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Retro Radio! Do You Remember These Former Quincy/Hannibal Radio Personalities?

I have been in the radio business now since 1976 and I've see many people come and many people go. We thought we'd get a pen and pad and start writing down as many radio people we could remember through the years. All this is just off the top of our heads, but let's see how many we can come up with.

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Dave Comer, Jeff Dorsey
Dave Comer, Jeff Dorsey

Just Who is This ‘Chickenman’?

You see him at Quincy Gems baseball games and hear him on the air with us from time to time on Y101 Radio, but do you really know Dave Comer, the guy they call “Chickenman”? I took the opportunity to ask “Chickenman” a few questions so we all could get to know him a little better and even I learned something I didn’t know about him.

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Jeff Dorsey, Dave Norman,Liz Lukowski, Dennis Oliver
Jeff Dorsey, Dave Norman,Liz Lukowski, Dennis Oliver

2015 Marks 30th Anniversary of 99Q Radio Hitting Quincy Airwaves

April 25 marks the 30th anniversary that 99Q hit the airwaves of the Hannibal-Quincy area. On April 25, 1985 at 5:30 a.m., WQCY-FM changed its format, as well as my life. The format went from “Easy Listening” to “Top 40″ and with it, a legacy began.

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Steve Bloom, Getty Images
Steve Bloom, Getty Images

Do You Know the Difference Between a Tornado Watch and a Warning?

A little over a year ago, I had the opportunity to introduce the featured speaker for a Quincy Exchange Club meeting. Mr. John Simon, the Adams County Emergency Management Director was that speaker and he chose to talk about being prepared for severe storms when they strike the Hannibal-Quincy area.  Simon explained the difference between a watch and a warning.  

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Jim Dyson, Getty Images

What is Rich Cain Going to Do?

It is the number one question being asked around Quincy. What is Rich Cain going to be doing? I probably have been asked it 20 times alone and I do have an answer.

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Cousin Brucie / Andrew Goldman, Getty Images

On National D.J. Day, What D.J. Did You Listen to When You Were Growing Up?

My good friend Revona Blanton has informed me that today is National D.J. Day which I was completely unaware of. She asked the question on Facebook "What D.J. did you listen to when you were growing up?"  For me it's very simple.  It was Cousin Brucie on WABC Radio in New York.

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