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Weird Laws in Illinois & Missouri

We should always follow the local and federal laws...but some of these will leave you scratching your head. So when researching weird/crazy laws in Illinois and Missouri, I was shocked at what I found.

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Jeff Dorsey
Jeff Dorsey

Today Marks Another Anniversary in Radio For The Big Dog!

It’s hard to believe that 43 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.

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Expect Delays and Detours on Highway 79 For New Bridges

Two new bridges will be a part of a Missouri Highway 79 upgrade starting this week.

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How Patriotic Is Your State?

In less then a week we will be celebrating the 4th of July, the birth of our country. And while just about every state is going to be setting off fireworks (some illegally, mind you), have you ever wondered how truly patriotic your state is?

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Today is Joseph Smith’s Death Anniversary

The Mormon tie to our area is strong thanks to Joseph Smith. Smith was an American religious leader and founder of the Latter Day Saints movement which gave rise to Mormonism. At age 24, Smith published the Book of Mormon and in the next fourteen years he gathered thousands of followers, built cities and temples, and created a religious culture.

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Missouri State Fair Grandstand Tickets Go On Sale Tomorrow

Tickets to the Missouri State Fair Pepsi Grandstand concert series go on sale tomorrow morning starting at 9 a.m. through Ticketmaster. All other tickets, including auto races, tractor pulls, State Fair Arena events, the Governor’s Ham Breakfast and $8 advanced gate admission, will go on sale starting at noon on Monday, June 26.

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Jeff Dorsey
Jeff Dorsey

The Big Dog Almost Ended Up in the Wrong Quincy

An important anniversary of my arrival in Quincy took place 39 years ago today.  The year was 1978 when I got a call out of the blue from a Gary Schmedding of WTAD Radio and KHQA-TV on a warm May day.

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Funny News Headlines From Across Missouri

We all love weird, funny and bizarre news stories, don't we? For many of us, those are the stories that make the news worth reading! Here are some crazy headlines from around Missouri.

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Illinois, Missouri and Iowa have Some Strange Town Names

For four years I drove from South Kansas City to Harrisonville, Missouri to go to work. Every day I would pass by the exit ramp to the town of Peculiar, Missouri.  Inevitably, there would be a car pulled over by the side of the highway with people taking a picture of the sign that said 'Peculiar Exit'. You have to admit, it is a unique name for a town.

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Canton Youth Awarded Missouri State Fair Scholarship

Missouri State Fair Director Mark Wolfe announced this week that 32 youth, selected from Missouri  4-H and FFA, will be awarded scholarships by the Missouri State Fair Foundation Youth in Agriculture (YIA) committee. One of the 32 is Jackson Barry of Canton, Missouri.

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