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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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Rob Carr, Getty Images

Super Bowl ’50′ Will Not Be Super Bowl ‘L’

When I was a kid in school they actually spent time teaching me and my fellow students Roman numerals. Do they still do it today? I can honestly tell you that the only time I ever encounter Roman numerals anymore is at the beginning of a movie (when they flash the title) and when I read about the NFL's Super Bowl Game. Those are the only two times I ever see it. I have to ask the question "why did I need to know them in the first place?"

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Getty Images

Where Would You Hold Next Year’s Fireworks in Quincy? [Poll]

It was an absolutely perfect night for fireworks last Friday night. The annual fireworks display in Quincy took place at the Illinois Veterans Home. In other years it has been held on the Quincy Riverfront. So I ask the question, if you had to make the decision on where the fireworks display should take place for next July 4, would you select the Illinois Veteran's Home or the Quincy Riverfront (or someplace else)?

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Memorial Bridge Closed
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Quincy Memorial Bridge Closed Due to High Water

The Mississippi River flood problems continue to plague the area.  At approximately 9:45 a.m., IDOT and MoDOT crews closed the US 24 eastbound traffic on the Quincy Memorial Bridge at the Mississippi River at West Quincy. The Bayview Bridge at Quincy will temporarily carry both east and westbound traffic into Quincy or motorists may cross the Mississippi River Bridge on I-72/US 36 over the Mark Twain Memorial Bridge at Hannibal.

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Michael Burke, Getty images

Lost Your Dog Because of the Fireworks? Here’s What You Should Do

They will be scared and they won’t be able to tell you so please be aware that dogs maybe as faithful as you are to your country but they are petrified of fireworks.  So on this Independence Day please keep them in mind and provide them a secure place away from the noise of fireworks going off. 

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Greg Fiume, Getty Images

Cracker Jack is Worth Millions Thanks to Baseball

The song came out in 1908 and it is played at almost every baseball game played in America, including the Hannibal Cavemen and the Quincy Gems games. It's the 'Take Me Out to the Ballgame' song, and that song has single-handedly sent the sales of Cracker Jack through the roof.  

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Michael Boyle, Getty Images

Dogs and Fireworks Are NOT a Good Mix

Before you head out for a fireworks display, please find a way NOT to take your dog with you. A fear of fireworks is commonplace for dogs. They find the loud noise and bright displays of light truly frightening.The good news is that there are a few things you can do to help your dog make it through the Fourth of July festivities.

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Dilip Vishwanat, Getty Images

Brother Ed Holding a Fundraising Bus Trip to Cardinal Game

Brother Ed Arambasich, the Quincy Fire Department Chaplain, is hosting as fundraising bus trip to Busch Stadium in St. Louis to see the Cardinals host the San Diego Padres on Thursday, August 14.  

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