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MLB Pitch, Hit and Run Competition in Hannibal Moved to Sunday

Major League Baseball's "Pitch, Hit and Run" competition was to be held on Saturday at Bear Creek Sports Park in Hannibal, but because of the weather, it has been moved to Sunday at 2 p.m.

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Carnival at National Tom Sawyer Days
Kurt Parsons

Carnival to Bring New Rides to Hannibal During 2015 National Tom Sawyer Days

National Tom Sawyer Days in Hannibal will be held for the 60th time in 2015. It was recently announced that country music's Jon Pardi will be the Friday night headliner at Tanyard Gardens. According to the Hannibal Jaycees, several upgrades and improvements are being planned for Hannibal's annual summertime festival, including bringing in different rides for the carnival.

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former Dick's Brewery becoming new arts center
Kurt Parsons

New Beginnings For the Former Dick Brothers Brewery in Quincy

The former Dick Brothers Brewery building at 9th and York in Quincy has a whole new future in store for it. The buildings owner, Liz Solaro, has spent the last three years converting the landmark into a new "art district."

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The Great Girlfriend Getaway, Color in Motion 5K, Hillbilly Auction and Historic Homes Tour This Weekend

Girlfriends, color for a good cause and classic architecture are on the local weekend calendar.

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Aladdin's Castle Quincy Illinois
Kurt Parsons

Where in the Quincy/Hannibal Area Did You Hang Out When You Were a Kid?

When you were a kid or teenager, what were some of your favorite places to hang out around the Quincy/Hannibal area? Do any of those places still exist? 

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2015 Dogwood Festival returns April 30 through May 3
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Quincy’s 2015 Dogwood Festival Schedule

The 2015 Dogwood Festival will be extra special, as it celebrates the 175th anniversary of the City of Quincy. The festival will include a parade, concerts downtown featuring a variety of types of music, activities in Washington Park, and more.

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Baby Back Ribs

Wounded Warrior Rib Fest Cookout May 23 at Heartland Lodge

If you like a good slab of ribs and you appreciate what our fighting men and women have done for our country, mark Saturday May 23 on your calendar.

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Quincy, Illinois and Hannibal, Missouri
Kurt Parsons

The Best Cities in the Tri-States: Which is Your Favorite? [Poll]

I'm always seeing lists online of "the coolest cities in America" or "the best cities in America" or "the best cities to ... fill in the blank." Every time I see one of these stories, I read it. Sometimes local and regional cities make these lists. Forbes named Quincy one of the "best small places to raise a family" a few years ago. Once, Hannibal was among the "most exciting cities in Missouri." More than one Pike County city ranked among the "safest cities in Illinois." If we were to make a list of The Best Cities in the Tri-States, which city would you vote for?

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Jon Pardi
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Getting To Know National Tom Sawyer Days Headliner Jon Pardi

The 2015 edition of National Tom Sawyer Days in Hannibal will feature headlining country music act Jon Pardi. The up and coming star even has his own three part video series to help fans get to know him better.

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William Charles Ellersick
Missouri State Highway Patrol

Missing Missouri Man Found Safe

The Endangered Silver Advisory for 77-year-old William Charles Ellersick has been canceled. Ellersick has been found safe, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

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