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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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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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Quincy 72nd on The Best & Worst Illinois Cities for Employment

Illinois currently has the third highest unemployment rate in the United States and is dealing with an ever lingering budget crisis. That, my friends, would not seem to make Illinois a wonderful place to find employment. That can be misleading.

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San Francisco Approves Ordinance For Health Warnings For Sugary Soda Ads
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Soda Prices in Illinois Could Soon Rise Faster Than Bubbles

Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner and the Illinois State Senate are poised to set-up the worst possible concept for a Smokey & The Bandit remake ever. Ye...

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Should Chicago and Illinois Become Two States? [POLL]

Yesterday, I talked about one of the post-election inevitabilities in people declaring their intention to leave the country, yet not following through once they realize how daunting a prospect that is...

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Early Voting Begins In Utah
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Know the Law Before Snapping a Voting Selfie

Justin Timberlake recently Instagrammed a selfie of himself returning to his home state of Tennessee for early voting. That's cool! Popstars gotta do their patriotic duty, too...

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Transportation Tax Amendment to Illinois Constitution on Ballot

With all the attention seemingly focused on the race for President of the United States, there is one item on the ballot in Illinois that should not go unnoticed by you the voter. On this year's ballot is a state constitutional amendment to the Illinois Constitution. The proposed amendment will add a new section to the Illinois Constitution providing revenue generated from the transportation related taxes and fees shall be used exclusively for transportation purposes.  

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Farm Aid Concert Celebrated 31 Years Saturday

The year was 1985 when Willie Nelson was joined by Bob Dylan, John Mellencamp and Neil Young for the first Farm Aid Concert which was held at Memorial Stadium in Champaign, Illinois.  

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NBC's "The Voice" Season 7 Red Carpet Event
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When Maroon 5 Played in Quincy…Almost

This is Adam Levine; recording artist, TV star, entrepreneur, activist, and overall epitome of human perfection. With Adam as their charismatic frontman, Maroon 5 has sold more than 20 million albums, won three Grammys, 16 Billboard Music Awards, and spanned the globe many times over playing to millions of adoring fans.

And one time, they performed right here in Quincy…almost.

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Still Time to Sign Up for the Walk to End Alzheimer’s in Quincy

This Saturday is the 20th Annual Walk to End Alzheimer's at Clat Adams Park in Quincy. Many teams are gearing up and raising much needed funds to help the Central Illinois Chapter reach its goal!

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