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Jason Aldean, Miranda Lambert, Charlie Daniels and Gene Autry have all appeared at Ft. Madison's Tri-State Rodeo.
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Ft. Madison’s Tri-State Rodeo to Announce 2015 Acts in April

The Tri-State Rodeo in Ft. Madison has been hosting the biggest stars in country music for decades. Artists like Blake Shelton, Toby Keith, Jason Aldean, Miranda Lambert, Kenny Chesney, Brad Paisley and Reba McEntire have all performed at the rodeo, which has been bringing country acts to the Tri-States since the 1940s!

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Reba McEntire, Carrie Underwood, and Alabama to headline 2015 Iowa State Fair
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2015 Iowa State Fair Entertainment Lineup Includes Carrie Underwood, Reba, Alabama

Des Moines is kind of a drive from here, but a trip to this year's Iowa State Fair might be worth it for country music fans. The 2015 entertainment lineup includes some huge country music stars, like Carrie Underwood, Reba McEntire, and Alabama and Justin Moore. 

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Avenue Beat
Kurt Parsons

Avenue Beat Wins Nashville Universe Award [Watch]

Congratulations to the ladies of Avenue Beat, winners of the Nashville Universe Rising Star Award! These Quincy High students have been making trips to Nashville pretty frequently, and they're obviously making a good impression! 

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Jeff Dorsey/Kurt Parsons

Fun Things to Look Forward to Once it Finally Warms Up

It's been cold, really cold! Wind chill values have not only been below zero, but double digits below zero. I suppose it could be worse. We could be buried under several feet of snow, like the northeast

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Crazy Local News Stories From the Quincy / Hannibal Area

It's always fun to read crazy news stories. Stupid criminals and bizarre incidents make headlines across the country. Sometimes they happen in our own backyard. Here are some of the craziest local news stories the Quincy/Hannibal area has seen in the last few years.

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Quincy Mall - Quincy, Illinois
Kurt Parsons

Remember These Former Quincy Mall Stores?

A lot of changes are coming to the Quincy Mall. First, we found out that J.C. Penney was closing, and then DEB. Most recently, it was announced that RadioShack is also closing. I was reminiscing this morning about some of the stores that used to be in the Quincy Mall, but are no longer there. Remember these?

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Pizza

Who Has the Best Pizza in Quincy? [Poll]

A couple years ago, we conducted a survey to ask which restaurant serves the best pizza in Quincy. Since then, some of the pizza places on our survey have closed, others have opened, and more are on the way! Imo's will be opening in Quincy soon in the old Blockbuster Video location. So let's ask again! Where do you like to get pizza?

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