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Dennis Oliver & Jeff Dorsey
Dennis Oliver & Jeff Dorsey

D.O. & The Big Dog Make it Big Time

If you are a regular listener to Y101 you already know we play and sing-a-long to the Dead Skunk in the Middle of the Road song by Loudon Wainwright the Third every Friday morning around 9 a.m. Well, thanks to that song Dennis Oliver and I have made it big time.

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The Voice
NBC

Here Are Some Local People Who Should Be a Judge on ‘The Voice’

I was watching NBC's "The Voice" the other night and got to thinking about the judges that have been on the show.  They seem to change out people who judge every year. Now it got me to thinking of some local people who should get a shot at being a replacement judge. Here are some of them.

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Arts Quincy
Arts Quincy

Quincy Art Center’s Art Fest is This Saturday (Audio)

The public is invited this Saturday to the Quincy Art Center’s annual fall arts festival which will be held in conjunction with the Quincy Museum’s Folk Life Festival. 

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Carmella Bundy
Carmella Bundy

I Miss Jerry Lewis and The M.D.A. Labor Day Telethon

It was September 4th, 1966 and the television world saw its first Jerry Lewis Muscular Dystrophy Telethon. That’s right, 50 years ago. The Telethon is no longer on TV and Jerry Lewis, who was a huge part of the telethon, was asked not to return in 2011 for reasons that are still unknown. Without him, the telethon suffered. So much so, that the once 24 hour telethon was eventually pared down to just 3 hours after Lewis was no longer a part of it and now it is no more.

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Jeff Dorsey
Jeff Dorsey

Today Marks My 42nd Anniversary in Radio..What a Ride!

It's hard to believe that 42 years ago today this wide eyed radio wannabe sat behind the microphone for the first time. The radio station was KIEE in Harrisonville, Missouri in the Kansas City Metro area. I won't lie to you, I was scared to death when it became my turn to talk into the microphone.  

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Ben Braun
Ben Braun

Why Have I Kept The Same Donut for 30 Years?

For nearly thirty years, I've kept the same donut hole in a tiny box right here on my shelf at the station. Here's why.

Photo Courtesy of Jim Robesky
Photo Courtesy of Jim Robesky

Hy-Vee Celebrity Pour Brings in $3,468 for Horizons and Cancer Crush

Well the numbers are finally in and the Celebrity Pour held at both Hy-Vee Stores last Saturday raised $3,468 in tips and donations. I personally would like to thank everyone who came out to the event last Saturday.  

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Jeff Dorsey
Jeff Dorsey

Questions About the St. Pat’s Parade? Here Are Your Answers!

It must be getting close to the St. Patrick's Parade time.  The phone is ringing like crazy with one question after another regarding the parade. Hopefully, after reading this your questions will be answered.  

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Getty Images
Getty Images

The Big Dog Tends Bar for a Good Cause at Hy-Vee Market Grille Saturday Night

Nobody takes on a challenge stronger than I do. I have a very competitive makeup when a challenge is put before me. With that said, the Hy-Vee Market Grille at both Quincy locations will be holding a ... night on Saturday, March 5, from 5 to 8 p.m.

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Jeff Dorsey
Jeff Dorsey

‘Elvin Tappe Lane’ at Q.U. Stadium Needs to Happen

In January of 2013 the Quincy Park District announced that their new park on Bonansinga Drive would be known as Lincoln Park. The Park District had asked the public to submit names to be considered and you can’t go wrong with the name of Lincoln. I had submitted the name of Elvin Tappe. So Elvin lost out to Lincoln, but so did Steven Douglas.

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