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Quincy City Wide Clean Up is This Saturday

It's time to gather up all that junk you have been wanting to get rid of as Republic Services has again been contracted by the City of Quincy to conduct the annual citywide cleanup. This year's event will be held tomorrow, September 24, from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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Opening Day - Oktoberfest 2016
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9 Things to Do and See in Quincy/Hannibal This Fall

Ahhhhhh…fall is finally here (according to the calendar, not the 90 degree temperatures). It's that time of the year when back to school displays surrender to Halloween displays...

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Rockcliffe Mansion
Deena West Budd

Does Mr. Cruikshank Still Roam the Rooms of Rockcliffe Mansion in Hannibal?

Most of us who have grown up in Hannibal have had an opportunity to tour our beloved historical Rockcliffe Mansion at least once over the years. Tourists to our hometown usually include a visit to Rockclilffe Mansion as well. I have talked with many people over the years who are adamant that the historical home is haunted.

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NBC's "The Voice" Season 7 Red Carpet Event
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When Maroon 5 Played in Quincy…Almost

This is Adam Levine; recording artist, TV star, entrepreneur, activist, and overall epitome of human perfection. With Adam as their charismatic frontman, Maroon 5 has sold more than 20 million albums, won three Grammys, 16 Billboard Music Awards, and spanned the globe many times over playing to millions of adoring fans.

And one time, they performed right here in Quincy…almost.

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Sean Gallup, Getty Images
Sean Gallup, Getty Images

Haunted Houses, Corn Mazes, Pumpkin Patches and Halloween Fun in the Quincy / Hannibal Area

Here it is! Your annual list of Halloween sites, attractions, corn mazes, pumpkin patches, haunted houses, and other spooky Halloween events. Did we miss anything? Let us know in the comments and we'll get it added!

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stack of books on the shelf
Olegk1986

Library Kicks Off Big Read at Clat Adams

Books. They're what separate humans from animals. And Taco Tuesday. But mostly books. Tomorrow at Clat Adams Park, join us in celebrating the written word as Quincy Public Library kicks off a month of fun and educational activities focused on Chinese art and culture, including a large group reading of Amy Tan's The Joy Luck Club...

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Purple Fence
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What Does A Purple Fence Mean in Missouri and Illinois?

If you’re in Missouri or Illinois and come across a purple fence, turn around. Here's why.

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Help Light The District This Christmas

Listen, I know according to calendars and the Earth's axial tilt, it's still technically summer. I'm firmly against seasonal encroachment, and would prefer to celebrate holidays in order...

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Vladimir Pesnya/Pressphotos/Getty Images

Lugnuts Holding Car Show Sunday at The Illinois Veteran’s Home

If you are into old cars from the past the place to be is the Illinois Veteran's Home this Sunday. The Tri-States Lugnuts will be hosting their 17th Annual Endless Summer Car Show on Sunday, September 8th from 9 am to 3 pm at the Illinois Veteran’s Home. 

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Missouri State Highway Patrol
Missouri State Highway Patrol

US 61 Crash Leaves Two Dead

Two Laddonia, Missouri residents are dead after a head-on collision in Marion County Saturday.

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