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  • The AP's top 10 movies of the year

    The AP's top 10 movies of the year

    Thursday, December 26 2013 5:48 PM EST2013-12-26 22:48:13 GMT
    In surveying the year at the movies, the topography is rich. From the dusty, dying towns of "Nebraska" to the rooftop Roman parties in "The Great Beauty" to the sleek future Los Angeles of "Her," 2013 has been a trip. But has it been a great year?
    In surveying the year at the movies, the topography is rich. From the dusty, dying towns of "Nebraska" to the rooftop Roman parties in "The Great Beauty" to the sleek future Los Angeles of "Her," 2013 has been a trip. But has it been a great year?
  • AP critics pick the year's best video games

    AP critics pick the year's best video games

    Thursday, December 26 2013 5:41 PM EST2013-12-26 22:41:33 GMT
    The top 10 video games of 2013, according to AP Entertainment Writers Lou Kesten and Derrik J. Lang.
    The top 10 video games of 2013, according to AP Entertainment Writers Lou Kesten and Derrik J. Lang.
  • AP music writers' top 10 albums of the year

    AP music writers' top 10 albums of the year

    Thursday, December 26 2013 5:05 PM EST2013-12-26 22:05:43 GMT
    Associated Press Music Writers Mesfin Fekadu and Chris Talbott pick their top 10 albums of the year.
    Associated Press Music Writers Mesfin Fekadu and Chris Talbott pick their top 10 albums of the year.
  • Why 2013 was our year of guilty pleasures

    Why 2013 was our year of guilty pleasures

    Thursday, December 26 2013 4:58 PM EST2013-12-26 21:58:50 GMT
    This year, Hollywood reminded us of one long Kanye West rant — somewhat intelligible yet completely nonsensical; intriguing but annoying; and something you wanted to ignore but just could not look away.
    This year, Hollywood reminded us of one long Kanye West rant — somewhat intelligible yet completely nonsensical; intriguing but annoying; and something you wanted to ignore but just could not look away.
  • Lawrence beats Cyrus, Netflix for top entertainer

    Lawrence beats Cyrus, Netflix for top entertainer

    Thursday, December 26 2013 4:18 PM EST2013-12-26 21:18:09 GMT
    The battle for AP entertainer of the year came down to the Girl on Fire and the Queen of Twerk. Jennifer Lawrence edged out Miley Cyrus by one vote in The Associated Press' annual survey of its newspaper and broadcast members and subscribers for Entertainer of the Year.
    The battle for AP entertainer of the year came down to the Girl on Fire and the Queen of Twerk. Jennifer Lawrence edged out Miley Cyrus by one vote in The Associated Press' annual survey of its newspaper and broadcast members and subscribers for Entertainer of the Year.
  • No contest: Miley was the 2013 pop-culture queen

    No contest: Miley was the 2013 pop-culture queen

    Thursday, December 26 2013 3:54 PM EST2013-12-26 20:54:56 GMT
    Call her this year's pop-culture prom queen. A year ago, Miley Cyrus was no stranger to us, of course. But who could have guessed how her star would rise — or rather, explode — in 2013, making this former preteen idol one of the most watched people on the planet?
    Call her this year's pop-culture prom queen. A year ago, Miley Cyrus was no stranger to us, of course. But who could have guessed how her star would rise — or rather, explode — in 2013, making this former preteen idol one of the most watched people on the planet?
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  • Rowers will take on river in pair of weekend races

    Rowers will take on river in pair of weekend races

    Monday, September 15 2014 9:23 AM EDT2014-09-15 13:23:18 GMT
    Organizer Ray Thomas is not concerned about the recent rise of the Mississippi River and how it could affect the Quincy Five Miler and the Bear Creek Grunt on Sept. 20-21. The race is open to all types of watercraft, such as rowboats, kayaks and canoes.
    Organizer Ray Thomas is not concerned about the recent rise of the Mississippi River and how it could affect the Quincy Five Miler and the Bear Creek Grunt on Sept. 20-21. The race is open to all types of watercraft, such as rowboats, kayaks and canoes.
  • Aldermen approve purchase of equipment to paint airport runways

    Aldermen approve purchase of equipment to paint airport runways

    Staff at the Quincy Regional Airport can now repaint runaways and taxiways after the Quincy City Council approved the purchase of equipment Monday. The city will spend $15,447 for a Graco LineLazer IV 250SPS striping...
    Staff at the Quincy Regional Airport can now repaint runaways and taxiways after the Quincy City Council approved the purchase of equipment Monday. The city will spend $15,447 for a Graco LineLazer IV 250SPS striping...
  • Cause of fire in Veterans Home coffee shop remains under investigation

    Cause of fire in Veterans Home coffee shop remains under investigation

    Monday, September 15 2014 11:11 PM EDT2014-09-16 03:11:07 GMT
    The investigation into what caused a fire in the Smith Hall Coffee Shop at the Illinois Veterans Home Monday continues. Quincy firefighters were dispatched the scene at 6 p.m. after a report of smoke coming from the building. The fire was extinguished in about five minutes. One concern firefighters had was the potential for the fire to spread in the ceiling, which was checked with thermal imaging cameras.
    The investigation into what caused a fire in the Smith Hall Coffee Shop at the Illinois Veterans Home Monday continues. Quincy firefighters were dispatched the scene at 6 p.m. after a report of smoke coming from the building. The fire was extinguished in about five minutes. One concern firefighters had was the potential for the fire to spread in the ceiling, which was checked with thermal imaging cameras.
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