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The West Quincy Levee Break Took Place 23 Years Ago Today

If you were around Quincy 23 years ago today, you probably know where you were when you heard the news that the levee in West Quincy failed to hold back the mighty Mississippi River. We all knew when it happened because the news and the river spread like wildfire. What we didn't know at the time was that the levy failed thanks to the assistance of Quincy native James Scott, who was eventually convicted of "creating a catastrophe" by removing sand bags in the area of the levee break. Would the levee have held back the rising water on its own?  Only God knows.

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Thomas Lohnes, Getty Images

Fireworks! What’s Legal and What’s Not

American's love their fireworks but there are laws regarding the use of fireworks. With that in mind, the Quincy Police Department has released the following information to the public.

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Damn You, Autocorrect (Quincy Edition)

Ever wonder how your phone's autocorrect function would handle some of Quincy's stranger names?

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Dunkin’ Donuts Is Coming to Quincy!

Well here's some news! Apparently a Dunkin' Donuts and Baskin-Robbins is coming to Quincy!

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Ben Braun

WOW! The Planters Downtown Look AMAZING! [Gallery]

If you haven't already, take a walk through downtown Quincy and check out some of the AMAZING artwork now gracing the previously dull planters that line Maine Street.

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Why Does Quincy’s Water Taste Bad?

Tap water in parts of Quincy has tasted “off” since Tuesday, but the City assures its residents that although it may be unpleasant to taste and smell, the water is safe to consume.

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LaKia Carlotta
Ben Braun

Who’s That Lady Standing at 24th and Spruce?

Move over Wacky Waving Inflatable Arm Flailing Tubeman! There’s a new used car pitchman (err…pitchwoman) in town! Everybody, meet LaKia Carlotta.

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UPDATE: New Real ID Drivers Licenses

Towards the end of 2015, it was announced that Illinois and Missouri licenses would no longer comply with federal security guidelines set down in 2005 by the Department of Homeland Security...

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Quincy Golden Corral Now Open in Quincy (GALLERY)

Pictured above is Bobby, making me an omelet at the Ribbon Cutting ceremony of the new Golden Corral in Quincy.

The Quincy Area Chamber of Commerce held a Ribbon Cutting ceremony to celebrate Golden Corral's return to Quincy.

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Fireworks Shows in the Quincy/Hannibal Area

Fireworks season is quickly approaching! So let's do a little crowdsourcing here to get a full list of ALL of the fireworks shows in our area in the weeks to come...

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