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Matt Cardy, Getty Images

So, Just Who is This St. Patrick Guy?

Ok, we will all be celebrating St. Patrick’s Day this weekend. There will be plenty of places to do just that. While you are celebrating ask yourself "Do I even know who St. Patrick was?"  Well, despite being somewhat of a celebrity Saint, St. Patrick really isn't that well known.

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TommyRevised

Boy I Sure Miss My Friend Tommy Murphy

It was August 23, 2012.  I had a chance to get up early and enjoy the morning before heading to work and I was able to help a friend in need. So off to work I went feeling good about the day ahead. Then all of a sudden, I heard the "ping" noise on my computer at work alerting me of a new message.  For some reason it caught my attention. I don't know why. I get hundreds of messages and "pings" a week, but this one stood out. So I opened it and my heart dropped as I read it.

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Jeff Dorsey
Jeff Dorsey

Hannibal Parks & Recreation to Hold Shamrock Scavenger Hunt Friday

The Hannibal Parks & Recreation is sponsoring a Shamrock Scavenger Hunt at Admiral Coontz Recreation Center this Friday on St. Patrick’s Day.

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You’re A True Quincyan If…

Quincy offers a variety of activities for people of all ages. However, you must cross off everything on the following list in order to be called a true Quincyan...

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Jeff Dorsey
Jeff Dorsey

You CAN Make it Happen!

How many of you have seen an event elsewhere and have said we need to have that in Quincy. I bet most of you have had that thought over the years. So why not make it happen?  If I can do it, you can too.

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Three Lions, Getty Images

Just What is Irish Road Bowling?

Looking for some post St. Patrick's Day fun this weekend? Consider joining the hundreds of people expected to visit St. Patrick, Missouri Saturday, March 18.  In addition to the special cancellation stamp and the Shrine of Saint Patrick, visitors will find the 6th Annual Irish Road Bowling event with over 90 entries.

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Can We Quit Messing With The Clocks? The Big Dog’s Top 10 Reasons to Leave The Clocks Alone

This Sunday we messed with the clocks again as we “Sprang Forward” one hour into Standard Time. So at 2 a.m. Sunday we moved the clocks to 3 and lost an hour. Most of us were sleeping so we actually lost an hour sleep which is the hour we gained last November. It would be nice if we just left the clocks alone.  With that said, here are my top 10 reasons to leave the clocks alone.

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Curtis T. Lovelace
Quincy Police Department

Curtis Lovelace Found Not Guilty

It took a Sangamon County jury only about two hours Friday afternoon to find Curtis Lovelace not guilty of first degree murder.

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Five Fictional Quarterbacks The Bears Should Sign

Jay Cutler has been officially released by the Chicago Bears. It shouldn't come as a surprise, considering he has a nine minute highlight reel of interceptions...

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Jeff Dorsey
Jeff Dorsey

This is How the St. Patrick’s Parade Started!

It was a morning in 1986 when I was working at 99-Q Radio with Dennis Oliver. He was just finishing up his morning show and I was beginning my mid-day stint (after working the morning show on WTAD earlier that morning). It was about a week before St. Patrick’s Day and I went up to D.O. and said we need to have a St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Quincy.

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