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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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Hulton Archive, Getty Images

Here is the Reason Why Thanksgiving is So Late This Year

Thanksgiving is November 27 this year and if you have been saying that Thanksgiving is awfully late again this year, you’re right. Actually, Thanksgiving originally fell on the last Thursday of the month, all the time

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The Hannibal Riverfront Amphitheater Was a Real Hotspot in the 80s

In the mid to late 1980s, The Hannibal Riverfront Amphitheater was one hot place to be with one great concert after another. I was talking about this the other day and tried to remember who the first artist was that played there. I cannot remember who it was. Maybe you do. There were some great acts that performed there, including The Beach Boys, The Fabulous Thunderbirds, Survivor, Air Supply and Bob Dylan, just to name a few.

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Quincy Society of Fine Arts
Quincy Society of Fine Arts

National Acrobats for the People’s Republic of China in Quincy Thursday

The Quincy Civic Music Association is presenting the National Acrobats for the People's Republic of China this Thursday, October 9. The presentation will take place at the Morrison Theatre at 14th and Maine Streets in Quincy beginning at 7:30 p.m.

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Jeff Dorsey
Jeff Dorsey

Mr. Dorsey, Meet Mr. Dorsey! The Teddy Bear Clinic is Sunday

The 26th Annual Teddy Bear Clinic will be held this Sunday afternoon from noon to 4pm at Blessing Hospital's main entrance. As the founder of this event 26 years ago, the staff at Blessing Riemann College of Nursing was kind enough to name one of two new gigantic Teddy Bears after me.  He is known as the "Dorsey Bear" and the other is known as "Flo" after Florence Nightingale. This morning I got the chance to meet my namesake in our studios.

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Hulton Archive, Getty Images

Thanksgiving Day Set by Abe Lincoln on This Date in 1863

Thanksgiving Day is 55 days away and you can thank Abraham Lincoln for establishing it as a national holiday. Lincoln proclaimed that Thanksgiving Day should be observed on the last Thursday in November on this date in 1863.

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Champ Clark Bridge - Louisiana, Missouri
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Champ Clark Bridge to Close October 13 Through October 17

Beginning October 13, the Champ Clark Bridge over the Mississippi River at Louisiana, Missouri will be closed for repairs. The Missouri Department of Transportation reports the crews will be working on replacing bridge expansion joints among other things. They expect the bridge to be closed through October 17.  

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Gary Gershoff, Getty Images

Peanuts Debuted 64 Years Ago. What Was Your Favorite Comic Strip?

Yesterday marked the 64th anniversary of the first "Peanuts" comic strip by Charles Schulz. That episode appeared in 9 newspapers under the name of "Li'l Folks." It remained under that name until 1950 when it changed to "Peanuts."

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Ed Zurga, Getty Images

Just How Did The Big Dog’s Baseball Picks End Up?

With the regular season for baseball now over and the playoffs underway, I thought it would be a good time to review the picks I made back in March when the 2014 Major League Baseball season opened. Here is what I wrote back on March 28.  

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