The Daily DOB — July 30

July 30, 2015 0 Comments
The Daily DOB — July 30

Anyone who knows me, knows I love Twitter. It’s a great tool, especially for journalists. We use it to help break news and promote our product. There are also times when I hate Twitter. Wednesday night was one of those times. It happened shortly after St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Matt Holliday aggravated a leg injury. […]

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The Daily DOB — July 24

July 24, 2015 0 Comments

A bit of randomness for your Friday: • All of you Hulkamaniacs are probably bumming today. Seems the Hulkster got into some deep water with the WWE over some things he allegedly said on a sex tape. The National Enquirer helped break the story. Since I enjoy my paycheck, I won’t link it here, but […]

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The Daily DOB — July 22

July 22, 2015 1 Comment
The Daily DOB — July 22

Another high-profile case that originated in Adams County could be moved elsewhere. Lawyers for Steson Crider last week were given permission to access past jury venires from Adams County cases. John Hauk and Tad Brenner, who were assigned to handle’s Crider’s first-degree murder case, are exploring whether to file a motion for a change of […]

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The Daily DOB — July 20

July 20, 2015 0 Comments

I’m back from a week’s worth of vacation. I missed all of the news with the wind storm that whipped through Quincy a week ago today. Our family was lucky. We were only without power for about 32 hours or so as ours was restored around 2 a.m. Wednesday. Hats off to the Ameren crews […]

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The Daily DOB — July 8

July 8, 2015 0 Comments

If you don’t watch the video of this kid dunking a basketball and laugh every time, you are not human. (And make sure you have the sound up.) Happy Wednesday.  

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The Daily DOB — July 7

July 7, 2015 0 Comments
The Daily DOB — July 7

One of the first things I saw this morning when checking my Twitter feed was the news that the FBI was investigating Jared Fogle, better known as “Jared from Subway.” The tweet said he was being investigated as part of a child pornography case. The people of Twitter — and Facebook — were quick to […]

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The Daily DOB — June 29

June 29, 2015 0 Comments
The Daily DOB — June 29

Sometime tomorrow, Scott Walden will walk out of the Adams County Courthouse for the final time as an employee. For more than three decades, Walden has worked at the courthouse. First, he was in the Adams County State’s Attorney’s Office, eventually serving as state’s attorney. He walks away after a 20-year run on the bench […]

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The Daily DOB — June 19

June 19, 2015 0 Comments

Heading off on a little break. Won’t be back in the office until June 29. If you want to see what I’m up to, you can always follow my personal Twitter account. That said, here are my thoughts about a few things in the news: LeBron James: Yes, he is now 2-4 lifetime in NBA […]

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The Daily DOB — June 16

June 16, 2015 0 Comments

Sorry for the lack of posts lately. I’ve been working on a big project, which hasn’t left much time for blogging. If you don’t have anything on your Saturday night calendar, make your way to Pepsi Arena for the annual McDonald’s/Herald-Whig Classic all-star basketball games. When I was a sports guy, I loved this week. […]

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The Daily DOB — June 9

June 9, 2015 0 Comments
The Daily DOB — June 9

Former Quincy Gems pitcher Pat Venditte made plenty of headlines over the weekend after he was called up Friday by the Oakland A’s. As Gems fans know from watching the Creighton product pitch for the team in 2006, Venditte can pitch with both hands. He’s become so good that he’s reached baseball’s highest level. He […]

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