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You’ll Never Believe Where I Met Jack Buck, Harry Caray and Bob Uecker! [Video]

I had the chance  to talk with former Cardinal's broadcaster, Jack Buck, former Cub's broadcaster, Harry Caray, and Brewer's broadcaster (and actor), Bob Uecker. I met all of them in a rather usual way. 

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Larry Busacca, Getty Images

How I Met Charles Osgood from CBS [Video]

When you are in the business as long as I have been, you get the opportunity to meet some really cool big-name people. Such is the case in 1989 when I got the chance to sit down and talk with Charles Osgood of CBS Television.

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Jared Keim
Kurt Parsons

Tri-States’ Jared Keim and Band Restless Road Land Johnny Wright as Manager

A young band immense in talent frequently just needs experienced leaders to help guide them through the sometimes muddy waters of the music industry. The Tri-State area's Jared Keim and the other members of the band Restless Road have landed one of music's most experienced and successful managers to lead the trio into the next phase of their musical career.

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Pat Perry, right, addresses little league players after a recent game in Quincy. Perry, who pitched for the St. Louis Cardinals, Chicago Cubs and two other teams in the 1980s and 1990, will be bringing his baseball camp to the Quincy YMCA on June 9th and 10th.
Deron Johnson

Former Big Leaguer Pat Perry Brings Baseball Camp to Quincy

Pat Perry had an eight-year career as a left-handed pitcher in the big leagues in the 1980s -- a career cut short by rotator cuff surgery. He is bringing the Pat Perry 2014 Summer Baseball Camp to the Quincy YMCA on June 9 and 10, and he'll be bringing with him a wealth of knowledge that even he didn't fully grasp and understand until after his playing days were over.

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Ismael Alonso, Getty Images

The Big Dog Attacked by a ‘B-52 Like Wasp’

Last Sunday I was stung in the back of the neck by a wasp. It is a wasp that is no longer living thanks to my going into a retaliation mode.  After smacking him with my hand and stomping on him for good measure, Mr. Wasp is no more. The story really began a day earlier.

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Tim Boyle, Getty Images
Tim Boyle, Getty Images

Pets Now Allowed on The Illinois Zephyr and Carl Sandburg

Amtrak travelers between Chicago and Quincy will now be allowed to take small cats and dogs with them for $25 in the first test in the nation of what could become a system wide pets-on-board Amtrak policy. The Illinois Zephyr and Carl Sandburg trains will be the first Amtrak testing grounds for the service.

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Callie Frese

Rally Time: Donations Sought for Young Quincy Girl in Need of Service Dog

Quincy and area residents are known for their generosity. When one of their own needs help the people will rally around that person and do what it takes.

It's time to put the rally caps on once again.

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Hannibal Cavemen Skydiving Victim Has Become a YouTube Sensation

Mattingly Romanin has become a well-known figure on the baseball diamond. Unfortunately for him, it took a kick in the head from a wayward skydiver to become a household name.

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"Baby Ella"

‘Baby Ella’ Keeps Making Great Steps to Recovery

If the city of Quincy, Illinois, ever had an adopted child, chances are very good her name would be Ella Cain.

Ask most anyone from Quincy about “Baby Ella” and their faces light up. Words like “miracle” and “courage” are usually brought into the conversation

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Katrina Brown to Headline LMAO Comedy Series, Presented by Y101, KICK-FM and Coors Light [Audio]

A great night of comedy is lined up for this Friday, April 26, at The State Room

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