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Jeff Dorsey

The Big Dog

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.

Schedule

M,F 6:00 am - 10:00 am
Tu-Th 9:00 am - 10:00 am

DJs Posts

American Sportscaster's Association
American Sportscaster's Association

Baseball Hall of Fame Inductee Worked in Quincy

This Sunday, the Hall of Fame Induction ceremonies will take place in Cooperstown, New York, a small hamlet less than an hour from where I used to live. This year's induction ceremony will have a tie to Quincy in that the late Bill King will received the Ford C. Frick Award Sunday.

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Raised on Radio Website
Raised on Radio Website

There Are Plenty of Free Concerts This Week

If you love free outdoor concerts the next few days should be right up you alley. This Thursday there is free music to enjoy in Quincy, Hannibal and Canton with the Quincy Park District's Music in the Park, Hannibal's  Music Under the Stars Series and Canton's Summer Concert Series continuing.  

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Jaycees Scholarship
Courtesy Hannibal Jaycees

Hannibal Student Receives $500 Scholarship From Jaycees

The Hannibal Jaycees support many organizations throughout the year, but they also invest in the youth in the area as well.  Each year the Hannibal Jaycees present a high school senior a $500 scholarship. 

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Al Messerschmidt, Getty Images
Al Messerschmidt, Getty Images

American Legion Accepts Tattered Flags for Proper Disposal

According to the federal flag code the universal custom is to display the U.S. flag from sunrise to sunset on buildings and stationary flagstaffs in the open, but when a patriotic effect is desired the flag may be displayed 24-hours a day if properly illuminated during the hours of darkness. Also, the U.S. flag should not be displayed when the weather is inclement, except when an all-weather flag is displayed.  No American flag shall fly if it is torn and tattered.

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Jack Taylor, Getty Images
Jack Taylor, Getty Images

Man’s Best Friend is Also a Fawn’s Best Friend

They call dogs "man's best friend", but in this case they might also be a "fawn's best friend". Earlier this week, on Long Island Sound, a man was walking his dog when the dog saw a fawn struggling to survive in the water. The fawn was exhausted and drowning and the dog could sense it. The rest is incredible, not just the rescue, but the reaction of the dog afterwards.

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Bazooka Joe Webpage
Bazooka Joe Webpage

Long Live Bazooka Joe Gum

For six decades Bazooka Gum has been available for American's chewing pleasure. In all the years of my playing ball, I hardly ever went to a game without my supply for the night. It was and still is the best gum out there, plus you get the added bonus of reading the stories of Bazooka Joe and his friends.  

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NASA
NASA

What an Unbelievable Day July 20, 1969 Was!

It was July 20th, 1969 and the world was riveted to their TV sets watching what was once the unthinkable, a man walking on the moon. I was 15 years old in New York and was glued to the family TV set like everyone around here was to KHQA or WGEM.

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Issac Brekken-Pool, Getty Images
Issac Brekken-Pool, Getty Images

Should O.J. Simpson Be Paroled? (POLL)

Will O.J. Simpson be released from prison?  That’s the question many are asking as Simpson will have a parole hearing tomorrow before the Nevada Board of Parole. If Simpson is paroled, his release could possibly come in early October.

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