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Jeffrey Dorsey

My radio career began at KIEE-FM in Harrisonville, Missouri which later became KCFX in Kansas City. I worked there for 4 years before landing a position at WTAD and KHQA-TV here in Quincy doing a radio show and play-by-play sports. After doing TV Sports for KHQA, I worked for both WTAD and WQCY-FM (99Q). I moved over to WGEM as Operations Manager and then returned to WTAD as General Manager. In 2001 I joined Y101. I have been fortunate enough to win 6 Silver Dome Awards from the Illinois Broadcasters Association , including 5 for best Play-By-Play and one for Best Radio Show Entertainer. My favorite music is the Blues. The New York Yankees and the Kansas City Chiefs are my favorite teams. I played baseball for 24 years and my claim to fame is a double off of Rick Sutcliffe when we both played in Kansas City.
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Matt Cardy, Getty Images

Quincy Exchange Club to Take Over Avenue of Lights Event

The first Christmas gift of 2015 for the area was announced this morning when the organizers of the annual Avenue of Lights in Quincy announced that the Quincy Exchange Club will be taking over the operations of the event on April 1st.

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Villa Katherine
Villa Katherine

Villa Kathrine Has a New Host

The Friends of the Castle have announced that they have a new host at the Villa Kathrine. It's an eagle and he will be at the Villa Kathrine through January 16 and then will be at the Oakley-Lindsay Center in Quincy for the "Great River Eagle Days" on January 17 and 18.

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Hulton Archive, Getty Images

Hard to Believe it, Elvis Would Have Turned 80 Years Old Today

The King of Rock and Roll, Elvis Presley, would have turned 80 today if he were still alive. He has been gone 38 years yet his army of fans still is quite strong and many will migrate to Elvis' home called "Graceland" today for his birthday anniversary.

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Getty Images

What Would Elvis or John Lennon Look Like at 80? Find Out Here!

Everyone of us has from time to time thought about someone who has passed on and wondered what they would look like now in their 70's or 80's if they were still alive today. People like John F. Kennedy, John Lennon and even Elvis Presley come to mind with today being Elvis' birthday anniversary.

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Bill Shuler
Bill Shuler

Quincy Gems 2015 Baseball Schedule is Released

The 2015 Quincy Gems Baseball schedule was release today and the Gems will open up on the road at Danville on May 27. That will be followed by their home opener on May 28 against a brand new team in the Prospect League, the Kokomo Jackrabbits.

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Alan Madden Gravesite, Jeff Dorsey
Alan Madden Gravesite, Jeff Dorsey

Little Alan Madden to Be Remembered This Sunday Night

It was the morning of January 11, 1981 and 5-year-old Alan Madden awakened to what unfortunately would be the final day of his life. What happened to this little defenseless boy goes beyond description. At the age of 5, little Alan was beaten to death by his mother, Pamela Berg, and her boyfriend from Peoria, James Crain.  Both were tried and convicted.

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John Moore, Getty Images

Could Sledding Down South Park Hill Come To an End?

It looks like another one of my favorite pastimes of my youth may be disappearing in this country. I was watching the news on FOX-TV during lunch today at a local restaurant when they featured a story about some 9 states that have some sort of ordinance prohibiting sleigh riding down hills in public places. Illinois and Iowa were two of the nine states listed. This is apparently based upon the cities being liable for any injuries during the sledding activity.

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Jonathon Daniel, Getty Images

Quincy Elks Club Hoop Shoot is Set for January 18

The Elks Club of Quincy and the Elks National Foundation will be holding their annual local Elk’s Hoop Shoot contest for boys and girls in the area ages 8 to 13.  There will be three different age brackets…8 and 9, 10 and 11 and 12 and 13. 

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