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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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Townsquare Media Photo

Thanks for A Great St. Paddy’s Parade, Quincy!

And you all thought we’d have to cancel the parade due to a snowstorm! Apparently we had the luck of the Irish on our side yet again (if you’re keeping score, that makes 31 years in a row for us!)

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The St. Patrick’s Parade is Still On

The 2017 edition of the St. Patrick’s Parade in Quincy is still scheduled to begin at 11 a.m. this morning. Enjoy the parade!

For the most updated parade lineup, CLICK HERE...

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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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Paul McErlane, Getty Images

Do You Know What the Shamrock Stands For?

Shamrocks, you see them everywhere this time of year. You will see thousands of them Saturday in Quincy's 31st Annual St. Patrick's Parade, but I bet few of us know what the shamrock stands for. 

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Here is the Official 2017 St. Patrick’s Parade Lineup

The 31st Annual St. Patrick’s Parade is this Saturday, March 11, 2017. It will begin at 11 a.m. from 12th and Maine and will go to 5th and Maine Streets where it will conclude. If you filled out the online registration in the past few weeks at y101radio.com, please check the parade lineup below to make sure you are on the list.

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Where to Find Quincy’s Cheapest Valentine’s Day Candy

With Valentine's Day over, let the candy discounts begin! But where can you find the CHEAPEST Valentine's Day candy in Quincy? We called the stores on your behalf and here's what we found...

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Should “Barack Obama Day” Become an Illinois Holiday?

You know, you’d think that an extra summer holiday would be something we could all get behind. Yet, as I write this, I have a sneaking suspicion that’s not going to be the case here.

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Valentine Candy, Jeff Dorsey
Valentine Candy, Jeff Dorsey

It’s Never Good to Have Two Girlfriends on Valentine’s Day

Today is Valentine’s Day. It is a day when people shower their loved ones with flowers, candy and jewelry. It’s also a day of reflection when people look back at previous Valentine’s Days and remember the gifts they gave and the people who received them. I remember my first Valentine’s Day in school in New York State.  

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Guys, Don’t Ask This Question on Valentine’s Day….

Dr. Dorsey here on this "love fest day." The flowers have been purchased, the jewelry box has been opened and the candy has had a few pieces consumed. Now what's next? The Valentine's scoreboard!

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