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The Best YouTube Videos of Quincy, Illinois

Sitting around with nothing to do this afternoon, I decided to type "Quincy, IL" in the search box at YouTube. Here are a few of the notable videos that came up.

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Natallia Hudyma
Natallia Hudyma

The Scariest States in America: Where do Illinois, Missouri and Iowa Rank?

A new ranking by Estately puts all 50 states in order of most to least scary based on several criteria.  Illinois and Missouri appear to be a little on the scary side, while Iowa seems pretty safe.

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Craig Redmound, Getty Images

Does Your Favorite Ice Cream Match Your State’s Favorite Flavor?

July is National Ice Cream Month, which was established in 1984 by President Ronald Reagan. For the past 30 years, we have been enjoying our ice cream, especially during the heat of the summertime. Yesterday in Parade Magazine, there was a story about each of the 50 states having their own favorite kinds of ice cream. 

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iStockphoto

Missouri vs Illinois High School All-Star Baseball Game Saturday [Listen Live]

A little high water on the Mississippi isn’t stopping  the 2nd Annual Missouri vs. Illinois All-Star Baseball Game in Hannibal.

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Natallia Hudyma
Natallia Hudyma

Strange Town Names in Illinois, Missouri and Iowa

There are a lot of strange places in America, and there are a lot of weird town names. Maybe you've heard of Intercourse, Pennsylvania? What about Santa Claus, Indiana, Hell, Michigan or Friendly, West Virginia? Every state has at least a handful of town names that raise eyebrows, including Illinois, Missouri and Iowa. Here are a few crazy town names from around the Tri-States. 

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Kurt Parsons

Crazy Laws in Illinois, Missouri and Iowa

There are a lot of crazy, weird and unusual laws still on the books in every state in America. Most of these laws were passed years and years ago in a very different time, and they simply have never been taken off the books. Upon looking at many of them, it's a real good thing these laws aren't still enforced.

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Who has the best burger in Quincy?
Sergey Peterman

National Hamburger Day is May 28 – Who Has the Best Burger in Quincy? [Poll]

Did you know there is a National Hamburger Day? I didn't, but it doesn't surprise me. It seems like there is a "national" day for just about everything. National Hamburger Day will be on May 28. I'm not sure exactly how National Hamburger Day is officially celebrated, but it's probably safe to assume that the day is marked by ordering a favorite burger from a favorite restaurant. Where would you order from?

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Brandon Ross Missing

UPDATE: Missing 14-Year-Old Quincy Boy Found

Quincy Police say they have found the 14 year old boy who had been reported missing a week ago.

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Kurt Parsons

Quincy Police Warn of Scam Targeting the Elderly

The Quincy Police Department wants to alert residents to a scam mainly targeting the elderly.  

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Somsak Sudthangtum
Somsak Sudthangtum

Slate Assigns Porterhouse, Spare Ribs and Loose Meat as ‘Official’ Meats of the Tri-States

If each state in America had an "official" meat, what would those state meats be? That's the question Slate Magazine attempted to answer in the article 'The United Steaks of America.' Slate's effort is impressive. Meats were not allowed to be used twice, only mammal meat qualified for the list, and stews and sandwiches were not necessarily eligible. Here's what was decided for Illinois, Missouri and Iowa:

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