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Fire at 24th and Broadway in Quincy, Illinois
Kurt Parsons

Quincy Fire Department Responds to Call at 24th and Broadway

Early on Friday, Quincy Firefighters were called to the Durst Building at 24th and Broadway, home of Y101, KICK-FM, WLIQ and Sign Pro. Several Townsquare Media staff members reported hearing a loud bang on top of the building, followed by the smell of an electrical fire.

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Derek Jeter, Getty Images
Derek Jeter, Getty Images

Mr. John Henry, Please Read My Request For Derek Jeter

It's hard to find other New York Yankee fans in this area besides me, but finding fans of Yankee shortstop Derek Jeter is easy. Actually, you would be hard pressed to find someone who doesn't like the future Hall of Famer.

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Col. Tibbetts, Getty Images
Col. Tibbetts, Getty Images

Quincy Native Paul Tibbets Helped End WWII 69 Years Ago Today

It was August 6, 1945 and the United States was involved with World War Two on two fronts, in Europe and also in the South Pacific.  Supplies were waning with fighting going on in two different parts of the world at the same time

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Joe Piccorossi/USAF/Getty Images
Joe Piccorossi/USAF/Getty Images

A B-25 Will Flyover Quincy Friday, and You’ll Have a Chance to Fly in It in November!

This year's 2014 Veteran's Day Parade in Quincy will be held on Saturday, November 8. The Veteran's Parade Committee, led by Chairman Dick McKinney, works all year long on organizing this wonderful event. One of the toughest things to secure for an event like this is a "flyover" of a military aircraft.

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Fox Sports Midwest Girls
Jeff Dorsey

One of the Fox Sports Midwest TV Girls is From Quincy

Back on July 17 I had the honor of being invited to attend St. Louis Cardinal Broadcaster Mike Shannon's 75th birthday party. The event was held at Shannon's Restaurant in downtown St. Louis. Upon arrival, there was a huge birthday card for all to sign next to the steps leading up to the restaurant. On the other side was a Budweiser Clydesdale. For a fleeting moment I actually felt "small."

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Scott Gries,Getty Images
Scott Gries,Getty Images

Who Would You Like To See Perform in Concert in Quincy?

What Quincy needs is a really good "big" name concert. I have heard that comment from people for years. The last "big" name concert I can remember was Bret Michaels when he came to Quincy a few years ago. I have wondered why we don't have one "big" concert a year in Quincy.

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Quincy Police
Jeff Dorsey

Armed Robbery in Quincy, Police Search For Suspects

(Update 1 PM) The vets home grounds has been cleared and no suspects were located.  Residents should feel comfortable going back home but should remain cautious as the suspects are still at large. We are looking for two males 18-22 yoa, one white male, uncertain race on the second male. The known white male had very short hair the second had dark curly hair. We believe they are in possession of a handgun and should be considered armed and dangerous.

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Alex Koehler  QPD photo
Alex Koehler QPD photo

Victim of Knife Attack Dies From Injuries

The victim of a violent knife attack in Quincy has died as a result of his injuries.

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Kurt Parsons
Kurt Parsons

Memorial Bridge in Quincy Has Been Reopened

The Quincy Memorial Bridge, that spans the Mississippi River between West Quincy and Quincy, is now open to traffic after being closed for five days due to flooding. 

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Flooding in Quincy, Illinois - 2014
Kurt Parsons

Flooding in Quincy [Video + Photo Gallery]

Flooding along the Mississippi River has once again caused disruptions for residents in and around Quincy. The Memorial Bridge closed to traffic on Monday. Inbound traffic to Quincy continues to be rerouted to the Bayview Bridge. Parts of Bonansinga Drive are also closed due to flooding. The National Weather Service observed the river stage in Quincy at 26.4 feet on Wednesday morning. Forecasters predict flood waters to recede over the next week. Flood stage in Quincy is 17 feet. 

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