Best Breakfast in Quincy? [Poll]

It is no secret that health officials have made it known that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Studies will show that a good breakfast will lead to a healthier and more productive day for people. Studies also show that students who eat a good breakfast are more attentive and do better in school. So eating breakfast is beneficial to all. So now the question is just who has the best breakfast in Quincy? Please vote for your favorite below. If your favorite is not listed please write it in.

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Nutcracker (Mice_2011)
Quincy Community Theatre

Tickets to ‘The Nutcracker’ Go On Sale November 23 at Quincy Community Theatre

Quincy Community Theatre and Kaiser Dance Theatre are adding magic to the holidays as they open the Box Office November 23 for the beloved Tri-State tradition, THE NUTCRACKER.

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A Beginner’s Guide to 5Ks in Quincy

The end of the year brings out a lot of 5K races. And with New Year's just around the corner, it's a great time to get a jump start on the popular New Year's resolution of shedding weight. 5Ks enable you to get your friends together and get in a good cardiovascular workout.

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Quincy, Illinois
Kurt Parsons

Quincy in the Top 100 for ‘Best Small Cities in America’

Source: WalletHub
A new list is out that ranks "2015’s Best & Worst Small Cities in America." On the list of over 1200 cities, Quincy ranked among the Top 100, and was the sixth-highest ranked of Illinois cities. 

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Comic Books
Mario Tama, Getty Images

Celebrate Halloween ComicFest in Quincy This Weekend

Free Comic Book Day has been a special occasion for comic book fans since 2002. A more recent comic book event, very similar to Free Comic Book Day, is Halloween ComicFest. We spoke with Daniel Newkirk, owner of Quincy's Underdark Comics and Games, to get the rundown on what exactly Halloween ComicFest is all about. 

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Steson Crider
Maricopa County, AZ Sheriff's Department

Steson Crider Found Guilty in Quincy Murder

90 minutes of deliberation yields a guilty verdict in a Quincy murder trial.

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Hulton Archive, Getty Images
Hulton Archive, Getty Images

It’s Time to Build a Canal from Meredosia to Quincy

I have been sitting on this thought for years and decided maybe this would be a good time to reveal it to the world (or at least my little portion of it)...

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Quincy Motorcycle Crash Claims One Life

A motorcyclist is dead after he hit the rear of a car at Third and Spring in Quincy. 

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Paul E. Ridgeway
Quincy Police Department

Quincy Man Charged With Aggravated Criminal Sexual Abuse

A Quincy man faces aggravated criminal sexual abuse charges. Quincy Police say 43-year-old Paul Ridgeway Jr. was arrested following an October 11 incident in Quincy involving a victim under the age of 13. Ridgeway was taken to the Adams County Jail.

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