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Madd Hoss Jackson to Play at Brown County Fair in Mt. Sterling, Illinois [Video]

Madd Hoss Jackson will bring live music to the Brown County Fair in Mt.Sterling, Illinois for the first time in 20 or so years.

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Several Illinois Counties to be Affected by New Deer Season Regulations

The Illinois Department of Natural Resources has announced changes to the 2014-2015 deer hunting season, that will affect 20 counties, including Adams and Hancock.

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Music Under the Stars, Hannibal, Missouri
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‘Music Under the Stars’ Extended Through August 14

The 2014 season of what has become a summer mainstay in downtown Hannibal has been extended.

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Mark Twain Statue - Hannibal, Missouri
Kurt Parsons

‘USA Hannibal MO 1981′ YouTube Video Shows Retro Footage of America’s Hometown

I was searching for videos about Hannibal on YouTube, and came across something that I thought was pretty interesting. This video, called 'USA Hannibal MO 1981' shows a good bit of Hannibal from over 30 years ago.

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Marion County Fair Coming July 26 – August 2 [Interview]

All roads lead to the Marion County Fairgrounds in Palmyra as the 2014 edition of the fair begins its eight-day run Saturday, July 26.

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‘Back to My Roots’ Concert in Palmyra July 26 [Megan Myers Interview]

A local country singer who spent time in Nashville, came home and dropped out of the music business is back and getting "back to her roots."

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UPDATE: ‘Ride Cool at the Ramp Park’ July 26 [Interview]

If you have mad skills on the skateboard, bicycle or scooter, you need to head for Huckleberry Park in Hannibal Saturday, July 26.

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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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Flower City Park - Palmyra, Missouri
Kurt Parsons

Good Information to Know Ahead of the 2014 Marion County Fair

It's hard to believe it's already fair time. Last year during the Marion County Fair, my niece won a rabbit. Then we missed the shuttle back to our truck, which meant that I got to wrangle a live rabbit all the way across the fairgrounds, then through the enormous parking area. I'm happy to report that I did not drop the rabbit, and both of us arrived relatively unharmed. It's amazing to me that a year has already gone by. Here are some good things to know ahead of the 2014 Marion County Fair in Palmyra, which is scheduled for July 26 - August 2.

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Quincy Police Report
Kurt Parsons

Quincy Traffic Stop Nets 3 Arrests for Meth and Heroin Charges

A traffic stop near 5th and Maine lands 3 people in jail for drug charges.

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