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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.
Cousin Brucie / Andrew Goldman, Getty Images
Cousin Brucie / Andrew Goldman, Getty Images

On National D.J. Day, What D.J. Did You Listen to When You Were Growing Up?

My good friend Revona Blanton has informed me that today is National D.J. Day which I was completely unaware of. She asked the question on Facebook "What D.J. did you listen to when you were growing up?"  For me it's very simple.  It was Cousin Brucie on WABC Radio in New York.

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Carl Garrett, Getty Images

Tips to Keep Your Pet Safe in Hot and Humid Weather

Mother Nature has finally decided to let us experience what summer is supposed to be like.  Hot, humid, 90 plus degree temperatures are here and will be into next week. As a result, the Humane Society of Missouri has listed some tips for pet owners.

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Moses Robinson, Getty Images

How Would You Like to Be Paid $4 Million to Shut up Like NBC’s David Gregory?

In a day when people are living from paycheck to paycheck just to get by it is hard to read a story like the one I read yesterday. Apparently NBC-TV is going to pay David Gregory $4 million, that's right $4 million, to not discuss his exit from NBC's 'Meet the Press' program. With that said, I wonder what Matt Schmidt must be thinking.

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Win McNamee, Getty Images

Mike Ditka Is Right, The ‘Redskins’ Name Needs to Remain

They have been the Washington Redskins since 1932, and now there is once again a movement to change the National Football League’s team nickname because it is offensive to many Native Americans.

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Tim Boyle, Getty Images

State Fair Attendance Down in Illinois and Iowa

Attendance at the Illinois and Iowa State Fairs showed declines from the previous year. The main culprit for the decline was rainy weather in the Midwest, which affected several days of the fairs in Springfield and Des Moines.  

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Tim Boyle, Getty Images

Here’s How the Amtrak Train Turns Around

Each and every day there are two Amtrak trains that serve the Quincy area with trips to and from Chicago. The Illinois Zephyr leaves Quincy at 6:12 mornings and returns each night at 10:23. The Carl Sandburg departs Quincy each night at 5:30 and arrives in Chicago at 9:58. That train then returns the next morning at 7:35 from Chicago and arrives in Quincy at 12:03 p.m. With both trains routes ending in Quincy, I always wondered how the train actually turns around in West Quincy to prepare for the trip back to Chicago.

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Carlos Alvares, Getty Images

First Ever Day of School Always Brings Tears and Hugs

You can expect tears to flow and hugs galore this week. It happens every year in August. The first ever day of school for your youngster will fill the eyes of moms and dads with tears like no other cry. Watching little Johnny or Janie get on the bus or walk into school are moments a parent will never forget.

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Mike McGinnis, Getty Images

It’s Football Tailgate Time! Who Has the Best Tailgate Parties, QHS or QND? [Poll]

It's hard to believe that we are approaching the end of August and the beginning of football season. With kickoffs coming up, let the tailgating begin! Quincy High School Blue Devil fans and Quincy Notre Dame Raider fans will be firing up those grills prior to games this fall, but who tailgates better?

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