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‘Mark Twain’s Home Town: Hannibal, Missouri’ Old Viewmaster Reels for Sale on eBay

Remember Viewmasters? We all had one when we were kids, right? Here's something I stumbled across today. On eBay, there are a few sellers that actually have old Viewmaster reels of Hannibal. "Mark Twain's Home Town Hannibal Missouri" dates back to 1955.

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Polar Plunge for Special Olympics
Jeff Seefeldt

Polar Plunge For Special Olympics Coming Back to Moorman Lake

The Polar Plunge for Special Olympics will be back at Moorman Lake in Quincy on February 28, 2015.

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Rankin Bass
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Rudolph, Frosty, and Santa – Interesting Facts About Classic Holiday TV Specials

There's a good chance you'll catch 'Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer,' 'Frosty the Snowman,' or 'Santa Claus is Coming to Town' on TV during the holiday season. Viewers have been watching these specials on television for decades. Many adults make it a holiday tradition to watch these shows, which they remember from their own childhoods, with their own children and grandchildren. Some adults even watch them without children and grandchildren!

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Amtrak station - Quincy, Illinois
Kurt Parsons

Toot Your Own Horn! [Contest]

97.9 KICK-FM and Amtrak are asking you to Toot Your Own Horn!

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2014′s Most Popular Gift Cards

Christmas is coming, and it's probably safe to say that most Christmas shoppers have at least one  person is are hard to buy gifts for. Some of us have several people in that category. More and more shoppers are giving gift cards instead of actual presents. In fact, 62% of shoppers, according to CardHub, are expected to request at least one gift card during the holidays. What are the most popular gift cards shoppers are buying? A list of the top gift cards for the 2014 holiday season has been released. Here are the Top 10.

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Almost Half of Americans Want to Get Away From Their Families Early on Thanksgiving!

Almost every family has certain members that just don't get along. Of course we all try to make the best of things at the holidays, but it's not always easy. In fact, a new survey from Travelocity found 48% of Americans admitting that they've used an excuse to get away early on Thanksgiving!

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Christmas Shopping Statistics Just Might Surprise You

The holiday shopping season "officially" begins on Black Friday, but plenty of people get started early. In fact, I know some people that buy Christmas gifts all year around, which means that they end up with a pretty stress-free December. (I wish I could plan ahead like that!) The results of a new holiday shopping survey have been released by online marketplace Rakuten, and I thought the results were somewhat surprising. 

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Dolly Parton, Johnny Cash, Willie Nelson
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Introducing ‘Classic Country,’ KICK-AM 1530

You've probably heard the expression "what's old is new again" before. As KICK-FM has continued to play "Today's Best Country" for over 30 years now, we're excited to bring the "old school" back with a new home. We're proud to introduce our newest station, "Classic Country, KICK-AM 1530."

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Jason Aldean Luke Bryan
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KICK-FM Pick the Hit- Jason Aldean vs. Luke Bryan

Toby Keith's 'Drunk Americans' breezed through four weeks atop our "Pick the Hit" without so much as breaking a sweat. In the final week of competition for him, Toby's new single got 99% of the vote over the new Florida Georgia Line song, 'Sun Daze.'

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Several Quincy Park Roads Closing This Weekend

Quincy Park Maintenance will be closing several roads in the park system.

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